If we are His

(J. C. Philpot) “As your days—so shall your strength be.” Deuteronomy 33:25 The year before our eyes may hold in its bosom events which may deeply concern and affect us. We do not know what is to come. What personal … Continued

The comfort of God

(Brooks, “A Word in Season to Suffering Saints”) “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles.” 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 … Continued

He hears every sigh

(Thomas Watson, “Body of Divinity“) Is God a God of infinite knowledge? This is comfort to the child of God. Christian, you set hours apart for God, your thoughts run upon Him as your treasure; God takes notice of every … Continued

A sympathizing Friend

.John MacDuff, “The Character and Claims of the Redeemer” 1859) “Jesus wept!” John 11:35 There is no doubt but that our Lord often wept. He was a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief. There are, however, only three seasons … Continued

My Friend

(James Smith, “The Pastor’s Morning Visit”)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “You are My friends!” John 15:14 What infinite condescension in Jesus, to call us sinful worms–His friends! But He not only calls us so but treats us as such! … Continued

He calls His people, friends

(James Smith, “The Love of Christ! The Fullness, Freeness, and Immutability of the Savior’s Grace Displayed!”) “Yes, He is altogether lovely! This is my Beloved, and this is my Friend!” Song of Songs 5:16 Jesus manifests His love — as … Continued

Who is it that will come

(Maria Sandberg, “Glimpses of Heaven!” 1880) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Behold, He is coming with clouds, and every eye will see Him!” Revelation 1:7 Who is it that will come one day, and whom every eye shall see? The … Continued

What shall best help man?

(J.C. Ryle) “Man is born to trouble as surely as sparks fly upward!” Job 5:7 “Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows.” John 16:33 The testimony of Scripture, that “man is born to trouble,” is continually echoed … Continued

The remembrance of this word

(George Everard, “The Four ALLS!” 1882) “Casting all your cares on Him, for He cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 “Casting the whole of your care [all your anxieties, all your worries, all your concerns, once and for all] on … Continued

Look to the glorious Friend

(William Nicholson)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio Christians! The Redeemer with all His glorious salvation, in all His offices, and under all the characters which He sustains–is yours! You may say with the fullest assurance, “My beloved is mine, and … Continued