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George Fox

Epistle 390

George FoxFriends,—This is the word of the Lord unto you all. All live in the seed, in which all nations are blest [Gen 22:18]; in which seed you are blessed every way, in your rising up and lying down [Deut 6:7?]; in your goings forth and comings in [Psa 121:8?]. And you have the blessings from above, and th... 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

Goal (4649) skopos

Goal (4649) (skopos [word study] related to verb skopeo = direct one’s attention upon a thing, either in order to obtain it, or because one has a peculiar interest in it, or a duty to fulfil toward it <> English "scope" as in microscope or telescope) refers to that on which the eye is fixed, the dis... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Peace (1515) eirene

Peace (1515)(eirene from verb eiro = to join or bind together that which has been separated) literally pictures the binding or joining together again of that which had been separated or divided and thus setting at one again, a meaning convey by the common expression of one “having it all together”. ... 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
T. Austin-Sparks

Jonathan's Arrow

T. Austin-SparksAn arrow has often been the symbol or instrument of a crisis in Bible times. In Elisha's time it symbolized deliverance from Syria (2 Kings 13). It symbolized God's judgment of Ahab in the days of Jehu (2 Kings 9). These were turning-points in history. So it was in the case of Jonathan's arrow. The ... Read More
Henry Bullinger

The Decades of Henry Bullinger: 2nd Decade: 8th Sermon

Henry BullingerTHE SECOND DECADE. THE EIGHTH SERMON. OF JUDGMENT, AND THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE; THAT CHRISTIANS ARE NOT FORBIDDEN TO JUDGE: OF REVENGEMENT AND PUNISHMENT: WHETHER IT BE LAWFUL FOR A MAGISTRATE TO KILL THE GUILTY: WHEREFORE, WHEN, HOW, AND WHAT THE MAGISTRATE MUST PUNISH: WHETHER HE MAY PUNISH OFFEND... 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

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