The Believer’s Pocket Companion
The One Thing Needful to Make Poor Sinners Rich—and Miserable Sinners Happy
By William Mason, August 9, 1773
In this work, Mason looks at various different aspects of “putting on Christ”; Who are exhorted, what is implied, putting on Christ in our minds, in our memory, in our conscience, why we should, when we should, and the blessed effects of putting on the mind of Christ.
“Christ is all!” Colossians 3:2
“Put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfill the lusts thereof.” Romans 13:14
1. WHO are exhorted to put on Christ
2. WHAT is implied in putting on Christ
3. Putting on Christ in our MINDS
4. Putting on Christ in our MEMORY
5. Putting on Christ in our CONSCIENCE
6. WHY we should put on Christ
7. WHEN we should put on Christ
8. Of the blessed EFFECTS, and happy CONSEQUENCES of thus putting on Christ
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Meditations upon the Four Gospels.
by John Gifford Bellett
Again this is a very short work of Bellett’s writings, with 5 chapters, the first chapter being “the Character of the Lord Jesus in the Gospels”, and then a study on each of the Gospels. Read the rest of this entry »
A Biblical Worldview of Work
This is a single chapter on work by Pastor Boa (Dallas Theological Seminary). His sections are: Work and who is God, Work and who I am (Heart), Work and how I think (Head), and Work and what I do. Read the rest of this entry »
Addresses to the Suffering of the People of God
(Discourses on Select Topics, Address to the Suffering People of God)by James W. Alexander (1852)
2. The PROVIDENCE of God—a ground of consolation.
3. The PROVIDENCE of God—in its application to the whole path of life.
4. The OMNIPOTENCE of God—a ground of enlarged Christian expectation.
5. The GOODNESS of God—a refuge in time of trouble.
6. The soul sustained by hope rising to ASSURANCE.
7. Rest in God.
8. Christian joy expelling the distresses of the soul.
9. Consolation derived from the uses of chastisement.
10. Holy submission of Christ’s will—a source of consolation.
11. Consolation from God’s promise never to forsake His people.
12. The believer sustained by the strength of Christ.
13. The compassion of Christ to the weak, the sorrowing, and the sinful.
14. Consolation under the judgments of men.
15. Consolation derived from a review of Christian martyrdom.
16. The AGED believer consoled by God’s promise.
17. Consolation in regard to departed Christians.
18. All consolation traced up to its divine source. Read the rest of this entry »
Biblical Financial Stewardship
Study By: Sid Litke
How our need for daily bread can transform us spiritually.
In this 9 chapter work by Litke (Dallas Theological SeminarY) he presents us with a study on stewardship in light of Scripture. His chapers are: Introduction, stewards not owners, finding financial contentment, connecting to God through giving, developing a giving heart, God’s giving promises, stewardship of the money we don’t give, an honest day’s work, learning and teaching stewardship. Read the rest of this entry »
The Sable Cloud
A Southern Tale with Northern Coments
by Nehemiah Adams
This 10 volume work by Adams (Congregationalist) is a culturally dated book, being the views of Northern Christians examined by Adams (a Southerner in the North-South dynamic conflict of the earlier years of the United States). The issue most central of this work is slavery and Christianity. It may be less useful than other books except to historians. Read the rest of this entry »
The Great Duty of Resignation
By William Bates
This is a work on resigning oneself’s to God’s will, based on Jesus’ prayer in Mat 26:39 in the Garden of Gethsemane, when he submitted himself to whatever is God the Father’s will.
Matthew 26:39 - ’And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.’ Read the rest of this entry »
By G. Campbell Morgan
In this work by G. Campbell Morgan, he studies some of life’s problems: Self, Environment, heredity, spiritual antagonism, influence, and destiny Read the rest of this entry »
The Christian In Complete Armour
By William Gurnall (1657)
This is an older work, but none-the-less an excellent work on the subject of Christian warefare. Gurnall has 2 volumes: Vol 1: A Sweet and Powerful Encouragement to the War; Directions for managing this War successfully; the reason why the Christian must be armed, ‘That ye may be able to stand’; the nature of the War, and character of the Assailants; the Assailants described Positively; a Second Exhortation to Arm, and an Argument urging the Exhortation; First Piece—The Christian’s Spiritual Girdle; Sincerity strengthens the Christian’s Spirit; Second Piece—The Christian’s Breastplate; Third Piece—The Christian’s Spiritual Shoe. Vol 2: Fourth Piece—The Christian’s Spiritual Shield; the Saint’s Enemy Described; Fifth Piece—The Christian’s Helmet; Sixth Piece—The Christian’s Sword; the necessary duty of the Christian, as clothed in the Whole Armour of God: or, how the Spiritual Panoply may alone be kept furbished; How to perform the duty commanded—a directory for prayer; the Inward Principle of Prayer; the Duty of every Christian in complete Armour to aid by Prayer. Read the rest of this entry »
Written by Kerby Anderson
In this one chapter work by Anderson (Probe), he examines Spiritual Warfare, Spiritual Battles, The Three Ws, The World-the Flesh-the Devil, How does spiritual warfare affect us? Spiritual Weapons Read the rest of this entry »