The Return of the King

13 In my vision at night I looked, and there before me was one like a son of man, coming with the clouds of heaven. He approached the Ancient of Days and was led into his presence. 14 He was given authority, glory and sovereign power; all peoples, nations and men of every language worshipped him. His dominion …

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BOOK REVIEW: Thomas Watson, A Body of Divinity

Banner of Truth, Edinburgh, 1983, 316 pgs. Summary: Thomas Watson (c. 1620–1686) was a Puritan, non-conformist, and godly preacher who co-pastored with Stephen Charnock (1628–1680). He preached a series of sermons on the Westminster Shorter Catechism which were then published after he is death as A Body of Practical Divinity. Charles Spurgeon (1834–1892) with the …

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Pulpit Bravery!—Phillips Brooks (1835 – 1893)

Perhaps best known for penning the hymn “O Little Town of Bethlehem,” Phillips Brooks was a celebrated 19th-century Episcopal preacher and bishop in Massachusetts. He published a famous book entitled Lectures on Preaching, in which he exhorted ministers to combine the two great essentials in preaching: truth and personality, which he called character. A chief feature of character …

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Care, for the Lord Is Listening

22 You shall not mistreat any widow or fatherless child. 23 If you do mistreat them, and they cry out to me, I will surely hear their cry, 24 and my wrath will burn, and I will kill you with the sword, and your wives shall become widows and your children fatherless. Exodus 22:22-24 (ESV) The textile mills of the American …

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