whom shall we fear

(Octavius Winslow, “Morning Thoughts”) “If God is for us, who can be against us?” Romans 8:31. With such a Father, such a Friend, and such a Comforter, who can wage a successful hostility against the children of God? Whom shall we fear? God Himself cannot … Continued

A present help

(from Winslow’s, “The Glory of Christ in Heaven”) It is splendid when we are led by the Eternal Spirit into a heartfelt acquaintance with the riches and fullness of the gospel. There is no spiritual need of the soul which … Continued

our dearest and best Friend

(Mary Winslow, “Words of Loving Counsel and Sympathy”) “From the fullness of His grace we have all received one blessing after another!” John 1:16 What could we do in this wilderness world, beset with manifold temptations and trials within and … Continued

our truest and best Friend!

(J.R. Miller, “Finding God’s Comfort” 1896) One writer tells of two birds and how they acted when caught and put into a cage. One, a starling, flew violently against the wire walls of its prison, in unavailing efforts to escape–only battering and bruising … Continued

You have a sympathizing Friend.

David Harsha, “The Savior’s Ministry” ‘Jesus wept.’  John 11:35 The Son of God, the Creator of the universe, the Lord of glory in tears! Amazing sight! How plainly do those tears show the tenderness of Jesus! And how animating for the … Continued

and this is my Friend…

(John Flavel, “Christ Altogether Lovely”)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Yes, He is altogether lovely! This is my Beloved, and this is my Friend.” Song of Songs 5:16 ​…​Jesus Christ is the loveliest person souls can set their eyes upon. He is the very essence … Continued

We could ask nothing more…

(J. C. Ryle, “The Gospel of Matthew” 1856) “And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Matthew 28:20It is impossible to conceive words more . . . comforting, strengthening, cheering, and sanctifying than these. Though left … Continued

and this is my Friend

(James Smith‘s autobiography, “Marvelous Mercy!” 1862) “Yes, He is altogether lovely! This is my Beloved, and this is my Friend!” Song of Songs 5:16 Jesus is . . . an ocean of delights, a sea of pleasure, a fountain of bliss! There is enough in Jesus, and in the … Continued

a very present help

(John MacDuff, “The Character and Claims of the Redeemer” 1859) “Jesus wept!” John 11:35 There is no doubt but that our Lord often wept — for He was a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief. There are, however, only three seasons expressly referred to — when the … Continued