Seeds of Light by J R Miller

               Seeds of Light by J R Miller J. R. Miller, 1888 http://www.gracegems.org/Miller/SERMONS.htm "Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart." Psalm 97:11 The figure of the seed is very common in the Scriptures. All natural life begins in germs, and develops into fullness of form and strength. The same law prevails in the spiritual world. … Continue reading Seeds of Light by J R Miller

God works miracles for all of us daily by Msgr Philip Heng, SJ

God works miracles for all of us daily by Msgr Philip Heng, SJ                            CatholicNews September 30, 2018 God is working “miracles” every day in our lives, but we cannot presume that all of us are in tune with these "miracles". This is so because we are often too caught up in our own daily work, … Continue reading God works miracles for all of us daily by Msgr Philip Heng, SJ

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness byMartyn Lloyd Jones

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness byMartyn Lloyd Jones      The passages below are taken from D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ book “Studies in the Sermon on the Mount,” published as Second Edition in 1976 by Inter-Varsity Press.      This one Beatitude deals with what I would describe as the two commonest objections to … Continue reading Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness byMartyn Lloyd Jones

Blessed are they that Mourn for they shall be Comforted by Billy Graham

Blessed are they that Mourn for they shall be Comforted by Billy Graham      The passages below are taken from Billy Graham’s book “The Secrets of Happiness,” published by W. Publishing Group in 1955 and updated in 1985.      THERE COMES a time in our lives when good-natured, well-meant encouragement like “Hang in there, pal” and … Continue reading Blessed are they that Mourn for they shall be Comforted by Billy Graham

Blessed are the Merciful for they shall obtain Mercy by Martyn Lloyd Jones

Blessed are the Merciful for they shall obtain Mercy by Martyn Lloyd Jones      The passages below are taken from D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ book “Studies in the Sermon on the Mount,” published as Second Edition in 1976 by Inter-Varsity Press.      THIS particular statement, ‘Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy’, is a further … Continue reading Blessed are the Merciful for they shall obtain Mercy by Martyn Lloyd Jones

Blessed are the Meek for they shall inherit the earth by Martyn Lloyd Jones

Blessed are the Meek for they shall inherit the earth by Martyn Lloyd Jones      The passages below are taken from D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ book “Studies in the Sermon on the Mount,” published as Second Edition in 1976 by Inter-Varsity Press.      IN our consideration of the Beatitudes as a whole, we have already found that … Continue reading Blessed are the Meek for they shall inherit the earth by Martyn Lloyd Jones

Beatitudes Lucky are the Unlucky by Philip Yancey

Beatitudes Lucky are the Unlucky by Philip Yancey The following quotations are from Philip Yancey’s book, “The Jesus I Never Knew” published in 1995.             The Sermon on the Mount haunted my adolescence. I would read a book like Charles Sheldon’s In His Steps, solemnly vow to act “as Jesus would act,” and turn to Matthew 5—7 for guidance. … Continue reading Beatitudes Lucky are the Unlucky by Philip Yancey

Beatitudes by Fulton J Sheen

                                Beatitudes by Fulton J Sheen      The passages below are taken from Fulton J. Sheen’s book, “Life of Christ.” Two mounts are related as the first and second acts in a two-act drama: the Mount of the Beatitudes and the Mount of Calvary. He who climbed the first to preach the Beatitudes must necessarily climb the second … Continue reading Beatitudes by Fulton J Sheen