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Chuck Smith

Ezekiel 30:6

Chuck SmithA Broken Crutch I. The need for a crutch. A. Judah was facing a situation in which they knew they could not stand, the Babylonian forces were superior to theirs, thus they knew that they would surely fall. 1. They were forced to reach out for help. 2. The issue is where do they look for help? B. The... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 320

George FoxFriends,—You may read in the old world, how one family after another, till Noah's time, served the Lord God. And then from Noah, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and their wives, and after Moses and Aaron had brought the children of Israel out of Egypt, and that they were come to be a great people, Moses ... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 360

George FoxAll the faithful men and women are to be as Abraham and Sarah; Abraham, the father of the faithful; and Sarah, a mother in Israel [Judg 5:7/2 Sam 20:19], to give suck, and to nourish up the seed, the heir of the promise [Gal 3:29]. Likewise, to be as Adam and Eve, before they fell, meet-helps [Gen 2... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

Deborah

T. Austin-SparksJudges 4-5 It is a fairly far cry from Joshua to the Judges, and there is a terrible lapse from those days of triumph and conquest, as there was at the close of the apostolic days. The book of Judges is perhaps the most tragic book in the Bible. We are going to look at two of the breaks in the darkn... Read More
John D. Martin

Sing the New Song

From two messages preached at Charity Christian Fellowship Every time I sing, I think these thoughts: This is the only activity in the typical church service that we’re still going to be doing in eternity. Someday the preaching will all be over. Someday the praying will all be over. Now we’ll still ... Read More
Herman Bavinck

The Law--Gospel Distinction and Preaching

Herman BavinckIt is therefore surely worth the effort to try and answer the following questions: What attitude is Christian ethics going to adopt towards war? Does war have a place in the Christian world-and-life view? Or must war at all times and in all places be condemned and opposed as a crime? Does war make a... 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
Peter Hammond

WORSHIP IN PSALMS AND HYMNS

Peter Hammond“And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful. Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in Psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. And whatev... Read More
Charles Spurgeon

Sermon 763 - Songs of Deliverance

Charles SpurgeonA Sermon (No. 763) Delivered on Lord's-Day Morning, July 28TH, 1867, by C. H. SPURGEON, At the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "They that are delivered from the noise of archers in the places of drawing water, there shall they rehearse the righteous acts of the Lord, even the righteous acts towa... Read More
Reuben Archer Torrey

Difficulties in the Bible: 11. Deborah's Praise of Jael, the "Murderess"

Reuben Archer TorreyIt is frequently argued against the divine origin of the Bible that it defends and glorifies the treacherous murder of Sisera by Jael, and that any book that defends so violent and cruel and deceitful an action as this cannot have God for its author. The very simple answer to this objection is that ... Read More

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