When can I go?

(Charles Simeon)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for You, O God! My soul thirsts for God, for the living God! When can I go and meet with God?” Psalm … Continued

Afflictions are allowed in mercy

(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, mortify indwelling sin, purify our hearts, wean us from … Continued

Profound spiritual wisdom

“My voice shall You hear in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto You, and will look up.” Psalm 5:3 (from Octavius Winslow’s, “Morning Thoughts”) “The first thing I do when I awake in … Continued

No care but all prayer

C.H. Spurgeon Prayer, Thanksgiving, Praise “Be careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and … Continued

This is the way

(J. R. Miller, “The Beauty of Self-control”) “Hold me up—and I shall be safe!” Psalm 119:117 Certain ancient mariners were accustomed to say, as they put out to sea, “Keep me, O God, for my boat is so small—and the … Continued

The spirit of prayer

(Charles Spurgeon, “Flowers from a Puritan’s Garden” 1883)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “By running and exercising every day, you are the fitter to run in a race. Just so, the oftener you come into God’s presence–the greater confidence, freedom, … Continued

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