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John Gill

Of the Names of God.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 1—Chapter 3 OF THE NAMES OF GOD Being about to treat of God, and of the things of God, it may be proper to begin with his names: the names of persons and things are usually the first that are known of them; and if these are not known, it cannot be thought that much,... Read More
K.P. Yohannan

Only by faith

K.P. YohannanFourth, remember the Lord has good plans for you. He is faithful to you no matter what. We must remind ourselves of this truth continually, especially when things become difficult and unclear. Remind your self and say, “God loves me. He called me for a purpose. He is always good, always faithful. I ... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

A Vision that Constitutes a Vocation

T. Austin-Sparks"For they that dwell in Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath, fulfilled them by condemning him" (Acts 13:27). We pointed out at the beginning of the previous chapter that the above statement indicates that there is someth... Read More
Thomas Brooks

A most sovereign antidote

Thomas BrooksGod is with His people to counsel them in all doubtful and difficult cases, and to defend and secure them against all their enemies and opposers. God's presence is infinitely better than the presence of all outward comforts. A sound sincere Christian can . . . never have enough power against sin, no... Read More
Book Of Common Prayer 1979

(Proper Liturgies For Special Days) Great Vigil of Easter

The Lighting of the Paschal Candle In the darkness, fire is kindled; after which the Celebrant may address the people in these or similar words Dear friends in Christ: On this most holy night, in which our Lord Jesus passed over from death to life, the Church invites her members, dispersed throughou... Read More
Book Of Common Prayer 1979

Burial of the Dead: Rite I

All stand while one or more of the following anthems are sung or said I am the resurrection and the life, saith the Lord; he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live; and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand... Read More
Charles Alexander

"The First Disciples" Ch. 1:35-51

The first disciples of Christ were called from that company of young men who were gathered out of Galilee by the ministry of John the Baptist. The first chapter of John (verses 35-51) records the calling of the first five John (the writer of the gospel), Andrew, Peter, Philip, and Nathanael otherwis... Read More
Charles E. Cowman

Unshaken in Christ

Charles E. Cowman"God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her, and that right early" (Ps. 46:2, 3, 5) "Shall not be moved"--what an inspiring declaration! Can it be possible that we, who are so easily moved by the things of earth, can arrive at a place where nothing can upset us or disturb... Read More
Daily Light

MAY 27 - morning

The Lord is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him. Praise the Lord of hosts: for the Lord is good; for his mercy endureth for ever. — God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. — I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: ... 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

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