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A.W. Pink

Exposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 68 CHRIST APPEARING TO HIS OWN.

A.W. PinkExposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 68 CHRIST APPEARING TO HIS OWN. John 20:11-23 Below is an Analysis of our present passage:— 1. Mary at the sepulcher, verses 11-13. 2. Christ revealing Himself to Mary, verses 14-16. 3. Christ commissioning Mary, verses 17-18. 4. The apostles in the upper roo... Read More
Chuck Smith

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit (Part 2)

Chuck SmithI would like to continue tonight in our study on the baptism of the Holy Spirit. First of all, we will look at the promises of the baptism of the Holy Spirit. In Matthew 3:11, John the Baptist said, I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whos... Read More
Chuck Smith

The Gift of Miracles

Chuck SmithIn 1 Corinthians 12:10, as Paul is continuing the list of the manifestations of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer, he speaks about how the Spirit divides to each one of us severally as He wills of those gifts or manifestations. In verse 10 he said, "To another the working of miracles." We ... Read More
John Gill

The Agreement of the Old and New Testament.

John GillTHE AGREEMENT OF THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT A Sermon, Preached at a Wednesday’s Evening Lecture, in GREAT EAST-CHEAP, Mar. 24, 1756. Acts 26: 22, 23. Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great; saying none other things than those which the prop... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The Centrality and Supremacy of the Lord Jesus Christ

T. Austin-SparksReading: Colossians 1:9-29. The clause in the thirteenth verse very largely represents what has been laid on my heart for this time: "The Son of his love"; then that which follows, the position which He occupies according to the will of the Father - "He is before all things, and in him all things co... Read More
Christian Apologetics

1 Cor. 15:3-4 demonstrates a creed too early for legend to corrupt

One of the criticisms raised against the historic validity of Jesus, His crucifixion, and resurrection, is that after Jesus' time, legend crept in to the stories about Him and corrupted the true accounts of His life. If that is so, then the earlier we can find information concerning the fundamental ... Read More
Christian Apologetics

Methods Muslims use to attack Christianity.

When dealing with Muslims it is wise to understand some of the approaches used by them to discredit Christianity. Much could be written on each of the following subjects with numerous examples. But, instead, I will simply expound on the areas common among Muslim approaches and point out what to watc... Read More
Christian Apologetics

The disciples stole Jesus' body and faked His resurrection.

This possibility has been raised by critics ever since Jesus rose from the dead. But it has never taken root except in some Jewish circles because the New Testament account does not support a faked resurrection theory. Nevertheless, in order for the disciples to have faked the resurrection of Jesus,... Read More
Christian Apologetics

The New Testament writers conspired together to gain power.

It is certainly possible that the New Testament writers worked together and concocted a plan to use a good man named Jesus, who had recently died, in order to gain power and influence for themselves. But just because something is possible does not mean that it is a reality. It is possible that there... Read More
Christian Apologetics

Wasn't the New Testament written hundreds of years after Christ?

Though some say that the New Testament was written 100-300 years after Christ died, the truth is that it was written before the close of the first century by those who either knew Christ personally, had encountered him, or were under the direction of those who were His disciples. In the article When... Read More

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