Near to the cross

(Octavius Winslow) “Near the cross of Jesus stood His mother.” John 19:25 Take your place near to the cross of Jesus. He can enter into your circumstances, understand your grief, and sustain and soothe your spirit–as one only can, who has … Continued

The cross of Christ

(J.C. Ryle, “The Cross of Christ!”) “May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world!” Galatians 6:14 Look at the cross, think … Continued

Cling to the cross!

(James Smith, “Cling to the Cross!“ 1857) Cling to the cross—though your sins rise up before you . . . like mountains for their size; like the sands on the sea shore for their number; and glowing like scarlet and … Continued

The way of the cross

(J.R. Miller, “Daily Bible Readings in the Life of Christ” 1890) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Then Peter took Him aside and began to rebuke Him: Oh no, Lord! This will never happen to You! But He turned and told … Continued

Living sacrifices

(J.R. Miller, “The Wider Life” 1908)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God–this is your spiritual act of worship.” Romans 12:1 The godly life … Continued

The most accessible place…

(Octavius Winslow) “Near the cross of Jesus stood His mother.” John 19:25 Take your place with Mary–near to the cross of Jesus. …He can enter into your circumstances, understand your grief, and sustain and soothe your spirit–as one only can, who … Continued