It is astonishing!

(J.R. Miller, “Daily Bible Readings in the Life of Christ” 1890) “The Mighty One has done great things for me!” Luke 1:49 It is astonishing that the mighty God, so great, so holy — should ever think of a poor, … Continued

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True happiness

(Matthew Hale 1600-1675) TRUE HAPPINESS “You have made known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in Your presence, with eternal pleasures at Your right hand!” Psalm 16:11 True happiness is not to be found in this life. … Continued

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Weariness and painfulness

(James Smith, “The Believer’s Companion in Seasons of Affliction and Trouble” 1842) “All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised; they only saw them and welcomed them from a distance. … Continued

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Our conduct not our words

(Robert L. Dabney) OUR CONDUCT NOT OUR WORDS “Conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ.” Philippians 1:27 We profess a difference between ourselves and the unsaved, as radical as that between light and darkness, and almost as wide … Continued

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The glorious inheritance

(Charles Simeon)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “The unsearchable riches of Christ!” Ephesians 3:8 Who can estimate the misery from which Jesus has redeemed us? And Who can estimate the glorious inheritance which Jesus has prepared for us? We must know … Continued

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The Word of Life

(Alexander Smellie, “The Secret Place” 1907) “After leaving Marah, the Israelites traveled on to the oasis of Elim, where they found twelve springs of water and seventy palm trees. They camped there beside the water.” Exodus 15:27 If I were … Continued

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The Gospel removes difficulties

(Letters of John Newton)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio THE GOSPEL REMOVES DIFFICULTIES “I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes!” Romans 1:16 The Gospel of Christ, … Continued

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How wondrous the thought

(Henry Law, “Family Prayers”) Holy, holy, holy Lord God Almighty, Heaven and earth are full of Your glory! Blessing and honor and glory and power be to You, O Father of mercies, O God of all grace and love. We … Continued

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Spiritual delight in God

(Jonathan Edwards)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio SPIRITUAL DELIGHT IN GOD “In Your presence is fullness of joy! At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore!” Psalm 16:11 “Surely you have granted him eternal blessings and made him glad with the joy … Continued

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The hand of God

(James Smith) “My times are in Your hand!” Psalm 31:15 Every event is under Divine control. Nothing is left to ‘chance’. The hand of God is in all that occurs: directing, overruling, and sanctifying everything to our good and His glory. … Continued

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