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A.W. Pink

The Cross and Self

A.W. PinkEre developing the theme of this verse let us comment on its terms. “If any”: the duty enjoined is for all who would join Christ’s followers and enlist under His banner. “If any will”: the Greek is very emphatic, signifying not only the consent of the will, but full purpose of heart, a determined re... Read More
Chuck Smith

Luke 19:42

Chuck SmithThis Thy Day I. The first thing that we notice about this day is that Jesus is deliberately setting the stage. A. He sent two of His disciples into the village to bring the colt to Him. 1. We note that it was an unbroken colt. 2. No man had ever sat on it. B. He was setting the stage for the fulfill... Read More
Chuck Smith

Mark 8:1

Chuck SmithOur Compassionate Lord I. Compassion is one of the characteristics of God. A. As in the Psalm we read this morning, "The Lord is full of compassion." 1. Compassion is being moved with tenderness, combined with pity. a. It leads to kindness, understanding, forgiveness, and mercy and grace. b. In the ... Read More
John Gill

The Duty of a Pastor to his People.

John GillThe DUTY OF A PASTOR To His People Preached At The Ordination Of The Reverend George Braithwaite, M.A. March 28, 1734. 2 TIMOTHY 4:16 Take heed unto thyself, and unto thy doctrine; for in doing this, thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee. The part of the work of this day assigned to ... Read More
William MacDonald

Bible Paradoxes

William MacDonald“…as dying, and, behold, we live.” (2 Cor. 6:9) The Bible is full of paradoxes, that is, truths that seem contrary to what we would normally suppose or truths that seem to contradict one another. G. K. Chesterton maintained that paradox is truth standing on its head to attract attention. Here are a ... Read More
William MacDonald

The Shadow Of Martyrdom

William MacDonaldWhen a man is truly committed to Jesus Christ, it seems to be a matter of no importance to him whether he lives or dies. All that matters is that the Lord be glorified. As you read THE TRIUMPH OF JOHN AND BETTY STAM, you will find a note repeated throughout the book—“that…Christ shall be magnified i... Read More
Gospel Fellowships

Bible Verses on Topic of Christian Persecution

Gospel FellowshipsReason for Persecution: The Cross separates us from the world John 15:18-21 “If the world hates you, you know that it hated Me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love its own. Yet because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hate... Read More
Jacob Boehme

Of True Resignation

Jacob BoehmeOf True Resignation OR Dying to SELF by Jacob Behmen (Jakob Boehme) 1575-1624, The Teutonic Theosopher SHOWING How Man must DAILY die to his OWN Will in SELF; how he must bring his Desire into God, and what he should ask and desire of God. LIKEWISE How he must spring up out of the dying sinful Man, ... Read More
Jon Courson

Seeing Our City - Acts 18:10

Jon CoursonIt has rightly been said that Europe is looked over by millions of travelers and overlooked by millions of believers. Such was not the case with Paul, who, on his third missionary journey, went to Europe not as a sight-seer, but as a soul-winner. Here in Chapter 18, however, after meeting opposition... Read More
Joseph Alleine


Joseph AlleineO all you inhabitants of the world dwelling on the earth, come; see and hear; gather yourselves together unto the proclamation of the Great King. Hear, you who are afar off and you who are near! He who has an ear to hear, let him hear. I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, "Prepare the way... Read More

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