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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
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

Born (begotten, father of, conceived) (1080)(gennao)

Born (begotten, father of, conceived) (1080)(gennao from genos = offspring, in turn from ginomai = to become) means to beget, to bring forth, to give birth, to procreate a descendant, to produce offspring, to generate. To beget Is spoken of men (Mt 1:2-16), whereas to bear is spoken of women. The pa... 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
George Mylne

Fear Not!

Fear Not! George Mylne, 1854 "I am the LORD, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you: 'Do not fear; I will help you. Do not be afraid, O worm Jacob, O little Israel, for I Myself will help you! ' declares the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel!" Isaiah 41:13-14 What is m... Read More
William Nicholson

God, The Portion Of His People!

God, the Portion of His People! William Nicholson, 1862 "The Lord is the portion of my inheritance!" Psalm 16:5. See also Psalm 73:26; 119:57; 142:5; Jeremiah 51:19. This passage describes the wealth and happiness of believers ; and in that respect, their infinitely superior state to that of the wic... Read More

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