The book of love and sympathy

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

Unsearchable riches

(Letters of William Romaine, 1714-1795) In books I converse with men; in the Bible I converse with God. The more I read, the more I long to read. Because The Scripture is always new, always instructing, always delightful. The value of the Bible is inestimable. … Continued

Nothing is more helpful

(J.R. Miller)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “I will meditate on Your precepts, and contemplate Your ways.”  Psalm 119:15 The habit of laying up a text of Scripture in the morning, to be meditated upon while engaged in the business of this … Continued

Read it to be wise

LISTEN to Audio!  This gem is a MUST listen! only 1.43 min long The Bible contains . . . the mind of God, the state of man, the way of salvation, the doom of sinners, and the happiness of believers. Its … Continued

The chosen pleasure-ground

(Henry Law, “Family Prayers”) O God of patience and consolation, glory be to You for this throne of grace. Make it ever to us–the chosen pleasure-ground of our souls. May it be the fortress to which continually we flee. Here we obtain mercy … Continued

The Scripture is

(author unknown) “And we also thank God continually because, when you received the Word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but as it actually is, the Word of God, which … Continued

The God of all comfort

(Octavius Winslow) (excerpts)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio As a system of consolation, Christianity has no equal. No other religion in the wide world touches the hidden springs of the soul, or reaches the lowest depths of human sorrow, but the … Continued

Keep close to the inspired Book

(Charles Spurgeon, “The Greatest Fight in the World!“)  Play Audio!  Download Audio The history of that human ignorance which calls itself “philosophy”, is absolutely identical with the history of fools! If ones were to write the history of folly, he … Continued

His promise and foreshadowing

(Octavius Winslow, “The Precious Things of God“)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio The Word of God must ever be transcendently precious to the believer. The Bible is, from its commencement to its close, a record of the Lord Jesus. Around Jesus the … Continued

Conform to Scripture

(Thomas Watson)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “How I love Your teaching! It is my meditation all day long.” Psalm 119:97 David counted the Word “sweeter than honey and the honeycomb”. There is that in Scripture which may breed delight. It … Continued