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

One day at a time!

(Annie Johnson Flint) “As your days–so shall your strength be!” Deuteronomy 33:25 One day at a time, with its failures and fears, With its hurts and mistakes, with its weakness and tears, With its portion of pain, and its burden of … Continued

As your days–so shall your strength be

(J.R. Miller, “Evening Thoughts” 1907) “And of Asher he said: Your shoes shall be iron and bronze. As your days–so shall your strength be” Deuteronomy 33:24-25 Asher’s portion would be rough and hilly. Common shoes of leather would not last. The promise meant that Asher … Continued

An ever present help

(Charles Spurgeon) “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in times of trouble.” Psalm 46:1 He is our refuge–let us hide in Him. And He is our strength–let us array ourselves with Him. Because He is our help–let us lean … Continued