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A.W. Pink

David as a Youth (1 Samuel 16, 17)

A.W. PinkCHAPTER ONE David As a Youth 1 Samuel 16 and 17 The life of David marked an important epoch in the unfolding of God’s purpose and plan of redemption. Here a little and there a little God made known the grand goal toward which all His dealings tended. At sundry times and in divers manners God spake i... Read More
A.W. Pink

The Prodigal son

A.W. Pink11 "And he said, A certain man had two sons: 12 And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living. 13 And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and the... 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
A.W. Pink

The Prodigal Son

A.W. Pink11 "And he said, A certain man had two sons: 12 And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living. 13 And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and the... 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
Early Church Martyr Readings

VENERABLE PIMEN [POEMEN] THE GREAT

1. VENERABLE PIMEN [POEMEN] THE GREAT Pimen was an Egyptian by birth and a great ascetic of Egypt. As a boy, he visited the most renowned spiritual men and, from them, gathered tangible knowledge as a bee gathers honey from flowers. Pimen once begged the elder Paul to take him to St. Paisius. Seeing... 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

Abstain (depart, desert, fall or draw away, withdraw) (868) aphistemi

Abstain (868) (aphistemi from apo = separation of one thing from another + histemi = stand and is the root of our English = apostasy) literally means to stand off from means to withdraw, to stand off, to forsake, to depart from or to remove oneself from. To apostatize or to fall away from. To withdr... Read More
Theodore Epp

The Dilemma of the Disobedient

Theodore Epp1 Samuel 28:1-19 David and his men became bodyguards to Achish, king of Gath, and this soon put David in a dilemma. The Philistines decided to go against the Israelites, and David apparently could see no way out of going along and fighting against his own people. He had a weakness for telling lies w... Read More
J.C. Philpot

The Heir Of Heaven Walking In Darkness, And The Heir Of Hell Walking In Light

J.C. PhilpotThe Heir of Heaven Walking in Darkness, and the Heir of Hell Walking in Light By Joseph Philpot "Who is among you that fears the Lord, that obeys the voice of His servant, that walks in darkness, and has no light? let him trust in the name of the Lord, and stay upon his God. Behold, all you that kin... Read More

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