Author-Octavius Winslow

A Father’s hand!

Posted by on November 27, 2019 at 10:51 am

A Father’s hand! (Octavius Winslow) “My times are in Your hand!” Psalm 31:15 Our times of adversity are also in God’s hand. As every sunbeam that brightens, so every cloud that darkens, comes from God. We are subject to great and sudden reverses in our earthly condition. Joy is often followed by grief; prosperity is […]

The infinite ocean of Christ’s love!

Posted by on November 17, 2019 at 7:22 am

The infinite ocean of Christ’s love! (Octavius Winslow, “The Emotion of Love in Christ”) The mind has often been sensible of a feeling of awe as we have stood upon the shore, and gazed upon the vast expanse of the ocean. With a similar, yet far transcending emotion, we approach the infinite ocean of Christ’s […]

THE FLAMING SWORD OF JUSTICE

Posted by on October 13, 2019 at 10:25 am

THE FLAMING SWORD OF JUSTICE QUENCHED IN THE HOLY, LOVING BOSOM OF JESUS! Octavius Winslow The most significant and appalling demonstration of God’s holiness that the universe ever beheld, infinitely distancing and transcending every other, is the sufferings and death of His only and beloved Son! The cross of Calvary exhibits God’s hatred and punishment […]

Lord, I am a poor, blind child

Posted by on October 13, 2019 at 10:23 am

Lord, I am a poor, blind child (Winslow, “Daily Need Divinely Supplied”) “He tends His flock like a shepherd: He gathers the lambs in His arms and carries them close to His heart; He gently leads those that have young.”Isaiah 40:11 Jesus leads those who are burdened, and need a skilful, sure, and gentle shepherd. […]

A shield and deliverer

Posted by on February 23, 2019 at 2:44 am

(Octavius Winslow, “Christ is Ever with You!” 1863) “Surely, I am with you always — even unto the end of the world!” Matthew 28:20 Christ is ever with His people — as a shield and deliverer. Our estimation of this truth, will be proportioned to our intelligent apprehension of the number and potency of our […]

Poor, naked, penniless, worthless?

Posted by on May 30, 2015 at 7:43 am

Poor, naked, penniless, worthless? (Octavius Winslow, “Morning Thoughts”) “I tell you the truth, a time is coming and has  now come when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God and those who hear will live.” John 5:25 There is the special, direct, and effectual call of the Spirit, in the elect […]

REVERENCE FOR GOD’S WORD

Posted by on April 11, 2015 at 11:06 am

REVERENCE FOR GOD’S WORD Octavius Winslow “And Micaiah said, As the Lord lives, even what my God says, that will I speak.” –2 Chron. 18:13 Micaiah was a God-fearing prophet. His fidelity to the Lord stands in striking and instructive contrast with the worldly policy of Jehoshaphat, King of Judah, who joined affinity with Ahab, […]

Consider Jesus– Our Paymaster

Posted by on February 28, 2015 at 6:11 am

Consider Jesus– Our Paymaster “He was oppressed.” –Isa. 53:7 The Hebrew word here rendered “oppressed,” signifies to exact, or, to demand payment. It is so rendered in the following passage–”The creditor shall not EXACT of his neighbor, nor of his brother, in the year of release.” The word taskmaster comes from the same root; and […]

“For in that he himself has suffered being tempted, he is able to support those who are tempted.” Hebrews 2:18

Posted by on January 10, 2015 at 8:22 am

“For in that he himself has suffered being tempted, he is able to support those who are tempted.” Hebrews 2:18 DO YOU THINK, my reader, was it no humiliation for the Son of God to be thus assailed by the prince of darkness? Was it no degradation, that His dignity should be questioned, His authority […]

Consider Jesus– in the Exercise of Praise

Posted by on October 25, 2014 at 9:44 am

Consider Jesus– in the Exercise of Praise “I will declare your name to my brothers; in the presence of the congregation I will sing your praises.” –Hebrews 2:12 These are the words of Jesus quoted by the apostle from a prophetical psalm concerning Him. We have considered Him as teaching us by His example to pray; […]