• “I went up to a man and said ‘Jesus loves you’ …but I realised that it didn’t mean anything unless I did it.” – Jackie Pullinger

Hymn Writers

O Breath of Life by Bessie Porter Head

O Breath of Life, come sweeping through us,
Revive Thy Church with life and power;
O Breath of Life, come,… Continue reading

Ann Griffiths and Her Sea of Wonders by Simonetta Carr

“O to spend my life in a sea of wonders!” Ann wrote in one of her poems. And her life,… Continue reading

Elizabeth Prentiss: Joyfully Embracing Motherhood and Suffering by Bambi Moore

It had been an especially difficult morning at home with my little people. There were at least five reasons why… Continue reading

Lord, Thou Know­est All the Hun­ger by Freda Hanbury Allen

Lord, Thou knowest all the hunger
Of the heart that seeks Thee now;
How my soul hath long been craving… Continue reading

O Christ, He is The Fountain by Anne R. Cousin

O Christ, He is the fountain,
The deep, sweet well of life:
Its living streams I’ve tasted
Which save from… Continue reading

Idle Words by Frances Ridley Havergal

Idle words, which might have fallen comparatively harmlessly from one who had never named the Name of Christ, may be… Continue reading

Even Me by Elizabeth H. Codner (And the story behind the hymn)

A par­ty of young friends ov­er whom I was watch­ing with anx­ious hope at­tend­ed a meet­ing in which de­tails were… Continue reading

Zeal – Faith – Fervor! By Frances Ridley Havergal


“The king’s business required haste” (1 Sam. 21:8).  Yet there is no other business about which average Christians take it… Continue reading

Thoughts Concerning the King by Elizabeth Prentiss


There is certainly enough in our Savior, if we only open our eyes that we may see it, to solve… Continue reading

The Sure Afterward by Frances Ridley Havergal

(From her devotional book entitled Royal Bounty.)


“Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless,… Continue reading

  • “A Christian woman’s true freedom lies on the other side of a very small gate—humble obedience—but that gate leads out into a largeness of life undreamed of by the liberators of the world, to a place where the God-given differentiation between the sexes is not obfuscated but celebrated, where our inequalities are seen as essential to the image of God, for it is in male and female, in male as male and female as female, not as two identical and interchangeable halves, that the image is manifested.” – Elisabeth Elliot

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For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved. — John 3:17 (NKJV)

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