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A.W. Pink

Exposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 5 CHRIST AND HIS FIRST DISCIPLES

A.W. PinkExposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 5 CHRIST AND HIS FIRST DISCIPLES John 1:35-51 We first submit a brief Analysis of the passage which is to be before us. We would divide it as follows:— 1. John points to Christ as God’s Lamb, John 1:35, 36. 2. The effect of this on two of his disciples, John ... 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 Gospel of Matthew

A.W. PinkWhy Four Gospels? 1. MATTHEW’S GOSPEL Matthew’s Gospel breaks the long silence that followed the ministry of Malachi the last of the Old Testament prophets. This silence extended for four hundred years, and during that time God was hid from Israel’s view. Throughout this period there were no angelic... Read More
John Gill

Christian Baptism not founded on Proselyte Baptism.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 5—Chapter 5 THE REASONS WHY CHRISTIAN BAPTISM IS NOT FOUNDED ON, AND TAKEN FROM, THE PRETENDED JEWISH BAPTISM OF ISRAELITES AND PROSELYTES Having traced the admission of the Jewish proselytes by baptism, or dipping, to the spring head of it, the Jewish Talmuds; I sh... Read More
Paris Reidhead

Life is Brief

Paris ReidheadLife is Brief By Paris Reidhead* Endless life is the comfort and hope of the Christian, and the prophet Isaiah was instructed by God to comfort His people: “Comfort ye, comfort ye My people saith your God. Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that he... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The Belovedness of Christ

T. Austin-SparksReading: Exodus 32:1-6,15-29; Malachi 2:4-6; 3:1-3; Numbers 4:1-3; Luke 3:23. The matter of the priestly service or ministry of the people of God, the service of God in terms of priestliness, is one which has been on my heart for a considerable time now. We will introduce the subject with a very sim... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The Spirit of Christ's Character

T. Austin-Sparks"John indeed baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized in the Holy Spirit not many days hence" (Acts 1:5). "They were all filled with the Holy Spirit" (Acts 2:4). "There is one body, and one Spirit... one Lord, one faith, one baptism" (Ephesians 4:4). The Holy Spirit is, of course, the Spirit of... Read More
Charles Alexander

"John The Baptist" Ch. 1:15-36 & 3:22-36

We are not aware that a full investigation of the prophetic significance of John the Baptist has ever been attempted by any former theologian, and we venture on a Herculean task without the aids for which normally we have so much reason to be grateful. Why did John baptise? What did his baptism real... Read More
Christian Apologetics

What is the gospel of Q and does it prove the Gospels are false?

Q comes from the German "quelle" meaning "source." Some biblical scholars have proposed that there was a document prior to the writing of the gospels which was used by the writers of Matthew and Luke as a source of information.1 They have called this hypothetical document "Q." It is hypothetical bec... Read More
Don Currin

Flee From the Wrath to Come

In a 1980 interview, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones was asked the question, "What do you think Christianity ought to say to the economic situation today?" He answered, "I think the great message we must preach is God's judgment on men and on the world." Dr. Lloyd-Jones went on to underscore the importance o... Read More

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