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

The Holy Spirit comes

(Charles Spurgeon)  Play Audio!  Download “When the Spirit comes, He will convict the world of its sin, and of God’s righteousness, and of the coming judgment.” John 16:8 The Holy Spirit lays bare his heart, lets him see the loathsome … Continued

His divine manifestation

(Octavius Winslow, “Morning Thoughts”) It is in times of trials that . . . the love, the tenderness, and the grace of the Holy Spirit are better known. As Comforter, Revealer of Jesus, we are more fully led into an … Continued

Bible is the lesson-book

(James Smith)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “But the Comforter, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name–He will teach you all things!” John 14:26 The Holy Spirit is the Teacher of the church. To Him, the promise … Continued

The Spirit within us

(James Smith, “Rills from the Rock of Ages”, 1860)  Play Audio!  Download Audio I love to meditate on the work of the Holy Spirit to whom we are so much indebted, and from whom we receive such great and invaluable … Continued

When I call upon Him

(Alexander Smellie, “The Secret Place” 1907)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Once the priests enter the Holy Place, they shall not go out of it into the outer court until they leave behind the garments in which they minister, for … Continued

Our privileges will be new

(Thomas Reade) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 Our perceptions will be new. A divine light … Continued

Heaven! What is it?

(James Smith, “HEAVEN!” 1858) “You have made known to me the path of life; You will fill me with joy in Your presence, with eternal pleasures at Your right hand!” Psalm 16:11 HEAVEN! What is it? It is . . … Continued