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Chuck Smith

6. The Priority Of The Word

Chuck Smith"Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine." I Timothy 4:13 Another primary distinctive of Calvary Chapel is our endeavor to declare to people the whole counsel of God. We see this principle illustrated when Paul met with the Ephesian elders in Acts 20. As they were on the... Read More
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
Chuck Smith

The Gift of Teaching

Chuck SmithIn 1 Corinthians 12:28, Paul says, Now God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers. We are looking at the gift of teaching. As Paul was writing to the Ephesians concerning the ministry gifts within the church, again he said, "He gave some apostles; and som... Read More
Chuck Smith

Third Person of the Trinity

Chuck SmithIt is the purpose of this series of studies to bring you into a close, intimate, personal relationship with the Holy Spirit. Our study last Thursday night dealt with the person of the Holy Spirit showing that, from the Scriptures, He has all the characteristics of personality and He is referred to w... Read More
Paris Reidhead

Except ye Repent

Paris ReidheadExcept ye Repent By Paris Reidhead* I turn you this evening to the words of our Lord as they’re found throughout the Gospels. There are five Words that I wish to bring to you. Some of you may have heard me use these Words before, but they’re true –and truer tonight in my own mind than they’ve ever b... Read More
Paris Reidhead

Paul Questions Twelve Men

Paris ReidheadPaul Questions Twelve Men By Paris Reidhead* Will you turn, please, to Acts, the 19th Chapter. Acts, the 19th Chapter. We are speaking tonight on the theme, PAUL QUESTIONS TWELVE MEN. I’ll read the first 12 verses, in order that the Word in context might be before us, might hold and engage our heart... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The Servant's Hands

T. Austin-Sparks"Moses put of the blood... upon the thumb of their right hand" (Lev. 8:24). "If thy right hand causeth thee to stumble, cut it off" (Matt. 5:30). "Ye yourselves know that these hands ministered unto my necessities" (Acts 20:34). "We toil, working with our own hands" (1 Cor. 4:12). "Let him that stol... Read More
William MacDonald

Those Who Serve

William MacDonaldTHE DEACONS In our study of bishops, we learned that their function is the spiritual care and oversight of the house of God. We noted that bishops are also called elders, and that there are several bishops in one church, rather than one bishop over several churches. We come next to the study of deac... Read More
Alfred Edersheim

Sketches of Jewish Social Life - Part 3

Alfred EdersheimParadise and hell were supposed to be contiguous, only separated--it was said, perhaps allegorically--by an handbreadth. But although we may here find some slight resemblance to the localisation of the history of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16:25,26), only those acquainted with the theological th... Read More
C.A. Coates

The Moral State of God's People Exposed

Judges 19, 20, and 21. From the beginning of chapter 17 to the end of the book there are incidents which expose the moral state of the people of God in a very sad way. Perhaps the greater evil comes first, that is, the connecting of idolatry with the Name of Jehovah; that is the greatest evil possib... Read More

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