You shortly shall rest

(Thomas Watson, “Body of Divinity“)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “Our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed.” Romans 13:11 You are within a few days march of Heaven! Salvation is near to you. Christians, it is but a little while, … Continued

When can I go?

(Charles Simeon)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for You, O God! My soul thirsts for God, for the living God! When can I go and meet with God?” Psalm … Continued

I was shown mercy!

(Thomas Watson, “The Mischief of Sin“)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio  “Even though I was once a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent man, I was shown mercy.” 1 Timothy 1:13 Literally, “I was bemercied.” Christians, why might not you … Continued

The proper meaning of this name

(J.R. Miller“)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio THE PROPER MEANING OF THIS NAME “The disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.” Acts 11:26 The lives of the converts were so different from their unbelieving neighbors, that they were called Christians. … Continued

Whom have I in Heaven but You?

(Charles Simeon)  LISTEN to Audio!   Download Audio “The kingdom of Heaven is like a merchant seeking fine pearls. Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it!” Matthew 13:45-46 … Continued

We are going home!

(James Smith, “Rills from the Rock of Ages”, 1860)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “These all died in faith . . . they confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth” Hebrews 11:13 The day of life with them … Continued

That remedy is faith

(J.C. Ryle) “Do not let your heart be troubled. Believe in God–believe also in Me!” John 14:1 This verse is rich in precious truth. For eighteen centuries it has been peculiarly dear to Christ’s believing servants in every part of … Continued

Set your hearts on things above

(J.R. Miller, “Life’s Byways and Waysides”) “Only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better.” Luke 10:42 Paul prayed that his friends “may be able to discern what is best.” Philippians 1:10 We must be always making choices … Continued

It is thus

(J.C. Ryle) We are surrounded with much that is smiling and mirthful–that if we were not often obliged to taste of sickness, trials and disappointments–we would forget our heavenly home, and pitch our tents right in this Sodom! Therefore it is … Continued

God Himself is yours!

(William Nicholson, Pearls of Great Price! 1855)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio It is the privilege of Christians to say, “For this God is our God forever and ever! He will be our guide even to the end!” Psalm 48:14 The believer is also called … Continued