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Charles G. Finney

RESTING IN OBEDIENCE

Charles G. Finney"For we which have believed do enter into rest" --Hebrews 4:3. The apostle who wrote this was very active in the Church. Those of whom he spoke, including himself-"we who have believed do enter into rest"-would know at once they had not entered into the rest of inactivity. Neither are we to understa... Read More
Charles G. Finney

The Promises of God--no. 2

Charles G. FinneyText. 2 Pet. 1:4:--Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises, that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. In continuing this subject, I am to show, II. The design of the promises. The design of the p... Read More
Chuck Smith

Exodus 23:20

Chuck Smith"THE PRINCIPLES OF CONQUEST Intro: History of Israel typical history. I Cor. 10. Written for examples that we might be admonished, lest we also perish in the wilderness. Heb. 4; Admonished to enter into God's rest. I. THE CHRISTIAN LIFE IS INTENDED TO BE FULL, RICH AND ABUNDANT. A. This is not alway... Read More
Chuck Smith

Numbers 14:22

Chuck Smith"UNBELIEF THE THIEF" Intro: The children of Israel suffered intolerable bondage in Egypt. God promised to give them their own land, to set them free in a good land. They are now on the border of that land. the spies have just returned. I. THE CONTRASTING REPORTS. A. How the land appeared through eye... Read More
John Gill

Of the Place and Time of Public Worship.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 3—Chapter 8 OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF PUBLIC WORSHIP, AS TO PLACE AND TIME The circumstances of "place" and "time" of public worship deserve consideration; since for public worship there must be some certain "place" to meet and worship in, and some stated "time" to wo... Read More
Paris Reidhead

A New Covenant

Paris ReidheadA New Covenant By Paris Reidhead* owls: because I give waters in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert, to give drink to My people, My chosen. This people have I formed for Myself; with thy sacrifices. I have not caused thee to serve with an offering, nor wearied thee with incense. Thou hast boug... Read More
Robert Murray M'Cheyne

Faith's View Of Christ

Robert Murray M'CheyneWhen the Lord of glory left his Father's bosom, and came into this world, we are sure it was for a purpose suited to his divine nature. Christ came to make men glad. It was said of him, 'The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD hath appointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek' (... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The New Thing Which is Old

T. Austin-SparksNOTE. - The term ‘reaction’, as employed in these chapters, means that acting-again on the part of God when that which ostensibly represents Him no longer truly represents Him, either vitally or adequately. He reacts AGAINST what is merely ostensible and FOR what is living and wholly according to Hi... Read More
Athanasius

THE INCARNATION OF THE WORD OF GOD - Chapter 5

AthanasiusTHE RESURRECTION § 26 FITTING indeed, then, and wholly consonant was the death on the cross for us; and we can see how reasonable it was, and why it is that the salvation of the world could be accomplished in no other way. Even on the cross He did not hide Himself from sight; rather, He made all cre... Read More
C.H. Brown

The Lord's Day

C.H. BrownThe Lord’s Day Exodus 20:8. Here we have the fourth commandment. "Remember the sabbath day, to keeep it holy." Now I will have to confess that I am absolutely unable to produce anything that answers to that commandment in Christianity. It is not to be found. Remember, that word "sabbath," which mean... Read More

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