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Gregory O. Baker

The Deadly Flower

Pastor of FaithWay Baptist Church, Ajax, Ontario, Canada; President of FaithWay Baptist College · "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."–John 3:16. This is the Gospel message in one verse. · "For... Read More
Henry Blackaby

The Cross - Part 1

Henry Blackabyow our time with you we have chosen to take some moments and look at the cross. The cross is at the very heart of the Christians life. The cross is the heart beat of the whole our of faith. There is nothing more central than the cross in the Christians life. And so tonight were going to take a very ... Read More
Historic Confessions

1644 London Confession

London Baptist Confession of 1644 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NOTE. This confession was drawn up by the Particular Baptists to distinguish them from the, more numerous, General (Arminian) Baptists. There are two, or more, editions of this confessi... Read More
Historic Confessions

Doctrines of Grace, and comments

The DOCTRINES OF GRACE These are frequently referred to as The Five Points of Calvinism, but this is a misnomer because Calvin had died before this statement was drawn up. They are simply five key teachings found in the Bible and formulated by the Synod of Dort in 1618-1619. This was done to counter... Read More
James Arminius


DISPUTATION 1 ON THE AUTHORITY AND CERTAINTY OF THE SACRED SCRIPTURES RESPONDENT: BERNARD VESUKIUS I. The authority of Scripture is nothing else but the worthiness according to which it merits (1.) CREDENCE, as being true in words and true in significations, whether it simply declares anything; or a... Read More
James Boice

A Golden Chain Of Five Links

When I was writing about Romans 8:28 in the previous study, I said that for most Christians that verse is one of the most comforting statements in the entire Word of God. The reason is obvious. It tells us that "in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called accordi... Read More
John Chrysostom

John 12:25-32

John ChrysostomHe that loves his life shall lose it, and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal. If any man serve Me, let him follow Me. 1. Sweet is the present life, and full of much pleasure, yet not to all, but to those who are riveted to it. Since, if any one look to heaven and se... Read More
John Chrysostom

John 13:1-2

John ChrysostomNow before the feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that His hour had come that He should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved His own which were in the world, He loved them unto the end. 1. Be imitators of me, said Paul, as I also am of Christ. 1 Corinthians 11:1 For on this acc... Read More
John Chrysostom

John 1:3

John ChrysostomAll things were made by Him; and without Him was not anything made that was made. 1. Moses in the beginning of the history and writings of the Old Testament speaks to us of the objects of sense, and enumerates them to us at length. For, In the beginning, he says, God made the heaven and the earth, a... Read More
John Chrysostom

John 20:10-23

John ChrysostomThen the disciples went away again unto their own home. But Mary stood without at the sepulcher, weeping. 1. Full of feeling somehow is the female sex, and more inclined to pity. I say this, lest you should wonder how it could be that Mary wept bitterly at the tomb, while Peter was in no way so affe... Read More

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