Prayer and Faith

(Charles Spurgeon)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of Your law!” Psalm 119:18 Let me tell you a little secret: whenever you cannot understand a text, open your Bible, bend your knee, … Continued

His sheep are well fed

(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; … Continued

Seek God’s presence

(Charles Spurgeon) “O that I knew where I might find Him!” Job 23:3 In Job’s uttermost extremity — he cried after the Lord. Just so, the longing desire of an afflicted child of God — is once more to see … Continued

Wonderful Words of life

(author unknown) For me, fear was the worst! In my head, I kept hearing a little voice that said “There’s no way you’re going to be able to handle all that this disease will bring!” But it wasn’t until I began … Continued

The Bible alone

(J.C. Ryle)  Play Audio!  Download Next to praying, there is nothing so important in practical religion as Bible-reading. By reading that Book, we may learn . . . what to believe, to be, what to do, how to live with … Continued

Time is short

(Letters of John Newton excerpts) …we are growing older and may expect that as years increase — infirmities will increase also. Yet we are in His hands — and they are merciful hands. His Word still gives us encouragement to trust … Continued

Bible is the lesson-book

(James Smith)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “But the Comforter, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name–He will teach you all things!” John 14:26 The Holy Spirit is the Teacher of the church. To Him, the promise … Continued

He shall direct your steps

(James Smith, “Direction For the Perplexed” 1865)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.” Proverbs … Continued

Keep close to His Word

(James Smith, “Keep Close to Christ” 1857) A Christian minister was dying. He had a young sister whom he tenderly loved, and in whose welfare he felt the deepest interest. She came to pay the last visit, and receive from … Continued

A book for the hurting

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