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

Fields of rich pasture

(J.R. Miller, “Daily Bible Readings in the Life of Christ” 1890) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet … Continued

Looking up for the day’s supply

“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

Unhindered access

(J.R. Miller, “Daily Bible Readings in the Life of Christ” 1890) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “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 … Continued

No cares 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 minds through … Continued

Meditation the mother of prayer

(William Bridge, 1600-1670, “The Sweetness and Profitableness of Divine Meditation”) “My meditation of Him shall be sweet!” Psalm 104:34 By meditation . . . your knowledge is raised; therefore memory is strengthened; your hearts are warmed and also will be freed from sinful thoughts; … Continued

Show me the way

(J.R. Miller, “For a Busy Day” 1895)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Show me the way I should walk, for I have come to you in prayer.” Psalm 143:8 We cannot know the way ourselves. The path across one little day seems … Continued

the ‘gate of prayer’

(J.R. Miller, “The Wider Life” 1908)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Lord, teach us to pray!” Luke 11:1 A little child missed her mother at a certain time every day. The mother’s habit was to slip away upstairs alone, and to be … Continued

not as I will

(J.R. Miller, 1905)  LISTEN to audio! Download audio Where to go in sorrow is one of life’s great questions. For there are none to whom sorrow come at some time. The Master, whose footprints are on all life’s paths, shows us the … Continued