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Chuck Smith

Ezekiel 34:23

Chuck Smith"THE GOOD SHEPHERD" I. ANALOGIES OF THE SHEPHERD WITH THE FLOCK ARE COMMON IN THE BIBLE. A. David made many allusions to the people as the flock of God. 1. Psalm 23 has become a classic. 2. Psalm 100 another classic: "Make a joyful noise unto the Lord all ye lands....We are His people and the sheep ... Read More
Paris Reidhead

Standing in Slippery Places

Paris ReidheadStanding in Slippery Places By Paris Reidhead* Now will you turn please to Psalm 73, the 73rd Psalm. Our verse, our text is the 18th verse. I think I shall read beginning with the first verse and through the 18th, in order that you can understand something of the setting that we have for our text. T... Read More
Charles Alexander

"The Blind Begger Of John Nine" Ch.9

He was but a blind beggar man, a recipient of passing charity, useless in the world, nameless, pitiful, disinherited. But the Lord of glory passing by knows all about this man - his destiny as well as his origin - the purpose of his creation. Why was he born blind? His own fault? (A strange thought ... Read More
Charles Alexander

"The Shepherd Of Israel" Ch.10:1-10

In the tenth chapter of John with its incomparable parable of the Good Shepherd, we have much more than an idyllic pastoral interlude such as has supplied religious poetry and preaching, not to speak of artistry, with one of the most pleasing of themes. There is a deep stream of prophetic purpose an... Read More
Jonathan Edwards

God Glorified in Man's Dependence

Jonathan EdwardsI COR. 1:29, 30, 31 That no flesh should glory in his presence. But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption: that, according as it is written, He that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord THOSE Christians to whom the apos... Read More
Thomas Bradbury

Comfort Ye

"Comfort ye, comfort ye My people, saith your God." (Isaiah 40:1) God's message by the prophet Isaiah to His spiritual Israel abounds with gracious consolation and heavenly encouragement. This is seen continuously from the first word of our text to the last word of the prophecy, which we shall have ... Read More
Walter Beuttler

Study Notes - Principles of Bible Interpretation

Walter BeuttlerA. THE WORD OF GOD 1. Nature of the Word of God (1) As to its voice – The Bible is the voice of God, 2 Tim. 3:16, speaking through men as his own words, Ex. 4:12; Jer. 1:9, as though God himself had uttered these words, Acts 3:21; Ex. 4:15-16 (2) As to its veracity – The word of God is truth, John 1... Read More
Walter Beuttler

Study Notes - Visions of God

Walter BeuttlerA.THE NEED OF AN OPEN HEAVEN 1. Point out the results of Ezekiel’s vision as seen in: (1) Ezek. 1:1 – He saw (visions of God) (2) Ezek. 1:28 – He fell (at His feet) (3) Ezek. 1:28 – He heard (a voice that spoke) (4) Ezek. 2:1-2 – He stood (upon his feet) (5) Ezek. 3:3 – He ate (what he found) (6) Ez... Read More
Walter Beuttler

The School of Prayer -Part 2

Walter BeuttlerWe are going to consider the prayer of a child of God, as in Matthew 6:6. Remember, the Lord talked about the prayer of the Pharisee, the prayer of the heathen. Now, He makes a contrast. “But you, when you pray, enter into your closet, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father which is i... Read More
Isaac Penington

Where is the Wise, where is the Scribe? &c.

WHERE IS THE WISE? Where is the Scribe? Where is the Disputer of this World? Hath not God made foolish the Wisdom of this World? 1 Cor. 1:20 [1660] THESE have always been the enemies and opposers of truth, and setters-up of false images thereof in all ages; the wise, the learned, the great disputant... Read More

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