A Divine Movement
Background and History

Darby: 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."

John Nelson Darby: Defender of the Faith
by Larry V. Crutchfield
"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.'"

Early Days of the "Brethren" Movement
by J. G. Bellet
"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."

Worship, Service & Fellowship

The Object and Character of True Service
J.A.Trench

His Praise Shall Continually Be In My Mouth
J.N.Darby

The Basket Of Firstfruits
from "Girdle of Truth"

Are You a Member? And of What?
by G. Cutting
A word to believers as to fellowship with Christians.

Priestly Failure And Priestly Privilege
Samuel Ridout

Hear Ministry on MP3
Featured Message:
Ephesus
Listen to Ministry. Recorded in Plumstead, London in 2001 Michael Vogelsang expounds seven characteristics of a local assembly (Acts 19).
Assembly Principles

The Same Night
A. J. P. (from "Simple Testimony")

The Brideís Love For Christ
Hamilton Smith

"Holy Brethren"
C. H. Mackintosh
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.

The Perfect Love Of Christ -His Work And His Purpose
F.H.B.

'This Do in Remembrance of Me'
by J.A. Trench
"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. "

What a Calling!
by F.G Patterson
"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. "

Short Papers on Church History Chapter 1
A. Miller
"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 foundation-stone."

The Lords Supper
by James McBroom

 

The Spirit In Which We Judge Evil
by Samual Ridout

 

The Passover and the Lordís Supper
by L. M. Grant
"The breaking of bread is not individual, though individual exercise of soul is to bring us there, and is to be maintained there also. But "the cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion (or fellowship) of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion (or fellowship) of the body of Christ? For we being many are one bread, one body: for we are all partakers of that one bread" (1 Cor. 10:16-17). "

 

The Heavenly Character of the Church
by CHM

 

The Position and Unity of the Body -CHM
by CHM

 

 
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