Our thorn!

(J.R. Miller, “The Building of Character” 1894)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I … Continued

One day at a time!

(Annie Johnson Flint) “As your days–so shall your strength be!” Deuteronomy 33:25 One day at a time, with its failures and fears, With its hurts and mistakes, with its weakness and tears, With its portion of pain, and its burden of … Continued

He will sustain you

(J.R. Miller, “Help for the Day”) “Cast your burden on the LORD — and He will sustain you” Psalm 55:22 The promise is not that the Lord will remove the load we cast upon Him, nor that He will carry it for us — … Continued

what will You have me to do Lord

(J.R. Miller, “In His Steps” 1897)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio Every truly consecrated life, with all its faculties, has been given over to Christ. Faith implies full surrender. “You are not your own.” “You are Christ’s.” Christ owns us first by … Continued

Was He

(Thomas Brooks, “The Golden Key to Open Hidden Treasures”) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “If anyone would come after Me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me.” Matthew 16:24 Let the sufferings of our Lord Jesus … Continued

I will uphold you – Universal

Spurgeon, “The Sweet Harp of Consolation” No. 760. “Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you. I will help you. I will uphold you with my victorious … Continued

The Good Shepherd

(J.R. Miller, “Daily Bible Readings in the Life of Christ” 1890) “The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul; He … Continued

You will understand later on!

(J. C. Ryle) “Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows.” John 16:33 If we are true Christians, we must not expect everything smooth in our journey to Heaven. We must count it no strange thing, if we have to endure … Continued

Behold the Man!

(Charles Spurgeon)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Behold the Man!” John 19:5 If there is one place where our Lord Jesus most fully becomes the joy and comfort of His people–it is where He plunged deepest into the depths of woe! Come, … Continued

As your days — so shall your strength be

(J.R. Miller, “Evening Thoughts” 1907) “And of Asher he said: Your shoes shall be iron and bronze. As your days — so shall your strength be!” Deuteronomy 33:24-25 Asher’s portion would be rough and hilly. Common shoes of leather would not last. The promise meant that … Continued