O glorious prospect!

(James Smith, “A Devotional Glimpse at Psalm 23“)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever!” Psalm 23:6 Notice, David’s expectation for eternity. Not in the sheepfold in the wilderness, but in the house … Continued

The Gospel reveals

(James Smith, “Christ Exalted, Saints Comforted, and Sinners Directed” 1855) Play Audio!  Download Audio “For we know, brethren beloved by God, that He has chosen you; because our gospel came to you not simply with words, but also with power, … Continued

Humility a precious grace

(James Smith, “Christ Exalted, Saints Comforted, and Sinners Directed” 1855) Play Audio!  Download Audio “Come to Me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for … Continued

We fix our eyes

(Charles Spurgeon)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “We fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal!” 2 Corinthians 4:18 In our Christian pilgrimage it … Continued

Lift up your heads

(Octavius Winslow, “The Witness of the Spirit”) “From the fullness of His grace—we have all received one blessing after another.” John 1:16 Child of God, all that can possibly want is treasured up in Christ! You have . . . no cross—but … 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

Help my unbelief!

(William Secker, “The Consistent Christian” 1660) (excerpts) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Lord, I believe; help my unbelief!” Mark 9:24 I see–but enlighten my darkness! And I hear–but cure my deafness! I move–but quicken my dullness! Lord, I desire–but help … Continued

Glad tidings

(James Smith, “Glad Tidings of Good Things” 1861)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “The glorious gospel of the blessed God!” 1 Timothy 1:11 “Christ Jesus, who has destroyed death and has brought life and immortality to light through the gospel!” 2 … Continued

We shall find Him

(letters of John Newton) How wonderful is Christ’s administration in His kingdom of grace! He is present with all His creatures—but in a special manner with His own people—each of whom is monuments of His saving power. From the moment … Continued

Could you not keep watch

(Alexander Smellie, “The Secret Place” 1907)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Then He returned to His disciples and found them sleeping. ‘Could you not keep watch with Me for one hour?’ He asked.” Matthew 26:40 Every word is incisive–every syllable is … Continued