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A.W. Pink

The Parable of the Tares

A.W. PinkThe Prophetic Parables of Matthew 13 Chapter 2: THE PARABLE OF THE TARES. This parable forms the second of the series, and its substance corresponds with the meaning of this numeral. One is the number of unity, for it stands alone, excluding all difference. But with two there is a difference, anothe... Read More
Chuck Smith

The Gift of Discernment

Chuck SmithAs Paul is listing the various manifestations and gifts of the Spirit for us, in 1 Corinthians 12:10. He tells us, "To another discerning of spirits." There is a spirit world that is just as real as the material world in which we live. Scientists say that there is much more space in an atom than the... Read More
Erlo Stegen

The most excellent way

Erlo StegenMatt 1:18, "Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: After His mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Spirit." Note that they did not come together before the wedding day. In the Greek it does not only imply that they did not have an... Read More
K.P. Yohannan

Divine Instrument

K.P. YohannanIt seems that with all our knowledge, information and experience, we should be on top of the mountain more of the time. I know this is how I often evaluate my life. I think that after all I’ve endured, I should now be able to face all kinds of problems without discouragement. But it doesn’t work lik... Read More
Discernment Reasearch Articles

Toronto Blessing: Instrument of Revival or Instrument of Deception? By Bob Hunter

CONTENTS: CAN WE JUDGE? LATTER-RAIN AND MANIFEST SONS OF GOD TEACHINGS THE VINEYARD TODAY Deception Discernment Disinformation Drunk On New Wine End-Time Events For over a year and a half the Toronto Airport Vineyard has been capturing the attention of both Christians and non-Christians alike. Thous... Read More
E.M. Bounds

Prayer and Trouble

E.M. BoundsTROUBLE and prayer are closely related to other. Prayer is of great value to trouble. Trouble often drives men to God in prayer, while prayer is but the voice of men in trouble. There is great value in prayer in the time of trouble. Prayer often delivers out of trouble, and still oftener gives stren... Read More
John Bjorlie

Groves , Anthony Norris Bio

Anthony Norris Groves (1795-1853), "the father of faith missions," deeply influenced the founders of the China Inland Mission, the North Africa Mission, and particularly his own brother-in-law, George Muller. Anthony was the only son in a family of six. His mother was gentle and talented. His father... Read More
John Chrysostom

Homily 13 on Romans

John ChrysostomRom. VII. 14 For we know that the Law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin. After having said that great evils had taken place, and that sin, taking occasion by the commandment, had grown stronger, and the opposite of what the Law mainly aimed at had been the result, and after having thrown... Read More
John Chrysostom

Homily 45 on the Acts of the Apostles

John ChrysostomActs XX. 32 And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of His grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them that are sanctified. What he does when writing in an Epistle, this he does also when speaking in council: from exhorting, he ends with praye... Read More
John Nelson Darby

1 Corinthians 9

John Nelson DarbyIn verse 18 of this chapter we find the word "abuse" again; but the Greek means that I use outright for myself. It would not have been abusing his power in the gospel, but he did not use that power as something to which he had title of possession; he only thought about it as a thing he could use for... Read More

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