Pray with submission

(J.R.Miller, In Green Pastures)   “Being in an agony—He prayed,” is the record of our Savior’s Gethsemane experience. The lesson stands for all time. Like a bright lamp, the little sentence shines amid the olive trees of the garden. It shows the path … Continued

The lesson of love

(J.R. Miller, “The Law of Love“)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio Christ did not so much give rules for special cases–as principles to govern all conduct. “I tell you who hear Me: Love your enemies; do good to those who … Continued

We have a Heavenly Father

(James Smith, “Precious Things from the Everlasting Hills” 1853) “This, then, is how you should pray: Our Father in heaven” Matthew 6:9 “How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of … 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

He is Our Father

(J.C. Pittman, “Bible Truths Illustrated” 1917) A Roman emperor, after a successful military campaign, was returning in triumph to Rome. Great throngs filled the city to welcome the mighty hero. While passing through one of the crowded thoroughfares, a little … Continued

the refuge still was prayer

(J.R. Miller, “The Shining Light” 1911) “Then Jesus went with His disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and He said to them: Sit here while I go over there and pray.” Matthew 26:36 We see the Master at prayer in Gethsemane. It was … Continued