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A.W. Pink

Exposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 8 CHRIST AND NICODEMUS

A.W. PinkExposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 8 CHRIST AND NICODEMUS John 3:1-8 We begin with the usual Analysis of the passage that is to be before us:— 1. The Person of Nicodemus, verse 1. 2. The official Position of Nicodemus, verse 1. 3. The Timidity of Nicodemus, verse 2. 4. The Reasoning of Nicodem... Read More
J.C. Ryle

Matthew chapter 23

J.C. RyleMatthew chapter 23 MATTHEW 23:1-12 Then Jesus spoke to the multitudes and to his disciples, saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses' seat. All things therefore they tell you to observe; observe and do, but don't do their works; for they say, and don't do. For they bind heavy burdens that... Read More
John Gill

Of Regeneration.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 6—Chapter 11 OF REGENERATION Regeneration follows adoption, being the evidence of it; regeneration describes the persons who have received the power to become the sons of God (John 1:12, 13), and though these are distinct things, yet they are closely connected toget... Read More
John Gill

Of the Gospel.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 4—Chapter 7 OF THE GOSPEL There was Gospel in the former dispensation, though called the legal dispensation; it was preached to Adam, to Abraham, and by Isaiah, and other prophets, as has been observed. Yet there is a clearer revelation and ministration of it under ... Read More
Historic Confessions

Regulative Principle, and comments

The REGULATIVE PRINCIPLE "Whatsoever God has not commanded in His Word for His worship is not allowable in divine Worship." This was in keeping with John Knox's dictum. "All worshipping, honouring, or other service invented by the brain of man in the religion of God, without His own express command ... Read More
John Calvin

On Head Coverings

John CalvinNow I praise you. He passes on now to another subject-to instruct the Corinthians, what decorum ought to be observed in the sacred assemblies. For as a man’s dress or gesture has in some cases the effect of disfiguring, and in others of adorning him, so all actions are set off to advantage by decoru... Read More
John Chrysostom

1 Corinthians 4:10

John Chrysostom"We are fools for Christ's sake: (For it is necessary from this point to resume our discourse:) but you are wise in Christ: we are weak, but you are strong: you have glory, but we have dishonor. Having filled his speech with much severity which conveys a sharper blow than any direct charge and havin... Read More
John Chrysostom

2 Corinthians 1:23

John ChrysostomBut I call God for a witness upon my soul, that to spare you I forbare to come unto Corinth. What do you say, O blessed Paul? To spare them you came not to Corinth? Surely you present us with something of a contradiction. For a little above you said that you therefore came not, because you purpose n... Read More
Jonathan Edwards

A Farewell Sermon

Jonathan EdwardsA FAREWELL SERMON Preached at the First Church in Northampton, MA after being voted out as the Pastor July 1, 1750. 2 Corinthians 1:14 As also you have acknowledged us in part, that we are your rejoicing, even as ye also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus. Subject: Ministers and people that are u... Read More
Joseph Alleine

Alarm to the Unconverted

Joseph AlleineI dare not leave you with your eyes half open, like him who saw 'men as trees walking' [Mark 8:24]. The Word is profitable for doctrine as well as reproof. And therefore, having thus far conducted you by the shelves and rocks of so many dangerous mistakes, I would guide you at length into the haven ... Read More

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