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Erlo Stegen

Jesus' triumph over satan

Erlo StegenCol 2:14 blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and has taken it out of the way, nailing it to the cross. Col 2:15 Having stripped rulers and authorities, He made a show of them publicly, triumphing over them in it. The cross at Golgotha is where th... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 233

George FoxFriends, this is the day of the trial of your faith [1 Pet 1:7], and therefore be faithful; for the faith is it by which you have victory ;[1 Jn 5:4] and access to God [Rom 5:2]; by faith all the fiery darts of satan are quenched [Eph 6:16], and by faith the mountains are subdued and removed [1 Cor ... Read More
John Gill

The Doctrine of the Wheels, in the Visions of Ezekiel, Opened and Explained.

John GillThe DOCTRINE OF THE WHEELS, IN THE VISIONS OF EZEKIEL, OPENED AND EXPLAINED. A Sermon, Preached April 25, 1765, to an Assembly of Ministers and Churches, at the Meeting—house of the Rev. Mr. ANDERSON, in Grafton—Street, Westminster. EZEKIEL 10:13 As for the Wheels, it was cried unto them in my heari... Read More
William MacDonald

Here's The Difference

William MacDonaldAugustine once said, "Distinguish the ages and the Scriptures harmonize." God has divided all human history into ages: "... by whom also he made the ages" (Heb. 1:2 ERV margin). These ages may be long or short. What distinguishes them is not their length but the way in which God deals with mankind. ... Read More
C.A. Coates

Tribulation Saints

Revelation 7. This chapter shows how God will secure vast companies of saints for Himself even in tribulation days. It is a great comfort to see that He will allow nothing to interfere with His purpose to have an immense company both from Israel and the nations. It will be a time when universal judg... Read More
John Calvin

Life of a Christian Man. Scriptural Arguments Exhorting to it

John CalvinThis first chapter consists of two parts,—I. Connection between this treatise on the Christian Life and the doctrine of Regeneration and Repentance. Arrangement of the treatise, sec. 1–3. II. Extremes to be avoided; 1. False Christians denying Christ by their works condemned, sec. 4. 2. Christians s... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Hints on the Sacrifices in Leviticus Leviticus 1-3

John Nelson DarbyNotice in the first place that the tabernacle has been set up. It is out of the tabernacle of the congregation that this instruction is given. It supposes God is there, and it is a question of approach to Him. There are two classes of sacrifices: those made by fire for a sweet savour; and the sin an... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Notes on Revelation

John Nelson DarbyNote the incense altar is found in Revelation only in Revelation 8, and the censer or incense vessel, libanotos; this not in chapter 4 where power and judgment - government is presented to us. Nor have the elders any censers, libanoton, in Revelation 5. This belonged to Him who was at the altar of i... Read More
Randy Alcorn

Thinking About Heaven

Randy AlcornSome of the portrayals of heaven in my novels Deadline and Dominion are surprising and unconventional. They are based on some views of heaven which, though not widely embraced, I believe are nonetheless founded on Scripture: 1. In heaven, we'll see clearly (1 Cor. 13:12), but won't know everything. ... Read More
Richard E. Bieber


Be still and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the heathen; I will be exalted in the Earth. Psalm 46:10 M any of us are frustrated by a feeling that we just aren't accomplishing anything significant with our lives. We sense that something important is waiting to be done by us, that God has... Read More

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