My presence shall go with you

(John MacDuff)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “My Presence shall go with you, and I will give you rest.” Exodus 33:14 Moses asked to be shown the way. The way is not shown. But better than this, God says, “Trust Me, … Continued

Present rest

(“Every Day!” Author unknown, 1872) “There remains, therefore, a rest for the people of God!” Hebrews 4:9 There is present rest in Christ for the weary and heavy laden, who truly come to Him–for He is faithful who has promised, … Continued

Weariness and painfulness

(James Smith, “The Believer’s Companion in Seasons of Affliction and Trouble” 1842) “All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised; they only saw them and welcomed them from a distance. … Continued

You shortly shall rest

(Thomas Watson, “Body of Divinity“)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “Our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed.” Romans 13:11 You are within a few days march of Heaven! Salvation is near to you. Christians, it is but a little while, … Continued

As infinite as His being

(by Octavius Winslow) AS INFINITE AS HIS BEING What a source of joy you have in Jehovah amid the joyless, sorrowful path you may tread. There is everything in Him to make you happy. Everything to win your confidence, to … Continued

There remains a rest

There remains, then, a rest for the people of God.” Hebrews 4:9. (adapted from Octavius Winslow’s “Morning Thoughts“) Not yet come to the heavenly rest, we still are approaching it, and, oh ecstatic thought! We shall reach it at last! … Continued

Are you weary?

(From Octavius Winslow’s, “God Resting in His Love”) Beloved reader, come and rest in the love of Jesus. He invites you to its blessed repose. Are you weary, tossed with tempest? Is there…. sadness in your spirit, sorrow in your … Continued

He rests in God

(Henry Law, “Deuteronomy” 1858) “The beloved of the Lord shall dwell in safety by Him.” Deut. 33:12 Survey the picture. It is lovely in repose. We seem to see a child without one care seated securely by a parent’s side. No … Continued

Peaceful glorious rest

(James Smith, “Good News for All” 1860)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “Oh, that I had the wings of a dove! I would fly away and be at rest!” Psalm 55:6 The trials of a believer are often severe. Many a … Continued

Nothing too trivial

(Octavius Winslow) “And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered.” Matthew 10:30 Christ thus teaches us that our Heavenly Father takes cognizance of the minutest events and circumstances of our individual history; and that there is nothing too … Continued