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A.W. Pink

PRACTICAL CHRISTIANITY Part 1: The Christian’s Beginning Chapter 1 SAVING FAITH

A.W. PinkPRACTICAL CHRISTIANITY Part 1: The Christian’s Beginning Chapter 1 SAVING FAITH "He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned" (Mark 16:16). These are the words of Christ, the risen Christ, and are the last that He uttered ere He left this earth. None m... Read More
A.W. Pink


A.W. PinkSTUDIES ON SAVING FAITH Part II 2. Its Nature "There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness" (Prov. 30:12). A great many suppose that such a verse as this applies only to those who are trusting in something other than Christ for their acceptance ... Read More
Anton Bosch

Truth with Tears

Anton BoschThe servant of the Lord should not strive, but be gentle, be apt to teach, patient and meek when dealing with those who oppose the truth (2Timothy 2:23-26). This seems to contradict the fact that Jesus called the Pharisees a “brood of vipers” (Matthew 23:33), Herod “that fox” (Luke 13:32), and that ... Read More
John Gifford Bellett

Afflictions and Consolations

There are three things in this epistle: 1st, the apostle contemplates the saint in times of various troubles; 2ndly, the mind with which the trouble should be passed through; and 3rdly, the consolations which God provides for such a time. There is nothing very remarkable in the bearing of it; but so... Read More
Mike Atnip

The Third Baptism

I have a baptism to be baptized with ... Luke 12:50 One could fill a library with the books that have been written about the first two baptisms. In the life of Jesus, our Perfect Example, we find Him being baptized with water by John the Baptist. In quick succession, the Holy Spirit “descend[ed] lik... Read More
Robert Barclay

CATECHISM - Concerning the Life of a Christian in general, what, and how it ought to be in this World.

Question. What is the True RELIGION? A. Pure Religion and Undefiled is this, To visit the Fatherless and the Widow in their Affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the World [Jas. 1:27]. Q. What is required of Man? A. He hath showed thee, O man, what is good: and what doth the Lord require of... Read More
John Piper

How to Give Away a GIFT

John PiperThis morning the Word of God instructed us always to be ready to make a case for our hope. And the exciting discovery for me in that text in 1 Peter 3:14,15 was that the way to get ready was to get hopeful . The best way to be ready to give others reasons why we pin our hopes on Christ is to seek ou... Read More
F.B. Meyer

Our Daily Homily - 1 Peter

F.B. MeyerAn inheritance incorruptible and undefiled, and that fadeth not away - 1 Peter 1:4 Yes, it is an inheritance. It is a free gift, and yet we have a right to it. We do not ask for it-we were born into its blessed privilege. The child that lies in yonder cradle, over which the coronet is emblazoned, ma... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Fear (reverence) (5401) phobos

Fear (5401) (phobos) (see another discussion of phobos) is used in an active sense to describe that which causes fear or terror, sometimes the source being God (of His divine works - eg, death of Ananias and Sapphira - Ac 5:5, 11, cp 1Ti 5:20, Re 18:10, 15, Re 11:11 = two slain witnesses come to lif... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Hope (1680) elpis; elpis

Hope (1680) (elpis) in Scripture is not the world's definition of "I hope so", with a few rare exceptions (e.g., Acts 27:20) Hope is defined as a desire for some future good with the expectation of obtaining it. Hope is always an expectation of something good as well as descriptive of something for ... Read More

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