THE SWORD OF THE SPIRIT (1) The Sword There are two things we may take notice of, before we come to a closer discussion of the words. From the sort of arms here appointed for the Christian’s use, the weapon that is both defensive and offensive is the sword. All the rest in the Apostle’s …
Author: Matthew Henry
Comments on Luke 7 31-35.
HARDEN NOT YOUR HEARTS Sermon Crowborough Mr. S. Delves “Wherefore as the Holy Ghost saith. Today if ye will hear his voice. Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness.” Hebrews 3.7-8 This is a very remarkable scripture. It is much more remarkable than would appear from …
Comments by Matthew Henry
A song of degrees of David.
COMING TO CHRIST A. W. Pink By way of introduction let us bring before the reader the following Scriptures. (1) “Ye will not come to me, that ye might have life;” John 5.40. (2) “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest” Matt. 11.28. (3) “No …
Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love . . . distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality. Rejoice with them that do rejoice and weep with them that weep. Be of the same mind one toward another. Romans 12.10-16.
Remember Abraham’s sudden failure of faith, think of Job cursing the day of his birth, Elijah under the juniper-tree, Jonah under his gourd, all of these after such experiences of God’s faithfulness and love. How could they forget? God’s people can forget anything if left to themselves.
What a comfort it is to us that He will never forsake His work! Our eyes once opened to see full salvation in Christ He will never suffer to become blind again, though they may be dimmed, and we may need the Physicians touch. A. Bonar