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A.W. Pink

Bearing the Rod

A.W. Pink“Man is born unto trouble as the sparks fly upward” (Job 5:7). How can it be otherwise, living as he is in a world which is under the curse that Adam’s sin entailed, and, what is worse, under God’s judgment because of its casting out of His beloved Son. Yet the subject of “trouble” needs to be “righ... Read More
A.W. Pink

Exposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 33 CHRIST AND THE BLIND BEGGAR (CONCLUDED)

A.W. PinkExposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 33 CHRIST AND THE BLIND BEGGAR (CONCLUDED) John 9:24-41 The following is offered as an Analysis of the passage which is to be before us:— 1. The beggar challenged and his reply: verses 24, 25. 2. The beggar cross-examined and his response: verses 26, 27. 3. T... Read More
A.W. Pink

PRACTICAL CHRISTIANITY Part 4: God’s Best in the Christian Life Chapter 13 ENJOYING GOD’S BEST

A.W. PinkPRACTICAL CHRISTIANITY Part 4: God’s Best in the Christian Life Chapter 13 ENJOYING GOD’S BEST Introduction Since God has foreordained whatsoever comes to pass, to speak of an enjoying of His best (rather than His second or third best) and missing His best, strikes some as meaningless if not erroneo... Read More
A.W. Pink

STUDIES ON SAVING FAITH Part IV 11. INTRODUCTION

A.W. PinkSTUDIES ON SAVING FAITH Part IV 11. INTRODUCTION By way of introduction and in order to acquaint the reader with the particular angle of viewpoint from which we now approach our present theme, let it be pointed out that changing conditions in Christendom call for an ever-varying emphasis on differen... Read More
J.C. Ryle

Dangers of Young Men

J.C. Ryle2. There are some special dangers that young men need to be warned against. (1) One danger to young men is pride. I know well that all souls are in fearful peril. Old or young, it doesn't matter; all have a race to run, a battle to fight, a heart to humble, a world to overcome, a body to keep under ... Read More
J.C. Ryle

Expository Thoughts On John - JOHN 9:26-41

J.C. RyleThen they said to him, "What did he do to you? How did he cause you to see?" He answered, "I told you already and you didn’t listen. Why do you want to hear it again? You people don’t want to become his disciples too, do you?" They heaped insults on him, saying, "You are his disciple! We are discipl... Read More
J.C. Ryle

Expository Thoughts On Luke - Luke 20:20-26

J.C. RylePAYING TAXES TO CAESAR Let us mark, for one thing, in this passage, the cloak of goodness under which some of our Lord's enemies approached Him. We read that they "sent forth spies, who pretended to be honest men." We read further that they attempted to trick Him by flattering words--"Teacher, we kn... Read More
J.C. Ryle

Expository Thoughts On Mark - Mark 12:13-17

J.C. RyleLet us observe in the beginning of this passage, how men of different religious opinions can unite in opposing Christ. We read of "Pharisees and Herodians" coming together to "catch our Lord in His words," and perplex Him with a hard question. The Pharisee was a superstitious formalist, who cared fo... Read More
J.C. Ryle

Matthew chapter 21

J.C. RyleMatthew chapter 21 MATTHEW 21:1-11 When they drew near to Jerusalem, and came to Bethphage, to the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, "Go into the village that is opposite you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her. Untie them, and bring them t... Read More
John Gill

2 Peter 2:22

John GillVer. 22. But it is happened unto them, according to the true proverb,.... Which is true, both in fact and in the application of it, and which lies in the Scriptures of truth, at least the first part of it, Pr 26:11. The dog [is] turned to his own vomit again, and the sow that was washed to her wallo... Read More

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