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George Fox

Epistle 234

George FoxAll you prisoners of the Lord [Eph 4:1] for his truth's sake, and for keeping the testimony of Jesus Christ [Rev 12:17], against all the evil inventions, traditions, rudiments [Col 2:8], will-worships, feigned humilities [Col 2:23], and self-righteousness of them that be in the fall, who are out of ... Read More
John Gill

The Doctrine of Imputed Righteousness without works, Asserted and Proved.

John GillThe DOCTRINE OF IMPUTED RIGHTEOUSNESS Without Works Asserted And Proved The Works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.—PSALM 111:2 Even as David also describeth the Blessedness of the Man unto whom God imputeth Righteousness without Works.—ROMANS 4:6 This Epistle... 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

Blasphemy (slander)(988) blasphemia

Slander (988) (blasphemia from blapto = hinder, injure, hurt + pheme = report, rumor, fame from phemí = to speak; see study of verb form blasphemeo) refers to verbal abuse against someone which denotes the very worst type of slander. It is speech which seeks to wound someone's reputation by evil rep... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Foolish (878) aphron

Foolish (878)(aphron from a = without + + phren = understanding, means originally meant diaphragm and was regarded as the seat of mental and spiritual activity, then mind or understanding -- see another study on aphron - click here) is literally a lack of sense, reflection, understanding or reason. ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Jealous (earnestly desire, eagerly seek) (2206) zeloo

Is (not) jealous (2206) (zeloo from zelos [word study] = zeal in turn from zeo = boil; source of our English word "zeal") means to be fervent, to "boil" with envy, to be jealous. It can be used commendably to refer to a striving for something or showing zeal. Lenski... When love sees another prosper... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Rest (refresh) (373) anapauo

Rests (373) (anapauo from ana = again, back, or even as intensifying the meaning of the verb + pauo = to cease or give rest) means (1) to cause someone to gain relief (by resting), refreshment, intermission from toil ( LXX use = 1Chr 22:18, Mt 11:28, 1Co 16:18, 2Co 7:13, Philemon 1:7, 20) (2) in the... Read More
Bible Verses On

Bible Verses On Anger

Psalms 37:8 - Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil. Proverbs 14:29 - [He that is] slow to wrath [is] of great understanding: but [he that is] hasty of spirit exalteth folly. James 1:20 - For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God. Galatians 5:12... Read More
Thomas Watson

The Beatitudes 12. Christian Meekness

Thomas WatsonBlessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth Matthew 5:5 We are now got to the third step leading in the way to blessedness, Christian meekness. Blessed are the meek'. See how the Spirit of God adorns the hidden man of the heart, with multiplicity of graces! The workmanship of the Holy Gho... Read More
Thomas Watson

The Duty of Self-Denial

Thomas WatsonTo the Reader Christian Reader, The weightiness of the argument here discoursed on justly merits a larger volume. But I have contracted it because it may possibly come into more hands. I must profess I do not know a more necessary point in divinity. Self denial is the first principle of Christianity... Read More

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