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John Gill

Of Resignation to the Will of God.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 1—Chapter 16 OF RESIGNATION TO THE WILL OF GOD Submission, or resignation of the will of man to the will of God, is a part of self-denial, as has been observed in the preceding chapter, and therefore properly next requires a distinct consideration. It is no other th... Read More
Paris Reidhead

Four Steps to a Fruitful Christian Life

Paris ReidheadFour Steps to a Fruitful Christian Life By Paris Reidhead* Now turn, please, to Psalm 37. Our meditation is going to be in this very precious Psalm. There are some portions of Scripture to which one finds himself drawn over and over again, because they are so appropriate. Psalm 37. And if you have n... Read More
Thomas Brooks

Mute Christian under the Smarting Rod -Part 2

Thomas Brooks"Mute Christian under the Smarting Rod" or, "The Silent Soul with Sovereign Antidotes" by Thomas Brooks, 1659, London. "I was silent; I would not open my mouth, for You are the one who has done this!" Psalm 39:9 IV. WHY must Christians be mute and silent under the greatest afflictions, the saddest p... Read More
Anton Bosch

Why Do Evil Men Prosper?

Anton BoschThis question plagues every believer who is trying to live a godly life and finds life hard while others who are evil and ungodly seem to prosper and have a good life. Sometimes we look at false prophets and wolves in sheep’s clothing who fleece the sheep, lead many to destruction and wreak havoc in... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Acts 4

John Nelson DarbyWhat we read in this chapter is very sad, but full of instruction. The state of Israel is frightful, and the contrast to the apostles, and to all the believers marvellous. There is ecclesiastical authority and hatred of the truth and of the Lord on one side, and the presence and power of God on the ... Read More
St. Augustine

Exposition on Psalm 38

St. AugustineA psalm to David himself, on the remembrance of the Sabbath. 1. What does this recollection of the Sabbath mean? What is this Sabbath? For it is with groaning that he calls it to recollection. You have both heard already when the Psalm was read, and you will now hear it when we shall go over it, how... Read More
Athanasian Grail Psalter

Book I

Psalm 1(1) Beatus vir qui non abiit 1 Happy indeed is the man who follows not the counsel of the wicked, nor lingers in the way of sinners nor sits in the company of scorners, 2 but whose delight is the law of the Lord and who ponders his law day and night. 3 He is like a tree that is planted beside... Read More
F. L. Mortimer

The life of Christ, for family devotions - January

F. L. MortimerA Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802 - 1878) January 1 John 1:1-5. The Word. Who is the Word spoken of in these verses? He is the Son of God. He is called the WORD, because he makes God his Father known to us. H... Read More
Favell Lee Mortimer

Matthew 1. The Angel's visit to Joseph.

Favell Lee MortimerMatthew wrote his gospel before any of the other evangelists. He wrote it for the Jews especially; and therefore he very often refers to the Old Testament, (held in such reverence by the Jews,) and shows that Jesus fulfilled what the prophets had said. Luke and Mark, who wrote for the Gentiles espec... Read More
John R. Rice

All Satan's Apples Have Worms

John R. RiceI am speaking tonight on the subject, "All Satan's Apples Have Worms." I do not deny that the Devil has some pretty apples; I just say that all of them are fakes and that after you bite into them, you will find they have worms. All Satan's apples have worms. Luke, chapter 15, is one of the most fami... Read More

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