Test All Things

“If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my...

“Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house. And she had a sister...

“For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.” (Luke 14:11) This is a mystery that natural men do not understand, only those who have...

“And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not:...

“And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up, and saw him, and said unto him, Zacchaeus, make haste, and come down; for to day I must abide at thy...

In vain do we claim to be saved if the world still rules our heart. Divine grace not only delivers from the wrath to come, but even now effectually “teaches” its...

“If ye then be not able to do that thing which is least, why take ye thought for the rest.” (Luke 12:26) There were several things that I was worried about....

When the word “woman” or the word “child” is found in Holy Scripture some immediately think of literal people when often the truth is something far more relevant to the Gospel...

“He hath filled the hungry with good things, and the rich He hath sent away empty.” (Luke 1:53) These were the words of Mary in praising her God at the privilege...

“Now the man out of whom the devils were departed besought Him that he might be with Him: but Jesus sent him away, saying, Return to thine own house, and show...

“And He said unto him, “If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.” (Luke 16:31) There are at least two...

“And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.” (Luke 23:43) The thief on the Cross had nothing to offer Jesus, nothing to bribe Him with,...

Instruments in the Hand of God (Epheians 2:10, Philippian 2:12-13, Luke 18:28-30) John the Baptist had a disciple whose name was Andrew. And after John pointed out Jesus as “the Lamb...

“…he answered him, saying, Fear not: believe only.” (Luke 8:50) It was my intention to write no more upon Scripture texts, having many of my writings by me; but our ways...

“It was meet that we should make merry and be glad, for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again, and was lost and is found.” (Luke 15:32) THIS parable,...

“And He said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.” (Luke 12:15) Often we hear...

“And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck,...

“And He answered and said unto them, I tell you that, if these should hold their peace, the stones would immediately cry out.” (Luke 19:40) Jesus was responding to the Pharisees,...

“And they were all amazed at the mighty power of God.” (Luke 9:43) That God is omnipotent, or all-powerful, is a fact of which surely, all believers are aware. In fact,...

The phrase “abomination of desolation” is indeed a biblical phrase. Christ spoke of it in the Gospels. ——————————————————————————– “When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel...

“And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes to heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful (propitious) to me a sinner.”...

“And, behold, there talked with Him two men, which were Moses and Elias: who appeared in glory, and spake of His decease which He should accomplish at Jerusalem.” (Luke 9:30-31) Later,...

Sermon preached by Mr. J. J. Farley at Union Chapel, Bethersden, 1971. “Ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into His glory?” (Luke 24:26) Very many times...

“For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.” (Luke 19:10) Man is a strange compound. A sinner, and the worst of sinners, and...

Luke 6:46 And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say? Luke 6:47 Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth them, I...

“And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on Him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us. But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear...

In the Gospel according to Luke, chapter 4 the Lord Jesus preached in the synagogue at Nazareth, and then the Nazarenes wanted to kill Him by casting Him down a cliff....

In Luke chapter 4 the Lord Jesus was preaching in the synagogue of His hometown Nazareth. He began His sermon with a wonderful passage from Isaiah, which spoke about healing the...

The Lord Jesus grew up in Nazareth, which was a city in Galilee. When His time came to minister to His people, the Lord Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist...

Who was John the Baptist? (Luke 3:2-6, Isaiah 40:3-5) John the Baptist was the last of the Old Testament prophets. Today you might call John “a fire and brimstone preacher”. John...

Luke 7:36 And one of the Pharisees desired him that he would eat with him. And he went into the Pharisee’s house, and sat down to meat. Luke 7:37 And, behold,...

Can the Leopard Change His Spots? (Jeremiah 13:23) Of course you know what a leopard is? It is a very big cat, almost as big as a lion, with many dark...

Before we look at this story, let me say this: The Bible is not a storybook. The Bible is not a history book. The Bible is not a book that tells...

There were seven recorded utterances of the Lord Jesus just before He died. As you may already know, the number seven is the number that indicates “perfection”. But the number seven...

Daughters of Jerusalem (Luke 23:26-33, Zechariah 9:9, Romans 2:28-29) Luke 23:26 And as they led him away, they laid hold upon one Simon, a Cyrenian, coming out of the country, and...

We begin this article in Luke 5:30. This sets the stage for verses 36-39 which we will be looking at carefully. Luke 5:30 The scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples,...

In this article we will consider the first parable in Luke Chapter 15. This is the Parable of the Lost Sheep. Even though the Lord Jesus is speaking about sheep, He...

A short study of Luke 24:45 Luke 24:45 “He opened their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures”. Our Lord not only opens the scriptures, He also opens our UNDERSTANDING. In...

We are looking at the record in the Bible of “the incarnation”; how God the Son, the second Person of the triune God, took on a human body and manifested Himself...

“And it came to pass, as they were much perplexed there about, behold, two men stood by them in shining garments: And as they were afraid, and bowed down their faces...

“But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.” (Luke 8:15) The words...

…and he was reckoned among the transgressors. (Luke 22:37) …The words are a proper citation from Isaiah 53:12 which, as the whole prophecy belongs to the Messiah, was fulfilled in Jesus;...

“Remember Lot’s wife.” The Lord Jesus Christ spoke these famous words when He told His disciples about His second coming. But before Christ comes as the Judge of this world, three...

Preached at Zoar Chapel, London, on August 9, 1848, by J. C. Philpot “When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace: But when a stronger than...

Preached at Providence Chapel, London, on July 16, 1849, by J. C. Philpot “And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you...

In Luke chapter 23 the Lord Jesus is standing before Pilate. We see here that the Roman governor Pontius Pilate was like wax in the hands of the leaders of the...

As I never set myself up that I was a preacher, I shall, as a private Christian, nevertheless, venture on the following exposition, the latter interpretation therein having flashed in my...