Put it into practice

(Martyn Lloyd-Jones) “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable–if anything is excellent or praiseworthy–think about such things. Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me–put it into practice!” Philippians … Continued

All that we are

(James Smith, “The Pastor’s Morning Visit”)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “I am nothing!” 2 Corinthians 12:11999 This was Paul’s estimate of himself: “less than the least of all saints,” and “the chief of sinners.” The more we know of … Continued

Every saint needs solitude

(Alexander Smellie, “The Hour of Silence” 1899)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “But when God, who set me apart from birth and called me by His grace, was pleased to reveal His Son in me…I did not consult any man. … Continued

Nothing out of selfish ambition

(Alexander Smellie, “The Hour of Silence” 1899)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.  Each of you should look not only to your own interests … Continued

Our present afflictions

(Francis Bourdillon, “Affliction, Light and Short!” 1864) “For our light affliction, which is but for a moment–is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory; while we do not look at the things which are seen–but at the things … Continued

pray without ceasing

(J.R. Miller, “Prayer in the Christian life” 1903)  LISTEN to audio! Download audio​ (selections below…full dev. on audio) What place should prayer have in a Christian’s life? Should we pray little or much? ​…​ There is a verse of Paul’s which seems to answer all … Continued

A fine secret of contentment

(J.R. Miller, “The Hidden Life” 1895)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am.” Philippians 4:11 One step toward contentment, is patient submission to unavoidable ills and hardships. No earthly lot is perfect. No mortal ever yet … Continued