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A.W. Pink

The Doctrine of Election 10. Its Blessedness

A.W. PinkThe Doctrine of Election 10. Its Blessedness First, the doctrine of election magnifies the character of God. It exemplifies His grace. Election makes known the fact that salvation is God’s free gift, gratuitously bestowed upon whom He pleases. This must be so, for those who receive it are themselves... Read More
John Gill

Hilarius Pictaviensis

John GillThe CAUSE OF GOD AND TRUTH. Part 4 Chapter 1—Of Predestination Section 12—Hilarius Pictaviensis. A.D. 360. Hilary, bishop of Poictiers, in France, was banished for his orthodoxy, A.D. 354, and died A.D. 371. It[1] appears from his writings which remain, that he held that there is an election of part... Read More
John Gill

Of a Plurality on the Godhead; or, A Trinity of Persons in the Unity of the Divine Essence.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 1—Chapter 27 OF A PLURALITY IN THE GODHEAD; OR, A TRINITY OF PERSONS IN THE UNITY OF THE DIVINE ESSENCE. Having proved the unity of the divine Being, and explained the sense in which it is to be understood; my next work will be to prove that there is a plurality in ... Read More
John Gill

Paul's Farewell Discourse at Ephesus.

John GillPAUL’S FAREWELL DISCOURSE AT EPHESUS. ACTS 20:32 And now, brethren, I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified. This passage is part of the last words of the apostle Paul, to the elders of the c... Read More
John Chrysostom

John 1:41-42

John ChrysostomHe first finds his own brother Simon, and says unto him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ. And he brought him to Jesus. 1. When God in the beginning made man, He did not allow him to be alone, but gave him woman for a helpmate, and made them to dwell together, knowi... Read More
Thomas Boston

Of The Providence Of God

Thomas BostonAre not two sparrows sold for a farthing? And one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father. - Matt. 10:29 Our Lord is here encouraging his disciples against all the troubles and distresses they might meet with in their way, and particularly against the fear of men, by the considerati... 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
Greek Word Studies

Wait (362) anemeno

Wait (362) (anemeno from ana = upon, Vine says it intensifies meaning of meno + meno = abide, remain) conveys the meaning of expectant waiting—sustained, patient, trusting waiting. It pictures an eager looking forward to the coming of one whose arrival was anticipated at any time, waiting for one wh... Read More
Watchman Nee

THE STARTING-POINT OF RECOVERY

Watchman NeeWe begin with Abraham because the divine plan of redemption begins with Abraham. When we open our New Testament the first words we read are these: `The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.' Immediately the genealogy begins: `Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac beg... Read More
William Kelly

The Jews in relation to the Coming of the Lord.

Lecture 2 of 'The Second Coming and Kingdom of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Our Saviour's words seem to me to be clear and conclusive. They meet a notion that prevails too largely even among the children of God — the notion that God has done with the Jew as such; that there is no longer a hope... Read More

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