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Chuck Smith

Through the Bible - Genesis 24-26

Chuck SmithAnd Abraham was old, and well-stricken in age: and the Lord had blessed Abraham in all things. And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh (Gen 24:1-2): So Abraham is now seeking to extract a promise from the serva... Read More
Erlo Stegen

Behold, your King comes to you

Erlo StegenMatt 21:1 – 9 This text is so rich in content that one can never expound it in only an hour. It is a pity when people are blunt towards the things of heaven. The natural man cannot fathom or understand the things of heaven. The things of the earth are very dear and close to them, but the things of h... Read More
Erlo Stegen

The coming together of young people through prayer

Erlo StegenGen 24:1-16 There is so much we can learn through Abraham who is the father of the believers. He knew God and God knew him. 1) Abraham spoke to his chief-servant in his household, the one in charge of all that he had. In the Bible the household doesn't just refer to a man's wife and children but all... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 264

George FoxFriends' fellowship must be in the spirit [Phil 2:1], and all Friends must know one another in the spirit and power of God. And in all the meetings of the county, two or three may be appointed from them, to go to the Quarterly Meetings, for to give notice one to another, if there be any that walk no... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 320

George FoxFriends,—You may read in the old world, how one family after another, till Noah's time, served the Lord God. And then from Noah, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and their wives, and after Moses and Aaron had brought the children of Israel out of Egypt, and that they were come to be a great people, Moses ... Read More
Robert Murray M'Cheyne

Memoirs: 4. His Mission to Palestine and the Jews 93

Robert Murray M'CheyneCHAPTER 4 His Mission to Palestine and the Jews Here am I; send me. Isaiah 6:8 Though engaged night and day with his flock in St. Peter's, Mr. McCheyne ever cherished a missionary spirit. "This place hardens me for a foreign land," was his remark on one occasion. This spirit he sought to kindle yet ... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

Adam and the Law of Life

T. Austin-SparksReading: Gen. 3:1-7; 22-24; Romans 8:1-2. The longer one lives and the more one thinks about things, the surer one becomes that the supreme issue which governs everything between God and man is that of life. Our Scripture says here that life is a law, and it further says that that life is in the han... Read More
Charles E. Cowman

Attitude of Trust

Charles E. Cowman"And it came to pass, before he had done speaking...and he said, Blessed be Jehovah…who hath not forsaken his lovingkindness and his truth" (Gen. 24:15, 27). Every right prayer is answered before the prayer itself is finished--before we have "done speaking." This is because God has pledged His Word ... Read More
John Chrysostom

1 Corinthians 14:1

John ChrysostomFollow after love, yet desire earnestly spiritual gifts; but rather that you may prophesy. Thus, inasmuch as he had with exactness rehearsed unto them all the excellence of love, he exhorts them in what follows, with alacrity to lay hold of it. Wherefore also he said, Follow after: for he that is in... Read More
John Chrysostom

Homily 20 on Ephesians

John ChrysostomEphesians 5:22-24 Wives, be in subjection unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the Church: being Himself the Saviour of the body. But as the Church is subject to Christ, so let the wives also be to their husbands in everythi... Read More

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