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T. Austin-Sparks

Because He Saw His Glory - Part 1

T. Austin-SparksChapter 1 - The Answer To Disillusionment "While ye have the light, believe on the light, that ye may become sons of light. These things spake Jesus, and he departed and hid himself from them" (or: "was hidden from them"). "But though he had done so many signs before them, yet they believed not on h... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

Because He Saw His Glory - Part 2

T. Austin-SparksChapter 2 - The Purpose Of God Keeping in mind the passages that we have been considering (Isaiah 6, 2 Chronicles 26, and John 12:37-41), let us try to summarise what we have been saying so far. GOD REQUIRES A PEOPLE OF PURPOSE We have noted, firstly, that, in relation to His full purpose, God is ev... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

Seeing The Lord And Seeing Ourselves

T. Austin-SparksAnd all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the room of his father Amaziah. He built Eloth, and restored it to Judah, after that the king slept with his father. Sixteen years old was Uzziah when he began to reign; and he reigned fifty and two years in Jer... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The Answer To Disillusionment

T. Austin-Sparks"While ye have the light, believe on the light, that ye may become sons of light. These things spake Jesus, and he departed and hid himself from them" (or: "was hidden from them"). "But though he had done so many signs before them, yet they believed not on him: that the word of Isaiah the prophet mi... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The Purpose Of God

T. Austin-SparksKeeping in mind the passages that we have been considering (Isaiah 6, 2 Chronicles 26, and John 12:37-41), let us try to summarise what we have been saying so far. GOD REQUIRES A PEOPLE OF PURPOSE We have noted, firstly, that, in relation to His full purpose, God is ever found seeking and taking up ... Read More
Glenn Meldrum

HOLINESS TO SEE GOD

Glenn MeldrumThe Scriptures abound with awe-inspiring accounts of the Almighty revealing Himself to frail humanity. Church history is also rich with divine encounters where the Lord pulled back the veil so mere mortals could behold His splendor. To gaze upon the Great I Am will utterly change us. Isaiah saw 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

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
Greek Word Studies

Strong (loud, mighty, severe, strong man) (ischuros)

Strong (loud, mighty, severe, strong man) (ischuros from ischuo = to be able) is an adjective which means strong, powerful, mighty (usually referring to inherent physical strength), able, forcible. Strong, having moral power. Inherently strong. Ischuros can describe (1) People - spoken of the powers... 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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