Your privilege is prayer!

(James Smith, “The Believer’s Companion in Seasons of Afflictions and Trouble” 1842) LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “Call upon Me in the day of trouble! I will deliver you, and you shall glorify Me!” Psalm 50:15 Believer, in this portion … Continued

Anxiety is useless!

(Charles Spurgeon, “A Good Start!”)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life–what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, … Continued

Prayer and Faith

(Charles Spurgeon)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of Your law!” Psalm 119:18 Let me tell you a little secret: whenever you cannot understand a text, open your Bible, bend your knee, … Continued

Only refuge in sorrow

(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 … Continued

The mercy seat

(Charles Spurgeon)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “I am poor and needy; come quickly to me, O God! You are my help and my deliverer. O Lord, do not delay!” Psalm 70:5 The act of prayer teaches us our unworthiness, which … Continued

What a rest is this

(John MacDuff, “Hospice of the Pilgrim” 1891) What a rest is this for weary, burdened wayfarers! …”Your heavenly Father!” With tender care for the minute and lowly, He . . . makes grass to grow for the cattle, pencils the … Continued

The name Father

(J.R. Miller, “Daily Bible Readings in the Life of Christ” 1890) “Our Father in Heaven!” Matthew 6:9 This is the ‘golden gate’ of the temple of prayer! When our Lord taught His disciples how to pray — it was thus … Continued

O that I prayed more!

(James Smith, “Sunny Subjects for All Seasons” 1858)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “Pray without ceasing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:17 How important is a spirit of prayer! It is . . . the proof of regeneration, the manifestation of grace in our … Continued

How well He knows every thorn

(Theodore Cuyler, “Beulah-Land or, Words of Cheer for Christian Pilgrims”) “I am the Good Shepherd. I know My own sheep — and they know Me.” John 10:14 Jesus knows those who are His. He knows all about every one of … Continued

Prayer has an essential place

(J.R. Miller, “Living Victoriously!“) “But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret, will reward you … Continued