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A.W. Pink

Elijah’s Dramatic Appearance

A.W. PinkElijah appeared on the stage of public action during one of the darkest hours of Israel’s sad history. He is introduced to us at the beginning of 1 Kings 17, and we have but to read through the previous chapters to discover what a deplorable state God’s people were then in. Israel had grievously and... Read More
A.W. Pink

Exposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 11 CHRIST AT SYCHAR’S WELL

A.W. PinkExposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 11 CHRIST AT SYCHAR’S WELL John 4:1-6 We begin with the usual Analysis of the passage that is to be before us. In it we see:— 1. The Lord’s knowledge of the Pharisees’ jealousy, verse 1. 2. The disciples of the Lord baptizing, verse 2. 3. The Lord leaving Jud... Read More
A.W. Pink

THE LIFE OF FAITH Chapter 8 Elisha’s Testings

A.W. PinkTHE LIFE OF FAITH Chapter 8 Elisha’s Testings The peculiar relation which existed between Elijah and Elisha foreshadowed that which pertains to Christ and his servants, and the early experiences through which Elisha passed are those which almost every genuine minister of the gospel is called upon to... Read More
J.C. Ryle

Warnings To the Churches - Idolatry

J.C. Ryle"Flee from idolatry" (1 Corinthians 10:14) Our text for today may seem at first to be hardly needed in our country. In an age of education and intelligence, we might almost fancy it is waste of time to tell us to "flee from idolatry." I am bold to say that this is a great mistake. I believe that we ... Read More
John Gill

Shewing that the Messiah was Promised to Abraham, and what Advantages the Nations of the World were to Receive by Him.

John GillThe Prophecies Respecting the Messiah CHAPTER II. Shewing that the Messiah was promised to Abraham, and what advantages the nations of the world were to receive by him. The next prophecy, respecting the Messiah, or discovery that was made of him to the sons of men, was made to Abraham, (Gen. 22:18).... Read More
Thomas Brooks

Mute Christian under the Smarting Rod -Part 2

Thomas Brooks"Mute Christian under the Smarting Rod" or, "The Silent Soul with Sovereign Antidotes" by Thomas Brooks, 1659, London. "I was silent; I would not open my mouth, for You are the one who has done this!" Psalm 39:9 IV. WHY must Christians be mute and silent under the greatest afflictions, the saddest p... Read More
Thomas Brooks

The sharpest dealings of God with you

Thomas Brooks"Why should any living man complain when punished for his sins?" Lamentations 3:39 To move you to silence under your sorest and your sharpest trials, consider, that you have deserved greater and heavier afflictions than those you are under. Has God taken away one mercy? You have deserved to be strip... Read More
Alfred Edersheim

Sketches of Jewish Social Life - Part 2

Alfred EdersheimAs for the Rabbis, the leaders of public opinion, their position towards the kingdom was quite different. Although in the rising of Bar Cochab the great Rabbi Akiba acted as the religious standard-bearer, he may be looked upon as almost an exception. His character was that of an enthusiast, his hist... Read More
Charles E. Cowman

This Thing is From Me

Charles E. Cowman"This thing is from me" (1 Kings 12:24). "Life's disappointments are veiled love's appointments." --Rev. C. A. Fox My child, I have a message for you today; let me whisper it in your ear, that it may gild with glory any storm clouds which may arise, and smooth the rough places upon which you may hav... Read More
Jonathan Edwards

God’s Awful Judgment In The Breaking And Withering Of The Strong Rods of a Community

Jonathan EdwardsGod’s Awful Judgment In The Breaking And Withering Of The Strong Rods Of A Community Dated June 26, 1748 upon the death of Col. John Stoddard Ezekiel 19:12 Her strong rods were broken and withered. Preached at Northampton on the Lord’s day, June 26, 1748, on the death of the Honorable John Stoddard,... Read More

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