It is worthwhile

(J.R. Miller, “The Friendships of Jesus” 1897)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Jesus looked at him and said: You are Simon, son of John.  You will be called Cephas (which means ‘Rock’).” John 1:42 “You are Simon.” That was his name then. “You will be called … Continued

Show me the way

(J.R. Miller, “For a Busy Day” 1895)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Show me the way I should walk, for I have come to you in prayer.” Psalm 143:8 We cannot know the way ourselves. The path across one little day seems … Continued

God of the broken-hearted

God of the broken-hearted (J. R. Miller, “The Beatitude for the Unsuccessful” 1892) “The Lord is near the broken-hearted.” Psalm 34:18 The God of the Bible, is the God of the broken-hearted. The world cares little for the broken hearts. Indeed, … Continued

secret of being content

(J.R. Miller, “The Wider Life” 1908)selections LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content … Continued

He gently leads

(from Winslow’s, “The Burden Cast upon God”) How shall we, how can we, describe the tenderness of Christ towards His burdened ones, and the gentleness with which He leads them? “He tends his flock like a shepherd: He gathers the … Continued

the ‘gate of prayer’

(J.R. Miller, “The Wider Life” 1908)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Lord, teach us to pray!” Luke 11:1 A little child missed her mother at a certain time every day. The mother’s habit was to slip away upstairs alone, and to be … Continued

inwardly being renewed

(J.R. Miller, “The Wider Life” 1908)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly being renewed day by day.” 2 Corinthians 4:16 “For our perishable earthly bodies must be transformed into heavenly bodies that … Continued

I will be with you

(Thomas Brooks, “A Word in Season to Suffering Saints”) “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are Mine! When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they … Continued

live as Jesus would

(J.R. Miller, “How to Live a Beautiful Christian Life” 1880) LISTEN to audio! Download audio (“Whoever claims to live in Him, must walk as Jesus did.” 1 John 2:6 We have only successfully acquired the art of living a Christian life, when … Continued

He gives us Himself

(James W. Alexander, “Consolation” 1852 edited) “It is good for me that I have been afflicted!” Ps. 119:71 We are all familiar with suffering. We are either now enduring, or shall at some future time endure severe afflictions. There are … Continued