Better things in store for us

(adapted from Mary Winslow‘s, “Heaven Opened”) What a mercy that there are better things in store for us than this poor world could give! Who that knows the truth experimentally would wish to live in this base world one moment … Continued

We know where it ends

(Charles Spurgeon) Life is ever changing. Who can tell what may come next? Today it is fair — the next day there may be the thundering storm. Today I may need nothing — tomorrow I may be like Jacob, with … Continued

Jesus is all I need

(Spurgeon, “Christ Is All” No. 1006) Whatever trials you have, my dear brother, Christ is all in all to meet them. Are you poor? He will make you rich in your poverty by his consoling presence. Are you sick? He will make your bed … Continued

God’s hand stretched out

(J.R. Miller)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Now the Jordan is at flood stage all during harvest. Yet as soon as the priests who carried the ark reached the Jordan and their feet touched the water’s edge, the water from upstream stopped … Continued

Bring your sorrows to Me

(From Octavius Winslow’s, “Bring him unto Me; or, Help and Salvation Only in Christ”) “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 In your moment of disappointment and despair, … Continued

afterward you will understand

(J.R. Miller, “Afterward You Will Understand” 1909) He came to Simon Peter, who asked Him, “Lord, are you going to wash my feet?” Jesus answered him, “What I am doing, you do not understand now; but afterward you will understand.”​ John 13:7 We are assured … Continued

He teaches us

(J.R. Miller, “The SILENT Christ” excerpts)  “A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to Him, crying out, ‘Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is suffering terribly from demon-possession!’ Jesus did not answer her​ ​a word!” Matthew 15:22 We … Continued

It is worthwhile

(J.R. Miller, “The Friendships of Jesus” 1897)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Jesus looked at him and said: You are Simon, son of John.  You will be called Cephas (which means ‘Rock’).” John 1:42 “You are Simon.” That was his name then. “You will be called … Continued

secret of being content

(J.R. Miller, “The Wider Life” 1908)selections LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content … Continued

inwardly being renewed

(J.R. Miller, “The Wider Life” 1908)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly being renewed day by day.” 2 Corinthians 4:16 “For our perishable earthly bodies must be transformed into heavenly bodies that … Continued