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