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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
John Gill

A Defence of a Book entitled, The Ancient Mode of Baptizing by Immersion, Plunging, or Dipping into Water, &c.

John GillA Defense Of A Book, Entitled, THE ANCIENT MODE OF BAPTIZING BY IMMERSION, Plunging, Or Dipping In Water, Etc. AGAINST MR. MATTHIAS MAURICE’S REPLY, CALLED, Plunging into Water no Scriptural Mode of Baptizing, etc. Chapter 1. Some Remarks on Mr. M’s entrance to his Work Having lately attempted to vi... Read More
Thomas Brooks

If this does not humble you

Thomas BrooksDwell much upon the greatness of God's mercy and goodness to you. Nothing humbles and breaks the heart, like God's mercy and love. In Luke 7, the Lord Jesus shows mercy to that notorious sinner, and then she falls down at His feet, and loves much and weeps much, etc. Oh, if ever you would have your ... Read More
Historic Confessions

Gadsby's Catechism

Q.1 Who is the only self-existent Being? ANSWER. God is the only self-existent Being. Ex. 3. 14; Psa. 90. 2; Isa. 45. 5, 22; Jn. 8.58. Q.2 Ought everyone to believe that there is a God? ANSWER. Everyone ought to believe that there is a God, and it is their great sin and folly who do not. Psa. 9.17; ... Read More
J.G. Bellet

The Moral Glory of the Lord Jesus Christ

The Moral Glory of the Lord Jesus Christ J G Bellett INTRODUCTION. It is the Moral Glory, or, as we speak, the character of the Lord Jesus, on which I meditate in these pages. All went up to God as a sacrifice of sweet savour. Every expression of Himself in every measure, however small, and in whate... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Hints on the Book of Genesis

John Nelson DarbyGenesis does not begin with any counsels nor even with the existence of God, though both are given in the New Testament. "In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth": this is the opening of the creation. There is nothing of counsels, but you are before the world, and also get more in the... Read More
John Nelson Darby

John 11:28 Lonsdale Square

John Nelson DarbyIn verse 25, "Resurrection and the life" is the power of life come into the world, in the Person of Christ. It was a new thing. The Jews could all understand healing the sick, so Martha says (and Mary too), "Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died." Ques. In what sense does Martha own... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Luke 6

John Nelson DarbyHere we have a most weighty thing spoken of - the sabbath. It is a question that often agitates the minds of men, and it was then specially important as closing Jewish relations. And this, it will be borne in mind, was just where the Lord had morally arrived at the close of the preceding chapter. Th... Read More
John Nelson Darby

The Acts of the Apostles - Part 1

John Nelson DarbyActs 1 We shall find that "The Acts" follows Luke's Gospel: it speaks of a "former treatise," which is the Gospel, but it follows it in its tone and character. Is the style of the Greek the same? Yes, there is no question with anyone that it came from Luke's pen. The only thing, and an astonishing t... Read More
John Nelson Darby

The Presence of Christ and Spiritual Intelligence

John Nelson DarbyThere are two points which are on my mind to say a word about. First, the way in which the Lord's own presence orders the path and gives character to testimony. Secondly, the way in which personal attachment to the Lord Jesus Christ gives intelligence in everything. The way to get spiritual intellig... Read More

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