No Will But Thine

Jesus, ’tis my aim divine, Hence to have no will but thine, Let me covenant with thee, Thine for evermore to be: This my prayer, and this alone, Saviour, let thy will be done! Thee to love, to live to thee, This my daily portion be, Nothing to my Lord I give, But from him I first receive: Lord, for me thy blood was spilt, ...

Thy Word is a Lamp Unto my Feet

Thy Word is a Lamp Unto my Feet
“Your word,” says the Psalmist, “is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path” (Psalm 119:105). It is like a lantern, which sheds light on our path, amid the darkness of the night, to direct the steps of our feet. The sincere Christian will therefore search the Word of God, for a knowledge of His will, with more eagerness than he would ...

A Broken Spirit

“The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.” (Psalm 51:17) If you and I have a broken spirit, all idea of our own importance is gone. What is the use of a broken heart? Why, much the same as the use of a broken pot, or a broken jug, or a broken bottle! ...

Buy the Truth and Sell it Not

Proverbs 23:23 (KJV) “Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.” The Lord Jesus Christ, most gracious Saviour, suffering servant, who shed his blood on the cross, counsels us to hear and be wise, and is ready to guide our hearts in his truth.  Here we have an earnest call to our heart, that it be guided, indeed, that our ...