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George Fox

Epistle 239

George FoxAll my dear friends and brethren, who are of the royal seed of God!—Patience obtains the victory that runs the race and obtains the crown [1 Cor 9:24f/Heb 12:1]; be married and joined to the seed Christ the Lamb, slain from the foundation of the world [Heb 13:8]; from its foundation, I say. For as y... Read More
John Chrysostom

Homily 38 on the Acts of the Apostles

John ChrysostomActs XVII. 16, 17 Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry. Therefore disputed he in the synagogue with the Jews, and with the devout persons, and in the market daily with them that met with him. Observe how he meets with ... Read More
Randy Alcorn

Thinking About Heaven

Randy AlcornSome of the portrayals of heaven in my novels Deadline and Dominion are surprising and unconventional. They are based on some views of heaven which, though not widely embraced, I believe are nonetheless founded on Scripture: 1. In heaven, we'll see clearly (1 Cor. 13:12), but won't know everything. ... Read More
Walter Beuttler

Study Notes - Divine Guidance

Walter BeuttlerA. FACT OF DIVINE GUIDANCE 1. What is meant by “divine guidance?” The leading of God in the personal life and experience of man 2. Concerning the possibility of knowing the will of God, what may be seen from: (1) Col. 1:9? That we should know the will of God in all wisdom and spiritual understanding... 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
F.B. Meyer

Our Daily Homily - Esther

F.B. MeyerThat every man should bear rule in his own house. Esther 1:22 ONE of the pre‑requisites in choosing a presiding officer in the early Church was that he should rule well his own house; "for if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the Church of God?" (1 Timothy 3:4,5). W... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Jews (2453) Ioudaios

Jews (2453)(Ioudaios ultimately derived from Hebrew Yehudi = a member of the tribe of Judah) is an adjective refers to one who belongs to the Jewish race with focus on adherence to Mosaic tradition (Acts 10:28, 22:3, 21:39). A Jew in respect to race or religion (as opposed to Gentiles). In the plura... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Perform, Practice (4160) (poieo)

Do, done, did, doing; Make, made, makes, making; Perform, Practice (4160) (poieo) occurs 568 times, primarily in the Gospels and in a wide variety of contexts, which makes it difficult to do a simple word study. BDAG says poieo is "a multivalent term (possessing many meanings), often without pointed... Read More

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