Gospel

Do you believe in missions? – J. Howard Edington

Do you believe in missions? – J. Howard Edington

People who don’t believe in missions have not read the New Testament. Right from the beginning Jesus said the field is the world. The early church took Him at His word and went East, West, North and South.

– J. Howard Edington –

The Reason the Church Exists – CS Lewis

The Reason the Church Exists – CS Lewis

The Church exists for nothing else but to draw men into Christ, to make them little Christs. If they are not doing that, all the cathedrals, clergy, missions, sermons, even the Bible itself, are simply a waste of time. God became Man for no other purpose. 

– CS Lewis –

Jesus and Jesus Alone – Count Zinzendorf

Jesus and Jesus Alone – Count Zinzendorf

I have but one passion: It is He, it is He alone. The world is the field and the field is the world; and henceforth that country shall be my home where I can be most used in winning souls for Christ. 

– Count Nicolaus Ludwn Zinzendorf –

The Foundation to Christianity – JC Ryle

The Foundation to Christianity – JC Ryle

“Except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.” Luke 13:5
The truth here asserted, is one of the foundations of Christianity. “All have sinned and come short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23). All of us are born in sin. We are fond of sin, and are naturally unfit for friendship with God. Two things are absolutely necessary to the salvation of every one of us. We must repent, and we must believe the Gospel. Without repentance towards God, and faith towards our Lord Jesus Christ, no one can be saved.

– JC Ryle –
Expository Thoughts on the Gospels, 1856

The Spirit of Power and Love – Samuel Bolton

The Spirit of Power and Love – Samuel Bolton

In the Gospel, the Spirit is not a Spirit of bondage and fear, but a Spirit of power and of love.
(see Romans 8:15, 2 Timothy 1:7)

– Samuel Bolton –
from The True Bounds of Christian Freedom, 1645

Apart From Christ – Tim Gogerty

Apart From Christ – Tim Gogerty

We all have to come to the realization that, as Jesus said “Apart from me, YOU CAN DO NOTHING”. We cannot preach with any effect upon the souls of men at anytime or at any place. But it is like falling off a log to Him. For Christ to win souls is a daily occurrence.

– Tim Gogerty –