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Book Of Common Prayer 1979

(Proper Liturgies For Special Days) Palm Sunday

When circumstances permit, the congregation may gather at a place apart from the church, so that all may go into the church in procession. The branches of palm or of other trees or shrubs to be carried in the procession may be distributed to the people before the service, or after the prayer of bles... Read More
John Gifford Bellett

The Nearness of the Glory

The thought of the nearness of the glory should be deeply cherished by the heart. And we need be at no effort to persuade ourselves of it. It is taught us richly in the Word. The place of the glory is near us, and the path by which it can either come to us or we go to it is short and simple, and the... Read More
Margaret Fell

Women's Speaking

Women's Speaking Justified, Proved, and Allowed of by the Scriptures, All such as speak by the Spirit and Power of the Lord Jesus. And how Women were the first that Preached the Tidings of the Resurrection of Jesus, and were sent by Christ's own Command, before he Ascended to the Father, John 20. 17... Read More
Richard E. Bieber


They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. He that goeth fourth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him. Psalm 126:5-6 KJV Oswald Chambers says that in proclaiming the word to people we get pretty much the response we aim for. If yo... Read More
Richard E. Bieber


When Helen Morrow was a little girl, she would crouch in a corner and shake with fear as her drunken stepfather would beat her mother and cover her mother with curses. There would be months of peace in the house, and then it would start again. This went on all through Helen's childhood and youth. Wh... 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
John Wesley

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes - Matthew 27

John WesleyXXVII. 1. In the morning - As the sanhedrim used to meet in one of the courts of the temple, which was never opened in the night, they were forced to stay till the morning before they could proceed regularly, in the resolution they had taken to put him to death. Mark 15:1; Luke 22:66; ; John 18:28. ... Read More
G.H. Lang

The Gospel of the Kingdom

G.H. LangThe Message of its Five Chief Preachers : A re-examination IN theology, as in any other science, we should avoid or escape from many serious errors were we more carefully to collate and to compare all the relevant facts before forming theories. In these papers we wish to examine the statements of Ho... Read More
Gary R. Kane


PROPHETS. Prophets were men in the church who spoke under the direct impulse of the Holy Spirit and whose main motivation and concern were with the spiritual life and purity of the church. Under the new covenant they were raised up and empowered by the Holy Spirit to bring a message from God to His ... Read More
Gleanings From the Word

The Feasts of Isreal: Their Prophetic Significance

Why Study the Feasts? Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill. (Mat 5:17 KJV) For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope. (Rom 15:4 K... Read More

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