Divine benefits received

LISTEN to audio!  Download audio (You will find it helpful to listen to the audio above, as you read the text below.) “God has shown kindness by giving you rain from heaven and crops in their seasons; He provides you … Continued

O what losses and crosses

(“Solitude Sweetened” by James Meikle, 1730-1799)  LISTEN to audio!  Download au​dio​ “Mankind is born for trouble as surely as sparks fly upward.”  (Job 5:7) O, what losses and crosses, sorrows and distresses, uncertainties and anxieties, do mankind labor under! Godly wisdom will … Continued

All your trials are mercies!

(James Smith, “The Believer’s Companion in Seasons of Affliction and Trouble” 1842) “You are my portion, O Lord!” Psalm 119:57 This is the language of every Christian’s heart and life! The generality of the Lord’s family are poor in this world … Continued