He calls His people, friends

(James Smith, “The Love of Christ! The Fullness, Freeness, and Immutability of the Savior’s Grace Displayed!”) “Yes, He is altogether lovely! This is my Beloved, and this is my Friend!” Song of Songs 5:16 Jesus manifests His love — as … Continued

You have persevered

(Maria Sandberg, “Glimpses of Heaven!” 1880) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “I know your works, your labor, your patient endurance. You have persevered and have endured hardships, and have labored for My name’s sake and have not become weary!” Revelation … Continued

Blessed result of pain

(Maria Sandberg, “Glimpses of Heaven!” 1880) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “There shall be no night there! They need no lamp nor light of the sun, for the Lord God gives them light. And they shall reign forever and ever!” … Continued

What a promise is this!

(Maria Sandberg, “Glimpses of Heaven!” 1880) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “They will see His face!” Revelation 22:4 What a promise is this! We shall see the face of God and the Lamb who was slain for us! And shall … Continued

Converted sinner lives by faith

(Thomas Reade) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio The converted sinner daily feeds upon Christ by faith, and daily derives strength from this gracious source of blessedness. He feels his own weakness, and experiences the power of Jesus. He loathes himself, … Continued

Lost men cannot see

(Thomas Watson, “The Loveliness of Christ”) “Yes, He is altogether lovely!” Song of Solomon 5:16 Lost men cannot see the stupendous beauty of Christ. All sparkling beauties are found in Him, but they lack eyes! He is infinitely and superlatively … Continued

Our privileges will be new

(Thomas Reade) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 Our perceptions will be new. A divine light … Continued

God is taking care of us

(J. R. Miller, “Don’t Worry!” 1912) “Cast your cares upon Him because He cares about you!” 1 Peter 5:7 If this world were governed by chance—no amount either of philosophy or of common sense could keep us from worrying, but … Continued

The cross of Christ

(J.C. Ryle, “The Cross of Christ!”) “May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world!” Galatians 6:14 Look at the cross, think … Continued

He gives them crowns of glory

(William Dyer, “Christ’s Famous Titles”) “He has made us kings and priests to our God!” Revelation 5:10 The Lord Jesus infinitely excels all earthly kings—in that He makes all His subjects kings! He has a crown of glory for every … Continued