A supply of strength

(MacDuff, “Words of Comfort to the Christian Pilgrim”) “As your days, so shall your strength be.” Deut. 33:25 The Christian is frequently compared to a pilgrim, traveling onward through a dreary wilderness, to the promised land of Canaan. His experience is varied and chequered. … Continued

The need may be great

(George Everard, “Help on the Way to the Better Land!” 1873) Very rich and full is the promise, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 The need may be great! … Continued

Distinguishing privilege

(James Smith, “The New Creation” 1861)  Play Audio!  Download “Therefore if any man is in Christ, he is a new creature.” 2 Corinthians 5:17 It is a miraculous thing to be a Christian, for real Christianity is the effect of … Continued

Help my unbelief!

(William Secker, “The Consistent Christian” 1660) (excerpts) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Lord, I believe; help my unbelief!” Mark 9:24 I see–but enlighten my darkness! And I hear–but cure my deafness! I move–but quicken my dullness! Lord, I desire–but help … Continued

Our unspeakable mercy

(James Smith, “Preservation Sought” 1865)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “But as for me, my feet had almost slipped!  I had nearly lost my foothold!” Psalm 73:2 The Christian is always on dangerous ground! We may fall into sin, even when … Continued

Holy unto the Lord

(James Smith, “Holiness Unto the Lord” 1865)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “On that day even the harness bells of the horses will be inscribed with these words: ‘Holy unto the Lord.’ And the cooking pots in the Temple of the … Continued

Your growing infirmities

(Ashton Oxenden, “A Happy Old Age” 1870) LISTEN to audio! Download audio One would think that the longer a person lived, the more willing he would be to leave his present earthly abode. But this is not always the case. … Continued

Notice their humility

(Maria Sandberg, “Glimpses of Heaven!” 1880) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “The twenty-four elders fall down before Him who sits on the throne and worship Him who lives forever and ever, and cast their crowns before the throne, saying: You … Continued

Hold me up

(James Smith, “Christ and the Christian” 1853)  Play Audio! Download Audio “Hold me up, and I shall be safe!” Psalm 119:117 Is the Christian guided aright through this wilderness world? It is by the wisdom of Christ! He has no … Continued

All that we are

(James Smith, “The Pastor’s Morning Visit”)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “I am nothing!” 2 Corinthians 12:11999 This was Paul’s estimate of himself: “less than the least of all saints,” and “the chief of sinners.” The more we know of … Continued