One who is mighty

(James Smith, “Daily Bible Readings for the Lord’s Household”) “I have laid help upon One who is mighty!” Psalm 89:19 And who is this mighty One — but Jesus? He alone can help us . . . in all our … Continued

A fine secret of contentment

(J.R. Miller, “The Hidden Life” 1895)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am.” Philippians 4:11 One step toward contentment, is patient submission to unavoidable ills and hardships. No earthly lot is perfect. No mortal ever yet … Continued

Fear not I have chosen you!

(George Mylne, “Fear Not!” 1854)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Fear not I have chosen you!” Isaiah 41:9, 10 Christian reader, God says to you, “I have chosen you!” This is a great mystery–but it is a comforting truth. God does not tell you WHY He chose … Continued

Every tree is known by his fruit.

(J.C. Ryle, “The Holy Spirit“)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “When He comes, He will convict the world about sin, righteousness, and judgment.” John 16:8 Where the Holy Spirit is, there will always be deep conviction of sin–and true repentance for it. It … Continued

The Holy Spirit helps us

(John MacDuff, “The Throne of Grace“)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “The Holy Spirit helps us in our distress.” Romans 8:26 You cannot live without the Holy Spirit! There cannot be . . . one heavenly aspiration, one breathing of love, one upward … Continued

I have called you friends.

(J.R. Miller, “The Friendships of Jesus” 1897)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. You are My friends–if you do what I command. . . . I have called you friends.” … Continued

our truest and best Friend!

(J.R. Miller, “Finding God’s Comfort” 1896) One writer tells of two birds and how they acted when caught and put into a cage. One, a starling, flew violently against the wire walls of its prison, in unavailing efforts to escape–only battering and bruising … Continued

He opened their eyes

(James Smith, “The Evening Sacrifice; Or, A Help to Devotion” 1859) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of Your law!” Psalm 119:18 God’s Book is a book of wonders! It is a … Continued

home-life itself is more important

(J.R. Miller, “Home-Making” 1882)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio The home-life itself is more important than the house and its adornments. By the home-life, is meant the happy art of living together in tender love. We enter some homes, and they are full of sweetness–as fields of summer … Continued

This hope of Heaven

(J. R. Miller, “Glimpses of the Heavenly Life” 1908)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio No earthly language is adequate to describe the blessedness, the joy, the happiness of Heaven! Perhaps no human word gathers and holds in itself so much of the truest meaning of Heaven, … Continued