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Christ-The Uncreated Word" Ch.1:1-18

The Prologue to the Gospel of John, consisting of verses 1 - 18 of the first chapter, ought to be known by heart to every Christian. This Prologue is in three periods, each complete in itself and together forming an arch bridging the entire expanse of the unveiling of theGodhead as touching the divi... Read More

Prophecy Spiritually Understood - Pt 1 "The Jewish Theory Of Prophecy"

A REPLY TO RECENT BOOKS ON JEWISH RESTORATION By: Charles D. Alexander The discussion whether the Jewish people will be fully restored to the land of Palestine with all their ancient privileges, and there enter into divine blessings withheld from them for 2,000 years past, is worthwhile only for the... Read More

Prophecy Spiritually Understood - Pt 2 "Zechariah And The Mystery Of The NT Church"

ABRAHAM HAD TWO SONS The prophetic nature of Holy Scripture even in its personal and national histories is exemplified in the inspired use which the apostle Paul makes of the great domestic dilemma in the life of Abraham. In his remarkable allegory in Galatians 4, Paul presents the two sons of Abrah... Read More

Prophecy Spiritually Understood - Pt 3 "Romans Eleven And The Two Isreals"

The understanding of verse 26 of Romans 11 does not depend upon the verse 25 going before, but upon its own internal connection with the entire range of prophecy, and is to be considered not as an addendum to the 11th chapter of Romans but as the summation of three chapters of close reasoning, which... Read More

Prophecy Spiritually Understood - Pt 4 "Ezekiel And His Brethren"

The impoverishment the Church has suffered through sterile prophetical theories is nowhere more marked than in the treatment measured out in pulpit and press to the prophecies of Ezekiel. These arid theories have robbed Scriptures of their majesty and wonder and reduced prophecy to a body skeleton m... Read More

Prophecy Spiritually Understood - Pt 5 "Two Thousand Years Of Armageddon"

THE COVENANT, THE DRY BONES AND ARMAGEDDON For if they which are of the law be heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect. (Romans 4:14) Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing. (Galatians 5:2) The Jew is of the law and circumcision... Read More

Prophecy Spiritually Understood - Pt 6 "No Third Temple"

Ezekiel’s ministry closes with his vision of the new temple, occupying the last nine chapters of the book. Fourteen years after the temple at Jerusalem was destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar, and in the 25th year of his own exile, Ezekiel is given this assurance that in the course of time there would be an... Read More

The Incarnation Part 1 - "Isaiah's Prophecy"

Isaiah 9:6: For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. That colossal word “incarnation” means that The Word was made flesh, that G... Read More

The Incarnation Part 10 - "The First Prophecy"

Matthew ch. 2 : We have before us not a text, but an entire chapter wherein we shall consider the journeying of the wise men from the east and their strange appearance at Herod's palace in Jerusalem; their redirection according to ancient prophecy, and their worshipping of the Saviour in Bethlehem; ... Read More

The Incarnation Part 11 - "The Last Two Prophecies"

We turn again to the second chapter of Matthew, and retrace the most absorbing and instructive quotations which Matthew gives us, as touching the birth, the identity and the early life of our Lord Jesus Christ upon earth. We have observed, on a former occasion, that there are three very significant ... Read More

The Incarnation Part 12 - "Introducing The Gospel To Theophilus"

Luke 1:4 : That thou mightest know the certainty of those things, wherein thou hast been instructed. The object of Luke's writing of this great Gospel lies just there; that he had in mind the need, which so many have, of being thoroughly convinced and persuaded that what they have believed is true; ... Read More

The Incarnation Part 2 - "Christ Takes Upon Himself Human Nature"

Hebrews 2:16: For verily he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham. The incarnation means to be made flesh; it has to do with that great event when God became man. What a wonder that was! What a marvel in the whole universe! We read in Isaiah, His name shall be ... Read More

The Incarnation Part 3 - "With God, Nothing Is Impossible"

Luke 1:37: For with God nothing shall be impossible. Mary's surprise and disbelief lay in the fact that God was to be made man, and that she should be the instrument whereby this would be achieved. The nation of the Jews two thousand years ago refused to believe it, and as a nation have refused to b... Read More

The Incarnation Part 4 - "Mary And Elizabeth"

Luke 1:39-56: And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Juda; and entered into the house of Zacharias, and saluted Elizabeth…………And Mary abode with her about three months, and returned to her own house. I have always found in myself some feeling of delic... Read More

The Incarnation Part 5 - "The Genealogy Of Messiah"

Matthew 1:1: The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.” This verse shows that the writer, Matthew the publican, Matthew the Apostle, had his eye upon the Old Testament. Whether or not he knew that his gospel would be the first in the New Testament, and would h... Read More

The Incarnation Part 6 - "The Origins Of Messiah"

Matthew 1:21-23 : And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, ‘Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a s... Read More

The Incarnation Part 7 - "The Angel"

Luke 2:9-10 : And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, ‘Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people’. This wonderful story of the announceme... Read More

The Incarnation Part 8 - "Luke's Genealogy Of Messiah"

In Luke 2:1-20 we read Luke's account of the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, containing details so wonderful, tender and sweet in their nature, and which only he has recorded. He tells us, at the beginning of his gospel, that he had perfect understanding of all things from the beginning, though he w... Read More

The Incarnation Part 9 - "The Prophecy Of Simeon"

Luke 2:34-35 : And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, ‘Behold this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against; (Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own soul also,) that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed’. We... Read More

The Puritan Illusion - Part One

Great efforts are being made to convince the Christian world of a most marvelous illusion that the past history of the Christian Church is a comparative failure and that the real triumph of the Kingdom of Christ awaits a day yet future when it is expected the Jewish people as a nation, will be conve... Read More

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