A supply of strength

(MacDuff, “Words of Comfort to the Christian Pilgrim”) “As your days, so shall your strength be.” Deut. 33:25 The Christian is frequently compared to a pilgrim, traveling onward through a dreary wilderness, to the promised land of Canaan. His experience is varied and chequered. … Continued

It is living upon Christ

(Ashton Oxenden, “The Christian Life” 1882) “As you have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord–so walk in Him!” Colossians 2:6 We are apt to think that all we need is to look to Christ as our Sin-bearer; and that, having … Continued

With the arms of my faith

(“Solitude Sweetened” by James Meikle, 1730-1799)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Where sin abounded, therefore grace did much more abound!” Romans 5:20 Dear Savior, in Your sufferings I not only see the infiniteness of sin, but also the infiniteness of … Continued

Your own strength is nothing

(George Mylne, “Fear Not!” 1854) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Fear not! I will strengthen you!” Isaiah 41:10 Blessed promise, “I will strengthen you!” Who gives the promise? Jehovah Jesus! To whom is it given? Powerless believer, it is given … Continued

On the day I called He answered

(J.R. Miller, “The Shining Light” 1911) “As your days — so shall your strength be!” Deuteronomy 33:25 Strength was not promised in advance — enough for all of life, or even for a year, or for a month. The promise … Continued

We need spiritual strength

(J.R. Miller, “Family Prayers“) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio Heavenly Father, we would be strong for this new day, and we wait upon You to renew our strength. We need spiritual strength for the day that is before us. We … Continued

To whom else could we go?

(J.R. Miller, “Family Prayers“) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio Almighty God, our heavenly Father, look upon us graciously as we wait at Your feet. You have given us many invitations to come to You. You have invited us . . … Continued

The way to grow strong

STRENGTH THROUGH WEAKNESS by Spurgeon— “The way to grow strong in Christ is to become weak in yourself. God pours no power into man’s heart till man’s power is all poured out. The Christian’s life is one of daily dependence on the grace and … Continued

the strength we need

(J.R. Miller, 1894)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio There is a secret of victorious living which, if people knew it, would make all of life easier for them. It may be stated thus: that as we take up any duty and go forward with … Continued

blessed with His presence

(J. C. Philpot) “As your days—so shall your strength be.” Deuteronomy 33:25 The year before our eyes may hold events which may deeply concern and affect us. We do not know what is to come. What personal trials, what family trials, … Continued