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A.W. Pink

Exposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 66 CHRIST LAYING DOWN HIS LIFE

A.W. PinkExposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 66 CHRIST LAYING DOWN HIS LIFE John 19:25-42 Below is an Analysis of John 19:25-42:— 1. The mother of Jesus and the beloved disciple, verses 25-27. 2. The Savior’s thirst, verses 28, 29. 3. The Savior’s victorious death, verse 30. 4. God guarding the Savior’s... Read More
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
J.C. Ryle

Matthew chapter 27

J.C. RyleMatthew chapter 27 MATTHEW 27:1-10 Now when morning had come, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death--and they bound him, and led him away, and delivered him up to Pontius Pilate, the governor. Then Judas, who betrayed him, when he saw that ... Read More
John Gill

Of the Prophetic Office of Christ.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 5—Chapter 9 OF THE PROPHETIC OFFICE OF CHRIST Having gone through Christ’s estates of humiliation and exaltation, I shall next consider the offices sustained and executed by him in those estates. His office in general is that of Mediator, which is but one; the branc... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

"A Vessel... Meet for the Master's Use"

T. Austin-Sparks"These were the potters... there they dwelt with the king for his work" (1 Chronicles 4:23). "But now, O Lord, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand" (Isaiah 64:8). "The word which came to Jeremiah from the Lord, saying, Arise, and go down to ... Read More
Aphraates

Demonstration 21 (Of Persecution)

1. I have heard a reproach, which has greatly vexed me. The unclean (the heathen) say, that this people, which is gathered together out of all nations, has no God. And thus say the impious:— If they have a God, why does He not avenge His people? And darkness more exceedingly has thickened upon me, b... Read More
Book Of Common Prayer 1979

(Proper Liturgies For Special Days) Holy Saturday

There is no celebration of the Eucharist on this day. When there is a Liturgy of the word, the Celebrant begins with the Collect of the Day O God, Creator of heaven and earth: Grant that, as the crucified body of your dear Son was laid in the tomb and rested on this holy Sabbath, so we may await wit... Read More
Early Church Martyr Readings

THE HOLY MARTYR ADRIAN AND NATALIA

1. THE HOLY MARTYR ADRIAN AND NATALIA Adrian and Natalia were husband and wife, both of noble and wealthy families from Nicomedia. Adrian was the head of the Praetorium and a pagan and Natalia was secretly a Christian. Both were young and lived together in marriage for only thirteen months until mar... 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
Winkie Pratney

PEOPLE PLEASERS

What about those old "friends" who stay around to tempt you or drag you down? All friendships made for selfish reasons before your conversion must go on the altar of sacrifice with all other things that belonged to your past life. All future friendships as well as those you keep from the past must b... Read More

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