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Carl Carmody

Hebrews 8:1-13 A Better Covenant

A new and better way. Charles Colson, in his book, loving God, tells the story of Telemachus, a fourth-century Christian. He lived in a remote village tending his garden and spending much of his time in prayer. One day he thought that he heard the voice of God telling him to go to Rome. So he set of... Read More
John Gifford Bellett

Absalom

David is the principal object before the mind of the Spirit of God in both the 1st and the 2nd books of Samuel. In the 1st book we see him brought from obscurity into honour and praise, and there standing, by the good hand of God, in full righteousness amid the persecutions of the wicked. In the 2nd... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Thoughts on 1 Samuel

John Nelson DarbyThe first Book of Samuel commences with the promise of the king. 1 Samuel 2:10. The people had walked badly, and God presents Christ when all else failed down here. That which man was not able to accomplish, God perfectly accomplished in Christ, but always going far beyond. In Adam, rule; in Noah, t... 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
J.G. Bellet

King Saul

1 Samuel 8 - 10. There is not in Scripture a character that furnishes more solemn warning than that of King Saul. As we pass on from stage to stage through his history, it fills the soul with very awful thoughts of the treachery and corruption of the heart of man; and as we are sure that it has been... Read More
The Scottish Metrical Psalter

Psalm 54

To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, A Psalm of David, when the Ziphims came and said to Saul, Doth not David hide himself with us? This psalm was composed when the Ziphites, men of the same tribe with David, instigated Saul to destroy him, and directed him how to accomplish it, 1 Sam. 23-24.... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Malice (2550) kakoetheia

Malice (2550) (kakoetheia from kakós = bad, evil + ethos = disposition) is used only here in the NT and refers to the person who has an ill-nature, taking everything with an evil connotation and giving a malicious interpretation to the actions of others, a nature which is evil and makes one suspect ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Prepare, prepared (ready) (2090) hetoimazo

Prepared (2090) (hetoimazo from heteos = fitness - see study of related word hetoimasia) means to make ready, specifically to make ready beforehand for some purpose, use, or activity. Those entities that can be made ready or put in a state of readiness include (1) Things - The King's way, Mt 3:3, Mk... Read More
Albert Zehr

The Corporate Walk

Albert ZehrTHE CORPORATE WALK For Spiritual blessing and Authority INTRODUCTION This writing makes several bold assumptions: -Genuine corporate functioning as expressed in John 17 “May they be brought to complete unity to let the world know that You sent Me” and as the church experienced in Acts 4, “All the be... Read More

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