Faith to Work Miracles

by Arthur W. Pink

During the last century there have been two cardinal errors made concerning much that is contained in the Gospels—errors which have prevailed extensively among professing Christians and which have wrought great havoc. Each of those errors concern that interpretation and application of the contents of the four Evangelists as to what does and does not pertain to the Lord’s people today. The first of these errors was a dispensational one. The view was falsely taken that because our Lord’s ministry was confined to Palestine, while the Temple still stood in Jerusalem, it was therefore exclusively “Jewish” in its character, and that the saints of our era must turn only to the Epistles of the Apostle to the Gentiles for their marching orders. Such an error is refuted by the opening verses of Hebrews (where the ministry of Christ is contrasted from that of the Prophets) and by the fact that the great division of time between B.C. and A.D. is dated from the birth of Christ, and not from His death or even His ascension. Continue reading “Faith to Work Miracles”

Earnest Heed to the Message

Robert Murray M’Cheyne

“Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip” (Hebrews 2:1).

COULD WE LOOK into the secret history of believers, what woeful declensions might be pointed out. How many, who began the conflict well, have fallen under the blows of Apollyon. How many are there of whom God complains: “What iniquity have ye found in me that ye are gone far from me” (Jeremiah 2:5). How many of whom Jesus complains, “I have this against thee, that thou hast left thy first love” (Revelation 2:4). The spring of all these sad declensions is to be found in “letting slip the things which we have heard”. Continue reading “Earnest Heed to the Message”