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A.W. Pink

The Prodigal son

A.W. Pink11 "And he said, A certain man had two sons: 12 And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living. 13 And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and the... Read More
John Gill

A Sermon Occasioned by the Death of Elizabeth Gill.

John GillOccasioned By the Death of Elizabeth Gill Preached June 4, 1738. To which is added, An Account of some of her Choice Experiences. 1 THESSALONIANS 4:13, 14. But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For ... Read More
John Gill

Baptism, A Public Ordinance of Divine Worship.

John GillBAPTISM: A PUBLIC ORDINANCE of Divine Worship As the first covenant, or testament, had ordinances of divine service, which are shaken, removed, and abolished; so the New Testament, or gospel dispensation, has ordinances of divine worship, which cannot be shaken, but will remain until the second comi... Read More
John Gill

Of Baptism.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 3—Chapter 1 OF BAPTISM As the first covenant, or testament, had ordinances of divine service, which are shaken, removed, and abolished; so the New Testament, or gospel dispensation, has ordinances of divine worship, which cannot be shaken, but will remain until the ... Read More
K.P. Yohannan

In the Vine

K.P. YohannanAfter living a perfect, sinless life for 30 years, Jesus began His ministry, but not before He was anointed by the Holy Spirit. This same act was repeated before the disciples entered into their ministry after the resurrection of Christ. In Acts 1:4–8, we find Jesus speaking with His disciples, comm... Read More
Robert Murray M'Cheyne

The Mighty Conqueror

Robert Murray M'CheyneI BELIEVE, DEAR FRIENDS, that this passage describes the great last controversy Christ will have with this world. He has had many a controversy with it, but the last will be the greatest of all; so that it is called 'the supper of the great God' (Revelation 19:17). Now, it is interesting to notice t... Read More
Athanasius

THE INCARNATION OF THE WORD OF GOD - Chapter 5

AthanasiusTHE RESURRECTION § 26 FITTING indeed, then, and wholly consonant was the death on the cross for us; and we can see how reasonable it was, and why it is that the salvation of the world could be accomplished in no other way. Even on the cross He did not hide Himself from sight; rather, He made all cre... Read More
R.V. Amos

The Man Who Has the Clues

The Bible is an amazing Book. Old though it is, it is as modern as this moment. It tells the stories of people just like ourselves--with the same kind of hopes and fears, the same kind of dreams and longings, the same kind of problems and sins. The Bible is filled with incidents which are dramatic, ... 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
Greek Word Studies

Die (death) (599) apothnesko

Have died (599) (apothnesko from apo = marker of dissociation implying a rupture from a former association, separation, departure, cessation + thnesko = die) literally means to die off and can speak of literal physical death (Ro 6:9-note) but in this context speaks figuratively (metaphorically) of a... Read More

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