(James Smith, “Christ Exalted, Saints Comforted, and Sinners Directed” 1855) If we look at the comparisons which are made use of by the Holy Spirit to set Christ forth–we behold something more of His loveliness. He is compared to a MOTHER, and is said to have more than a mother’s tenderness, kindness, and care. His […]Read More Christ Exalted As My All in All!
(J.R. Miller, “Miller’s Year Book–a Year’s Daily Readings”) “The Lord has heard all your grumblings against Him!” Exodus 16:8 Does God really hear every discontented word which I ever speak? Does He hear when I grumble about the weather . . . about the hard winter, about the late spring, about the dry summer, about […]Read More Do You Grumble About the Weather?
(J.R. Miller, “Miller’s Year Book–a Year’s Daily Readings”) “He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures” 1 Corinthians 15:4 If your faith stops at the cross–it misses the blessing of the fullest revealing of Christ! You need a Savior who not merely two thousand years ago went to death to redeem you–but […]Read More A LIVING Christ
(J.R. Miller) “Cast your burden upon the Lord–and He will sustain you.” Psalm 55:22 The promise is not that the Lord will remove the load we cast upon Him, nor that He will carry it for us–but that He will sustain us so that we may carry it. He does not free us from the […]Read More He Will Sustain You!
(J.R. Miller) “Father, if You are willing, please take this cup of suffering away from Me. Yet I want Your will to be done, not Mine.” Luke 22:42 A cross is composed of two pieces of wood. The shorter piece represents your will–and the longer piece represents God’s will. Lay the two pieces side by […]Read More The Crosses We Make!
(Charles Spurgeon) Eternity alone can reveal the value of Christ! By the miseries of the Hell from which He saves us–let us measure Him! By the bliss of the Heaven to which He lifts us–let us estimate His worth! By the depths of ignominy and shame into which He dived–let us appraise Him! By the […]Read More The Value of Christ!
(J.R. Miller, “Evening Thoughts” 1907) “The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms!” Deuteronomy 33:27 Of course God has no arms; but He reveals Himself to us in human language — the only language we could understand. We know what a mother‘s arms, a father‘s arms, mean to a child. But […]Read More However Low We May Sink!
James Russell Miller was born on March 20, 1840 at Frankfort Springs, Pennsylvania and died on July 2, 1912. Besides authoring over 80 books, booklets, and pamphlets, he was the Editorial Superintendent of the Presbyterian Board of Publication and a very active pastor in a succession of churches. The crucible of his education was his […]Read More J. R. Miller – Only a Plain Ordinary Day
Matthew 6:27 Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? Stop worrying and submit to the reality that God is in control of EVERYTHING. Nothing escapes His control. Accept His sovereignty. Accepting His rule over the universe should give you hope and security. ******************************************** James Russell Miller was born […]Read More Does Worry Change Anything?