Tag «J.R. Miller»

Thoughtfulness?

Some people seem to have a genius for making others miserable! They are continually touching sensitive hearts, so as to cause pain. They are always saying things which sting and irritate. If you have any bodily defect, they never see you without in some crude way, making you conscious of it. If any relative or …

It’s Not Easy To Be A Christian

Christ did not so much give rules for special cases—as principles to govern all conduct. “I tell you who hear Me: Love your enemies; do good to those who hate you.” Luke 6:27 Loving enemies is not a natural affection. This is not an easy lesson to learn! It is never easy to be a …

What God Thinks of Us

One of the most important questions we can ask ourselves, is what God thinks of us. One has pointed out that in every man, there are four different men: the man whom the neighbors see, the man whom one’s family sees, the man whom the person himself sees, and the man whom God sees. The …

The Lord Will Provide!

“You have not passed this way before!” Joshua 3:4 “Abraham named the place Jehovah-Jireh (which means ‘the LORD will provide’)” Genesis 22:14 As you begin meditating on this verse, write deep in your heart this word with the strongest confidence: Jehovah-Jireh. This name tells you . . . that you can trust God always; that …

Good Works and Motive

“But when you give to the needy — do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret.” Matthew 6:3-4 There are some people who want every good thing they do, to be well advertised. If they give money to some good cause — …

The Lord is My Shepherd

“The LORD is my shepherd; I have everything I need!” Psalm 23:1 “He will feed His flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambs in His arms, holding them close to His heart. He will gently lead the mother sheep with their young!” Isaiah 40:11 The shepherd is a favorite Scriptural picture of the …