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J.C. Ryle

Expository Thoughts On Luke - Luke 18:9-14

J.C. RylePARABLE OF THE PHARISEE AND THE TAX COLLECTOR The parable we have now read is closely connected with the one which immediately precedes it. The parable of the persevering widow teaches the value of importunity in prayer. The parable of the Pharisee and tax-collector teaches the spirit which should p... Read More
J.C. Ryle

Expository Thoughts On Matthew - Matthew 19:16-22

J.C. RyleThese verses detail a conversation between our Lord Jesus Christ and a young man who came to him to inquire about the way to eternal life. Like every conversation recorded in the Gospels between our Lord and an individual, it deserves special attention. Salvation is an individual business: every one... Read More
J.C. Ryle

Matthew chapter 19

J.C. RyleMatthew chapter 19 MATTHEW 19:1-15 It happened when Jesus had finished these words, he departed from Galilee, and came into the borders of Judea beyond the Jordan. Great multitudes followed him, and he healed them there. Pharisees came to him, testing him, and saying, "Is it lawful for a man to divo... Read More
John Gill

Of Justification.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 6—Chapter 8 OF JUSTIFICATION Pardon of sin, and justification from it, are very closely connected; the one follows upon the other; according to the position of them in some passages of scripture, pardon is first, and justification next; (as in Acts 13:38, 39; 26:18)... Read More
Paris Reidhead

The First Testimony that was Recorded of a Believer Repenting

Paris ReidheadThe First Testimony that was Recorded of a Believer Repenting By Paris Reidhead* Will you turn, please, to Job, Chapter 42. Job, 42nd Chapter, and I would like to read most of the chapter. I think that you will find that it is an exciting portion. Incidentally, Job is the oldest book in the Bible. D... Read More
Charles Alexander

"Five Loaves And Two Fishes" Ch. 6:1-21

We should expect a very special purpose in the recording in the Gospel of John of the great miracle of the feeding of the five thousand with five barley loaves and two small fishes. We have seen that in John the miracles of Christ are carefully selected because of their teaching nature, and that the... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Lecture on 1 John 5:1-13

John Nelson DarbyThe first verses of this chapter have a special character and that is, the testing and searching out what the true love of the brethren is, and then the apostle goes on to the great basis of Christian walk as set out in certain testimony which we shall presently see. As we are aware, in this epistle... Read More
Philip Doddridge

The Sinner Stripped Of His Vain Pleas

1,2. The vanity of those pleas which sinners may secretly confide in, is so apparent that they will be ashamed at last to mention them before God.--3. Such as, that they descended from pious us parents.--4. That they had attended to the speculative part of religion.--5. That they had entertained sou... Read More
Thomas Bradbury

The Righteous Ennobled and Exalted

"He withdraweth not His eyes from the righteous; but with kings are they on the throne; yea, He doth establish them for ever, and they are exalted." (Job 36:7) IN looking at any portion of this book of Job, where any one of the speakers is dealing out his judgment or opinion upon a subject, it is we... Read More
Walter Beuttler

Study Notes - Satan

Walter BeuttlerA. ORIGIN OF SATAN 1. What light is shed on the origin of Satan in: (1) Isa. 14:12? That prior to his fall he was called “Lucifer” (“day star”) and “son of the morning,” probably because he was the beginning of God’s creation. (2) Ezek. 28:15? That he is a created being and as such does not possess ... Read More

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