Onward Christian Soldiers – Hymns Lyrics Choir / William Booth Audio/Film – Salvation Army

Onward Christian Soldiers – Hymns Lyrics Choir / William Booth Audio/Film – Salvation Army

William Booth was born in Nottingham in 1829. At the age of 13 he was sent to work as an apprentice in a pawnbroker’s shop to help support his mother and sisters. He did not enjoy his job but it made him only too aware of the poverty in which people lived and how they suffered humiliation and degradation because of it. During his teenage years he became a Christian and spent much of his spare time trying to persuade other people to become Christians too.

The young William preaching in the streets.

When his apprenticeship was completed he moved to London, again to work in the pawnbroking trade. He joined up with the local Methodist Church and later decided to become a minister.

After his marriage to Catherine Mumford in 1855 he spent several years as a Methodist minister, traveling all around the country, preaching and sharing God’s word to all who would listen. Yet he felt that God wanted more from him, that he should be doing more to reach ordinary people. He returned to London with his family, having resigned his position as a Methodist minister.

One day in 1865 he found himself in the East End of London, preaching to crowds of people in the streets. Outside the Blind Beggar pub some missioners heard him speaking and were so impressed by his powerful preaching that they asked him to lead a series of meetings they were holding in a large tent.

The tent was situated on an old Quaker burial ground on Mile End waste in Whitechapel. The date for the first meeting was set for 2 July, 1865. To the poor and wretched of London’s East End, Booth brought the good news of Jesus Christ and his love for all men. Booth soon realised he had found his destiny. He formed his own movement, which he called ‘The Christian Mission’.

Slowly the mission began to grow but the work was hard and Booth would ‘stumble home night after night haggard with fatigue, often his clothes were torn and bloody bandages swathed his head where a stone had struck’, wrote his wife. Evening meetings were held in an old warehouse where urchins threw stones and fireworks through the window. Outposts were eventually established and in time attracted converts, yet the results remained discouraging-this was just another of the 500 charitable and religious groups trying to help in the East End. It was not until 1878 when The Christian Mission changed its name to The Salvation Army that things began to happen. The impetus changed. The idea of an Army fighting sin caught the imagination of the people and the Army began to grow rapidly. Booth’s fiery sermons and sharp imagery drove the message home and more and more people found themselves willing to leave their past behind and start a new life as a soldier in The Salvation Army.

Inevitably, the military spirit of the movement meant that The Salvation Army soon spread abroad. By the time Booth was promoted to Glory in 1912 the Army was at work in 58 countries.

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Prayer: Guaranteed to Succeed! – Charles Spurgeon Sermons

Prayer: Guaranteed to Succeed! – Charles Spurgeon Sermons

Luke 11:9 “So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 10 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.

Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.

Charles Haddon (C.H.) Spurgeon (June 19, 1834 January 31, 1892) was a British Reformed Baptist preacher who remains highly influential among Christians of different denominations, among whom he is still known as the “Prince of Preachers.” In his lifetime, Spurgeon preached to around 10,000,000 people, often up to 10 times a week at different places. His sermons have been translated into many languages. Spurgeon was the pastor of the New Park Street Chapel in London for 38 years. In 1857, he started a charity organization called Spurgeon’s which now works globally. He also founded Spurgeon’s College, which was named after him after his death. Spurgeon was a prolific author of many types of works including sermons, an autobiography, a commentary, books on prayer, a devotional, a magazine, and more. Many sermons were transcribed as he spoke and were translated into many languages during his lifetime. Arguably, no other author, Christian or otherwise, has more material in print than C.H. Spurgeon.

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A Prayer Request from Dr. David Mackereth

Dr. David Mackereth became a Christian in 1982 whilst studying medicine at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He currently works in Accident and Emergency Medicine, but over the years has been able to engage in Gospel preaching ministry. In 2018 he hit the national headlines as the Christian Doctor who refused to use transgender pronouns, whilst working for a government agency. This action got him fired, but he does not regret standing up for the truth. With God’s help, he continues to take a firm stand on this, and other issues.

A Prayer Request from Dr. David Mackereth

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Gospel According to John – Audio Bible Reading ( New Testament / NASB )

Gospel According to John – Audio Bible Reading ( New Testament / NASB )

Audio Bible / New Testament Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list…

Chapter 1 0:00 In the Beginning Was the Word

Chapter 2 6:46 The Wedding at Cana

Chapter 3 10:04 The New Birth

Chapter 4 15:11 Jesus in Galilee and Samaria

Chapter 5 22:10 The Healing at Bethesda

Chapter 6 28:24 Five Thousand Fed

Chapter 7 37:50 Jesus Teaches at the Feast

Chapter 8 44:40 The Adulterous Woman

Chapter 9 52:55 Jesus Heals the Blind Man

Chapter 10 58:15 Parable of the Good Shepherd

Chapter 11 1:03:21 The Resurrection of Lazarus

Chapter 12 1:10:10 Mary Anoints Jesus / The Triumphal Entry

Chapter 13 1:18:17 The Lord’s Supper

Chapter 14 1:23:55 Jesus Comforts His Disciples

Chapter 15 1:28:15 Jesus is the True Vine

Chapter 16 1:32:02 Jesus’ Warning

Chapter 17 1:36:44 Jesus’ High Priestly Prayer

Chapter 18 1:40:52 Judas Betrays Jesus / Jesus’ Trial

Chapter 19 1:46:54 The Crucifixion

Chapter 20 1:53:46 Jesus is Risen!

Chapter 21 1:58:35 Jesus, Peter and John at the Sea of Galilee

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How Sweet The Name of Jesus Sounds – Christian Hymns / Lyrics (John Newton)

How Sweet The Name of Jesus Sounds – Christian Hymns / Lyrics (John Newton)

Christian Hymns playlist: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list…

Author: John Newton

This most beautiful, blessed song is sung by Aileen Gilchrist, and I thank her for the privilege and honor in allowing me to share it on my YouTube channel. Here is the link to Aileen’s iTunes page, where you will find more of her beautiful, God-glorifying songs: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/ai…

How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds

In a believer’s ear!

It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds,

And drives away his fear.

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The Indwelling and Outflowing of the Holy Spirit – Charles Spurgeon Audio Sermons

“But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Advocate will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you.” John 16:7

The Indwelling and Outflowing of the Holy Spirit – Charles Spurgeon Audio Sermons

John 7:38 Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.” 39 By this he meant the Spirit, whom those who believed in him were later to receive. Up to that time the Spirit had not been given, since Jesus had not yet been glorified.

John 16:7 But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Advocate will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you.

Charles Haddon (C.H.) Spurgeon (June 19, 1834 January 31, 1892) was a British Reformed Baptist preacher who remains highly influential among Christians of different denominations, among whom he is still known as the “Prince of Preachers.” In his lifetime, Spurgeon preached to around 10,000,000 people, often up to 10 times a week at different places. His sermons have been translated into many languages. Spurgeon was the pastor of the New Park Street Chapel in London for 38 years.

In 1857, he started a charity organization called Spurgeon’s which now works globally. He also founded Spurgeon’s College, which was named after him after his death.

Spurgeon was a prolific author of many types of works including sermons, an autobiography, a commentary, books on prayer, a devotional, a magazine, and more. Many sermons were transcribed as he spoke and were translated into many languages during his lifetime. Arguably, no other author, Christian or otherwise, has more material in print than C.H. Spurgeon.

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When I Survey the Wondrous Cross – Christian Hymn / Lyrics

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross – Christian Hymn / Lyrics

Christian Hymn playlist: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list…

The hymn, “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”, was written by Isaac Watts, and published in Hymns and Spiritual Songs in 1707. It is significant for being an innovative departure from the early English hymn style of only using paraphrased biblical texts, although the first two lines of the second verse do paraphrase St Paul at Galatians 6:14. The poetry of “When I survey…” may be seen as English literary baroque. The hymn’s fourth verse (“His dying crimson…”) is commonly omitted in printed versions, a practice that began with George Whitefield in 1757.

Words: Isaac Watts

When I survey the wondrous cross On which the Prince of glory died, My richest gain I count but loss, And pour contempt on all my pride.

Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast, Save in the death of Christ my God! All the vain things that charm me most, I sacrifice them to His blood.

See from His head, His hands, His feet, Sorrow and love flow mingled down! Did eer such love and sorrow meet, Or thorns compose so rich a crown?

His dying crimson, like a robe, Spreads oer His body on the tree; Then I am dead to all the globe, And all the globe is dead to me.

Were the whole realm of nature mine, That were a present far too small; Love so amazing, so divine, Demands my soul, my life, my all.

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Be Thou my Vision – Christian Hymn with Lyrics

Be Thou my Vision – Christian Hymn with Lyrics

1. Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart; Naught be all else to me, save that thou art; Thou my best thought, by day or by night, Waking or sleeping, thy presence my light.

2. Riches I heed not, nor man’s empty praise; Thou mine inheritance, now and always; Thou and thou only, first in my heart, High King of heaven, my treasure thou art.

3. High King of heaven, my victory won, May I reach heaven’s joys, O bright heaven’s Sun! Heart of my own heart, whatever befall, Still be my Vision, O Ruler of all.

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No Man is Greater Than His Prayer Life – Leonard Ravenhill Sermon

No Man is Greater Than His Prayer Life – Leonard Ravenhill Sermon

Leonard Ravenhill Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=…

Link to my “Christian Devotional Readings” Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Christ…

Leonard Ravenhill (1907–1994) was an English Christian evangelist and author who focused on the subjects of prayer and revival. He is best known for challenging the modern church (through his books and sermons) to compare itself to the early Christian Church as chronicled in the Book of Acts. His most notable book is Why Revival Tarries which has sold over a million copies worldwide. Born in Leeds, in Yorkshire, England, Ravenhill was educated at Cliff College in England and sat under the ministry of Samuel Chadwick. He was a student of church history, with a particular interest in Christian revival. His evangelistic meetings during the Second World War drew large crowds. Many converts devoted themselves to Christian ministry and foreign missions. In 1939, he married an Irish nurse, Martha.

The Ravenhills had three sons: Paul, David, and Philip. Paul and David are Christian ministers, and Philip is a teacher. In 1950, Ravenhill and his family moved from Great Britain to the United States. In the 1960s they traveled within the United States, holding tent revivals and evangelistic meetings. In the 1980s, Ravenhill moved to a home near Lindale, Texas, a short distance from Last Days Ministries Ranch. He regularly taught classes at LDM and was a mentor to the late Keith Green. He also spent some time teaching at Bethany College of Missions in Minnesota, and some time in Seguin, Texas. Among others influenced by Ravenhill were Ray Comfort, Ravi Zacharias, Tommy Tenney, Steve Hill, Charles Stanley, Bill Gothard, Paul Washer, and David Wilkerson. He was a close friend of pastor and writer A. W. Tozer.

Through his teaching and books, Ravenhill addressed the disparities he perceived between the New Testament Church and the Church in his time and called for adherence to the principles of biblical revival. Tozer said of Ravenhill: “To such men as this, the church owes a debt too heavy to pay. The curious thing is that she seldom tries to pay him while he lives. Rather, the next generation builds his sepulchre and writes his biography — as if instinctively and awkwardly to discharge an obligation the previous generation to a large extent ignored.” Gravesite at Garden Valley Cemetery Ravenhill died in November 1994 and is interred at Garden Valley Cemetery in Garden Valley, Texas, near the grave of Contemporary Christian music artist Keith Green. In 2011 Free Grace Press published a full biography of Leonard Ravenhill written by Mack Tomlinson titled, “In Light of Eternity.

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Amazing Grace – Christian Hymns with Lyrics (Choir) / John Newton

Amazing Grace – Christian Hymns with Lyrics (Choir) / John Newton

“Amazing Grace” is a Christian hymn written by English poet and clergyman John Newton (1725–1807), published in 1779. With a message that forgiveness and redemption are possible regardless of the sins people commit and that the soul can be delivered from despair through the grace and mercy of God, “Amazing Grace” is one of the most recognizable songs in the English-speaking world. Newton wrote the words from personal experience. He grew up without any particular religious conviction but his life’s path was formed by a variety of twists and coincidences that were often put into motion by his recalcitrant insubordination.

He was pressed into the Royal Navy and became a sailor, eventually participating in the slave trade. One night a terrible storm battered his vessel so severely that he became frightened enough to call out to God for mercy, a moment that marked the beginning of his spiritual conversion. His career in slave trading lasted a few years more until he quit going to sea altogether and began studying theology.

Ordained in the Church of England in 1764, Newton became curate of Olney, Buckinghamshire, where he began to write hymns with poet William Cowper. “Amazing Grace” was written to illustrate a sermon on New Year’s Day of 1773. It is unknown if there was any music accompanying the verses, and it may have been chanted by the congregation without music. It debuted in print in 1779 in Newton and Cowper’s Olney Hymns, but settled into relative obscurity in England. In the United States however, “Amazing Grace” was used extensively during the Second Great Awakening in the early 19th century.

It has been associated with more than 20 melodies, but in 1835 it was joined to a tune named “New Britain” to which it is most frequently sung today. Author Gilbert Chase writes that “Amazing Grace” is “without a doubt the most famous of all the folk hymns”,[1] and Jonathan Aitken, a Newton biographer, estimates that it is performed about 10 million times annually.[2] It has had particular influence in folk music, and become an emblematic African American spiritual.

Other renditions: * Aaron Neville * Andy Griffith * Aretha Franklin * BeBe Winans * Bill and Gloria Gaither * Billy Ray Cyrus * Blind Boys Of Alabama * Brian Boru Irish Pipe Band * Brian Free & Assurance * Carman * Chris Tomlin * Darlene Zschech * Destiny’s Child * Flatfoot 56 * Glen Campbell * Gold City * Il Divo * Janis Joplin * Jars of Clay * Jim Brickman with Ginny Owens * John Tesh Project * LeAnn Rimes * Lincoln Brewster * Mahalia Jackson * Petra * Phil Vassar * Randy Travis * Rod Stewart * Ruben Studdard * Selah * Steve Green * Susan Boyle * The Charlie Daniels Band * The Crabb Family * Twila Paris * Vienna Boys Choir * Vickie Winans

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