Afflictions are sent for this end

LISTEN to Audio!   Download Audio ​Afflictions are sent for this end “Although He was a Son, He learned obedience from the things which He suffered.” Hebrews 5:8 “Our Savior learned obedience by the things which He suffered, and so must we. … 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

God is pleased or displeased

(James Smith, “The Proper Aim of a Christian’s Life” 1856)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “Finally, brothers, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you … Continued

A sense of gratitude

(Charles Simeon)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “I will extol the LORD at all times; His praise will always be on my lips. My soul will boast in the LORD. Glorify the LORD with me; let us exalt His name together!” Psalm … Continued

The new birth

(Arthur Pink, “The Sovereignty of God“)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 In the new birth, God exerts a quickening … Continued

Every blessing we have

.(Charles Simeon)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio Every blessing we have must be held as from God, and for God. They are to be disposed of according to His sovereign will and pleasure. “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has … Continued

God directs His people

(Arthur Pink, “The Attributes of God“) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.” Ephesians 5:17 How may the Lord’s guidance be expected? God directs His people by affording them, in answer to … Continued

This is the victory

(Arthur Pink, “Faith as an Overcomer“) LISTEN to audio! Download audio “For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.” 1 John 5:4 One of the … Continued

The mystery of God’s providence

(Ezekiel Hopkins, 1634-1690) “Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and unfathomable His ways!” Romans 11:33 The mystery of God’s providence is a most sublime consideration! Our reason … Continued

What do WE bring?

(J.R. Miller, “Devotional Hours with the Bible”)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio Malachi 1: The LORD Almighty says to the priests: “You have despised My name!” But you ask, “How have we ever despised Your name?” “You have despised My … Continued