A Bar of Steel Worth Five Dollars

A bar of steel worth five dollars, when wrought into horseshoes, is worth ten dollars. If made into needles, it is worth three hundred and fifty dollars. If made into into penknife blades, it is worth thirty-two thousand dollars. If made into into springs for watches it is worth two hundred and fifty thousand dollars.…… Continue reading A Bar of Steel Worth Five Dollars

‘Walking With Jesus’ by Mary Winslow (Excerpts)

“We must sit at His feet, and believe that He does all things well. What we don’t know now, we shall know hereafter. The Judge of all the earth must do right.” “Letters of Mary Winslow” 1774-1854 My heart feels for you, my dear friend, in your deep, deep trial. This present world is a…… Continue reading ‘Walking With Jesus’ by Mary Winslow (Excerpts)

Blessings of Bereavement

Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word. Psalm 119:67 BLESSINGS OF BEREAVEMENT by J. R. Miller, 1896 At first we would be disposed to say that no blessings can come out of bereavements. But the grace of God has such wondrous power, that even from the saddest desolating of…… Continue reading Blessings of Bereavement

Rejoice in the Lord

On Mother’s Day Evening 2013, Jonathan Campbell Hamilton, son of Ron and Shelly Hamilton, was taken to Heaven at the age of thirty-four after a long struggle with mental illness. I have heard Mr. Hamilton sing Rejoice in the Lord countless times over many years but never knew until recently about the loss of his…… Continue reading Rejoice in the Lord

Lessons From Job Part 1: ‘Tried by Fire’ | A.W. Pink

PART ONE OF A THREE PART SERIES TRIED BY FIRE    (Excerpts) A.W. Pink (1886-1952) “But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me I shall come forth as gold.”—Job 23:10 Job here enunciates a noble view of life. How splendidly optimistic he was! He did not allow his afflictions to turn…… Continue reading Lessons From Job Part 1: ‘Tried by Fire’ | A.W. Pink

The Just Shall Live by Faith – Streams in the Desert 03/10

“Keep your eye steadily fixed on the infinite grandeur of Christ’s finished work and righteousness. Look to Jesus and believe, look to Jesus and live! Nay, more; as you look to him, hoist your sails and buffet manfully the sea of life. Do not remain in the haven of distrust, or sleeping on your shadows…… Continue reading The Just Shall Live by Faith – Streams in the Desert 03/10

It Must Be Bought – Streams in the Desert: November 3

“They shall feed in the ways, and their pastures shall be in all high places.” Isa. 40:9 “Great truths are dearly bought, the common truths, Such as men give and take from day to day, Come in the common walk of easy life, Blown by the careless wind across our way. “Great truths are greatly…… Continue reading It Must Be Bought – Streams in the Desert: November 3