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Ron Bailey

Abraham, My Friend_03

Ron BaileyAbraham, My Friend The Making of a Praying Man Chapter One: Beginnings Known unto God In British War Cemeteries throughout the world you often come across the words ‘Known unto God’ engraved on tombstones. It signifies that the person whose remains lie in this spot cannot be identified. At one and 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
The Scottish Metrical Psalter

Psalm 44

To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, Maschil. This psalm was perhaps composed on the same occasion as the 60th, and may have a prophetic view to the after distresses of the Jews in the time of Rehoboam, 2 Chron. 12; of Jehoram, 2 Chron. 21; of Ahaz, 2 Chron. 28; of Hezekiah, 2 Kings 18-19; a... 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
Greek Word Studies

Reign (936) (basileuo)

Reign (936) (basileuo from basileús = a king, sovereign, monarch) means to be a king, to rule as a king with the implication of one who has total unfettered authority. Basileuo means to be in control in an absolute manner. To control completely or in an absolute manner. Basileuo is used figuratively... Read More
J.G. Bellet

Isaac

Genesis 25 - 27. In the former papers, entitled ENOCH, NOAH, and ABRAHAM, I have followed the course of the Book of Genesis, down to the end of Gen. 24. I now propose to take it up from thence, and follow it on through chapters 25 - 27; Isaac, after Abraham, being the principal person there. There i... Read More
J.G. Bellet

Obadiah

The Spirit in the prophets constantly looks beyond Israel and Judah, taking notice of the nations of the Gentiles. "An ambassador," as Obadiah speaks "is sent among the heathen," now and again. Thus, Nahum was sent to Nineveh, and now Obadiah is sent to Edom. But from the very beginning, the Lord ha... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Vengeance (justice) (1557) ekdikesis

Vengeance (1557)(ekdikesis from ek = out, from + dike = justice; see also ekdikos) is literally that which proceeds "out of justice". Ekdikesis means to give justice to someone who has been wronged. It means to repay harm with harm on assumption that initial harm was unjustified and that retribution... Read More
Peter Hammond

BIBLE SURVEY - 1 & 2 CHRONICLES

Peter Hammond"…who had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do…" 1 Chronicles 12:32 Who Wrote Chronicles? Ezra compiled and edited the Books of 1 and 2 Chronicles, drawing from the official histories and archives: "The Chronicles of King David"; the Book of Samuel, the Book of Nathan, the Pro... Read More

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