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A.W. Pink

Family Worship

A.W. PinkThere are some very important outward ordinances and means of grace which are plainly implied in the Word of God, but for the exercise of which we have few, if any, plain and positive precepts; rather are we left to gather them from the example of holy men and from various incidental circumstances. ... Read More
A.W. Pink

The Doctrine of Sanctification 18. Its Rule (CONTINUED)

A.W. PinkThe Doctrine of Sanctification 18. Its Rule (CONTINUED) We trust it has now been clearly proved to the satisfaction of every Truth-loving reader that the great object in Christ’s coming here was to magnify the Law and satisfy its righteous demands. In His fulfilling of the Law and by His enduring it... Read More
John Gill

Neglect of Fervent Prayer Complained Of.

John GillNEGLECT OF FERVENT PRAYER Complained of. A Sermon, Preached November, 21, 1754, at a Monthly Exercise of Prayer, in the Reverend Mr. Steven’s Meeting- House near Devonshire-Square. ISAIAH 64:7 And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee. These words ar... Read More
John Gill

Of Public Prayer.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 3—Chapter 5 OF PUBLIC PRAYER Prayer is one part of the saints’ spiritual armour, and a principal one, though mentioned last (Eph. 6:18), it has been often of use against temporal enemies, and for obtaining victory over them; as the prayers of Asa, Jehoshaphat, and o... Read More
John Gill

Of the Duties of Masters and Servants.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 4—Chapter 3 OF THE RESPECTIVE DUTIES OF MASTERS AND SERVANTS These duties arise not from a relation founded in nature, as those of parents and children; but from a relation founded in contract, compact, covenant, and agreement. Men are by nature, or as to their orig... Read More
John Gill

The Practical Improvement of the Watchman's Answer.

John GillTHE PRACTICAL IMPROVEMENT OF THE WATCHMAN'S ANSWER. A SERMON, Preached at a Wednesday’s Evening Lecture, in GREAT EAST-CHEAP, JAN. 1, 1752. 1 Chronicles 12:32. And of the children of Issachar, which were men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do: the heads of them were... Read More
Samuel Davies

In Time of War

Samuel DaviesIn Times of War By Samuel Davies, Hanover, Virginia; July 20, 1755. "An oracle concerning the Valley of Vision: What troubles you now, that you have all gone up on the roofs, O town full of commotion, O city of tumult and revelry? Your slain were not killed by the sword, nor did they die in battle. ... 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

Address (1941) epikaleomai

Address (1941) (epikaleomai = middle voice of epikaleo from epí = upon + kaléo = call) literally means to call upon and was often used in secular Greek to refer to calling upon deity for any purpose, especially for aid. It also means to invoke (to petition for help or support, make earnest request) ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Appeal, appealed (1941) epikaleomai

Address (1941) (epikaleomai = middle voice of epikaleo from epí = upon + kaléo = call) literally means to call upon and was often used in secular Greek to refer to calling upon deity for any purpose, especially for aid. It also means to invoke (to petition for help or support, make earnest request) ... Read More

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