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T. Austin-Sparks

"A Vessel... Meet for the Master's Use"

T. Austin-Sparks"These were the potters... there they dwelt with the king for his work" (1 Chronicles 4:23). "But now, O Lord, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand" (Isaiah 64:8). "The word which came to Jeremiah from the Lord, saying, Arise, and go down to ... Read More
Thomas Bradbury

sermon: The Prayer of Jabez

"And Jabez was more honourable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow. And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that Thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that Thine hand might be with me, and that Thou wouldest kee... 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
Greek Word Studies

Increase (4121) pleonazo

Increases (4121) (pleonazo from pleion = more) means to cause to increase or superabound and so to be present in abundance or to have plenty (2Pe 1:8-note, Php 4:17). To have more than is necessary or more than enough to meet one's needs (2Co 8:15). To become more and more - in Ro 5:20-note speaking... Read More
Peter Hammond

BIBLE SURVEY - 1 & 2 CHRONICLES

Peter Hammond"…who had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do…" 1 Chronicles 12:32 Who Wrote Chronicles? Ezra compiled and edited the Books of 1 and 2 Chronicles, drawing from the official histories and archives: "The Chronicles of King David"; the Book of Samuel, the Book of Nathan, the Pro... Read More

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