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Chuck Smith

Joel 2:28

Chuck Smith"THE PROMISE OF THE FATHER" I. THE PROMISE: "I WILL POUR OUT MY SPIRIT UPON ALL FLESH." A. To think, the Spirit of God upon a man. 1. I have seen men when spirit of fear. 2. I have seen spirit of happiness. 3. Spirit of sadness and depression. 4. Comprehend what this says the Spirit of God would com... Read More
John Gill

Of Public Hearings of the Word.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 3—Chapter 4 OF PUBLIC HEARING THE WORD The public hearing of the word is another ordinance of divine service under the gospel dispensation. Public reading of the scriptures was a part of synagogue worship (Acts 13:15, 15:21; see Luke 4:16, 17), and reading the scrip... Read More
John Gill

Of the Public Ministry of the Word.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 3—Chapter 3 OF THE PUBLIC MINISTRY OF THE WORD Next to the ordinances of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper, is the Public Ministration of the Word; which is an ordinance of Christ under the gospel dispensation, to be continued in the church unto the end of the world: Ch... Read More
Paris Reidhead

Fellowship in Ministering to the Lord

Paris ReidheadFellowship in Ministering to the Lord By Paris Reidhead* Now will you turn, please, to Acts, the 13th Chapter, Acts 13. We are reading just three verses, perhaps. I think we will be able to complete with three: Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnab... Read More
Paris Reidhead

Joyful Disciple

Paris ReidheadJoyful Disciple By Paris Reidhead* Will you turn, please, this evening to Acts, Chapter 13. Acts, Chapter 13, and verses 14-31, a rather extended reading, but it again is the Advent message as it was delivered by Paul. And I think that it is a new window, another window, not new, into the truth with... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

A Voice Which May Be Missed

T. Austin-Sparks"For they that dwell in Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath, fulfilled them by condemning Him" (Acts 13:27). The above statement as a whole carries a significance which embraces a very great deal of history, but its dire... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

God's End and God's Way

T. Austin-Sparks"Having made known unto us the mystery of His will... to sum up all things in Christ... according to the purpose of Him Who worketh all things after the counsel of His will... He put all things in subjection under His (Christ's) feet, and gave Him to be Head over all things to the church, which is H... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

His Fullness Is Linked to the Church

T. Austin-SparksNext to the revelation of Christ personally in His greatness, the revelation of the Church is bound up with our practical progress toward fullness. Paul has a far greater fullness in his writings than any other Apostle, and this is mainly due to the specific revelation of the Church which was given ... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The Cross and the Disruptive Power of Sin

T. Austin-Sparks"And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up" (John 3:14). "Jesus therefore said, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself, but as the Father taught me, I speak these things" (John 8:28)... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The Voice of Jeremiah (continued) II

T. Austin-Sparks"They knew not... the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath" (Acts 13:27). Two Realms of Glorying "Thus saith the Lord, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: but let him that glorieth glory in ... Read More

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