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A.W. Pink


A.W. PinkIn this chapter we shall attempt little more than to point out the connecting links between the Sinaitic and the Davidic covenants. The various covenants recorded in the Old Testament, as we have previously stated, mark the principal stages in the development of God’s purpose of mercy toward our fal... Read More
Classic Devotionals

Lancelot Andrews

Excerpts from 'Devotional Classics' edited by Richard Foster and James Bryan Smith Lancelot Andrews (1555-1626) Introduction to the Author Although Andrews was a member of the Puritans, he will always be remembered as one of the outstanding figures in the Anglican Church. Andrews became the Bishop o... Read More
John Gifford Bellett


David is the principal object before the mind of the Spirit of God in both the 1st and the 2nd books of Samuel. In the 1st book we see him brought from obscurity into honour and praise, and there standing, by the good hand of God, in full righteousness amid the persecutions of the wicked. In the 2nd... Read More
John Gifford Bellett

The Church at Thessalonica

We easily perceive different measures of attainment, both in knowledge and grace, in the churches of old. The elevation, for instance, of that at Ephesus was much above that at Corinth. At Corinth the apostle had to occupy himself with the corruption of various errors and abuses, and was thus hinder... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Thoughts on 2 Samuel

John Nelson DarbyAs the first book gave us Israel tired of their original relationship with God, and the trial of the king of their choice, ending in the destruction of himself and his house, the second contains the establishment of David as the king, according to God, though failing far more in ease and exaltation ... Read More
Precept Austin Commentary

Jude 1:25

Precept Austin CommentaryJude 1:25 to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen: mono theo soteri hemon dia Iesou Christou tou kuriou hemon doxa megalosune kratos kai exousia pro pantos tou aionos kai nun kai eis pantas tous a... Read More
Ralph Erskine

God's Great Name, the Ground and Reason of Saving Great Sinners

Ralph Erskine[This sermon was preached at Carnock, July 18th, 1730, before the administration of the sacrament of the Lord's Supper.] "Nevertheless, he saved them for his name's sake."—Psalm 106:8. My friends, the sacramental cup that some of you have in view, is a cup of salvation; and those that adventure to t... Read More
John Piper

I Will Raise Up for David a Righteous Branch

John PiperDecember 13, 1981 "I WILL RAISE UP FOR DAVID A RIGHTEOUS BRANCH" In 1051 B.C., Saul was made the first king of Israel. About forty years later, David, the youngest son of Jesse (1 Sam. 16:11), began to rule. David was "a man after God's own heart" (1 Sam. 13:14) and stands to this day as the embodim... Read More
Principles For The Gathering Of Believers

76 - Chronological Bible Reading of Scriptures

Principles For The Gathering Of BelieversThere is a great need in the body of Christ for consistent reading of the Holy Scriptures in their entirety, book by book, chapter by chapter, verse by verse. In this case we are encouraging a chronological reading of the Scriptures. Most of the confusion is created when certain teachers, groups, or... Read More
Victor Maxwell

Meet Mary

Luke 1:26-38 Studies in Luke #4 - Meet Mary In all the drama surrounding the Saviour’s birth no one plays a bigger part than the maiden girl from Nazareth whose name was Mary. I know there are five other Mary’s mentioned in the Bible. She was sometimes called the "Virgin Mary" but Elizabeth who call... Read More

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