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Charles Alexander

Christ-The Uncreated Word" Ch.1:1-18

The Prologue to the Gospel of John, consisting of verses 1 - 18 of the first chapter, ought to be known by heart to every Christian. This Prologue is in three periods, each complete in itself and together forming an arch bridging the entire expanse of the unveiling of theGodhead as touching the divi... Read More
Charles E. Cowman

God's Timing

Charles E. Cowman"And when forty years were expired, there appeared to him in the wilderness of Mount Sinai an angel of the Lord in a flame of fire in a bush…saying…I have seen the affliction of my people which is in Egypt, and I have heard their groaning, and am come down to deliver them. And now come, I will send ... Read More
Charles E. Cowman

Season of Waiting

Charles E. Cowman"And when forty years were expired, there appeared to him in the wilderness…an angel of the come, I will send thee into Egypt" (Acts 7:30-34). Often the Lord calls us aside from our work for a season, and bids us be still and learn ere we go forth again to minister. There is no ... Read More
Historic Confessions

Regulative Principle, and comments

The REGULATIVE PRINCIPLE "Whatsoever God has not commanded in His Word for His worship is not allowable in divine Worship." This was in keeping with John Knox's dictum. "All worshipping, honouring, or other service invented by the brain of man in the religion of God, without His own express command ... Read More
John Chrysostom

Homily 16 on the Acts of the Apostles

John ChrysostomActs 7:6-7 And God spoke on this wise, That his seed should sojourn in a strange land; and that they should bring them into bondage, and entreat them evil four hundred years. And the nation to whom they shall be in bondage will I judge, said God: and after that shall they come forth, and serve Me in... Read More
John Gifford Bellett

The Nearness of the Glory

The thought of the nearness of the glory should be deeply cherished by the heart. And we need be at no effort to persuade ourselves of it. It is taught us richly in the Word. The place of the glory is near us, and the path by which it can either come to us or we go to it is short and simple, and the... 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

Matthew 18

John Nelson DarbyIn chapter 18 the great principles proper to the new order of things are made known to the disciples. Let us search a little into these sweet and precious instructions of the Lord. They may be looked at in two ways. They reveal the ways of God with regard to that which was to take the place of the L... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Synopsis of the Books of the Bible - Genesis

John Nelson DarbyGenesis has a character of its own; and, as the beginning of the Holy Book, presents to us all the great elementary principles which find their development in the history of the relationships of God with man, which is recorded in the following books. The germ of each of these principles will be foun... Read More
John Nelson Darby

The Accepted Man

John Nelson DarbyTHE ACCEPTED MAN 2 CORINTHIANS 3 There are two ways in which we may approach the judgment of man. We may judge of where man is (of the condition in which he is looked at by God) by taking the word of God and applying it to the condition of man in himself, to his state as an actual sinner. Thus, for ... Read More

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