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J.C. Ryle

Needs of the Times

J.C. RyleNeeds of the Times "Men that had understanding of the times" (1 Chron. 12:32). These words were written about the tribe of Issachar, in the days when David first began to reign over Israel. It seems that after Saul’s unhappy death, some of the tribes of Israel were undecided what to do. "Under which... Read More
John Gill

CAUSE OF GOD AND TRUTH. Part 1 Section 25—Matthew 23:37.

John GillThe CAUSE OF GOD AND TRUTH. Part 1 Section 25—Matthew 23:37. O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chicken under her wings, and ye would not! Nothing is mor... Read More
John Gill

CAUSE OF GOD AND TRUTH. Part 1 Section 27—Luke 19:41, 42.

John GillThe CAUSE OF GOD AND TRUTH. Part 1 Section 27—Luke 19:41, 42. And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it, saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace: but now they are hid from thine eyes These words are often made use... Read More
John Gill

Of the Kingly Office of Christ.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 5—Chapter 13 OF THE KINGLY OFFICE OF CHRIST The prophetic and priestly offices of Christ having been considered; the kingly office of Christ is next to be treated of. Christ is king in a twofold sense: he is a king by nature; as he is God, he, is God over all; as th... Read More
K.P. Yohannan

Vital Differences

K.P. YohannanLook at your body and you will see a left leg and a right leg, a nose and two eyes. We were all given two feet and two hands. Both hands are complete with five fingers—nothing is missing. And because nothing is missing, you are able to write with your hand and feed yourself as well. You can see with... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The Great Invitation

T. Austin-SparksWe turn now to Luke 14, to what is called the story of the Great Supper and the Great Invitation. It might be thought that this story has very little relationship to what we have been considering. But I want to correct that idea immediately and to say that it is an integral part of this very matter ... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The Voice of Jeremiah

T. Austin-Sparks"They knew not... the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath" (Acts 13:27). "It shall come to pass, when seventy years are accomplished, that I will punish the king of Babylon, and that nation, saith the Lord, for their iniquity, and the land of the Chaldeans; and I will make it desolat... Read More
Thomas Brooks

Blessed are those who mourn

Thomas Brooks"Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted." Matthew 5:4 "Blessed are those who mourn;" that is—such as who mourn for sin with an exceeding great mourning. "Blessed are those who mourn;" that is—those who mourn for sin with a funeral sorrow, as the word signifies. "Blessed are those wh... Read More
Thomas Brooks

The Jews

Thomas Brooks"What shall I do, then, with Jesus who is called Christ?" Pilate asked. They all answered, "Crucify Him!" "Why? What crime has He committed?" asked Pilate. But they shouted all the louder, "Crucify Him!" Mat. 27:22-23 "Him . . . you have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain!" Acts 2:2... Read More
Thomas Brooks

Where will all these men be within a hundred years?

Thomas BrooksXerxes, when he viewed his almost innumerable army of men, fell a-weeping, saying, "Where will all these men be within a hundred years?" He wept to think that all that mighty army would be in their graves within a hundred years. Ah, what cause of weeping is there, when we behold the multitudes in th... Read More

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