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A.W. Pink

Spiritual Growth 4. Its Nature

A.W. PinkSpiritual Growth 4. Its Nature I We have now arrived at what is really the most important part of our subject, but which is far from being the easiest to handle. If we are to be preserved or delivered from erroneous views at this point it is very necessary that we should form a right concept of what... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 132

George FoxAll Friends and brethren every where, walk in the truth, and know one another in the measure of life, that in it your minds may be guided up to the Father of life; and stand in his counsel, that he alone may be loved with all your strength, with all your minds, and with all your souls [Mark 12:30]; ... Read More
John Chrysostom

2 Corinthians 10:7

John ChrysostomYou look at the things that are before your face. If any man trusts in himself that he is Christ's, let him consider this again with himself that even as he is Christ's, so also are we. What one may especially admire in Paul among other things is this, that when he has fallen upon an urgent necessit... Read More
C.H. Makintosh

A Motto for the Evangelist

C.H. Makintosh2 Corinthians 10:16. "To preach the gospel in the regions beyond you". These words, while they set forth the large-heartedness of the self-denying and devoted apostle, do also furnish a fine model for the evangelist, in every age. The gospel is a traveler; and the preacher of the gospel must be a tr... 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
A.B. Simpson

(Missionary Messages) 2.

A.B. Simpson"Show the house to the house of Israel, and let them measure the pattern, and if they be ashamed of all that they have done, show them the form of the house and the fashion thereof, and the goings out thereof, and the comings in thereof, and all the forms thereof, and all the ordinances thereof, and... Read More
A.B. Simpson

2 Corinthians Chapter 11 THE THINGS PAUL GLORIED IN

A.B. Simpson"Of such an One will I glory; yet of myself will I not glory, save in my infirmities." 2 Cor. 12: 5. It is sometimes necessary even for a Christian to assert his manhood and self-respect. Most of the time Solomon's first prescription is best: "Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you be li... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Abhor (948) bdelusso

Abhor (948) (bdelusso from bdéo = stink or reek) is a verb which means literally to emit a foul odor or to render foul and figuratively means to strongly detest something on the basis that it is abominable (as used in Rev 21:8) (abominable = quite disagreeable, worthy of disgust, whatever is odious ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Fortresses (3794) ochuroma

Fortresses (3794) (ochuroma akin to ochuroo = to make firm) was used in secular Greek to describe a strong military installation, a bastion, or a fortified place Vine says fortresses speaks "of those things in which mere human confidence is imposed." (Vine, W E: Vine's Complete Expository Dictionary... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Lofty thing (5313) hupsoma

Lofty thing (5313) (hupsoma from hupsoo = to elevate, lift up, raise high) literally meant height, high place, something elevated. Hupsoma ("the exaltation") was a term in Greek which referred to the sphere above the earth. It is used of “a height,” as a mountain or anything definitely termed a “hei... Read More

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