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

It is never soul-satisfying

(Jeff Pollard, slightly edited) It all started with a talking serpent! The temptation to sin that any child of God has struggled with or yielded to originated in that reptilian deceiver’s mental seduction of the first woman. The conflict was … Continued

I will be their God

From Spurgeon’s sermon, “God in the Covenant” Come, soul, is there not enough here to delight you? Put this promise to your lips; – “I will be their God!” Did ever harp or violin sound half so sweetly as this- … Continued

simple faithfulness

(J.R. Miller, “Life’s Byways and Waysides”)  LISTEN to audio! Download audio “Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your Master’s happiness!” Matthew 25:21 No higher praise can … Continued

we under-estimate little failures

(J. R. Miller, “Miller’s Year Book–a Year’s Daily Readings”)  LISTEN to audio! Download audio “Whoever is faithful in very little–is also faithful in much; and whoever is unrighteous in very little–is also unrighteous in much.” Luke 16:10 We are apt to under-estimate little failures … Continued

There is no lack…

(James Smith, “The Wealthy Family!”) “There is no lack to those who fear Him!” Psalm 34:9 The Lord’s people all fear Him–that is, they fear to offend Him, and desire above all things to please Him. And though they may appear poor–they are really rich! God … Continued