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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

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

Might (2479) ischus

Might (2479) (ischus) (see note by Wayne Barber ischus) refers to “power as an enduement.” Ischus is the inherent ability which stresses the factuality of the ability, not necessarily the accomplishment. Ischus is inherent power or force. A muscular man’s big muscles display his might, even if he do... 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
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
Greek Word Studies

Succour (997) boetheo

Boēthéō (997 from boé = a cry, exclamation + théō = to run) means to run on hearing a cry, to give assistance. Boethéo means to succor (KJV reads "He is able to succour them that are tempted") which is a word you may not be too familiar with, but which means literally to run to or run to support hen... Read More

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