Grace and glory

(Ezekiel Hopkins, 1633-1690 “The Excellency of Heavenly Treasures!) All earthly things are to be accounted good or evil, only as they concern our eternal state and condition. You will be greatly deceived if you look upon earthly things as they … Continued

He always gives sufficient grace

(J.R. Miller, “How to Live a Beautiful Christian Life” 1880 excerpts)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio We may think that our lot is especially hard, and may wish that it were otherwise…. But the fact remains that the place in which we find ourselves, … Continued

The way to grow strong

STRENGTH THROUGH WEAKNESS by Spurgeon— “The way to grow strong in Christ is to become weak in yourself. God pours no power into man’s heart till man’s power is all poured out. The Christian’s life is one of daily dependence on the grace and … Continued

God’s hand stretched out

(J.R. Miller)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Now the Jordan is at flood stage all during harvest. Yet as soon as the priests who carried the ark reached the Jordan and their feet touched the water’s edge, the water from upstream stopped … Continued

the strength we need

(J.R. Miller, 1894)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio There is a secret of victorious living which, if people knew it, would make all of life easier for them. It may be stated thus: that as we take up any duty and go forward with … Continued

see what grace can do

(J.R. Miller, “Daily Bible Readings in the Life of Christ” 1890) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “He appointed the Twelve: To Simon, He gave the name Peter” Mark 3:16 In an art gallery in Europe are shown, side by side–the first and the last works of a … Continued

A miracle of grace

(Arthur Pink, 1952)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “You must be born again!” John 3:7 The imperativeness of the new birth is evident from the fact that man is a fallen creature. Originally he was made in the image and likeness of God (Genesis 1:26), … Continued

instead of

(J.R. Miller, “Miller’s Year Book–a Year’s Daily Readings”)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me! But Many prayers which seem to be unanswered, are really answered. The blessing comes, but in a form we do not … Continued

My Grace is sufficient for you

(J.R. Miller, “The Blessing of Weakness” 1894)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “But He said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.’  Therefore I will glory all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that … Continued

Grace did much more abound!

(“Solitude Sweetened” by James Meikle, 1730-1799)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound!” Romans 5:20 Dear Savior, in Your sufferings I not only see the infiniteness of sin, but also the infiniteness of Your love; so that, … Continued