Author-Octavius Winslow

True pilgrims!

Posted by on December 12, 2022 at 6:07 am

True pilgrims!(from “Solitude Sweetened” by Octavius Winslow) Fellow pilgrims, the heavenly way we travelis more or less a lonely way.  We have, atmost, but few companions. It is a “little flock,”and only here and there we meet a traveler, who,like ourselves, is journeying towards heaven. Because the way is narrow, difficult, andhumiliating to the flesh, […]

Consider Jesus– as Without Deceit

Posted by on December 6, 2022 at 6:54 am

Consider Jesus– as Without Deceit “Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth.” 1 Peter 2:22 Purer than the purest crystal, more transparent than the brightest sun, was the character of Jesus. It needed but the visual organ purged from the blinding and distorting effects of sin to have looked into the deepest […]

Luxuriating forever!

Posted by on November 21, 2022 at 9:22 am

Luxuriating forever!(from Winslow’s, “The Glory of Christ in Heaven”)Beloved, the Lord Jesus intends that Hispeople shall be near unto Him in heaven. His satisfaction of soul will not be completeuntil He clusters around Him in glory all forwhom His soul travailed in suffering on earth. Nothing shall separate Him from His people! Not a jewel […]

Poor, naked, penniless, worthless?

Posted by on November 17, 2022 at 9:57 am

Poor, naked, penniless, worthless? (Octavius Winslow, “Morning Thoughts”) “Verily, verily, I say unto you, a time is coming and now is when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God and those that hear will live.”        John 5:25 There is the special, direct, and effectual call ofthe Spirit, in the elect of God, without which allother calling is in vain.  The Spirit effectuallyworks in […]

Look unto me, and be ye saved,

Posted by on October 17, 2022 at 9:57 am

Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth:for I am God, and there is none else. Isaiah 45:22 Octavius Winslow A true spiritual beholding of the Lord Jesus, in the great matter of our eternal salvation, requires that we look from every other object that would divide our attention, to Him alone. We must look […]

God’s lancet!

Posted by on February 7, 2022 at 11:38 am

God’s lancet! “The Preciousness of Trial” by Octavius Winslow Trials are a precious discipline, a precious correction, a precious school, that lead you more fully into the heartfelt experience of the preciousness of the Saviour. Trials make you more intimately acquainted with your best Friend, your dearest Brother, the tender, sympathising Beloved of your soul. […]


Posted by on January 11, 2022 at 7:14 am

THE BELIEVER’S RULE OF LIFE I left the pulpit one night and a fellow asked me, “Do you believe ‘the law’ to be a believer’s rule of life?” He seemed surprised when I told him I did not. His very next question was, “How do you know how to live?” I told him immediately that […]

The one, precious, all absorbing theme!

Posted by on May 3, 2021 at 7:31 am

The one, precious, all absorbing theme! from “The Precious Things of God” by Octavius Winslow The Word of God must ever be transcendently precious to the believer. The Bible is, from its commencement to its close, a record of the Lord Jesus. Around Him the divine and glorious Word centers; all its wondrous types, prophecies, […]

Preaching peace by Jesus Christ

Posted by on April 6, 2021 at 2:35 am

“Preaching peace by Jesus Christ (he is Lord of all).” Acts 10:36. Octavius Winslow LET us turn our attention to the subject-matter of our Lord’s address to the weary. What does He speak to them? Some would reply, the law. No; but the law of God never spoke a word of comfort to the weary. […]

Mine eyes have seen the King

Posted by on March 22, 2021 at 9:53 am

“In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. Above it stood the Seraphim: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly. […]