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A.W. Pink

Elijah’s Dramatic Appearance

A.W. PinkElijah appeared on the stage of public action during one of the darkest hours of Israel’s sad history. He is introduced to us at the beginning of 1 Kings 17, and we have but to read through the previous chapters to discover what a deplorable state God’s people were then in. Israel had grievously and... Read More
A.W. Pink

THE LIFE OF FAITH Chapter 8 Elisha’s Testings

A.W. PinkTHE LIFE OF FAITH Chapter 8 Elisha’s Testings The peculiar relation which existed between Elijah and Elisha foreshadowed that which pertains to Christ and his servants, and the early experiences through which Elisha passed are those which almost every genuine minister of the gospel is called upon to... Read More
D.L. Moody

The Qualifications for Soul Winning

D.L. Moody1. Shake off the vipers that are in the Church, formalism, pride, and self-importance, etc. 2. It is the only happy life to live for the salvation of souls. 3. We must be willing to do little things for Christ. 4. Must be of good courage. 5. Must be cheerful. God had no children too weak, but a grea... Read More
K.P. Yohannan

Do It God’s Way

K.P. YohannanFrom the world’s perspective, faith often looks foolish and illogical. But faith trusts God to do what He has promised, no matter how foolish the steps He asks us to take may seem. There is nothing of man’s way in faith. Faith led David to face a giant with a simple slingshot and five stones (see 1 ... Read More
K.P. Yohannan

Faith Defined

K.P. YohannanIn Hebrews 11:1 we find the definition of faith: “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” The NIV translation says, “Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.” What does Scripture say that faith is? First, it says that fa... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

Defeat at Ai

T. Austin-SparksWe are going at this time to be in the seventh chapter of the Book of Joshua, which chapter, as you will know, contains the story of Israel's defeat at Ai, but before we go on with that I want to refresh your memories with words from the Letter to the Ephesians: "Finally, be strong in the Lord, and ... Read More
William MacDonald


William MacDonaldThere can be no true discipleship without profound and unquestioning faith in the living God. He who would do exploits for God must first trust Him implicitly. “All God’s giants have been weak men who did great things for God because they reckoned on God being with them”—Hudson Taylor. Now true fait... Read More
Charles Alexander

Christ-The Uncreated Word" Ch.1:1-18

The Prologue to the Gospel of John, consisting of verses 1 - 18 of the first chapter, ought to be known by heart to every Christian. This Prologue is in three periods, each complete in itself and together forming an arch bridging the entire expanse of the unveiling of theGodhead as touching the divi... Read More
Charles E. Cowman

Shout of Faith

Charles E. Cowman"And when you hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people shall shout with a great shout; and the wall of the city shall fall down flat, and the people shall ascend up every man straight before him" (Joshua 6:5). The shout of steadfast faith is in direct contrast to the moans of wavering faith, an... Read More
John Chrysostom

Homily 39 on Matthew

John ChrysostomMatt. XII. 1. At that time Jesus went on the Sabbath day through the grain; and His disciples were a hungered, and began to pluck the ears of grain, and to eat. But Luke says, On a double Sabbath. Now what is a double Sabbath? When the cessation from toil is twofold, both that of the regular Sabbath... Read More

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