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Thomas Brooks

The red sea of Christ's blood

Thomas Brooks"In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God's grace." Ephesians 1:7 O Lord! when I look upon my manifold weaknesses and imperfections—I am many times not only grieved, but also staggered! But when I look up to the covenant of redemption... 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
Tom Macartney

Letters from Heaven

Tom MacartneyThe importance of the first three chapters of the book Revelation – be sure to read them – can hardly be exaggerated, for they contain letters from heaven – letters from Jesus Christ in glory, from the Head of the church to seven churches in the 1st. century and through them to His church throughout... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Arise (arose, get/got up, stand/stood) (450) anistemi

Arise (450) (anistemi from ana = up, again + histemi = stand, to cause to stand) means literally to get up, to stand up, to stand again, to cause to rise (thus "to raise"), to stand or be erect (Acts 9:41). To rise from a lying or reclined position. To stand straight up from a prostrate position (Ac... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Covetousness (4124) pleonexia

Greed (4124) (pleonexia from pleíon = more + écho = have) means literally to have more and describes a strong desire to acquire more and more material possessions, especially that which is forbidden. It is a desire to have more irrespective of one's need and is always used in bad sense. It describes... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Greed (4124) pleonexia

Greed (4124) (pleonexia from pleíon = more + écho = have) means literally to have more and describes a strong desire to acquire more and more material possessions, especially that which is forbidden. It is a desire to have more irrespective of one's need and is always used in bad sense. It describes... 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
Zac Poonen

(The Final Triumph) 2. Chapter 2

Zac PoonenAlthough these seven letters are addressed primarily to the messengers of the churches, yet at the end of each message, we find an invitation to anyone who has an ear to hear, to pay attention to what the Holy Spirit is saying to ALL the churches. They have a message therefore for every disciple in ... Read More
Zac Poonen

(The Lord And His Church) 7. The Adulterous Church

Zac Poonen"And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write: The Son of God who has eyes like a flame of fire, and His feet are like burnished bronze, says this: 'I know your deeds and your love and faith and service and perseverance, and that your deeds of late are greater than at first. But I have this agai... Read More
Christopher Love

Directions Concerning Immoderate Joy for Worldly Comforts

Christopher LoveThough Christians must take heed that they are not immoderate in their joy for worldly comforts, yet you must know that you are allowed by God to rejoice in the outward comforts that He gives you here in this world. Solomon says, "There is a time to mourn, and a time to laugh" (Ecclesiastes 3:4). An... Read More

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