Walk by faith not sight

(James Smith)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “You do not understand now what I am doing, but afterwards you will understand.” John 13:7 We are to walk by faith, not by sight. And We are to trust His heart when we … Continued

God’s testing room

(John MacDuff) “I have tested you in the furnace of affliction!” Isaiah 48:10 I stood once in the test room of a great steel mill. All around me were little partitions and compartments. Steel had been tested to the limit, and marked with figures that showed its … 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

Let them have faith

(T. S. Arthur, “Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing” 1856) “May Your unfailing love be my comfort, according to Your promise to Your servant.” Psalm 119:76 As we pass on our way through the world, … Continued

The Lord is my rock

(“Solitude Sweetened” by James Meikle, 1730-1799) “The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my Savior, my God, my rock in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the strength of my salvation, my stronghold!” (Psalm 18:2) Do rocks … Continued

The real office of faith

(Theodore Cuyler, “God’s Light on Dark Clouds”) “But He said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the … Continued

See by the eye of faith

(J.C. Philpot, “Meditations on Ephesians”) LISTEN to audio! Download audio (You will find it helpful to listen to the audio above, as you read the text below.) “And God placed all things under His feet and appointed Him to be head … Continued

Hence the need for faith

(Charles Spurgeon, “Flowers from a Puritan’s Garden” 1883) “The stars, by reason of the great distance between us and them. seem but so many sparks in the sky. Just so, we have a weak sight of things which are at … Continued

Repentance and faith

(Don Fortner) “I kept back nothing that was helpful, but proclaimed it to you, and taught you publicly and from house to house, testifying to Jews, and also to Greeks, repentance toward God and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.” … Continued

Lord increase my faith

(Letters of John Newton) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio When I speak of walking with Jesus, my idea is helped by considering how it was with His first disciples–they lived in His presence! While He stayed in a place, they … Continued