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The Resignation of Dr. Ironside

By Anonymous

Shortly before the Lord took Mrs. Ironside home to be with Himself the following letter was handed to the elders:

“I feel that in God’s providence and, I trust, His direct leading, the time has come when I should submit my resignation as Pastor of The Moody Church. I came to you nearly eighteen and a half years ago and I can say without any mental reservation that my association with you and the Church has been the happiest period in all my more than fifty years of ministry; but as most of you know, in a few months, if …

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The Cities Of Refuge

By Dr. Harry A. Ironside

It is very evident that God has hidden some special lessons for us in the types of the City of Refuge, of which we now read in chapter 20, as otherwise we would find ourselves wondering why they are mentioned so frequently. In four previous passages the Spirit of God drew the attention of Israel to the importance of these cities and the expression of His grace toward the unwitting or unintentional manslayer in Israel. First, we have the very brief intimation in Exodus 21:13, telling Israel that when they reached the land, God would provide such a refuge: “And …

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A Last Appeal

By Dr. Harry A. Ironside

Dr. H.A. Ironside’s Final Sermon as Senior Pastor of The Moody Church

Preached on the Night of His Farewell 
Sunday, October 31, 1948

The first book of Kings, chapter 18, verse 21: “And Elijah came unto all the people and said, ‘How long halt ye between two opinions? If the Lord be God follow Him, but if Baal, follow him.’ And the people answered him not a word.”

I am sure that you recall the circumstances under which these words were uttered. You remember that the people of Israel to whom God had given such a wonderful revelation of His …

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