Tears of sympathy

(Octavius Winslow, “The Tears of Christ”)  LISTEN to Audio!  Download Audio “Jesus wept!“ John 11:35 The Creator of all worlds, the Author of all beings, Upholder of the universe– raining tears of human woe and sympathy upon a grave! Oh, there … Continued

Friend and Companion

(Octavius Winslow, “None Like Christ”) “There is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.” Proverbs 18:24 There is no friend like Christ! No love soothes, and no smile gladdens, no voice cheers, and no arm supports —like His. Jesus … Continued

I am poor and needy

(J. C. Ryle, “The Gospel of John”) “I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinks upon me.” Psalm 40:17 Christ cares for all His believing people, and never forgets them.  He knows where they dwell, and what their trials … Continued

Lift up your heads

(Octavius Winslow, “The Witness of the Spirit”) “From the fullness of His grace—we have all received one blessing after another.” John 1:16 Child of God, all that can possibly want is treasured up in Christ! You have . . . no cross—but … Continued

Amazing sight!

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

You keep track of my sorrows!

(John MacDuff, “The Rainbow in the Clouds“) “I know their sorrows!” Exodus 3:7 These are God’s own words! Man cannot say so. There are many sensitive fibers in the soul, which the best and tenderest human sympathy cannot touch. But … 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

God will wipe every tear

(Octavius Winslow, “Day Breaking”) “God will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain.” Revelation 21:4 What a cluster of sweet hopes is here! What a collection of bright beams … 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