When God Commissions
The call that makes all the difference to pastors and all converted men and women. All true believers should be aware of a personal commission to the service of the Lord.
The Battle for Souls
A mistaken view of Calvinism may drain all zeal from evangelism and witness. Here are examples of passive armies which forfeited victory by inertia. By contrast, here are Paul’s warfare texts.
The Pilgrim Concept
You cannot be a Christian without also being a pilgrim, travelling light through the world. Here are the losses, plus six outstanding blessings, and the do’s and don’ts.
Against Hastening to Remove from our Post of Duty
Do we shy away from Christian service? As the Lord's workers we should desire to glorify Him. Christian service is not about selecting the comfortable positions and the hopeful fields; it is best to make no selection, but to yield our own will to the will of God altogether.
The Golden Chain of Blessing
‘Comfort’ in Paul’s epistles means encouragement. Here is the apostle’s cycle of Christian experience - pressures suffered, prayer made, encouragement received, thanksgiving returned.
How God Uses His People in Soul Winning
Are you a soul winner? Jesus Christ is glad to save sinners, but most of all He is glad to save them by the means of those already saved. This article is a must read for all who seek to honour the Lord in winning souls to Christ.
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