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The Writings of Octavius Winslow:   "Consider Jesus"     Table of Contents

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Consider Jesus
Thoughts for Daily Duty, Service, and Suffering
by Octavius Winslow

"Consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess." Hebrews 3:1

Table of Contents


Preface

Consider Jesus– in Lowliness of Birth

Consider Jesus– in the Elevation of Rank

Consider Jesus– in the Possession of Wealth

Consider Jesus– in the Straitness of Poverty

Consider Jesus– in the Exercise of Influence

Consider Jesus– in Filial Subjection

Consider Jesus– in Obedience to Divine Law

Consider Jesus– in Obedience to Human Law

Consider Jesus– the Object of Popular Favor

Consider Jesus– the Object of Popular Hate

Consider Jesus– as Without Deceit

Consider Jesus– as Tempted by Satan

Consider Jesus– as Afflicted

Consider Jesus– Our Paymaster

Consider Jesus– as Forsaken by Man

Consider Jesus– as Forsaken by God

Consider Jesus– in Loneliness

Consider Jesus– as Not Alone

Consider Jesus– in Soul-trouble

Consider Jesus– in Communion with God

Consider Jesus– in the Forgiveness of Injury

Consider Jesus– in the Exercise of Praise

Consider Jesus– in the Avoidance of Offence

Consider Jesus– in Sickness

Consider Jesus– in the Anticipation of Death

Consider Jesus– in Intercessory Prayer

Consider Jesus– in Bereavement

Consider Jesus– as Receiving Sinners

Consider Jesus– in His Atoning Blood

Consider Jesus– in the Power of His Resurrection

Consider Jesus– in His Second Appearing


Preface

"Consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess." Hebrews 3:1

It is a great privilege of the believer to live by the day upon Jesus. He cannot properly or safely go beyond it, nor has he any especial promise to warrant his so doing. The promise is, "as your days so shall your strength be." And it is no little achievement of faith if, indeed, its strength lasts even to this limited period. Each day's need is enough to task all our energies, and exhaust all our supplies, without our "taking thought for the morrow."

But what a mercy thus to live upon Christ! To feel that, when we exchange the morning's dreams for the day's stern and trying realities, that the prayer of faith may draw large supplies from Jesus; and, that thus replenished and equipped, we may safely reach its close unscathed by the fiery ordeal through which we have passed.

To aid the Christian in this daily life, these pages have been written. The subjects selected are, for the most part, of a doctrinal and practical nature--subjects, indeed, upon which ponderous tomes have been written--and yet the plan pursued by the author has necessarily restricted his meditations to the smallest possible space, and to a mere fragmentary and elementary unfolding of each topic.

But, unpretending as his work is, it may meet the needs of the weary, the suffering, and the sorrowing believer not having time or strength for a more elaborate volume; and thus be as a small casket of perfume, incensing some couch of languor, and filling some chamber of sickness with the fragrance of that Name which is above every name, and which, to those who know and love it, is as ointment poured forth--the divine, the precious, the ever-to-be-adored name of--JESUS!

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