A Book for the unsuccessful

(J.R. Miller, “The Beatitude for the unsuccessful” 1892) The Bible is indeed a book for the unsuccessful and hurting. Its sweetest messages are to those who have fallen. It is the book of love and sympathy. It is like a mother’s … Continued

The path to comfort…

(J.R.Miller, In Green Pastures) “Being in an agony—He prayed,” is the record of our Savior’s Gethsemane experience. The lesson stands for all time. Like a bright lamp, the little sentence shines amid the olive trees of the garden. It shows us the path to … Continued

By the Grace of God…

(Letters of William Romaine, 1714-1795) “By the grace of God I am what I am!” Oh, what was I, that God should set His love upon me before time; and in time to call me to the saving knowledge of His Son, whom to know aright … Continued

Unsearachable riches in this Golden mine!

(Letters of William Romaine, 1714-1795) In books I converse with men; in the Bible I converse with God. The more I read, the more I long to read. The Scripture is always new, always instructing, always delightful. The value of the Bible is inestimable. It … Continued

The Omnipotent God…

(“The Believer’s Companion in Seasons of Affliction and Trouble” 1842 James Smith) “With God all things are possible!” Matthew 19:26 The omnipotence of Jehovah is ruled by His wisdom and holiness, His justice and love. He can do everything consistent with those attributes — but nothing contrary to them. God’s omnipotence is altogether … Continued

All that He has and is, is theirs…

(Charles Spurgeon) I will be their God.” Jeremiah 31:33 Child of God, let me urge you to make use of your God. Make use of him in prayer; I beseech you, go to Him often, because He is your God. … Continued

An unspeakable Mercy!

(James Smith, “Our Father and Comforter”) “I will be a Father unto you, and you shall be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty.” 2 Corinthians 6:18 Tried Christian, you are not an orphan! You have a Father! God, … Continued

Follow the Lamb…

(William Dyer, “Follow the Lamb“) “These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes!” Revelation 14:4 What is it to follow the Lamb? To follow the Lamb wherever He goes–is to follow Him in four things: 1st, We follow the … Continued

Our Brother and Comforter…

(​James Smith, “Our Father and Comforter”) “For whoever does the will of My Father in heaven — is My brother and sister and mother.” Matthew 12:50 Every relation in which Jesus stands to His people, is precious. But there are some peculiarly so, especially under … Continued

The Rainbow in the clouds…

(John MacDuff, “The Rainbow in the Clouds”) “Let the Lord be exalted, who delights in the prosperity of his servant.” Psalm 35:27 What is “prosperity?” Is it threads of life weaved into a bright outcome? a full cup? ample riches? worldly applause? an … Continued