Unknown and unobserved

(adapted from Octavius Winslow’s “Morning Thoughts”) Imagine yourself threading your way along a most difficult and perilous path, every step of which is attended with pain and jeopardy, and is taken with hesitancy and doubt. Unknown to you and unseen … Continued

Altogether lovely One

(Octavius Winslow) “Yes, He is altogether lovely! This is my Beloved–and this is my Friend!” Song of Songs 5:16 The personal attractions of Jesus are all inviting and irresistible! His love wins us; glory charms us; beauty attracts us; sympathy … Continued

Confide earthly concerns

(Octavius Winslow, “Divine Realities” 1860) “My times are in Your hand.” Psalm 31:15 In whose hand are the believer’s times? In a Father’s hand! Be those times what they may . . . times of trial, temptation, suffering, peril, sunshine, … Continued

We need healing

(James Smith, “The Love of Christ! The Fullness, Freeness, and Immutability of the Savior’s Grace Displayed!”) LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “The whole head is sick, and the whole heart is faint. From the sole of the foot even to … Continued

Behold your God!

(Edward Payson, 1783-1827) Only to be permitted to contemplate such a being as Jehovah . . . to ponder goodness, holiness, justice, mercy, patience and sovereignty–personified and condensed; and ponder them united with eternity, infinite power, unerring wisdom, omnipresence, and … Continued

The infinite Source

(Thomas Brooks, “Heaven on Earth” 1667) God is . . . glorious in His power, wonderful in His counsel, infinite in His mercy, precious in His goodness, rich in His grace, unsearchable in His understanding. “I will never leave you nor … Continued

Your 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, is allowed by God. We are subject to great and sudden … Continued

Impart to me an undivided heart

(Thomas Reade, “On the Blessedness of a New Heart”) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Divine Redeemer, out of whose inexhaustible fullness I daily draw a rich supply of grace to my needy soul, be pleased to impart to me an … Continued

Look to the glorious Friend

(William Nicholson)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio Christians! The Redeemer with all His glorious salvation, in all His offices, and under all the characters which He sustains–is yours! You may say with the fullest assurance, “My beloved is mine, and … Continued

This is He who is the Redeemer

(Letters of John Newton) LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “The Lord reigns! He is robed in majesty! The Lord is robed in majesty and is armed with strength!” Psalm 93:1 “The Lord reigns! Let the nations tremble!” Psalm 99:1 The … Continued