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J.C. Ryle

Expository Thoughts On Mark - Mark 3:13-21

J.C. RyleThe beginning of this passage describes the appointment of the twelve apostles. It is an event in our Lord's earthly ministry, which should always be read with deep interest. What a vast amount of benefit these few men have conferred on the world! The names of a few Jewish fishermen are known and lo... Read More
John Gill

Faith in God and His Word, the Establishment and Prosperity of His People.

John GillFAITH IN GOD AND HIS WORD, THE ESTABLISHMENT AND PROSPERITY OF HIS PEOPLE: A Sermon, Preached at a Wednesday’s Evening Lecture, in GREAT EAST-CHEAP, Dec. 27, 1753. 2 Chronicles 20:20 Believe in the Lord your God, so shall ye be established blessed; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper. In the b... Read More
John Gill

Of Godly Sincerity.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 1—Chapter 21 OF GODLY SINCERITY Sincerity stands opposed to hypocrisy; than which nothing is more detestable to God; and nothing is more agreeable to him than uprightness and integrity: this is called "godly sincerity," eilikrineia qeou, "sincerity of God" (2 Cor. 1... Read More
John Gill

Of the Fear of God.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 1—Chapter 5 OF THE FEAR OF GOD The fear of God has so great a concern in divine worship, that it is sometimes put for the whole of it; and a worshipper of God is frequently described in scripture by one that fears him; and particularly internal worship, or experimen... Read More
K.P. Yohannan

Precious in the Sight of God

K.P. YohannanThe fear of God is greatly treasured in heaven. It is a mark of one who is special in God’s eyes. Listen to what God says of His servant Job: “There is no one on earth like him; he is blameless and upright, a man who fears God and shuns evil” (Job 1:8 NIV, emphasis added). Job was well-off and had m... Read More
Thomas Brooks

Mute Christian under the Smarting Rod -Part 4

Thomas Brooks"Mute Christian under the Smarting Rod" or, "The Silent Soul with Sovereign Antidotes" by Thomas Brooks, 1659, London. "I was silent; I would not open my mouth, for You are the one who has done this!" Psalm 39:9 Objection 8. Oh! But God has deserted me! He has forsaken me! He who should comfort my s... Read More
Daily Light

DECEMBER 19 - morning

Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness. Who is among you that feareth the Lord, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the Lord, and stay upon his God. — Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the... Read More
Daily Light

MAY 7 - morning

Ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; though the waters thereof roar and be troubl... Read More
Daily Light

OCTOBER 22 - morning

O God, my heart is fixed. The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. — He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is f... Read More
Daily Light

SEPTEMBER 4 - morning

Sit still, my daughter. Take heed, and be quiet; fear not, neither be fainthearted. — Be still, and know that I am God. — Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God? — The loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be made lo... Read More

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