Amid all your difficulties

(David Harsha) To the children of God, afflictions are allowed in mercy. They are allowed by love. They are designed . . . to draw us more closely to the Savior, and mortify indwelling sin, to purify our hearts, and … Continued

A hand upon the helm

Spurgeon, “Multitudinous Thoughts and Sacred Comforts” Your present sorrow is the bitter bud of greater joy. Your transient loss secures your ultimate and never-ceasing gain. How I rejoice to believe that the Lord shall choose my inheritance for me! All … Continued

The personal love of God

(John MacDuff, “The Night Dream of the Desert”) Our Omnipotent God keeps watch over the lichen on the rock, and the lily on the mountain side. He tempers His wind to the fragile flower as it trembles on the lip … Continued

The Divine Eye

(J.R. Miller) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “You are the God who sees me!” Genesis 16:13 Go where we may, we cannot get away from the calm, clear gaze of the Divine Eye! Neither in the blue depths of the … Continued

We will see Him just as He is

(Archibald Alexander, “Love to an Unseen Savior!” 1772-1851) “Whom having not seen, you love!” 1 Peter 1:8 If we here love the Savior whom we have never seen, and whom we can only approach by faith–then how strong will our … Continued

I will be their God

From Spurgeon’s sermon, “God in the Covenant” Come, soul, is there not enough here to delight you? Put this promise to your lips; – “I will be their God!” Did ever harp or violin sound half so sweetly as this- … Continued

I have called you friends.

(J.R. Miller, “The Friendships of Jesus” 1897)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. You are My friends–if you do what I command. . . . I have called you friends.” … Continued

with unfailing Love…

(James Smith, “The Love of Christ! The Fullness, Freeness, and Immutability of the Savior’s Grace Displayed!”)LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “I have loved you, My people, with an everlasting love! With unfailing love, I have drawn you to Myself!” Jeremiah … Continued

He will lead me in the paths

(Thomas Doolittle, 1693)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio A thing is desirable because it is suitable. The suitableness of the object allures our desires and love. Suitableness is the ground of love… Love to Christ is grounded on the soul discerning … Continued

radiating peace and joy

(John MacDuff, “Thoughts for the Quiet Hour”, 1895)   “If I have not love, I am nothing.” 1 Corinthians 13:2 What absolute devotion of a beautiful soul that loses itself in the hallowed mission of radiating peace and joy and sympathy all around. When other​s​ have failed to charm, many … Continued