In His Own Words
"I saw in scripture that there were certain gifts which formed true
ministry, in contrast to a clergy established upon another principle.
Salvation, the church, and ministry, all were bound together; and
all were connected with Christ, the Head of the church in heaven,
with Christ who had accomplished a perfect salvation, as well as
with the presence of the Spirit on earth, uniting the members to
the Head, and to each other, so as to form 'one body,' and He acting
in them according to His will."
Nelson Darby: Defender of the Faith
"Many of the greatest Fundamentalist leaders of the past have openly
acknowledged their indebtedness to the teachings and ministry of
Darby and the Brethren. After securing the writings of C. H. Mackintosh,
the man most responsible for popularizing Darby's works, D. L.Moody
said, 'if they could not be replaced, [I] would rather part with
my entire library, excepting my Bible, than with these writings.
They have been to me a very key to the Scriptures.'"
Days of the "Brethren" Movement
"I like to trace these circumstances, for they assure us that the
Lord's hand was independently at work designing to raise another
testimony in the midst of His saints. I feel that I have great evidence
at command for the existence of this independent work of the Spirit."
Object and Character of True Service
Praise Shall Continually Be In My Mouth
Basket Of Firstfruits
You a Member? And of What?
A word to believers as to fellowship with Christians.
Failure And Priestly Privilege
Recorded in Plumstead, London
in 2001 Michael Vogelsang expounds seven characteristics
of a local assembly (Acts 19).
Love For Christ
But let us inquire on what does
the apostle ground the title of "holy brethren?"
It is of all possible importance to be clear as to this.
Love Of Christ -His Work And His Purpose
Do in Remembrance of Me'
"If the Supper of the Lord means
anything then, as we partake of it, it means this--that
we love Him and miss Him in the world that has cast
Him out. "
"The more one enters upon and
realizes what the Church of God is, and--connected with
His counsels for Christ's glory--the place that she
holds in God's plans for the ordered manifestation of
His glory, the more one feels how hopeless is the ruin
which lies far and wide around our path. "
Papers on Church History Chapter 1
"The Person of Christ, then, the Son of the living God
- in His resurrection-glory - is the foundation, the
solid and imperishable foundation, on which the church
is built. As alive from the dead He communicates life
in resurrection to all who are built on Him as the true