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T. Austin-Sparks

The Exaltation of God's Son

T. Austin-SparksReading: 1 Chron. 22:1-19; 28:5-7; 29:20, 22-25, Acts 2:30-36; 7:47-49, 1 Pet. 2:4-5; Heb. 3:6; 12:5,9; Eph. 1:20-23. I have been very much occupied of late with this matter of sonship in the House of God, and am led to the conclusion that something of this is to be the Lord's message at this time. ... Read More
Charles Alexander

"Christ-The Key To Creation" Ch. 1:1-18

THE ENIGMA OF CREATION is the lofty theme in the Prologue to the Gospel of John. Everywhere this Gospel is transcendental. It deals with matters which transcend all that is earthly, and plunges always into the eternal, and the meaning behind all meanings. The drama of God's life is being worked out.... Read More
Gareth Evans

God's building.

Gareth EvansI have been asked to teach a series on the church. Each week I shall present a different aspect of this subject for our consideration and discussion. Many today are calling us back to the ‘pure’ church of the C2nd (or their interpretation of it) but I confess I am not particularly interested in imit... Read More
Principles For The Gathering Of Believers

76 - Chronological Bible Reading of Scriptures

Principles For The Gathering Of BelieversThere is a great need in the body of Christ for consistent reading of the Holy Scriptures in their entirety, book by book, chapter by chapter, verse by verse. In this case we are encouraging a chronological reading of the Scriptures. Most of the confusion is created when certain teachers, groups, or... Read More
F.B. Meyer

Our Daily Homily - 1 Chronicles

F.B. MeyerAdam, Sheth, Enosh. 1 Chronicles 1:1 THIS is an ancient graveyard. The names of past generations who were born and died, who loved and suffered, who stormed and fought through the world, are engraven on these solid slabs. But there is no inscription to record their worth or demerit. Just names, and ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Kingdom (932) basileia

Kingdom (932) (basileia from basileus = a sovereign, king, monarch) denotes sovereignty, royal power, dominion. Basileia can also refer to the territory or people over whom a king rules (See "Three Basic Meanings" below). At the outset it should be noted that the Kingdom of Heaven/God is both simple... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Provoke to anger (3949) parorgizo

Provoke (3949) (parorgizo from pará = at point of, unto, implying movement toward a certain point + orgizo = to irritate or make angry) means to make angry, cause to be irritated or exasperate. It means to stimulate one to the point of a brooding, simmering anger that is nurtured and not allowed to ... Read More
Bible Verses On

Bible Verses On Adoption

Ephesians 1:5 - Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, Galatians 4:5-7 - To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons. (Read More...) 1 John 3:1 - Behold, what manner of love ... Read More
Charles Spurgeon

Sermon 2261 - One Worker Preparing for Another

Charles SpurgeonA Sermon (No. 2261) Intended for Reading on Lord's-Day, June 19th, 1892, Delivered by C. H. SPURGEON, At the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington On Thursday Evening, August 14th, 1890. "Now behold, in my trouble I have prepared for the house of the LORD an hundred thousand talents of gold, and a thou... Read More
Samuel Rutherford

The Trial & Triumph of Faith: Sermon 7

Samuel RutherfordSON of David; "O Lord, thou Son of David!" In this compellation, consider why Christ is called the Son of David, never the son of Adam, never the son of Abraham. It is true he is called frequently the Son of man; but never when any prayeth to him: and he is reckoned, in his genealogy, David's son. A... Read More

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