The hour of softening

(Octavius Winslow, “Evening Thoughts“)   LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “For God makes my heart soft, and the Almighty troubles me.” Job 23:16 The hour of affliction is the hour of softening . . . the hardness of the heart yields, the callousness of the … Continued

The seat of memory is the heart

.Arthur Pink, “Forgetting” 1950) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio What a wonderful thing is the memory–one of the many precious faculties with which the Creator has endowed us. By it we are enabled . . . to live the past … Continued

When God gives a new heart

(Charles Simeon)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of … Continued

We must distinguish

(Arthur Pink)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Though I understand all mysteries and all knowledge . . . and have not love, I am nothing.” 1 Corinthians 13:2 We must distinguish between things that differ, namely, a knowledge of spiritual … Continued

Ask Him to print His image on your heart

(J.R. Miller, 1909)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio The art of photography is now so advanced, that a whole page of a newspaper can be taken in miniature. It is so small as to be carried on a little button, … Continued

Grace changes the heart!

(Thomas Watson, “A Divine Cordial” 1663)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio Grace changes the heart! “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 The true Christian … Continued

His heart is there

Bonar, “The Night of Weeping” God has many names for His people. He calls them His flock, which implies tender watchfulness on His part, and dependent helplessness on theirs. He calls them a vine, denoting their oneness, as well as … Continued

How true it is

(Jared Waterbury, “Meditations and Prayers” 1840)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “But the dove could find no resting place to set its feet because there was water over all the surface of the earth. So it returned to Noah in … Continued

Keep the heart at rest

(Charles Spurgeon, “Gleanings among the Sheaves”) “Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” John … Continued

Set His heart upon us

(Arthur Pink, “God’s Loving-kindness” April, 1948) Scripture speaks of “the multitude of His loving kindnesses!” (Isaiah 63:7) And who is capable of numbering them? Said the Psalmist, “How excellent is your loving-kindness, O God!” (Psalm 36:7) No pen of man, … Continued