Author-Octavius Winslow

Your religious knowledge

Posted by on June 17, 2024 at 3:50 am

  As the sun is seen in its own light, so is Christ; we can never behold Him believingly and comfortably, but in the light of His Own Spirit.  “For with Thee is the fountain of life; in Thy light we shall see light” (Psalm 36:98).                                                        […]

The gospel!

Posted by on June 2, 2024 at 10:03 am

The gospel! Octavius Winslow The gospelis the master-work of Jehovah, presenting the greatest display of His manifold wisdom, and the most costly exhibition of the riches of His grace. In constructing it, He would seem to have summoned all the resources of His own infinity to His aid . . .    His fathomless wisdom,    […]

The astonishing, the marvelous love!

Posted by on May 26, 2024 at 12:13 pm

(From Winslow’s, “Love at the Foot of the Cross”) The cross of Jesus inspires our love to Him.It would seem impossible to be brought bythe Holy Spirit to the foot of the cross, andnot feel the inspiration of love. Surely a believing apprehension of the amazing,the unparalleled love of Jesus, bending His lookof forgiveness upon […]

All true sanctification

Posted by on May 22, 2024 at 10:08 am

All true sanctification (Octavius Winslow) “Who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto Himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.” Titus 2:14 There is no victory over the indwelling power of sin, andthere is no pardon for the guilt of sin, but as the soul dealswith the blood […]

Posted by on May 12, 2024 at 6:19 am

The religion of JOY (Octavius Winslow, “The Sympathy of Christ”) The religion of Christ is the religion of JOY. Christ came to take away our sins, to roll off our curse, to unbind our chains, to open our prison house, to cancel our debt; in a word, to give us the oil of joy for […]

Spiritual joy

Posted by on May 12, 2024 at 6:17 am

Spiritual Joy!(by Octavius Winslow)Spiritual joy is a holy, sensitive plant.It shrinks from the rude, ungentle touch;from every influence uncongenial with itsheaven born nature. Watch it with sleeplessvigilance; shield it with every hallowed defense. There are many hostile influences to whichit is exposed, any one of which will seriouslyinjure it. Temptation courted, sin tamperedwith, worldliness indulged, the […]


Posted by on May 12, 2024 at 6:16 am

Joy!(“The Preciousness of Faith” by Octavius Winslow)Christian, your joy will be in proportion to thedirectness and simplicity with which your faithdeals with Christ, looks to Christ, lives uponthe fullness of Christ, rests in His completesalvation, and draws all its evidences andhopes from Christ. Nothing can kindle this holy joy in the heartbut a believing view of what […]

The ocean of Divine love!

Posted by on April 17, 2024 at 11:03 pm

The ocean of Divine love!(by Octavius Winslow) The love of God to His people was as eternalas the eternity of His being, as everlasting asHis uncreated nature. “I have loved you withan everlasting love.” It panted, it yearned foran outlet. It sought and found it in Christ. Nowhere in the heavens above, or in theearth […]

Human guidance

Posted by on April 4, 2024 at 5:08 am

Human guidance (Octavius Winslow, “The Fragrance of Christ’s Name” We have need to be on our watch against the powerful influence of spiritual mentors—lest, fascinated by the fame of some popular leader, we become the willing dupes of a childish superstition, or the blind followers of a fatal error. Do not take your views of Divine […]

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, […]