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John Gill

A Compendium of the Ten Commands.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 4—Chapter 6 A COMPENDIUM OR SUMMARY OF THE DECALOGUE OR TEN COMMANDS The Commandments of the law are reduced by Christ to two capital ones; Love to God, and Love to the neighbour, (Matthew 22:36-40) and the apostle Paul says; "All the law is fulfilled in one word, e... Read More
John Gill

Of the Being of God.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 1—Chapter 1 OF THE BEING OF GOD Having undertaken to write a System of Theology, or a Body of Doctrinal Divinity; and Theology being nothing else than a speaking of God, or a discoursing concerning him; his nature, names, perfections, and persons; his purposes, prov... Read More
John Gill

Of the Object of Worship.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 1—Chapter 1 OF THE WORSHIP OF GOD, OR PRACTICAL RELIGION OF THE OBJECT OF WORSHIP Have, in the former part of this work, proved there is a God, from the light of nature and reason, from the works of creation, &c. and now my business is to show that this God is to be... Read More
Aphraates

Demonstration 17 (Of Christ the Son of God)

1. (This is) a reply against the Jews, who blaspheme the people gathered from among the Gentiles; for they say thus, You worship and serve a man who was begotten, a son of man who was crucified, and you call a son of men, God. And though God has no son, you say concerning this crucified Jesus, that ... Read More
John Nelson Darby

The Folly of trusting to Egypt for help

John Nelson DarbyIsaiah 31:1-3. "Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help; and stay on horses, and trust in chariots, because they are many; and in horsemen, because they are very strong; but they look not unto the Holy One of Israel, neither seek the Lord." Isaiah 31:1-3. The importance of Israel's history to the... Read More
M.L. Dye

Nine Awful Fallacies.

Nine awful fallacies that seek to excuse sin, and which Satan uses to defeat the purpose of Christ in the lives of those who believe them: There are some men who put in their creed, 'We sin every day, in thought, word, and deed.' Then, ignoring God's laws, they will often proceed To walk with the de... 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
David Wilkerson

Are You a Merciful Christian?

David Wilkerson"But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil. "Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful. Judge not, and ye shall not be judg... Read More
F.B. Meyer

Our Daily Homily - Deuteronomy

F.B. MeyerThe Lord thy God bare thee - Deuteronomy 1:31 A safe carriage was that! In His love and in His pity God redeemed them, and bare them, and carried them all the days of old. When the little lad was tired and complained of his head, his father bade a servant carry him to his mother; but God does not ha... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Gentiles (nation, nations) (1484) ethnos

Gentiles (1484) (ethnos gives us our word "ethnic") in general refers to a multitude (especially persons) associated with one another, living together, united in kinship, culture or traditions and summed up by the words nation, Gentiles (especially when ethnos is plural), people (much like "people g... Read More

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