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A.W. Pink


A.W. PinkTHE DOCTRINE OF REVELATION Chapter 6 THE HOLY BIBLE ADDRESSED TO REASON AND CONSCIENCE That the Living Oracles of Truth are addressed to the reason of men as well as their conscience is definitely established by the fact that God Himself appeals to prophecy in proof of the unrivalled character of th... Read More
John Gill

Concerning the Time of the Messiah's Coming.

John GillThe Prophecies Respecting the Messiah CHAPTER III. Concerning the Time of the Messiah’s Coming Having endeavored to prove that there was a very curly intimation given of the Messiah, as the seed of the woman, to our first parents after their apostasy from God; and considered the several advantages w... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks


T. Austin-SparksReading: Hebrews 11:24-27, 13, 16. God has one great desire - to have what may be termed a 'a people of His best'. Until He has such a people, He will never be wholly satisfied. There may be those who will accept His 'second-best' - for He surely often allows a second-best - but only a people set on... Read More
John Chrysostom

Homily 28 on Matthew

John ChrysostomMatthew 8:23-24. And when He was entered into a ship, His disciples followed Him. And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves, but He was asleep. Now Luke, Luke 8:22 to free himself from having the order of time required of him, says thus, A... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Colossians 1 Rochdale

John Nelson DarbyThe epistle to the Colossians was written more expressly to Gentiles; that to the Ephesians was, too, but Colossians exclusively so. The saint is here viewed as risen, but still on earth, and his hope is laid up for him in heaven; that gives a character to the epistle. And inasmuch as he is on earth... Read More
Precept Austin Commentary

Jude 1:5

Precept Austin CommentaryJude 1:5 Now I desire to remind you, though you know all things once for all, that the Lord, after saving a people out of the land of Egypt, subsequently destroyed those who did not believe: hupomnesai (AAN) de humas boulomai (1SPMI) eidotas (RAPMPA) humas panta hoti o kurios apax laon ek ges Aigupt... Read More
Ron Bailey

Abraham, My Friend_37

Ron BaileyBeware the Midianites In our last devotional we began to explore some of the implications of the ritual of circumcision and the continuing truths that are implied in the typology. Let’s recap briefly. Circumcision is a picture of ‘no confidence in the flesh’. It is the picture of ‘denying’ oneself a... Read More
St. Augustine

Exposition on Psalm 74

St. Augustine1. This Psalm's Title is, Of the Understanding of Asaph. Asaph in Latin is translated congregation, in Greek Synagogue. Let us see what this Synagogue has understood. But let us understand firstly Synagogue: from thence we shall understand what the Synagogue has understood. Every congregation is spo... Read More
Walter Beuttler

Study Notes - Divine Guidance

Walter BeuttlerA. FACT OF DIVINE GUIDANCE 1. What is meant by “divine guidance?” The leading of God in the personal life and experience of man 2. Concerning the possibility of knowing the will of God, what may be seen from: (1) Col. 1:9? That we should know the will of God in all wisdom and spiritual understanding... Read More
Walter Beuttler

Study Notes - Oracles of God

Walter BeuttlerA. NATURE OF “ORACLE” 1. Speaking for God is authorized only in the capacity of being an oracle of God, I Pet. 4:11 2. An oracle is a “mouthpiece” speaking in behalf of someone else, Ex. 4:15-16 3. Such a mouthpiece, when speaking for God, is commonly called a prophet, Jer. 1:4-9 4. A prophet, there... Read More

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