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Chuck Smith

Judges 2:7

Chuck Smith"PASS IT ON." Intro. The book of Judges is the history of the nation of Israel after the death of Joshua. We see a repeated pattern throughout the book. The people serve God and are blessed by God. In their prosperity they forget God and serve idols. They go into servitude to their enemies, and in t... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 390

George FoxFriends,—This is the word of the Lord unto you all. All live in the seed, in which all nations are blest [Gen 22:18]; in which seed you are blessed every way, in your rising up and lying down [Deut 6:7?]; in your goings forth and comings in [Psa 121:8?]. And you have the blessings from above, and th... Read More
J.C. Ryle

Expository Thoughts On Luke - Luke 24:13-35

J.C. RyleThe history contained in these verses is not found in any other Gospel but that of Luke. Of all the eleven appearances of Christ after His resurrection, none perhaps is so interesting as the one described in this passage. Let us mark, in these verses, what encouragement there is to believers to spea... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

Obedience to the Word of God

T. Austin-SparksThese messages and this ministry are based upon a three-fold supposition, or assumption: 1. That you have a very real concern to know the will of God. 2. That you are quite prepared to consider anything that may be a help to you in that direction. 3. That you are of a mind to obey any light that the... Read More
John Chrysostom

Hebrews 5:1-14

John ChrysostomFor every high priest taken from among men, is ordained for men in things pertaining to God, that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins: who can have compassion on the ignorant and on them that are out of the way, for that he himself also is compassed with infirmity; and by reason hereof h... Read More
John Chrysostom

Homily 19 on the Acts of the Apostles

John ChrysostomActs VIII. 26, 27 And the Angel of the Lord spoke unto Philip, saying, arise and go toward the south unto the way that goes down from Jerusalem unto Gaza, which is desert. And he arose and went. It seems to me, this (Philip) was one of the seven; for from Jerusalem he would not have gone southwards,... Read More
John Chrysostom

Homily 6 on the Statues

John ChrysostomThis Homily is intended to show that the fear of Magistrates is beneficial. It also contains an account of what occurred, during their journey, to those who were conveying the tidings of the sedition to the Emperor. The case of Jonah is further cited in illustration. The exhortation on the fear of d... Read More
Jon Courson

A Most Magnificent Mission - Luke 4:18-19

Jon CoursonIf you’ve been reading leadership or management journals, you know that a real trend in the past several years has been for every organization — whether business or ministry — to issue a Mission Statement, a succinct description of its vision or mission. We find Jesus’ Mission Statement in the first... Read More
Philip Doddridge

The Awakened Sinner Urged To Immediate Consideration And Cautioned Against Delay

1. Sinners, when awakened, inclined to dismiss convictions for the present.--2. An immediate regard to religion urged.--3. From the excellence and pleasure of the thing itself.--4. From the uncertainty of that future time on which sinners presume, compared with the sad consequences of being cut off ... Read More
Richard Baxter

Four Aids to Heavenly Contemplation

Richard BaxterHaving set your heart in tune, we now come to the music itself. Having acquired an appetite, approach the feast. Come, for all things are now ready. Heaven and Christ and the eternal glory are before you. Four factors promote heavenly contemplation. The first factor is consideration. By this I mean ... Read More

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