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A.W. Pink

THE DOCTRINE OF RECONCILIATION Chapter 11 Its Effectuation-Continued

A.W. PinkTHE DOCTRINE OF RECONCILIATION Chapter 11 Its Effectuation-Continued That which is here to engage our attention is the work performed by the Mediator in order to heal the breach between a righteous God and His sinful people and thus effect a mutual reconciliation. This will bring before us the most ... Read More
Christian Apologetics

Christianity and The Family

The family has come under heavy attack in today's society. On television, father's are often depicted as buffoons. Mothers are typically depicted as career minded and in control. Parents in general are characterized as dim wits who aren't "with it." In too many families, in order to make ends meet, ... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Compared view of the First Three gospels, etc.

John Nelson DarbyI apprehend that the Gospel of Mark, which brings under our view the service of Christ, and particularly His prophetic service, and, hence, records simply the accomplishment of that service, as the events arose, is that of the three first Gospels, which gives generally the chronological order of eve... Read More
John Piper

Your Job As Ministry

John PiperJune 14, 1981 1 Corinthians 7:17-24 The main point of my message this morning can be stated as a declaration and as a prayer. As a declaration it would be: How you fulfill the demands of your vocation is an essential part of Christian discipleship. Or, to put it another way: How you do your job is a... 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
Andrew Bonar

The Holy Spirit convincing.

Andrew Bonar'And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:' John 16:8 NOTES OF AN ADDRESS GIVEN AT THE PERTH CONVENTION, 1883. Shall we not honour and bless and adore the Holy Spirit? Surely it might well be expected that our love, our adoring and grateful love, s... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Adulterers (3432) moichos

Adulterers (3432)(moichos cp study of related word moichalis = adulteress) describes one who is unfaithful to a spouse. Figuratively, moichos describes one who is faithless toward God. Moichos - 3x in NAS - here in Hebrews 13:4 and in... Luke 18:11 The (self-righteous) Pharisee stood and was praying... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Anxious (3309) (be anxious) merimnao

Be anxious (3309) (merimnao from merimna [word study] = anxious care from meris = part, in turn from [Sources: Vine's Expository Dictionary, Ralph Earle - Word Meanings in the NT] the verb merizo = to distract, to divide, to draw different directions - which is exactly what anxiety does to most of u... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Coarse Jesting (2160) eutrapelia

Coarse Jesting (2160) (eutrapelia from eú = easily + trépo = to turn = well-turned, i.e. ready at repartee, jocose) literally means to turn easily and describes witticisms in a vulgar sense. The idea is that the person "turns easily", making quick comebacks with clever words having for example doubl... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Cut off (hindered) (1581) ekkopto

Hindered (1581) (ekkopto from ek =from, out + kópto = cut) literally means to cut off or from (literally of a tree - Mt 3:10). It was used as a military metaphor meaning to cut in on, throw obstacles in the way of, or cut up the road so that normal movement was impossible. It means to cause to cease... Read More

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