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Chuck Smith

The Gift of Tongues (Part 1)

Chuck SmithIn this lesson we come to the gift of speaking in tongues. And of all of the gifts and manifestations of the Holy Spirit, this is by far the most controversial. Theological debates really heat up when you get the subject of speaking in tongues. It seems as though, of all of the gifts of the Spirit, ... Read More
Erlo Stegen

True Preparation for Christmas (part 2)

Erlo StegenJohn 1:19-31 John the Baptist spoke with authority about repentance. Before and after Jesus there was none who spoke about repentance as John the Baptist. From the sophisticated to the lowest people in society were deeply touched by his preaching. They all came into the wilderness to be baptised by ... Read More
John Gill

1 Peter 2:3

John GillVer. 3. If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious. Reference is had to Ps 34:8, "O taste and see that the Lord is good"; and the Syriac version here adds, "if ye have seen": by the Lord is meant, the Lord Jesus Christ, as the following words show, who is gracious and amiable, and lovely in h... Read More
John Gill

Of Trust and Confidence in God.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 1—Chapter 7 OF TRUST AND CONFIDENCE IN GOD Trust and confidence signify the same thing, whether with respect to God or men: to trust in men, is to confide or put confidence in them; and so to trust in God is to place confidence in him; and generally in all places wh... Read More
Robert Murray M'Cheyne


Robert Murray M'CheyneTHERE CAN BE NO DOUBT, dear friends that this is one of the most difficult passages in the Word of God. It has a depth in which an elephant may swim. Many have stumbled over it to their own destruction. Pray unfeignedly that we may be kept from erring in speaking from it. There are two principle int... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

What Happens When We Become Christians

T. Austin-SparksIn these talks, we are seeking to be pre-eminently practical. That is, we are not occupied with the presentation of Christian doctrine in itself. Christian doctrine will be here, but we are not interested in presenting the doctrines of Christianity in the abstract, important as they are. What we are... Read More
Christian Apologetics

Why would God have to die to save people from Himself?

Why would God have to die to save people from Himself? Because there is no other way to save anyone from their sins. Because God is holy and righteous, He must punish anyone who breaks His law. Since He is the one who administers the punishment, we then need to be saved from His righteous judgment. ... Read More
Daily Light

AUGUST 26 - evening

My cup runneth over. O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. O fear the Lord, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him. The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing. — His compassions fa... Read More
Daily Light

MAY 27 - evening

I would have you without carefulness. He careth for you. — The eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. The young lions d... Read More
Daily Light

NOVEMBER 7 - morning

Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men! O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. — How great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee! This people have I formed for myself; ... Read More

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