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Luke records these words in Acts 2:44, “And all who believed were together and had all things in common” (ESV). One of the characteristics of the early church was that they enjoined church purity. It was a church composed of those who “had all things in common,” in other words, they were all believers.Continue Reading »
One of the greatest tests of faith in the Scriptures is recorded in the story of Abraham and Isaac in Genesis 22. God had commanded Abraham to sacrifice his only son Isaac. The great challenge for Abraham of course, was not only that this was his son whom he loved (Gen 22:2), but he was also the very son who the Lord had promised to Abraham in his old age. Isaac would have represented to Abraham the culmination of a life’s hope, as well as the clear answer to the promises of God. Ultimately all those who would be saved, from the Old Testament saint to the New Testament saint to those saved today, would come through the line of Abraham; as it was through Abraham’s descendants came the promised Messiah, Jesus Christ.Continue Reading »
We all have a few people we can say had an incredible impact on our life, and on our faith in the Lord. If you were able to get nineteenth century preachers together such as Spurgeon, Darby, Hudson Taylor, and George Muller, and ask them to tell who influenced them the greatest, they would all point to the same manContinue Reading »