Do not be surprised

(Arthur Pink, “An Exposition of the Gospel of John”) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated Me first. If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. … Continued

Anxiety of folly

(Charles Spurgeon, “A Good Start!”) “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life — what you will eat or drink; or about your body — what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the … Continued

It is living upon Christ

(Ashton Oxenden, “The Christian Life” 1882) “As you have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord–so walk in Him!” Colossians 2:6 We are apt to think that all we need is to look to Christ as our Sin-bearer; and that, having … Continued

I press on toward the goal

(J.R. Miller)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God!” Psalm 42:1-2 Hunger is a mark of health, … Continued

Six reasons

“Six Reasons For Being TRIUMPHANTLY HAPPY” by John DickieOh, how triumphantly happy might we always be, if we were to live under the felt power of the following truths which we profess to believe: REASON 1 1st, That God is … Continued

To be without afflictions is impossible

(James Meikle, “Converse with the Unseen World”)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “I am the man(woman) who has seen affliction!“ Lamentations 3:1 To be without afflictions is impossible here below, where man is born to trouble as the sparks fly upward. Not to feel when … Continued

He can make all grace abound

(William Nicholson, “The Enriching Savior!” 1862)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio   “The same Lord over all is rich to all who call upon Him!” Romans 10:12 This verse is full of precious consolation. As “Lord over all” He is able to enrich others. He possesses an … Continued

Where will supply come from?

(Winslow, “The God of Grace”) “And my God will meet all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus.” Philip. 4:19 Bring your perplexities to God, and He will guide them. your needs to God, and He will supply them. and … Continued

Thanks is more than a season

In 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, we are reminded: “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” The challenge to live gratefully is for all of us. No matter what situation we find ourselves … Continued

Over all these virtues put on love

(John Fawcett, “An Essay on Anger” 1824) “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive … Continued