Monthly Archives: December 2013

An Exceptionally good Christmas – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“I think we’re going to have an exceptionally good Christmas. The very fact that outward circumstance precludes our making provision for it will show whether we can be content with what is truly essential. I used to be very fond … Continue reading

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On this Christmas Day – J. R. Miller (Christmas Making)

On this Christmas Day, my Father, I come to you with a glad heart. Help me to observe the day fitly, with loving remembrance of the lowly birth in Bethlehem and the sorrows of him who came to bring redemption, … Continue reading

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We are Never Really Alone – J. C. Ryle

Trials, we must distinctly understand, are a part of the diet which all true Christians must expect. It is one of the means by which their grace is proved, and by which they find out what there is in themselves. … Continue reading

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Oswald Chambers – Run Today’s Race

“On the top of those very billows, which look as if they would overwhelm us, walks the Son of God.” – Chambers, Oswald: Run Today’s Race https://www.facebook.com/ChristianDevotionalReadings

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It Bringeth Forth much Fruit – Chambers, Oswald: The Highest Good

“The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the Church.” There are prominent names in works of faith, such as Müller* and Quarrier,* but there are thousands of others whose names are not known. It is the same truth … Continue reading

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One Fact more Known only to God – Chambers, Oswald: Approved Unto God

The discernment for the worker himself is I am God’s, therefore I am good for no one else; not good for nothing, but good for no other calling in life. “No man, having put his hand to the plough, and … Continue reading

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Conversion – John Bunyan

“Conversion is not the smooth, easy-going process some men seem to think… It is wounding work, this breaking of the hearts, but without wounding there is no saving… Where there is grafting there will always be a cutting, the graft … Continue reading

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