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A.W. Pink

PRACTICAL CHRISTIANITY Part 1: The Christian’s Beginning Chapter 1 SAVING FAITH

A.W. PinkPRACTICAL CHRISTIANITY Part 1: The Christian’s Beginning Chapter 1 SAVING FAITH "He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned" (Mark 16:16). These are the words of Christ, the risen Christ, and are the last that He uttered ere He left this earth. None m... Read More
A.W. Pink

The Gospel of Luke

A.W. PinkWhy Four Gospels? 3. THE GOSPEL OF LUKE The numerical position which Luke occupies in the Sacred Canon, supplies a sure key to its interpretation. It is the third book in the New Testament, and the forty-second in the Bible as a whole. Each of these numbers are profoundly significant and suggestive ... Read More
A.W. Pink

The Word of Affection

A.W. PinkThe Seven Sayings of the Saviour on the Cross 3. THE WORD OF AFFECTION Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son! Then saith he to the disciple, Behold thy mother!... Read More
Erlo Stegen

A true widow

Erlo StegenLuke 2:36-38 Now there was one, Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was of a great age, and had lived with a husband seven years from her virginity; 37and this woman was a widow of about eighty-four years, who did not depart from the temple, but served God with fa... Read More
Erlo Stegen

Behold, the Child - set for the fall and rise of many

Erlo StegenLuke 2:22-40 (read text here) Joseph and Mary brought their sacrifice of thanksgiving and the forgiveness of sin. Those who were richer brought a bull and others a sheep, but those who were very poor were allowed to bring a pair of turtle doves or young pigeons, according to the law. The parents of ... Read More
Erlo Stegen

Christmas changed the shepherd´s lives

Erlo StegenChristmas changed the shepherds’ lives In Micah 5 v 2, it refers to Bethlehem and that the Lord Jesus would be born there. The Lord Jesus’ birth is recorded in Luke 2 v 8 – 19. The angels appeared to the shepherds and a great light shone around. This was a great light. It was all around them and eve... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 291

George FoxFriends,—Keep your women's meetings in the power of God, which the devil is out of; and take your possession of that which you are heirs of, and keep the gospel order. For man and woman were helps-meet [Gen 2:18] in the image of God [Gen 1:27], and in righteousness and holiness, in the dominion, bef... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 320 - Part 2

George FoxAnd in Luke i. you may see, how the angel of the Lord appeared unto Mary the mother of Jesus, and what he said to her, and what a noble virtuous mind was in her; and she said unto the angel, ‘Behold the handmaid of the Lord, be it unto me according to thy word [Luke 1:38];’ so her belief was beyond ... 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

The Importance of Vision

T. Austin-SparksReading: Luke 2:25-38. We were noting in our earlier meditation that Simeon embodies all that relates to an end-time, and that in an end-time a peculiar set of conditions arises. On the one side, there is a sense of disintegration with regard to what has been, and on the other hand a sense of someth... Read More

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