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Richard E. Bieber


He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and despised others: "Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, 'God, I thank thee that I am not like other men, extortio... Read More
Richard E. Bieber


Read: II Corinthians 3:4-6 Surely we all agree that when you become a believer in Jesus Christ you, at that moment, become a minister. As far as God is concerned a minister is not somebody who went to seminary or bible college. Every follower of Jesus is a minister. You did not choose me. But I chos... Read More
Richard E. Bieber


“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I ha... Read More
Ron Bailey

Abraham, My Friend_01

Ron BaileyAbraham, My Friend The Making of a Praying Man Preface: Every story has a purpose and my re-telling of this story has its purpose revealed in our sub-title. Abraham’s life is rich in illustration of the purposes of God and the daily incidents of a pilgrim but our ultimate goal will be to identify el... Read More
Ron Bailey

Abraham, My Friend_43

Ron BaileyShall I hide from Abraham… We come now to the passage which was in my mind when we first began this journey, almost a year ago. It seems that the primary purpose of the visit to Abraham’s tent was Sarah’s annunciation; the specific promise and date of the birth of Isaac. However, as Abraham continue... Read More
Samuel Davies

Evidences of the Lack of Love to God

Samuel DaviesEvidences of the Lack of Love to God by Samuel Davies, Hanover, Virginia; April 14, 1756 "But I know you—that you have not the love of God in you." John 5:42 Nothing seems to be a more natural duty for a creature—nothing is more essential to true religion—nothing more necessary as a principle of obe... Read More
Samuel Davies

Sinners Entreated to Be Reconciled to God

Samuel DaviesSinners Entreated to Be Reconciled to God by Samuel Davies "We are therefore Christ's ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ's behalf: Be reconciled to God!" 2 Corinthians 5:20 To preside in the solemnities of public worship, to direct your thoughts, a... Read More
Samuel Davies

The Connection Between Present Holiness and Future Felicity

Samuel DaviesThe Connection Between Present Holiness and Future Felicity by Samuel Davies "Follow after holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord." Hebrews 12:14 "Many are asking: Who can show us any good?" Psalm 4:6. As the human soul was originally designed for the enjoyment of no less a portion than t... Read More
Samuel Davies

The Nature of Love to God and Christ, Opened and Enforced

Samuel DaviesThe Nature of Love to God and Christ, Opened and Enforced by Samuel Davies The third time Jesus said to him, "Simon son of John, do you love me?" Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, "Do you love me?" He said, "Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you." John 21:17 "If an... Read More
Short Biographies

Praying John Hyde

PRAYING JOHN HYDE Apostle to India (1865 - 1912) John Hyde was born in 1865 in Carthage, Illinois. His father was Rev Smith Harris Hyde a Presbyterian. John and his brother Edmund attended seminary together. John looked up to and admired his older brother very much.Edmund had his sights on becoming ... Read More

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