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Chuck Smith

Ezekiel 20:41

Chuck SmithAccepted in the Beloved I. The situation: The elders of Israel had come to Ezekiel to inquire of the Lord for them, but God would not accept them. A. The reason for His rejecting them. 1. The horrible abominations of their fathers that the Lord traced back in their history all the way to Egypt. 2. T... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 270

George FoxAll that are gathered in the name of Jesus [Mat 18:20], and are made alive by him and quickened by him, come to the flock of Christ; and know where they feed at noon-day [Song 1:7], they are gathered into the name of Jesus Christ, whose name is above every name; and know that there is no salvation u... Read More
John Gill

1 John 2:20

John GillVer. 20. But ye have an unction from the Holy One,.... Meaning the Spirit, and his graces, with which Christ, the head, is anointed without measure, and his members in measure; from whence he is called Christ, and they Christians. These were really the Lord's anointed ones; they were true believers;... Read More
Paris Reidhead

The Altar of Incense

Paris ReidheadThe Altar of Incense By Paris Reidhead* Will you turn, please, to Exodus, Chapter 30. Our meditation and study this evening shall be concerning this wonderful piece of furniture in the Tabernacle, called the altar of incense. I am going to read several verses, because I want you to understand what G... Read More
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 Cross And The Holy Spirit

T. Austin-Sparks"And Jesus, when He was baptized, went up straightway from the water: and lo, the heavens were opened unto Him, and He saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove, and coming upon Him" (Matt. 3:16). "Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us; for it is written, Cursed... 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
T. Austin-Sparks

The Spirit of Christ's Character

T. Austin-Sparks"John indeed baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized in the Holy Spirit not many days hence" (Acts 1:5). "They were all filled with the Holy Spirit" (Acts 2:4). "There is one body, and one Spirit... one Lord, one faith, one baptism" (Ephesians 4:4). The Holy Spirit is, of course, the Spirit of... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

"We... Beholding... The Lord Are Changed Into the Same Image"

T. Austin-Sparks"And when the vessel that he made of the clay was marred in the hand of the potter, he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it" (Jeremiah 18:4). (So we are occupied at this time with the second vessel being made by the Potter. The first vessel, Israel, was marred and br... Read More
Anton Bosch

Experiencing God – 3

Anton BoschOne of the most important statement Jesus made was: “the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him. God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.” (John 4:23,24) If we are to meet with God then it has to be... Read More

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