He knows our sorrows

(James Smith, “The Pastor’s Evening Visit”) “For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are” Hebrews 4:15 “I … Continued

A Savior who knows our sorrows

(George Everard, “The Tears of Jesus!” 1884) On opening ancient tombs in Palestine, many a tear-bottle has been found, which was a repository for the tears of the mourners, and was then placed in the tomb beside the one who … Continued

Our tears are precious to God

J.R. Miller, “Evening Thoughts” 1907) “You keep track of all my sorrows and have collected all my tears in Your bottle. You have recorded each one in Your book!” Psalm 56:8 Tears are sacred in God’s sight. The Psalmist said … Continued

The life of faith

(Octavius Winslow, “Go to Jesus”) Then Jesus said, “Come to Me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 The life of faith is a constant coming to Jesus for … Continued

Bring your sorrows to Me

(From Octavius Winslow’s, “Bring him unto Me; or, Help and Salvation Only in Christ”) “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 In your moment of disappointment and despair, … Continued

Cast all your cares

http://gracegems.org, “Fellowship with God” 1849) “Cast all your cares on Him–because He cares about you!” 1 Peter 5:7 “You keep track of all my sorrows and have collected all my tears in Your bottle. You have recorded each one in Your book.” Psalm 56:8 … Continued

He has gone before you…

from Octavius Winslow’s, “Morning Thoughts” “Surely He took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows.” Isaiah 53:4 In order to the perfection of His character as the High Priest of His people, a Brother born for adversity in order to … Continued

How sweet those comforts

(John MacDuff “The Faithful Promiser”) “I will not leave you comfortless; I will come to you.” John 14:18 Blessed Jesus! How Your presence . . . sanctifies trial, takes loneliness from the chamber of sickness, and the sting from the chamber of death! … Continued

We must not expect smooth path

A(James Smith, “Comfort for Christians!”) “In the world, you will have many trials and sorrows.” John 16:33 To be forewarned — is to be forearmed! Our divine Lord here assures His disciples that they will be tried, and teaches them that … Continued

All of your cares are His cares…

(Octavius Winslow, “My Times in God’s Hand”) Oh! the unutterable blessings that flow from a vital union with the Lord Jesus! all of your cares are His cares. And all of your sorrows are His sorrows. All of your needs … Continued