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

The road is narrow

(adapted from Mary Winslow’s, “Life in Jesus“) Life is a journey, often a short one, and always uncertain. But there is another journey. The believer is traveling through a waste howling wilderness, to another and a glorious region, where ineffable … Continued

The Holy Spirit helps us

(John MacDuff, “The Throne of Grace“)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “The Holy Spirit helps us in our distress.” Romans 8:26 You cannot live without the Holy Spirit! There cannot be . . . one heavenly aspiration, one breathing of love, one upward … Continued

lead me in the everlasting way

(John MacDuff, “The Gates of Prayer“)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio Anew I commend myself to Your gracious keeping this day. Guide me by Your counsel, guard me from temptation, lead me in the everlasting way. May every unloving thought, every unworthy aim and aspiration–give place to what is … Continued

The religion which I want

(Letters of J.C. Philpot)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio I am quite sick of modern religion–it is such a mixture, such a medley, such a compromise. I find much, indeed, of this religion in my own heart, for it suits the flesh … Continued