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John D. Martin

Sing the New Song

From two messages preached at Charity Christian Fellowship Every time I sing, I think these thoughts: This is the only activity in the typical church service that we’re still going to be doing in eternity. Someday the preaching will all be over. Someday the praying will all be over. Now we’ll still ... 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
Winkie Pratney

Me Or Adam?

GOD’S GREATEST PROBLEM God’s greatest problem is summed up in one little word: S-I-N. Heaven is at battle stations today because sin has invaded the human race and the moral Universe. It is high time the Church knew her enemy! Her first enemy is not the Devil, it is not death, it is not despair. Her... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Prophet (4396) (prophetes)

Prophet (4396)(prophetes from próphemi = literally to tell beforehand in turn from pró = before, in front of, forth, on behalf of + phemí = speak, tell) is primarily a forth-teller or one who speaks out God's message, primarily to their own generation, usually always calling the people to God's trut... Read More
J.G. Bellet

Short Meditations on Elisha

"Tell me, I pray thee, All the great things that Elisha hath done." 2 Kings 8: 4. Introduction. The ministries of Elijah and Elisha occupied the days of the family of Ahab, of the house of Omri; the time of the deepest corruption in the kingdom of the Ten Tribes. The testimony of the Lord about thos... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Rejects (set aside, nullify)(114) atheteo

Rejects (114)(atheteo from áthetos = not placed from a = without + thetós = placed) means to regard as nothing, to declare invalid, to not recognize, to annul (make ineffective, inoperative or nonexistent), to spurn, to despise. To do away with what has been laid down. Thayer writes that atheteo mea... Read More
Denis Lyle

Rivers of blessing

Reading: 2 Kings 3:1-27 RIVERS OF BLESSING In 1949 on the island of Lewis in the Hebrides, on the northwest coast of Scotland... a small band of believers were so burdened for an awakening on their island that they met for prayer two or three nights a week in an old barn outside their village. Night... Read More
Thomas Watson

The Art of Divine Contentment: Chapter 11

Thomas WatsonDivine Motives to Contentment. SECT. 1. The first argument to contentation. 1. Consider the excellency of it. Contentment is a flower that doth not grow in every garden; it teacheth a man how in the midst of want to abound. You would think it were excellent if I could prescribe a receipt or antidote... Read More
Charles Spurgeon

Sermon 1612 - The Minstrel

Charles SpurgeonA Sermon (No. 1612) Delivered on Lord's-Day Morning, August 7th, 1881, by C. H. SPURGEON, At the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington The text is a somewhat singular one, but I hope it will suggest a profitable idea. "But now bring me a minstrel. And it came to pass, when the minstrel played, that the... Read More

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