JN Darby Simplified – Summaries of John Nelson Darby’s Writings

John Nelson Darby on the Immediate Rapture, Christian Fellowship, Church Breakdown, Pre-millennial Dispensational Teaching and Israel

Zech 4:10
Who hath despised the day of small things

John Nelson Darby (1800-82) had a major influence on evangelical Christendom in the nineteenth century.  God used him to bring back Evangelical Christians of all persuasions to the truth as presented by Paul and the other Apostles.

Adayofsmallthings.com provides simple summaries of the works of J N Darby and others, to encourage and help believers who seek to ‘walk in the light’, following and keeping close to Jesus.  Please spend time reading this site and email Sosthenes if you have questions.

What made John Nelson Darby’s Teaching on the Church and its Hope so Special?

Specifically, he brought Christians back to appreciate the Lord’s immediate coming to rapture His saints, the church as Christ’s heavenly bride, the public ruin of Christendom, the way out of the ruin for true believers and the position of Israel.  JND perceived the truth of Christ as the Head in heaven, with His body here, the church heavenly in origin and destiny, perfectly united in the sight of God, and its hope of being with  Him at the imminent (pre-millennial) rapture. Pre-tribulation (pre-trib) Christians know him as ‘the father of dispensational theology’. As his epitaph says ‘Unknown, yet well known’

Mr Darby looked at the sects, the human organisation, and the quenching of the Holy Spirit throughout Christendom, and concluded that the public church was in ruins. 

He saw the way in which the public Christian Church had degenerated with worldliness, human tolerance of evil and sectarian fragmentation, overriding the Lord’s words, ‘That they may be one’, and His command to love one another. Church unity cannot be achieved by human compromise and confederacy. Reforming and rebuilding are futile. Christians must look to the Lord Himself, giving Him His place, by the Holy Spirit, going forth to him without the camp, and being not of the world.

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Summaries of JND’s Papers and Other Articles

About Day of Small Things

Introduction to adayofsmallthings.com
A Day of Small Things (ADOSS) – Sosthenes’ Monthly Letter
A Letter to those who might know me
Walking in the Light of the Assembly – by Sosthenes
Darby Simplified
Summaries and Light Editing
Changes to ‘A day of Small Things’. – February 2018

John Nelson Darby

 
J N D’s Letters
J N Darby – A true Churchman
Darby’s Stand – WG Turner
Funeral of John Nelson Darby


John Nelson Darby and others on:

The Church, its Perfection, its Ruin and Assembly Experience

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John Nelson Darby and others on:

The Hope of the Church and other Prophecy

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Christian Experience

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Our Knowledge of God

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Christendom & Church History

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John Nelson Darby and others on:

Error Exposed – including The Irrationalism of Infidelity

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J N Darby on Various Subjects

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 Hymns and Poems by John Nelson Darby and Others

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