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A.W. Pink

The Fact of the Redeemer's Return

A.W. PinkThe Redeemer’s Return THE FACT OF THE REDEEMER’S RETURN Chapter 3 "I will come again and receive you unto Myself; that where I am there ye may be also" John 14:3 It has been pointed out by another that the New Testament is concerned mainly with the presentation of three great facts: first, that the ... Read More
A.W. Pink

The Gospel of Mark

A.W. PinkWhy Four Gospels? 2. THE GOSPEL OF MARK Mark’s Gospel differs widely from Matthew’s, both in character and scope. The contrasts between them are marked and many. Matthew has twenty-eight chapters, Mark but sixteen. Matthew abounds in parables, Mark records but few. Matthew portrays Christ as the Son... Read More
Basilea Schlink

(You Will Never Be The Same) 10 - Desire for Attention and Recognition

Basilea SchlinkTwo pictures are placed before our eyes. The first is Jesus wearing the crown of disgrace. Voluntarily He chose to be the most despised and unworthy One among men. People hid their faces from Him, and "we esteemed Him not". Jesus! He is the One who deserves all honour in heaven and on earth, but He ... Read More
Chuck Smith

Matthew 5:43

Chuck Smith"AGAPE YOUR ENEMIES" I. PHARISEE'S TEACHING "LOVE NEIGHBOR, HATE ENEMIES." A. Where in O.T. Law was basis? 1. Truly law taught to love neighbor - no command to hate. 2. The idea of hate your enemies, from God's command to wipe out inhabitants of land. a. Or perhaps David's imprecatory Psalms. b. In ... Read More
J.C. Ryle

Matthew chapter 23

J.C. RyleMatthew chapter 23 MATTHEW 23:1-12 Then Jesus spoke to the multitudes and to his disciples, saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses' seat. All things therefore they tell you to observe; observe and do, but don't do their works; for they say, and don't do. For they bind heavy burdens that... Read More
John Gill

1 John 2:16

John GillVer. 16. For all that [is] in the world,.... This is the sum of the evil things in the world; or these following are the objects of sin in the world, or about which wicked men are conversant; even such as are carnal or grateful to the flesh, visible to the eye, and belong to this vain life, or serve... Read More
Paris Reidhead

The Failure of Christ

Paris ReidheadThe Failure of Christ By Paris Reidhead* Our Text this morning will be found in Matthew 23. This is one of two messages. I thought perhaps it might be possible to have them at the same time, but such is not the case. And, therefore, today (I trust you will understand the spirit in which it is given.... Read More
Thomas Brooks

When we give the devil the kernel

Thomas Brooks"My son, give Me your heart." Proverbs 23:26 "You have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you." Romans 6:17 Christian obedience is cordial and hearty. The believer knows that no obedience but hearty obedience, is acceptable to Christ. He knows that nothing takes Christ's... Read More
William MacDonald

When Tolerance is Sin

William MacDonaldTolerance can be a virtue, but it can also betray an inexcusable weakness of character. We admire the person who tolerates differences where no great issue is at stake. He allows for a variety of preferences, methods and unimportant viewpoints. He would rather be killed for a sheep than for a lamb. ... Read More
Anton Bosch

Truth with Tears

Anton BoschThe servant of the Lord should not strive, but be gentle, be apt to teach, patient and meek when dealing with those who oppose the truth (2Timothy 2:23-26). This seems to contradict the fact that Jesus called the Pharisees a “brood of vipers” (Matthew 23:33), Herod “that fox” (Luke 13:32), and that ... Read More

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