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Discipline in the School of God

By J.B. Stoney


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   Chapter 1 - Adam - DISCIPLINE IN THE SCHOOL OF GOD: ITS NATURE AND EFFECT J. B. Stoney ADAM No subject can be more deeply interesting to the saint than the natur ...read
   Chapter 2 - Abel - Abel, as the first in faith on whom the penalty of sin was by birth entailed, must be one whose history we may expect to furnish us with outlines of t ...read
   Chapter 3 - Enoch - In the history of Enoch we learn this great truth, that the surest path, and the one which, as to outward circumstances, is the most exempt from disci ...read
   Chapter 4 - Noah - Noah's history is peculiarly interesting, because it affords us a type of the servant of God on the earth, who is testifying to the world of the vanit ...read
   Chapter 5 - Abraham - THE discipline which is necessary and suited to the life of faith is what we shall find pre-eminently exemplified in Abraham's history. Man, at Babel, ...read
   Chapter 6 - Isaac - Abraham, Isaac and Jacob were distinctively the " fathers of Israel " - the heads of a people called of God, to walk in the earth, as happily dependen ...read
   Chapter 7 - Jacob - The history of Jacob is peculiarly interesting to us, for in it are developed the activities of the natural will, not so much in the contravention of ...read
   Chapter 8 - Joseph - The history of Joseph unfolds to us the trials and duties of a servant of God. The evils and failure of human nature are not brought before us in his ...read
   Chapter 9 - Job - THE allusion which is made to Job in James 5: ii namely, " Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is v ...read
   Chapter 10 - Moses - Moses being in a special sense the type of Him who is the Great Servant of all, we should be prepared to find his history marked by a discipline pecul ...read
   Chapter 11 - Joshua - THE first notice which we get of Joshua is in Exodus 17: 9, where he is introduced to us as appointed by Moses to lead the choice men of Israel agains ...read
   Chapter 12 - Gideon - In order to understand and appreciate Gideon's history and line of service we must survey the condition of God's people when he was called out to be a ...read
   Chapter 13 - Samson - Samson is the last in the history of the judges, a period during which the Lord was proving His people as to their ability to trust in Him for governm ...read
   Chapter 14 - Ruth - To trace the history by which a woman is fitted to fill a place of testimony for God on earth must be a study both interesting and important to us, an ...read
   Chapter 15 - Samuel - If we comprehend the condition of God's people at any one period, we shall then be able to understand why the one who is most used to serve them shoul ...read
   Chapter 16 - David - In order to understand the discipline to which David was subjected, it is needful to bear in mind the great One whom he typified, and whose character ...read
   Chapter 17 - Elijah - The place which Elijah occupied in God's dealings with His people lends a peculiar interest to his character and history. The nature of the services r ...read
   Chapter 18 - Elisha - The first notice we have of Elisha is i Kings 19 : 16, when the Lord, while rebuking Elijah for his despondency and self-importance in thinking that a ...read
   Chapter 19 - Hezekiah - Nothing is more interesting or helpful to us than to be taught the ways of God by a living example-one who is like ourselves in nature and feeling, an ...read
   Chapter 20 - Isaiah - It is especially instructive in a day like this to note the discipline to which the prophets in Old Testament times were subjected, for they were rais ...read
   Chapter 21 - Jeremiah - In the saddest and most eventful period of Israel's history Jeremiah was called to serve, and there is much in his history to be learned as to the cha ...read
   Chapter 22 - Ezekiel - Ezekiel is a priest. His position among the captives by the river of Chebar prepared him for the grace of God. He says, " The heavens were opened, and ...read
   Chapter 23 - Paul - The first notice we get of Paul, then called Saul, is at the stoning of Stephen. " The witnesses laid down their clothes at a young man's feet, whose ...read
   Chapter 24 - The Second Part - The close of his imprisonment discloses to us a very different state of things from that at the beginning of his imprisonment. It is thought by some t ...read

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