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Erlo Stegen

Ending well

Erlo Stegen2Chron 29-32; Is 37-39 What is better, to start well and end badly or to start badly, but end well? It is terrible to start well and end bad. In these chapters we read of king Hezekiah, who was 25 years old when he became king. He did well in God's sight according to all that his father David had do... Read More
Glenn Meldrum

CONCEPTS OF REVIVAL

Glenn MeldrumRevival is a sovereign, supernatural work of the Holy Spirit. It is God breaking into human history and revealing His holiness and glory. When the church is awakened from her spiritual lethargy she begins to see the world anew as her God given mission field. Men, women and children are converted in ... Read More
J.C. Philpot

The Death of the Flesh the Life of the Spirit

J.C. PhilpotPreached at Zoar Chapel, London, on Thursday Evening, July 25, 1844, by J. C. Philpot "O Lord, by these things men live—and in all these things is the life of my spirit." Isaiah 38:16 The words I have just read, some of you may remember, are a part of "the writing" that King Hezekiah penned after "h... 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
Richard Owen Roberts

Solemn Assembly

THE SOLEMN ASSEMBLY The Sad Fact Most professing Christians have never heard of a Solemn Assembly. Of the relatively small number who have, a substantial portion consider it as merely an Old Testament practice of no particular relevance today. --------------------------------------------------------... Read More
Classic Christian Writings

Conviction Of Sin And A Revival Of Holiness By Brian H. Edwards

Holiness can never be separated from revival. If some kind of spiritual experience in an individual, or among a community, has the label "revival" pinned to it, we should always look at the lives of the Christians and the new converts. Are they a holy people who fear only God and sin, and who allow ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Church (1577) ekklesia

Church (1577)(ekklesia from ek = out + klesis = a calling, verb = kaleo = to call) literally means called out (but see note by Louw-Nida below) and as commonly used in the Greco-Roman vernacular referred to citizens who were called out from their homes to be publicly assembled or gathered to discuss... 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
Peter Hammond

BIBLE SURVEY - HOSEA

Peter Hammond"My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge…" Hosea 4:6 The Book of Hosea is about God's steadfast love for His people in spite of their continued unfaithfulness, vividly depicted by Hosea's marital experience. The Holiness of God, the depravity of man, the seriousness of sin, the inevitability o... Read More
Peter Hammond

BIBLE SURVEY - MICAH

Peter Hammond"He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?" Micah 6:8. Who is Micah? The name of the prophet means, 'who is like the Lord?' In Micah 7; 8, the prophet uses a play on his own name by saying: "Who is ... Read More

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