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T. Austin-Sparks

The Creation and Consecration of the Ark

T. Austin-SparksWe are occupied at this time with the greatness and glory of the Lord Jesus Christ, and we are seeing how that greatness and glory is represented to us in the Old Testament by means of the ark of the covenant. We have begun to look at the journeys of the ark through the wilderness and into the land,... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The Divine Basis of All Acceptable Prayer

T. Austin-SparksAs we contemplate the great ministry of prayer, I think it would be most helpful if at the outset we were reminded of the Divine basis of all acceptable prayer. Before we come to what may be more technical we must recognize the spiritual foundation of prayer, and that has to do with the ingredients ... Read More
Marvin Cowan

TEMPLES AND TEMPLE ORDINANCES

"We believe that through the atonement of Christ all mankind may be saved by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the gospel." 3rd Article of Faith by Joseph Smith TEMPLES Some of the "ordinances" required for LDS individual or personal salvation can only be performed in temples. Mormons believe ... Read More
J.C. Philpot

Christian giving

J.C. PhilpotChristian giving by J. C. Philpot When God bade Moses set up the tabernacle in the wilderness, as a standing type of the sacred humanity of his own dear Son, (Heb. 8:2; 9:11; John 2:21) he thus spoke unto him—"Speak to the people of Israel, that they take for me a contribution. From every man whose ... Read More
J.C. Philpot

Scripture

J.C. PhilpotScripture By J. C. Philpot What a gift to the church of God is the inspired word of truth! Next to the gift of his dear Son and the grace of the Blessed Spirit, may we rank the gift of those "Holy Scriptures which are able to make" the regenerate soul "wise unto salvation, through faith which is in ... Read More
J.C. Philpot

The Unction of the Holy One

J.C. PhilpotPreached at Providence Chapel, Oakham, on June 8th, 1845, by J. C. Philpot "But you have an unction (or anointing) from the Holy One, and you know all things." 1 John 2:20 The life of John, the beloved disciple, was prolonged to a very late period; and we see the wisdom and goodness of God in thus p... Read More
Principles For The Gathering Of Believers

76 - Chronological Bible Reading of Scriptures

Principles For The Gathering Of BelieversThere is a great need in the body of Christ for consistent reading of the Holy Scriptures in their entirety, book by book, chapter by chapter, verse by verse. In this case we are encouraging a chronological reading of the Scriptures. Most of the confusion is created when certain teachers, groups, or... Read More
Thomas Newberry

Types of the Tabernacle - Introduction

Thomas NewberryINTRODUCTION. (Exodus, Chapter 25. 1-9). It is not here Israel seeking to provide a dwelling-place for God, as in David's case (Ps. 132. 1-5), but God desiring a dwelling-place for Himself amongst them. Man naturally desires not the presence of God with him here on earth, but God in the riches of Hi... Read More
Thomas Newberry

Types of the Tabernacle - Oil for the Light

Thomas NewberryOil for the light. Exodus 25.6) The word "light" here, signifies "light-giver"; that is, the lampstand with its seven lamps which stood in the Tabernacle. In the Sanctuary natural light was in a measure shut out. Light during the night was supplied by the golden lampstand. The lamps were ordered by ... Read More
Thomas Newberry

Types of the Tabernacle - The Boards

Thomas NewberryTHE BOARDS "And thou shalt make boards for the tabernacle of shittim wood standing up" (v. 15). REGARDING the Tabernacle as typical of Christ, these boards of shittim wood overlaid with gold, the framework of the Tabernacle, represent Him in the combination of the human and divine natures in His ble... Read More

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