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

Draw me more

Something to ponder Arthur Pink: “Because God is God indeed–He does as He pleases, only as He pleases, always as He pleases. His great concern is the promotion of His own glory. He is the Supreme Being, and therefore Sovereign … Continued

Better things in store for us

(adapted from Mary Winslow‘s, “Heaven Opened”) What a mercy that there are better things in store for us than this poor world could give! Who that knows the truth experimentally would wish to live in this base world one moment … Continued

The way to grow strong

STRENGTH THROUGH WEAKNESS by Spurgeon— “The way to grow strong in Christ is to become weak in yourself. God pours no power into man’s heart till man’s power is all poured out. The Christian’s life is one of daily dependence on the grace and … Continued

Sickness often a greater mercy

(Charles Spurgeon) I bear my witness that some of the best things I have ever learned from mortal lips–I have learned from bedridden saints! There is no greater mercy that I know of on earth than good health–unless it is sickness. Sickness … Continued

A mercy of the greatest worth…

(John Flavel)   LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “For God loved the world so much that He gave His one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life!” John 3:16 Let it be considered, to what the … Continued

What a mercy it is

(James Smith, “Daily Bible Readings for the Lord’s Household”) “I am troubled!” Psalm 38:6 This is very often the case with the believer, he is seldom long without something to trouble him. He has . . . so many foes without … Continued

How shall we express our praise

(David Harsha, “The Death of Christ”) “Christ died for the ungodly!” Romans 5:6 O the dying love of the Savior! If we would learn something of the vastness of redeeming love, we must consider the character and dignity of Him by … Continued

A Fountain to supply us

(James Smith, “Gleams of Grace” 1860) “Let us come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need!” Hebrews 4:16 Let us have sincere daily dealings with Christ, bringing … Continued

The most Precious thing…

(Grace Gems) “But God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8 In giving Christ to die for poor sinners, God gave the richest jewel in His cabinet; a mercy … Continued