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Erlo Stegen

Flee sexual immorality

Erlo StegenSummary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 09 Feb 2014 1Kings 11 1 But king Solomon loved many strange women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Zidonians, and Hittites; 2 Of the nations concerning which the LORD said unto the children of Israel, Ye shall not g... Read More
Carl Carmody

Malachi 2:10-16 God hates divorce

The book of Malachi is a very sobering one because it deals with subject matter that is very close to our hearts. Chapter 2 verses 10-16 raises the spectre of divorce, but not in the secular world, where we expect it, and where it is glibly accepted as part of life, but in the church, amongst the fa... Read More
John Gifford Bellett

Careless Choices

The command to the nation of Israel at the very beginning was to keep the way of the Lord very particularly as to marriage. They were by no means either to give their daughters to the sons of the Canaanites, or take the Canaanites’ daughters of their sons. "Neither shalt thou make marriages with the... 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

Bondservant(1401) doulos; doulos

Bondservant (1401) (doulos from deo = to bind) (Click additional notes on doulos) was an individual bound to another in servitude and conveys the idea of the slave's close, binding ties with his master, belonging to him, obligated to and desiring to do his will and in a permanent relation of servitu... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Commandment (Entole)

Commandment (commandments, command, instructions, orders, requirement) (1785)(entole from en = in, upon + téllo = accomplish, charge, command) - Entolerefers to some type of demand or requirement. A general injunction, charge, precept of moral and religious nature. Of the 67 uses, all but three (Lk ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Perform, Practice (4160) (poieo)

Do, done, did, doing; Make, made, makes, making; Perform, Practice (4160) (poieo) occurs 568 times, primarily in the Gospels and in a wide variety of contexts, which makes it difficult to do a simple word study. BDAG says poieo is "a multivalent term (possessing many meanings), often without pointed... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Slave (1401) doulos

Bondservant (1401) (doulos from deo = to bind) (Click additional notes on doulos) was an individual bound to another in servitude and conveys the idea of the slave's close, binding ties with his master, belonging to him, obligated to and desiring to do his will and in a permanent relation of servitu... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Trustworthy (faithful) (4103) pistos

Faithful (4103) (pistos from peítho = to persuade - induce one by words to believe, have confidence) is something or someone who is worthy of faith or keeps promises and is applied to God, humans, His Word, etc Pistos is used 67 times in the NT - Pistos is translated believe(2), believer(4), believe... Read More
Denis Lyle

Setting the scene

Readings: 1 Kings 22:51-53 2 Kings 1:1-4 1:17-18 SETTING THE SCENE Most people resent being neglected. Elisha is one of the neglected prophets of the Bible. (1 Kings 19:16) Over 65 years ago a famous preacher gave a series of sermons on "The Neglected People of the Bible". He preached on Laban, Sime... Read More

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