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by Octavius Winslow (1808-1878)
This companion to Morning Thoughts will engage and comfort the believer as they end their day. This book provides a detailed exposition of portions of a Scripture text and applies them to the reader.
Sample excerpts from Evening Thoughts:
"In ourselves we have no resources for the battle and journey of life; the fact that their source is outside of ourselves pleads for our trust in Jesus. Grace is not natural to us, holiness is not innate, and our native strength is but another term for utter weakness. Where, then, are our resources? All in Jesus. 'For it pleased the Father that in Him should all fulness dwell' (Col. 1:19)."
"'Who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places (things) in Christ' (Eph. 1:3). Christ is both the believer's armory and his granary. The weapons of our warfare and the supplies of our necessities are all in Christ. The life we live as warriors and as pilgrims must be a continual coming to, and trusting in, a full Christ, an all-sufficient Savior."
About the author: Octavius Winslow (1808-1878) was born in London, England, and raised in New York. He was ordained as a pastor in 1833 and held pastorates in New York, Leamington Spa, Bath, and Brighton. A prolific author, his devotional writings exhibit his Reformed, experiential convictions and distinctive, warm, ardent style.
"Representing devotional writing at its finest, [Evening Thoughts] is replete with memorable statements for spiritual edification. Use this book to treasure those sacred truths of Scripture that will mold your thoughts, words, and actions for Christian living." Dr. Joel Beeke (President, Puritan Reformed Seminary)
Hardback; 742 pages
Unknown (Submitted on 16th Apr 2014)
After I read for the evening, I want to go on. Tears flow as I feel the love of the Master.