Author-Octavius Winslow

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. […]

Your Almighty Friend!

Posted by on March 15, 2021 at 11:47 pm

Your Almighty Friend! (Octavius Winslow, “Christ, the Mighty God”) “He will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace!” Isaiah 9:6 Because Jesus is the almighty God, His people have an almighty burden-bearer. We are a burdened people. Every believer carries a burden peculiar to himself. What is your burden, O believer? […]

All is transparent and harmonious to His eye!

Posted by on March 15, 2021 at 11:45 pm

All is transparent and harmonious to His eye! (Octavius Winslow, “My Times in God’s Hand!”) We live in a world of mysteries! They . . .   meet our eye,   awaken our inquiry, and   baffle our investigation at every step. Nature is a vast arcade of mysteries. Science is a mystery. Truth is […]

It was His own love that fastened Him there!

Posted by on March 8, 2021 at 12:18 am

It was His own love that fastened Him there! (Octavius Winslow, “Morning Thoughts”) “Jesus therefore, knowing all things that should come upon Him.”  John 18:4 His voluntariness was not founded on ignorance. He well knew what the covenant of redemption involved; what stern justice demanded. The entire scene of His humiliation was before Him, in […]

God’s conscious comforting presence!

Posted by on February 28, 2021 at 11:55 pm

God’s conscious comforting presence!Octavius Winslow, “Beginning the Year with Jesus”Then Moses said to him, “If Your Presencedoes not go with us, do not send us up fromhere…..” Exodus 33:15 What a needed and solemn petition! God’s presence, going with us! Such is theresponse of every true God fearing, Christloving heart. The believer has learned tounderstand […]

He stayed His soul upon God.

Posted by on September 6, 2020 at 10:51 am

“Who is among you that fears the Lord, that obeys the voice of his servant, that walks in darkness, and has no light? let him trust in the name of the Lord, and stay upon his God.” Isaiah 50:10 Octavius Winslow HOW prone is the believer to attach an undue importance to the mere article […]

All true sanctification

Posted by on September 2, 2020 at 5:39 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, and there is no pardon for the guilt of sin, but as the soul […]

As though it had never been!

Posted by on August 26, 2020 at 11:36 am

As though it had never been! (Octavius Winslow) Beloved, soon, O how soon! All that now loads the heart with care, and wrings it with sorrow — all that dims the eye with tears, and renders the day anxious and the night sleepless — will be as though it had never been! Emerging from the […]