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John Gill

Of Spiritual Joy.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 1—Chapter 10 OF SPIRITUAL JOY Joy is a fruit of the Spirit, which follows love; "The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy" (Gal. 5:22), it attends faith and hope; and as these graces are in exercise, and increase, so does spiritual joy; hence we read of "the joy of fait... Read More
Thomas Brooks

Sin shall not have dominion over you

Thomas Brooks"Sin shall not have dominion over you: for you are not under the law, but under grace." Romans 6:14 What does the dominion of sin import, and wherein does it consist? Sin is in dominion, when it has the universal and sovereign command of the soul, when it has an absolute power, when it has such an a... 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
Revival Messages

Storming Enemy Fortifications With Fasting And Prayer

Storming Enemy Fortifications With Fasting And Prayer By Sarah Foulkes Moore There is one decisive ground of battle in the world today and it is the battleground of prayer! To gamble with the idea of praying or not praying is to court disaster. Why wait? Do not look to what others are doing or not d... Read More
Classic Christian Writings

Storming Enemy Fortifications With Fasting And Prayer By Sarah Foulkes Moore

There is one decisive ground of battle in the world today and it is the battleground of prayer! To gamble with the idea of praying or not praying is to court disaster. Why wait? Do not look to what others are doing or not doing. Yourself make a covenant with God to seek Him till He comes and rains r... Read More
David Wilkerson

A Call to Grief

David WilkersonI am convinced that the only way to experience the fullness of the joy of Jehovah is to share His grief. God does grieve over sin, and those who truly walk with Him enter into His grief. In the days of Noah, "God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth," and that every imagination of t... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Against (1727) enantios

Opponent (1727) (enantios [word study] from enanti = over against in turn from en = in + antíos = set against) is used primarily of place and means over against which pertains to being opposite (as in face to face or fronting someone). Metaphorically enantios means contrary, adverse, hostile (marked... Read More
Herman Bavinck

The Law--Gospel Distinction and Preaching

Herman BavinckIt is therefore surely worth the effort to try and answer the following questions: What attitude is Christian ethics going to adopt towards war? Does war have a place in the Christian world-and-life view? Or must war at all times and in all places be condemned and opposed as a crime? Does war make a... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Celebrate (rejoice, be merry, glad) (2165) euphraino

Rejoice (2165) (euphraino from eu = well, good + phren = mind, intellect, disposition) means in active sense to make someone glad, to cheer someone up, to make them joyful in mind, to cause them to be glad (2Cor 2:2, Lxx = Ps 19:8, Pr 23:15). In the middle voice or passive voice euphraino means to b... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Contrary (1727) enantios

Opponent (1727) (enantios [word study] from enanti = over against in turn from en = in + antíos = set against) is used primarily of place and means over against which pertains to being opposite (as in face to face or fronting someone). Metaphorically enantios means contrary, adverse, hostile (marked... Read More

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