Look away from ourselves

(Octavius Winslow, “Midnight Harmonies“)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “Looking unto Jesus!” Hebrews 12:2 We must look away from ourselves. SELF is, perhaps, the most common and insidious object that comes between the eye of the soul and Jesus. When … Continued

The idol Self

(Octavius Winslow, “The Weaned Child“)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “But I have stilled and quieted my soul; like a weaned child with its mother–like a weaned child is my soul within me.” Psalm 131:2 The first object from which our … Continued

The Divine Center abandoned

(Octavius Winslow, “The Sympathy of Christ”)  LISTEN to Audio!   Download Audio   To affirm, as the Scriptures of truth positively do, that mankind is originally and totally depraved–is but to portray it with every feature of its pristine nobleness, purity, and … Continued

Two gates

(Alexander Smellie, “The Hour of Silence” 1899)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “Enter by the narrow gate. For wide is the gate, and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. … Continued

Idols of the heart

(John Angell James, “Spiritual Idolatry”) The first commandment of the decalogue says, “You shall have no other gods before Me.” The meaning of this precept, which is the foundation of all religion, is not merely that we shall not acknowledge … Continued