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John Gill

Of the Ascension of Christ to Heaven.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 5—Chapter 7 OF THE ASCENSION OF CHRIST TO HEAVEN The ascension of Christ to heaven was, at his death, burial, and resurrection, according to the scriptures; he himself gave hints of it to his disciples, even before his death, as well as after his resurrection; "What... Read More
John Gill

The Stability of the Covenant of Grace - Part 1

John Gill(Part 1: See Sermon 11b. for Part 2) THE STABILITY OF THE COVENANT OF GRACE, THE SUPPORT OF A BELIEVER UNDER OUTWARD AND INWARD TROUBLES. 2 SAMUEL 23:5 Although my house be not so with God, yet he hath made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things and sure. THE preceding verses have al... Read More
Historic Confessions

Gadsby's Catechism

Q.1 Who is the only self-existent Being? ANSWER. God is the only self-existent Being. Ex. 3. 14; Psa. 90. 2; Isa. 45. 5, 22; Jn. 8.58. Q.2 Ought everyone to believe that there is a God? ANSWER. Everyone ought to believe that there is a God, and it is their great sin and folly who do not. Psa. 9.17; ... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Reading on the Fifth Book of Psalms Psalms 107-150

John Nelson DarbyThis is a kind of supplementary book which unfolds to us the ways and dealings of God when Israel is brought back. It begins by recounting the vicissitudes of their return, and their being sunk down again, after having got into the land; but coupled with this, there is the testimony that God's mercy... Read More
Stephen Boreland

The Millenium

Nearly three hundred years ago Isaac Watts wrote a hymn based on Ps98, the title of which is Joy to the World. It has become world famous as a Christmas hymn celebrating the first coming of Christ into the world, but in point of fact Watts did not have Bethlehem and the manger in mind but rather Jer... 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
Victor Maxwell

Meet Mary

Luke 1:26-38 Studies in Luke #4 - Meet Mary In all the drama surrounding the Saviour’s birth no one plays a bigger part than the maiden girl from Nazareth whose name was Mary. I know there are five other Mary’s mentioned in the Bible. She was sometimes called the "Virgin Mary" but Elizabeth who call... Read More
Denis Lyle

Superpowers in conflict

Reading: Daniel 8:1-27 SUPERPOWERS IN CONFLICT Some years ago an USA Army colonel retired. Just before his retirement however, he said that he participated in a mock staging of World War 111. Joining other officers from the Pentagon, he left Washington DC and went to a remote underground retreat, es... 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
H.J. Vine

The Prophet Jeremiah - Part 2

H.J. VineTHE SEED ROYAL IS PRESERVED. The New Testament opens with the genealogical proof that Jesus Christ is of David’s royal line; yet the Old Testament foretold that He should suffer and be put to death before He took the throne; and thus it came to pass: He was cut off out of the land of the living; God... Read More

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