The Peace of God – H. A. Ironside

“In nothing be anxious; 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 guard your hearts and your thoughts in Christ Jesus.” - Philippians 4:6-7, ASV “But how am I to obey an exhortation like this when … Continue reading The Peace of God – H. A. Ironside

The Touch of Jesus – Dane Ortlund

I am gentle and lowly in heart.Matthew 11:29 “Reflecting on this passage in Matthew 11, the old English pastor Thomas Goodwin helps us climb inside what Jesus is actually saying: “Men are apt to have contrary conceits of Christ, but he tells them his disposition there, by preventing such hard thoughts of him, to allure … Continue reading The Touch of Jesus – Dane Ortlund

Grace Active

A prayer from The Valley of Vision: LORD JESUS, GREAT HIGH PRIEST, Thou hast opened a new and living wayby which a fallen creature can approach thee with acceptance.Help me to contemplate the dignity of thy Personthe perfectness of thy sacrifice the effectiveness of thy intercession.O what blessedness accompanies devotion,when under all the trials that … Continue reading Grace Active

“A word fitly spoken…” by William MacDonald

"A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver." (Prov. 25:11) "The combination of golden apples in a setting of silver is pleasingly appropriate. The two go together well. It is the same with a golden word spoken at just the proper time. "A man hath joy by the answer of … Continue reading “A word fitly spoken…” by William MacDonald

Crucifixion and Resurrection

  A prayer from The Valley of Vision:O LORD,I marvel that thou shouldst become incarnate,be crucified, dead, and buried.The sepulchre calls forth my adoring wonder,for it is empty and thou art risen;the four-fold gospel attests it,the living witnesses prove it,my heart's experience knows it.Give me to die with thee that I may rise to new … Continue reading Crucifixion and Resurrection