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Eli Brayley

Guidelines for the Godly Man

(For those called to a life of full consecration, obedience and service unto the Kingdom of God) THE CALLING OF THE MAN OF GOD: 1. The purpose of the man of God is to be God's man. As Adam bore a son in his own likeness and image, so the Christian man must conform to the image of the Father. This is... Read More
John Chrysostom

Instructions to Catechumens - Part 2

John ChrysostomSecond Instruction To those about to be illuminated; and concerning women who adorn themselves with plaiting of hair, and gold, and concerning those who have used omens, and amulets, and incantations, all which are foreign to Christianity. 1. I have come to ask first of all for some fruit in return ... Read More
John Nelson Darby

The Rejected Man

John Nelson DarbyTHE REJECTED MAN Genesis 3 It is a good thing, seeing the great levity of our hearts, that we should all of us sometimes look at our origin, at what we were, and at the actual corruption of the stock whence we are derived. Thus shall we see what God has done, and the revelation He has made of Himsel... Read More
Jonathan Edwards

Pressing into the Kingdom of God

Jonathan EdwardsLuke 16:16 The law and the prophets were until John; since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it. In these words two things may be observed: First, Wherein the work and office of John the Baptist consisted, viz. in preaching the kingdom of God, to prepare the way f... Read More
Philip Doddridge

The Doubting Soul

1. Transient impressions liable to be mistaken for conversion, which would be a fatal error.--2. General scheme for self-examination.--3. Particular inquiries--what views there have been of sin?--4. What views there have been of Christ?--5. As to the need the soul has of him;--6. And its willingness... Read More
Precept Austin Commentary

Jude 1:12

Precept Austin CommentaryJude 1:12 These are the men who are hidden reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you without fear, caring for themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn trees without fruit, doubly dead, uprooted: houtoi eisin (3PPAI) hoi en tais agapais humon spilades suneuochoumenoi ... Read More
John Piper

I Seek Not What Is Yours but You

John PiperA Sermon on Tithing January 24, 1982 2 Corinthians 12:15 Several weeks ago I spent four days at Shalom House, our Conference retreat center. The text that filled me with most longing and soaked through my prayers was 2 Cor. 12:15, "I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls." The last morn... Read More
John Piper

That Which Is Born of the Spirit Is Spirit

John PiperFebruary 22, 1981 The Role of the Holy Spirit in Conversion Unless God gives me a clear indication to go another way I will be preaching during these last four Sundays of winter on the ministry of the Holy Spirit. I feel a great yearning in my own heart to know more of the Spirit's power for holines... Read More
John Piper

World Hunger and Us

John PiperNovember 1, 1981 WORLD HUNGER AND US I would like to talk about hunger. It may be that God is allowing physical hunger to ravage our globe in order to awaken his church to the worldwide (and local) ravages of spiritual starvation. Our hearts break more quickly when we see a skin-draped skeleton in i... Read More
Principles For The Gathering Of Believers

76 - Chronological Bible Reading of Scriptures

Principles For The Gathering Of BelieversThere is a great need in the body of Christ for consistent reading of the Holy Scriptures in their entirety, book by book, chapter by chapter, verse by verse. In this case we are encouraging a chronological reading of the Scriptures. Most of the confusion is created when certain teachers, groups, or... Read More

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