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A.W. Pink

Last Things Last

A.W. PinkWe opened the year by writing upon “First things First,” so it seems appropriate that we should offer a few remarks upon Last things in this closing issue of 1939. The subject suggested by this title could be dealt with in various ways. We might, for example, consider that procrastinating tendency o... Read More
A.W. Pink

The Doctrine of Election 11. Its Opposition

A.W. PinkThe Doctrine of Election 11. Its Opposition Wherever the doctrine of election is Scripturally presented it meets with fierce opposition and bitter declamation. It has been so throughout the entire course of this Christian era, and that, among all races and classes of people. Let the high prerogative... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 320 - Part 2

George FoxAnd in Luke i. you may see, how the angel of the Lord appeared unto Mary the mother of Jesus, and what he said to her, and what a noble virtuous mind was in her; and she said unto the angel, ‘Behold the handmaid of the Lord, be it unto me according to thy word [Luke 1:38];’ so her belief was beyond ... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 389

George FoxThe apostle saith to the church of Christ, ‘I wrote unto you an epistle, not to keep company with fornicators; yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, nor with the covetous, extortioners, idolaters, &c. For then ye must needs go out of the world [1 Cor 5:9f].’ 1 Cor. v. ‘But now I hav... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 416

George FoxAll Friends, strive to keep in unity in the holy spirit of Christ, which is the bond of the heavenly peace [Eph 4:3], and that you elders may be examples in the heavenly wisdom, and word of life [1 Jn 1:1], and of power [Heb 1:3] and patience [Rev 3:10], to all the younger, that hardly know the righ... Read More
John Gill

1 Peter 4:7

John GillVer. 7. But the end of all things is at hand,.... With respect to particular persons, the end of life, and which is the end of all things in this world to a man, is near at hand; which is but as an hand's breadth, passes away like a tale that is told, and is but as a vapour which appears for a while... Read More
John Gill

Of Good Works in General.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 4—Chapter 5 OF GOOD WORKS IN GENERAL Good works, or actions, are of various sorts. There are "natural" actions, which respect the physical life; such as eating, drinking, &c. which, when done in moderation, and not to excess, are good, and are necessary for the pres... Read More
John Gill

Of Internal Worship, or Godliness.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 1—Chapter 2 OF INTERNAL WORSHIP; AND OF GODLINESS THE GROUNDWORK OF IT. Having considered the object of worship, worship itself is next to be treated of; and which is either internal or external: internal worship requires our first attention, it being of the greates... Read More
Thomas Brooks

Dress modestly

Thomas Brooks"I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God." 1 Tim. 2:9-10 One says, "If women adorn themselves so as to provoke men to lust after them, though n... Read More
Early Christian Dictionary

Adornment, Outward

Early Christian DictionaryWhose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; but let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price. 1 Pete... Read More

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