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T. Austin-Sparks

The Mercy-Seat

T. Austin-SparksWe go on with the next thing about the ark, and that is the mercy-seat. There rested upon the ark this solid plate of gold which was called the mercy-seat. It is mentioned twenty-three times in the Old Testament, and in the New Testament it is taken up as referring to the Lord Jesus. It is so set fo... Read More
Book Of Common Prayer 1979

Burial of the Dead: Rite I

All stand while one or more of the following anthems are sung or said I am the resurrection and the life, saith the Lord; he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live; and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand... Read More
Charles E. Cowman

Believe in Order to See

Charles E. Cowman"Then believed they his words; they sang his praise. They soon forgot his works; they waited not for his counsel; but lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert. And he gave them their request; but sent leanness into their soul" (Ps. 106:12-15). We read of Moses, that "he en... Read More
Christian Apologetics

Jesus' humbled state and what it means

Many of the non Christian cults attack the deity of Christ by citing verses such as Jesus not knowing something (Matt. 24:36), where He is growing in wisdom (Luke 2:52), or says that the Father is greater than He (John 14:28). They claim that if Jesus was God He would know all things, would not grow... Read More
J.G. Bellet

The Moral Glory of the Lord Jesus Christ

The Moral Glory of the Lord Jesus Christ J G Bellett INTRODUCTION. It is the Moral Glory, or, as we speak, the character of the Lord Jesus, on which I meditate in these pages. All went up to God as a sacrifice of sweet savour. Every expression of Himself in every measure, however small, and in whate... Read More
John Bunyan

Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners - Preface

John BunyanA PREFACE, OR BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE PUBLISHING OF THIS WORK, WRITTEN BY THE AUTHOR THEREOF, AND DEDICATED TO THOSE WHOM GOD HATH COUNTED HIM WORTHY TO BEGET TO FAITH, BY HIS MINISTRY IN THE WORD. Children, grace be with you, Amen. I being taken from you in presence, and so tied up, that I cannot perf... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Readings on Numbers

John Nelson DarbyREADING 1 Passing by the numbering of the people and the redemption of the firstborn, we might begin with the laws and appointments of chapter 5; they were to keep the camp holy - put out the leper, and so on - "that they defile not their camps, in the midst whereof I dwell." God's dwelling with the... Read More
Thomas Bradbury


"But I said, How shall I put thee among the children and give thee a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the hosts of nations? And I said, Thou shalt call Me, My Father, and shalt not turn away from Me." (Jeremiah 3:19) Very precious are the Gospel or Evangelical promises which the Holy Ghost has be... Read More
Walter Beuttler

Study Notes - Divine Guidance

Walter BeuttlerA. FACT OF DIVINE GUIDANCE 1. What is meant by “divine guidance?” The leading of God in the personal life and experience of man 2. Concerning the possibility of knowing the will of God, what may be seen from: (1) Col. 1:9? That we should know the will of God in all wisdom and spiritual understanding... Read More
Walter Beuttler

Study Notes - Waiting for God

Walter BeuttlerA. THE NEED OF WAITING 1. What is to be observed from: (1) Lam. 3:25? That the seeking of God involves a waiting FOR God (2) Isa. 30:18? That God waits for men to wait for him (3) Prov. 8:34? That there is a promised blessedness to those that wait for him (4) Isa. 30:18? That this blessedness awaits... Read More

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