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John Gill

Of Repentance Towards God.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 1—Chapter 4 OF REPENTANCE TOWARDS GOD Repentance is another part of internal worship; it is a branch of godliness which lies in the disposition of the soul Godwards; for in the exercise of this the sensible sinner has much to do with God; he has a special respect to... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Notes on the Revelation

John Nelson DarbyIf we look at the Book of the Revelation generally, we shall see its division into three parts:- In the first part, we find not so much the divinity or the humanity of Christ, as His personal or official glory (chap. 1). In the second part, we see Christ judging the seven churches (chaps. 2 and 3). ... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Readings on Joshua 2

John Nelson DarbyWe just touched on chapter 4 without saying anything of the stones taken out of Jordan. Ques. Some remark was made about the priests' feet being necessarily dipped in first? They had to go into the place of death; and the moment Christ touched the power of death, it was broken. The priests continued... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Synopsis of the Books of the Bible - Deuteronomy

John Nelson DarbyWe now come to the Book of Deuteronomy, a book full of interest in its moral warnings as to testimony, but presenting fewer subjects for interpretation and exegesis than those, the summary of which we have hitherto sought to give. This book takes up Israel just on the borders of Canaan, and insists ... Read More
John Nelson Darby

The Acts of the Apostles - Part 1

John Nelson DarbyActs 1 We shall find that "The Acts" follows Luke's Gospel: it speaks of a "former treatise," which is the Gospel, but it follows it in its tone and character. Is the style of the Greek the same? Yes, there is no question with anyone that it came from Luke's pen. The only thing, and an astonishing t... Read More
Jonathan Edwards

They are attended with evangelical humiliation.

Jonathan EdwardsVI. Gracious affections are attended with evangelical humiliation. Evangelical humiliation is a sense that a Christian has of his own utter insufficiency, despicableness, and odiousnesss, with an answerable frame of heart. There is a distinction to be made between a legal and evangelical humiliation... Read More
Jonathan Edwards

They have beautiful symmetry and proportion.

Jonathan EdwardsX. Another thing wherein those affections that are truly gracious and holy, differ from those that are false, is beautiful symmetry and proportion. Not that the symmetry of the virtues, and gracious affections of the saints, in this life is perfect: it oftentimes is in many things defective, through... Read More
Isaac Penington

Of the Church in its pure, declining, and declined state, and recovery

OF THE CHURCH IN ITS FIRST AND PURE STATE, IN ITS DECLINING STATE, IN ITS DECLINED STATE, AND IN ITS RECOVERY WITH THE WAY OF SALVATION IN THE COVENANT OF LIFE OPENED, AND SOME STUMBLING-BLOCKS REMOVED OUT OF THE WAY OF THE SIMPLE-HEARTED LIKEWISE SOME QUERIES CONCERNING THE NEW COVENANT WITH AN EXH... Read More
John Piper

Remember That You Were Hopeless

John PiperDecember 27, 1981 Ephesians 2:11-12 REMEMBER THAT YOU WERE HOPELESS This is the word of God to us this morning. Let us obey it together and not resist its discomfort. This is the word of God: "Remember that at one time you Gentiles … were without Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel, st... 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

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