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A.W. Pink

The Sovereignty of God) Chapter Eight - Sovereignty And Human Responsibility

A.W. Pink"So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God" (Rom. 14:12). In our last chapter we considered at some length the much debated and difficult question of the human will. We have shown that the will of the natural man is neither Sovereign nor free but, instead, a servant and slave. We ... Read More
Chuck Smith

Keep Yourself in the Love of God

Chuck SmithJude exhorts us: "Keep yourselves in the love of God" (v. 21). This seems like a strange injunction. If you don't read the entire context, you could easily misinterpret it. How can we keep ourselves in the love of God? Looking back at verse one, however, we find that Jude is writing to those who are... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 390

George FoxFriends,—This is the word of the Lord unto you all. All live in the seed, in which all nations are blest [Gen 22:18]; in which seed you are blessed every way, in your rising up and lying down [Deut 6:7?]; in your goings forth and comings in [Psa 121:8?]. And you have the blessings from above, and th... Read More
John Gill

The Quiet and Easy Passage of Christ's Purchased People Through Death to Glory.

John GillTHE QUIET AND EASY PASSAGE OF CHRIST’S PURCHASED PEOPLE THROUGH DEATH TO GLORY. A Sermon, Preached to a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters, in Carter-lane, Southwark. EXODUS 15:16 Fear and dread shall fall upon them; by the greatness of thine arm, they shall be as still as a stone, till thy peopl... Read More
Anton Bosch

Killing the Messenger Contentiously Contending –8

Anton BoschIn case you get the impression from the previous articles that I am against any form of apologetics or discernment ministries – I am not. The ministry of a watchman is vitally important to the church. But, unfortunately, many have brought discredit to a crucial ministry by their bad attitude. Even s... Read More
J.B. Buffington

The Apostate's Lifestyle

Let us open our Bibles to 2 Peter 2:10-16: But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities. Whereas angels, which are greater in power and might, bring not railing accusat... Read More
John Chrysostom

Colossians 1:15-18

John ChrysostomWho is the Image of the invisible God, the Firstborn of all creation: for in Him were all things created, in the heavens, and upon the earth, things visible and things invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers: all things have been created through Him, and unto Him; and He ... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Balaam- Hired of Balak and Used of God

John Nelson DarbyBALAAM, HIRED OF BALAK, AND USED OF GOD NUMBERS 22-24 It is a wonderful thing to see the way in which, through the overruling power of God, the efforts of Satan against the people of God only bring them out the more distinctly in their own place of blessing. We find in these chapters the connection ... Read More
Precept Austin Commentary

Jude 1:11

Precept Austin CommentaryJude 1:11 Woe to them! For they have gone the way of Cain, and for pay they have rushed headlong into the error of Balaam, and perished in the rebellion of Korah: ouai autois hoti te hodo tou Kain eporeuthesan (3PAPI) kai te plane tou Balaam misthou executhesan (3PAPI) kai te antilogia tou Kore apol... Read More
Early Church Martyr Readings

THE HOLY MARTYR EMILIAN

1. THE HOLY MARTYR EMILIAN During the reign of Julian the Apostate, in the Thracian town of Dorostolon, lived a young man, Emilian, a servant of the mayor of the town. When the apostate emperor began to destroy Christianity throughout the realm of the Roman Empire by fire and sword and, when the emp... Read More

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