Precious instruction

 (George Everard, “Beneath the Cross” 1877)  LISTEN to audio!  Download Audio “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 The … Continued

Live a heavenly life

(J.R. Miller, “The Wider Life” 1908)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your hearts on things above! Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things!” Colossians 3:1-2 Paul … Continued

Only a fleeting incident

(J.R. Miller, “Daily Bible Readings in the Life of Christ” 1890) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “The beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham’s bosom.” Luke 16:22 Nothing is said about his funeral. Of course, if he … Continued

It is not hasty reading but serious meditating

(Thomas Brooks)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio Remember, it is not hasty reading–but serious meditating upon holy and heavenly truths, that make them prove sweet and profitable to the soul. It is not he who reads most–but he who meditates … Continued

He has adopted you for His own

(James Smith, “Our Father and Comforter”) “I will be a Father unto you, and you shall be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty.” 2 Corinthians 6:18 Tried Christian, you are not an orphan! You have a Father! God, … Continued

The Brother born for adversity

(​James Smith, “Our Father and Comforter”) “For whoever does the will of My Father in heaven — is My brother and sister and mother.” Matthew 12:50 Every relation in which Jesus stands to His people, is precious. But there are some peculiarly so, especially under … Continued

Sanctified affliction

(Newman Hall)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “It was good for me that I have been afflicted.” Psalm 119:71 One of the precious fruits of sanctified affliction is humility. If pride is the Christian’s greatest foe–then anything that rebukes it is … Continued

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

Mysteries

(Octavius Winslow, “Morning Thoughts”)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “Now we see through a glass darkly (in a riddle), but then face to face; now I know in part, but then shall I know even as also I am known.” 1 … Continued

His whole soul is humbled

(Charles Simeon)  LISTEN to Audio!   Download Audio View the genuine Christian from day to day–his whole soul is humbled before God under a sense of his own extreme unworthiness. Were you to behold him in his secret chamber, you would … Continued