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Charles G. Finney

Blessednesss of Benevolence

Charles G. FinneyTEXT.--Acts 20:35: It is more blessed to give than to receive. On what occasion our Lord Jesus Christ uttered these words we are not informed, as they are not recorded by the Evangelists. But we have the authority of an inspired Apostle, that He taught this doctrine. In considering this subject I wi... Read More
Charles G. Finney


Charles G. Finney"Be not conformed to this world"--Romans 12:2 Christians should not refuse to benefit by the useful arts, improvements, and discoveries of the world. The friends of God are not only privileged but bound to avail themselves of these. We must use all the useful arts and improvements of mankind for the... Read More
Charles G. Finney


Charles G. Finney"Who is on the Lord's side?" Ex 32:26. The conduct of men invariably shows what their true and main design in life is. A man's character is as his supreme object is. If you can learn by his conduct what his leading object is, then you can know with certainty what his character is. For those motivate... Read More
Charles G. Finney


Charles G. Finney"Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law" --Romans 13:10. The two principal forms of Christian love are benevolence and complacency. Benevolence is an affection of the mind or an act of the will that desires to promote the happiness of its object. Benevolenc... Read More
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
George Fox

Epistle 359

George FoxFriends,—You that are believers in the light, which is the life in Christ, and are grafted into him [Rom 11:17] who is ascended far above all principalities, powers, thrones, and dominions [Eph 4:10/Col 1:16], by whom all things were made and created [John 1:3], all the children in the new covenant ... Read More
J.C. Ryle

Expository Thoughts On John - JOHN 21:15-17

J.C. RyleThen when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these do?" He replied, "Yes, Lord, you know I love you." Jesus told him, "Feed my lambs." Jesus said a second time, "Simon, son of John, do you love me?" He replied, "Yes, Lord, you know I... Read More

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