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  1. Selected Short Writings

    Selected Short Writings

    Book 9

    Author: J. N. Darby
    Narrator: Stuart Packer
    Runtime: 0.97 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    JND was a prodigious writer who had a major influence on evangelical thinking in the 19th Century. Here are just a few of his articles. Man Fallen and The Seed of the Woman, Genesis Chapter 3: “Satan is active, and his power consists in producing distrust, and this where there is happiness and intimate relation with God - to darken, and, if possible, destroy all in the heart. Eve listened to and believed Satan, in place of listening to God and believing Him; and this is just what man is ever doing, but God pronounces judgment on the enemy, and in the midst of it the revelation is made of the Saviour, for the suffering second Man, the woman's Seed, is Son of God, the true God, and eternal life, who became man, to die for sinners and destroy the works of the devil.” God's House and The Way, Psalm 84: “Would not such a thought as being in God's court, as men dwelling in God's own house, greatly delight and surprise us, if heard for the first time and its meaning understood? It is this new thing - that men should dwell in God's own house; not be there merely as a visitor, but a dweller. Is the hope of the Lord's coming your daily delight? Does it influence you in the ten thousand details of your every-day life? Or are you so walking hand in hand with The World that the very thought of His Coming fills you with shame?” Death with Christ , Romans Chapter 6: “The application of ‘Christ dead and risen’ to the believer's walk, The motive to, yea ground of, a Christian life is that we died with Christ; and we have life through a dead Christ, with whom we died. "Walk in newness of life." "Have your fruit unto holiness." But the great doctrine of grace is - saved by a mediator.” A word about the author: John Nelson DARBY (1800 -1882) came from an Anglo-Irish landowning family seated at Leap Castle, King's County, Ireland. His middle name was given in recognition of his godfather and family friend, Lord Nelson. Born at Westminster, he was educated at Westminster School, then at Trinity College, Dublin. He was studying for Law when he was gloriously saved and felt that being a lawyer was inconsistent with his religious belief, so he studied divinity instead. Around 1830 he joined an interdenominational meeting of believers (including Anthony Norris Groves, Edward Cronin, J. G. Bellett) who met to "break bread" together in Dublin as a symbol of their unity in Christ. By 1832, this group had grown and began to identify themselves as a distinct Christian assembly. As they travelled and began new assemblies in Ireland and England, they formed the movement now commonly called ‘Brethren’. He used his classical skills to translate the Bible from Hebrew and Greek texts into several languages. In English he wrote a Synopsis of the Bible and many other scholarly religious articles. He wrote hymns and poems, the most famous being, "Man of Sorrows”.
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  2. Job's Three Questions and their Answers

    Job's Three Questions and their Answers

    Book 16

    Author: H.L.Rossier
    Narrator: Alex Wyndham
    Runtime: .60 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    “Job's Three Questions and their Answers” BY H.L. Rossier In the book of Job we find the highest and deepest questions, and some of them elucidated in a way far exceeding any other revelations in the Old Testament. It is marvellous to see how in this book all-important questions that man can put in his seeking for forgiveness, and in his searching out the mysterious ways of God are satisfactorily answered. “Wherefore was I born?” “How can man be just with God?” “If a man die shall he live again?” A word about the Author: Dr. Henri L. Rossier (1835 -1928) was born at Vevey in French Switzerland. After studying medicine at Zurich and Wurzburg he settled in his native Vevey, where he lived a long life of devoted self-sacrificing service. At age 27 he married and the Lord in time granted them six children. Along with practicing medicine for well over fifty years, as time went on he increasingly devoted himself to ministering the Word in assemblies and taking part in Bible conferences in Switzerland, Germany, and France. However, it is for his written work that he is best known today – he translated many books into French. Besides this, he wrote commentaries on most of the books of the Bible, especially on the historical and prophetic books of the Old Testament and on the epistles of Paul and Peter and the Revelation in the New Testament. He was a prolific hymn writer as well. The writings of H. L. Rossier which have been translated into English are available from Believer´s Bookshelf. Publisher’s note: This book is part of the Brethren Writers Library series. These books go forth with the purpose of introducing the listener to the writings of men who were gifted of God as teachers ‘for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ’. Many of their writings are freely available online at Stem publishing.com. Words by the Wayside, 2015.
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  3. Outlines of Truth

    Outlines of Truth

    Book 1

    Author: F.B. Hole
    Narrator: Stuart Packer
    Runtime: 3.8 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    'OUTLINES OF TRUTH’ (Being Bible Talks on Important Subjects Connected with the Foundations of Christianity) explains many foundational scriptural truths in an easy to understand way, and includes subjects such as : Faith & Works, Peace & Deliverance, Safety & Sanctification, Law & Grace, ‘Sin’ & ‘Sins’, The New Nature & the Old, ‘Blood’& ‘Water’, Grace & Discipleship, Election & Free Grace, Israel & the Church, Worship & Service, The Rapture & the Appearing. This valuable book supplies sound Biblical teaching for today’s Church among whom is much misunderstanding and lack of scriptural knowledge. A word about the Author: Frank Binford Hole (1874-1964) was a man of God. The conspicuous feature of his life was that he lived and laboured in the Christian Faith, and was constrained to do so by personal experience of the love of Christ. At an early age he became a full-time worker in the service of Christ in UK Assemblies. His gifts from God manifested themselves in three different ways: firstly as evangelist; secondly as teacher; and lastly as publisher. He wrote several valuable books, “Outlines of Truth”, "The Great Salvation" and another one equally valuable "Foundations of the Faith". He also edited and contributed many articles to a small periodical called "Edification" and for many years "Scripture Truth". This book is part of the Brethren Writers Library series. These books go forth with the purpose of introducing the listener to the writings of men who were gifted of God as teachers ‘for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ’. Many of their writings are freely available online at Stem publishing.com. Reproduced in this format with the kind permission of copyright holders Scripture Truth Publications,31-33 Glover Street, Crewe, Cheshire CW1 3LD and is available in printed form entitled ‘Salvation’ ISBN 0-901860-17-4 from www.scripture-truth.org.uk Words by the Wayside, 2014.
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  4. Jehoshaphat

    Jehoshaphat

    Worldliness, Book 17

    Narrator: Alex Wyndham
    Runtime: .90 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    ‘Jehoshaphat – Worldliness’ looks at the life of this Old Testament King of Judah and encourages us to examine ourselves in the light of his mistakes. When a Christian enters into connection with the world, he lays himself open to be "persuaded" by the world, to enter upon an unchristian course of action. "Keep thyself pure" is a valuable admonition for us all."Come out from among them, and be ye separate" Let us ask ourselves, Can our association with the world go hand in hand with our fellowship with God? This is really the question. The man who conforms to the world will be the enemy of Christ, and the enemy of Christ's people. It cannot be otherwise. "The friendship of the world is enmity with God; whosoever, therefore, will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God."How fully was this proved in the case of king Jehoshaphat! He became the friend and companion of Ahab, one of the most evil kings in history. The beginning of evil is like the letting out of water. Small beginnings lead to fearful results. Dear Christian reader, let us, with the Lord's help, endeavor to shake off the world's influence, and purge ourselves from its ways. We have no idea how insidiously it creeps in upon us., "Take heed what ye do." "Come out, and be separate." We cannot, by any possibility, mix ourselves up with the world, and allow ourselves to be governed and led by its maxims and principles, without suffering in our own souls, and marring our testimony. A word about the author: C. H. Mackintosh,was born in October 1820, in County Wicklow, Ireland, and is generally known as C.H.M., which is all that appeared on the title pages of his major writings. He was one of the major evangelists and Brethren authors of the 19th century. CHM was converted when he was 18, he briefly farmed and then ran a school before fully committing himself in 1854 to serving the Lord whom he so fervently loved. The rest of his life he spent very actively preaching the gospel to the unsaved and presenting sound ministry both in writing and preaching, traveling widely in the British Isles and living in a number of towns in Ireland and England. He was very active in the Ulster Revival of 1859. His writings are easily understood and were particularly influential among North American evangelicals. He also edited for a number of years a magazine called Things New & Old, which had a worldwide distribution and reputation. He was called home on November 2nd 1896. Publisher’s note. This book is part of the Brethren Writers Library series. These books go forth with the purpose of introducing the listener to the writings of men who were gifted of God as teachers ‘for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ’. Many of their writings are freely available online at Stem publishing.com. Words by the Wayside, 2015.
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  5. Elijah

    Elijah

    Book 11

    Narrator: Alex Wyndham
    Runtime: 2.1 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    "In ‘Elijah’, Hamilton Smith traces the major events of the life of Elijah, the Prophet of God, with all the highs and lows in his work as a prophet. Elijah knew only too well the inadequacies of his own humanity - he was a man who was “subject to like passions as we are”. But Elijah knew the living God, was conscious of His presence, and was aware that prayer brought him into contact with the greatest power in the universe. By experience, he comes to understand that the God of creation, power and judgment, is supremely the God of grace. At each step, the author presents clear, practical lessons for Christians today as they too seek to present God's word with authority to an indifferent or antgonistic world. “-may we too catch the spirit of Elijah and learn to walk in separation from evil, in dependence on God, and devotedness to God; while waiting to be rapt to glory at the coming of the Lord.” H.S. A word about the author: Hamilton Smith 1862 -1943 was born in Barnes, Surrey, England. By 1901, living in Sutton, Surrey, with his wife Rachel and young family, he had entered full-time upon the task of building up the church of God. He and his cousin F.B. Hole were linked in business before their full-time ministry for the Lord. Later in life, he moved to Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, His personal ministry was delivered in the United Kingdom, but his written ministry continues to be read worldwide. Hamilton Smith is a much loved expositor of the Scriptures. He wrote on many different portions of the Bible but is probably best known for his character studies of Abraham, Elijah, Elisha, Joseph, and Ruth which have been published in several languages. Hamilton Smith's written expositions of the Scriptures are brief, clear and to the point. This volume is one of a series of Old Testament character studies for which he is probably best known. He was on the editorial committee of Scripture Truth magazine at its founding in 1909, and contributed many articles to this magazine. This book is part of the Brethren Writers Library series. These books go forth with the purpose of introducing the listener to the writings of men who were gifted of God as teachers ‘for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ’. We pray that the rich mine of spiritual truths in their writings may be opened up to you that you may be built up in your most holy faith.
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  6. Christian Poetry Volume 1

    Christian Poetry Volume 1

    Runtime: 2.12 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Christian Poetry - VOLUME 1 A selection of famous and not so famous poems and lyrics on spiritual themes. This Collection of 62 Poems by various authors including William Cowper, Thomas Kelly, Willie Mullan, Robert Murray McCheyne, Charlotte Elliott, George Herbert, Charitie Lees De Chenez and many others, has been brought together in order that these spiritual truths and impressions, presented in poetical form, will comfort and edify God’s people as they wrestle daily with the world, the flesh, and the devil. To know that others have felt what we have felt, ‘Through all the changing scenes of life , In trouble and in joy’ to hear the feelings in our hearts echoed back to us, to be reminded of our Lord’s love, will comfort the soul and bring encouragement. Some of the poems and lyrics included will be familiar as they have been set to music and become famous hymns – as John Newton puts it ‘these are not ‘odes’, but are truths put plainly and simply for ordinary people to understand’. Some others are perhaps more deep and thought- provoking. Perhaps listening to them being read, instead of being sung will allow you to appreciate the sentiments in a different way. This audio edition is produced with the prayerful desire that the Blessed Spirit of God may be pleased to use it for Christ’s Glory and for the comfort, encouragement and edification of God’s people. These poems are read by Alex Wyndham, Paul Ansdell, Anita Wright and Stuart Packer. Copyright Words by the Wayside, 2015. Playlist: 1 Introduction 2 Light Shining out of Darkness By William Cowper 3 A Word for the Lord's Servants By E.H. Chater 4 Just as I am, without one plea By Charlotte Elliott 5 Not what these hands have done By Horatius Bonar 6 In Heavenly love abiding By Anna Laetitia Waring 7 The Head that once was crowned with thorns By Thomas Kelly 8 As pants the Hart By Nahum Tate 9 Mary Magdalene By George Herbert 10 Epilogue from “Tramp After God” By Willie Mullan 11 Jehovah Tsidkenu By Robert Murray McCheyne 12 The Invalid's Lowly Service Author Unknown 13 Lovest Thou Me? By William Cowper 14 By the Way By W. Lawrence 15 Won and Satisfied By Miss F.J Elwood 16 Himself By A.B. Simpson 17 I Have Christ, What Want I More? By Mrs Mary J. Walker 18 Peace after a Storm By William Cowper 19 God make my life a little light By Matilda Edwards 20 Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet By Robert Murray McCheyne 21 Before the throne of God above By Charitie Lees De Chenez 22 Inscription for the tomb of Mr Hamilton. By William Cowper 23 We sing the praise of Him who died By Thomas Kelly 24 The Lord's my Shepherd Scottish Psalter, 1650 25 O how He Loves By Marianne Nunn 26 Jehovah Shalom By William Cowper 27 My Sins, My Saviour! By John S.B Monsell 28 Jehovah Nissi By William Cowper 29 There were ninety and nine By Elizabeth C. Clephane 30 When this passing world is done By Robert Murray McCheyne 31 There is a green hill far away By Cecil Frances Alexander 32 Exhortation to Prayer By William Cowper 33 The Secret of the Lord By Frances Bevan 34 Contentment By William Cowper 35 Divine Sympathy By Lady Powerscourt 36 It is well with my Soul By Horatio G. Spafford 37 Purchased Possession By Miss E. Clewley 38 The Word of The Christ By M.W Biggs 39 Meditation, May 11th, 1661 By Anne Bradstreet 40 It is a thing most wonderful By William Walsham How 41 Thou art home at last Author Unknown 42 The Man in The Glory By George Cutting 43 Jesus, my Saviour, look on me By Charlotte Elliott 44 Salvation is of the Lord By C. Deayton 45 He who would valiant be By John Bunyan 46 The Sea of Galilee By Robert Murray McCheyne 47 Lord, all My Desire is Before Thee By Lady Powerscourt 48 The Sacrifice By George Herbert 49 May the mind of Christ, my Saviour, By Kate B. Wilkinson 50 Thoughts Author Unknown 51 What a friend we have in Jesus By Joseph Medlicott Scriven 52 The 23rd Psalm By George Herbert 53 When I Survey Life’s Varied Scene By Anne Steele 54 On my conversion By C.A. Coates 55 Priscilla By Miss Doris Markham 56 Walking with God By William Cowper 57 Nearer still Nearer By Leila Naylor Morris 58 In the cross of Christ I glory By John Bowring 59 Break Thou the Bread of Life. By Mary. A. Lathbury 60 The Greatness of Christ By Alexander Stevenson 61 The Glory of that light By Frances Bevan 62 To Yonder Side By Robert Murray McCheyne 63 Break every barrier down By Bertha Mullen
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  7. Egypt to Canaan

    Egypt to Canaan

    Book 15

    Author: John Ritchie
    Narrator: Paul Ansdell
    Runtime: 4.31 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    In From Egypt to Canaan John Ritchie traces the epic journey of the Israelites from their redemption by blood all the way to the promised land. These incidents in Israel's history are illustrative pictures or ‘types’ (in the book of Hebrews they are called patterns, figures, and shadows) from which God will teach us important spiritual lessons if we are willing to learn them. It is profitable to hear about these things to learn again of the power and grace of God, the love and sacrifice of our Savior, and the never-failing resources available for us as we travel through the wilderness of this world. Christ is the key to all these parts of Holy Scripture for everything was pointing forward to Him. This was an unholy and often stiff-necked people (like ourselves) amenable to the wrath of a holy God, yet how wonderful it is to see how God would find a way by which He might dwell among them and fulfill His purposes about them. “Egypt is a figure of this world where Satan rules, where the flesh is ministered to, and where it has plenty to feed upon, and where as sinners we are found to be the servants of Satan.” “Canaan is not really a type of what a believer enters after death when he departs to be with Christ, for there we shall be at rest. In Canaan we must handle the sword and shield, as in Ephesians 6, in conflict with wicked spirits who would dispute our right and hinder our enjoyment of what grace has given to us…” The short chapters of this book are self-contained studies of topics of spiritual value. In the belief that such teaching is timeless in its relevance and applicability, this is a new edition in a style, format and language suited to the present day.
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  8. The Forgotten Command: Be Holy (Brethren Writers Library, Book 24)

    The Forgotten Command: Be Holy (Brethren Writers Library, Book 24)

    Narrator: Paul Ansdell
    Runtime: 6.75 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    The Forgotten Command: Be Holy is a clarion call for all Christians to follow their Master’s command and to Be Holy.In the world of today, where holiness is set aside and considered to be outdated, the vital truth of holy living by the Christian has never been more relevant. Christlikeness produces Holiness, and William MacDonald stresses its importance as he looks at every aspect of the Christian life. “The moment we are saved, we are given a position of holiness before God. Because we are in Christ, we have a holy standing. Our responsibility is to see that our practice corresponds to our position, our state to our standing.In the area of holiness, there is a mysterious mingling of the divine and the human. God wants all of us to be holy. Only He can make us holy. And He will give us the necessary power. But He will not do it without our participation…It is misleading to tell Christians that holiness is by faith alone. It creates the impression that they can sit back and become Christlike without any exer¬tion on their part. It blithely overlooks the hundreds of exhortations in the New Testament directed to their will and calling for their obedience. Salvation is by faith alone, but holiness is by faith and works.”This book makes compelling and searching listening for those who are serious about obeying the Forgotten Command: Be Holy.A word about the author:William MacDonald (1917 – 2007) William (Bill) MacDonald was born in Massachusetts. His parents were from the Isle of Lewis and when he was six years old, his family moved to Stornoway, Scotland, later moving back to Massachusetts.A commended worker for sixty years, a teacher, preacher, mentor, and author of eighty-four books, including the Believer’s Bible Commentary, William MacDonald was a man who said and wrote much. Yet, for the those who knew him well, it was his life that left the greatest impression. Speaking of the Lord Jesus, the Bible says, “the one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked” (1 John 2:6). Bill wrote in his commentary, “Jesus’ life, as set forth in the Gospels, is our pattern and guide. It is not a life which we can live in our own strength or energy, but is only possible in the power of the Holy Spirit. Our responsibility is to turn our lives over to Him unreservedly, and allow Him to live His life in and through us.”
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  9. Tabernacle in the Wilderness

    Tabernacle in the Wilderness

    Book 22

    Author: John Ritchie
    Narrator: Paul Ansdell
    Runtime: 4.57 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    The Tabernacle in the Wilderness was published in 1891 and since then from its pages several generations of believers have been introduced to the rich pastures of Old Testament typical teaching. This new revised edition has been commissioned and produced in the belief that such teaching is timeless in its relevance and applicability. It is presented in a style, format and language suited to modern day readers, especially for young believers in the twenty first century. As the different sections and structures of the Tabernacle are described, some very practical teaching for our daily lives is given, ranging from our need of salvation from sin to our present service for God. In addition to the very practical issues raised for our individual and corporate lives, the typical teaching of the Tabernacle all points to Christ, of course. He is the great subject of all Scripture. As we study the materials of the construction, the fabrics and the colours, the priests and the sacrifices, we are helped and encouraged to appreciate, worship and adore the person of our Lord and Saviour. This was the overwhelming objective of the original author, as it is the desire of all who have been involved in the production of this twenty first century edition. A word about the author: John Ritchie (1853 -1930) was born in Old Meldrum Aberdeen, Scotland in 1853 and was saved in 1871. He soon was engaged in full time preaching. In 1877 he married, and in 1879 moved to the town of Kilmarnock where he became engaged in writing and printing. He set up the publishing house still known as John Ritchie Ltd. His best known works are “The Tabernacle in the Wilderness” and “From Egypt to Canaan”. This book is part of the Brethren Writers Library series. These books go forth with the purpose of introducing the listener to the writings of men who were gifted of God as teachers ‘for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ’ This edition is produced with the kind permission of copyright holders John Ritchie Ltd and is available in printed form from www.ritchiechristianmedia.co.uk Words by the Wayside, 2015.
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