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A.W. Pink

Exposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 35 CHRIST, THE GOOD SHEPHERD

A.W. PinkExposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 35 CHRIST, THE GOOD SHEPHERD John 10:11-21 The following is submitted as an Analysis of the passage which is to be before us:— 1. The good Shepherd dies for His sheep: verse 11. 2. The character and conduct of hirelings: verses 12, 13. 3. The intimacy between... Read More
A.W. Pink

The Doctrine of Sanctification 8. ITS NATURE

A.W. PinkThe Doctrine of Sanctification 8. ITS NATURE We have now reached what is, in several respects, the most important aspect of our theme. It is very necessary that we should seek after a clear and comprehensive view of the character of sanctification itself, what it really consists of; or, at best, Our... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 321

George FoxWho gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works [Tit 2:14]. Titus ii. 14. The woman wrought a good work upon Christ [Mat 26:10], as he saith. Matt. xxvi. 10. Paul saith to the church of the Colossians, being fruitfu... Read More
J.C. Ryle


J.C. Ryle"Grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ" (2 Pet. 3:18). The subject of the text which heads this page is one that ought to be deeply interesting to every true Christian. It naturally raises the questions: "Do we grow in grace?" "Do we get on in our religion?" "Do we ... Read More
J.C. Ryle


J.C. RyleSANCTIFICATION "Sanctify them through Your truth." (John 17:17). "This is the will of God, even your sanctification." (1 Thess. 4:3). The subject of sanctification is one which many, I fear, dislike exceedingly. Some even turn from it with scorn and disdain. The very last thing they would like is to... Read More
J.C. Ryle

Sanctification (Part 1)

J.C. Ryle"Sanctify them through Thy truth." John 17:17 "This is the will of God, even your sanctification." I Thess. 4:3 Sanctification is a subject of the utmost importance to our souls. If the Bible be true, it is certain that unless we are "sanctified," we shall not be saved. In the first place, let us co... Read More
John Gill

Of Good Works in General.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 4—Chapter 5 OF GOOD WORKS IN GENERAL Good works, or actions, are of various sorts. There are "natural" actions, which respect the physical life; such as eating, drinking, &c. which, when done in moderation, and not to excess, are good, and are necessary for the pres... Read More
John Gill

Of the Duties of Church-members to Each Other.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 2—Chapter 2 OF THE DUTIES OF THE MEMBER OF A CHURCH TO EACH OTHER A church thus confederated and united by consent and agreement, there are various duties incumbent on its members; which, both for their own comfort, credit, and edification, and for the glory of God,... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The Peculiar Conditions of an End-Time

T. Austin-SparksReading: Luke 2:25-38; I Cor. 10:11; Heb. 8:13, 9:26. We are being led at this time to take note of the fact that we are at an end-time, and that God does a peculiar work at such a time. Things become very strange and very difficult at an end-time; everything seems to be thrown into a state of distu... Read More
William MacDonald

Ordained of God

William MacDonaldTHE PRIESTHOOD OF BELIEVERS The seventh and final truth concerning the Church which we listed at the outset was that all believers are priests of God. Every local assembly should witness to this truth practically by refusing any other priesthood and by encouraging every believer to exercise the priv... Read More

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