Heaped up happiness

(Thomas Brooks, “An Ark for All God’s Noahs”) Heaped up happiness: God gives His gold—His Christ, Himself—He gives only to His saints. Though many have counterfeit jewels, yet there are but a few who have the true diamond; though many … Continued

Glad tidings

(James Smith, “Glad Tidings of Good Things” 1861)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “The glorious gospel of the blessed God!” 1 Timothy 1:11 “Christ Jesus, who has destroyed death and has brought life and immortality to light through the gospel!” 2 … Continued

Is God your portion?

(James Smith, “The Believer’s Companion in Seasons of Affliction and Trouble” 1842) “You are my portion, O Lord!” Psalm 119:57 This is the language of every Christian’s heart and life! The generality of the Lord’s family are poor in this … Continued

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

Look up to God

(James Smith, A New Year’s Motto” 1865)  Play Audio!  Download Audio (excerpts) “Look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near!” Luke 21:28 In whatever state, in whatever place, into whatever condition we may be brought–let … 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

The greatness of God

(by Don Fortner)  Play Audio!  Download Audio Hebrews 2:6, “What is man, that You are mindful of him?” What is man? In the light of God’s greatness and glory, it is an astonishing thing that God should be mindful of … Continued

He shall direct your steps

(James Smith, “Direction For the Perplexed” 1865)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.” Proverbs … Continued

The object of God’s care

(James Smith, “Divine Care!” 1865)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “Casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you!” 1 Peter 5:7 Our cares must be cast upon our God, or they will prove a burden too heavy for … Continued

Heavenly Rest

(James Smith, “The Rest!” 1865) Play Audio!  Download Audio “There remains therefore a rest for the people of God.” Hebrews 4:9 We shall consider these words as referring to HEAVENLY rest: our Father’s house, Savior’s home, and our eternal dwelling-place! … Continued