Many precious lessons

(J.C. Ryle)   “Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows.” John 16:33 If we are true Christians, we must not expect everything smooth in our journey to Heaven. We must count it no strange thing, if we … Continued

I am poor and needy

(J. C. Ryle, “The Gospel of John”) “I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinks upon me.” Psalm 40:17 Christ cares for all His believing people, and never forgets them.  He knows where they dwell, and what their trials … Continued

the Good Shepherd

(J.R. Miller “Bethlehem to Olivet” 1905)  LISTEN to audio! Download audio ​”​The LORD is my shepherd; I have everything I need!” Psalm 23:1 The shepherd is a favorite Scriptural picture of the divine love and care. In the Old Testament, the twenty-third Psalm gathers the whole wonderful truth in … Continued

alarmed at the difficulties…

(John Angell James, “The Christian Professor”) “He tends His flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambs in His arms, holding them close to His heart. He will gently lead the mother sheep with their young.” Isaiah 40:11 Are … Continued

He will carry the lambs

(John Angell James, “The Christian Professor”) He tends His flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambs in His arms, holding them close to His heart. He will gently lead the mother sheep with their young. Isaiah 40:11 Are … Continued

The objects of His care

(John Angell James, “Christian Progress” 1853) “He will feed His flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambs in His arms, holding them close to His heart.” Isaiah 40:11 Dwell upon the love and tenderness of our Lord Jesus! Notice who are the objects of … Continued