• That Yearning Towards God#

    23 July, 2018

    Disciples seek knowledge for the head, but what matters is the seeking of knowledge that the heart applies. Nicephorus (758-829 AD), a father of the Eastern Church, in a treatise on the Spirit-filled life, began with a call to us that sounds strange because we have been so long accustomed to…...[read more]

  • A Lesson from Lake Tahoe

    4 July, 2018

    Hannah Whitall Smith (1832-1911), converted to Jesus in 1858 through the influence of the Plymouth Brethren. Her husband (Robert) too converted at a later time would not stay with Christ, sadly he claimed Buddhism in his later years. Yet amidst a very difficult life Hannah continued with her Lord…...[read more]

  • The Church MUST Pray

    29 May, 2018

    Lancashire born Samuel Chadwick (1860-1932) had a fire in his belly to light many souls. Ordained in 1890 as a Methodist minister he was direct in speech, a man comfortable with not being backward in coming forward. He wrote of prayer and church ministry: Satan dreads nothing but prayer... The…...[read more]

  • St Ignatius Prays Trust

    11 April, 2018

    Saint Ignatius of Loyola formed the religious society commonly called The Jesuits (The Society of Jesus). Loyola became honored especially as a spiritual director, having penned a classic of spiritual literature, the Spiritual Exercises. Loyola was a teacher who walked his talk, including…...[read more]

  • It's A Long Journey Home

    18 March, 2018

    The strong and weak alike know that life's long journey requires the best food. Two Christian giants from yesterday also knew this. This is why they are 'masters of faith'. They dined well each day. 1) Author of 'The Pilgrim's Progress', John Bunyan (1628 - 1688) spoke in…...[read more]

  • The Perfect Spiritual Recipe ~ Billy Graham

    27 February, 2018

    It is impossible to omit mention from the pages of SoulSupply the passing of a man so willingly and powerfully used by God, maybe even above all men (except Jesus)? To my mind (not that I was there) 1945 was remarkable, for World War Two ended. It was also noteworthy for three rookie evangelists…...[read more]

  • How to Hold the Upper Hand

    15 February, 2018

    With a frank pen Arthur W. Pink (1886-1952) rolled back a curtain on his fertile faith and shared: O what a God is ours! No mere fair-weather friend is the One who shed his blood to redeem us, but a "brother born of adversity". He has solemnly sworn: I will never leave thee nor…...[read more]

  • Prayer's Hardest Challenge

    22 November, 2017

    Is not the greatest witness against prayer a continued and persistent heavenly silence? Charles Spurgeon understood full well those times when God tarries at our pleas for mercy: In the days of flint, steel and brimstone matches we had to strike and strike again, dozens of times, before we could…...[read more]

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