Five things give contentment

(Don Fortner) “I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. And I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any … Continued

He alone can enlighten us

 (Charles Spurgeon)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “Do you understand what you read?” Acts 8:30 We would be better teachers of others, and less liable to be carried about by every wind of doctrine–if we sought to have a more … Continued

All that the Spirit does for us

(James Smith, “The Spirit of Grace“ 1864)  Play Audio!  Download Audio All that the Spirit does for us, and all that He works within us–is of grace. He graciously . . . instructs the ignorant, restores wanderers, comforts the dejected, … Continued

What a reverse now transpires!

(Octavius Winslow)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “Therefore if any man is in Christ, he is a new creature; old things have passed away; behold, all things are become new!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 Originally shaped in iniquity, and conceived in sin–the … Continued

With the Spirit’s teachings

(J.C. Philpot, “The Woman at the Well of Samaria”) LISTEN to audio! Download audio When once, by the operation of the Spirit on our conscience, we have been stripped of . . . formality, superstition, self-righteousness, hypocrisy, presumption, and the … Continued

He opened their minds

(A.W. Tozer)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “The man without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him, and he cannot understand them because they are spiritually discerned.” … Continued

If we walk in the Spirit

(James Smith, “The Way of Salvation Set Forth”)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.” John 3:6 The Holy Spirit is the author of … Continued

The work of salvation

(James Smith, “Manna in the Wilderness” 1863)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio When we look around upon people and observe their ways, we see that there is . . . not a sin prohibited, but they willfully commit it; a … Continued

Bliss unspeakable

Spurgeon, “The People’s Christ” I may be poor, but I have a Brother who is rich; I have a Brother who is a King–and will he allow me to starve or lack, while He is on his throne? Oh! no; … Continued

Almost gone!

(James Smith Autobiography)  Play Audio!  Download Audio I have just heard that an old friend, far advanced in life, has fallen into sin! May the Lord pardon and restore him. In looking back, I wonder that I have not publicly … Continued