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A.W. Pink

THE SINAITIC COVENANT

A.W. PinkWe have now arrived at a stage of our subject which we fear is not likely to be of much interest to many of our readers; yet we would ask them to kindly bear with us for the sake of those who are anxious to have a systematic exposition thereof. We write, therefore, for those who desire answers to su... Read More
George H. Alquist Jr.

When a Nation Calls Evil Good

"Ye shall therefore keep all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them: that the land, whither I bring you to dwell therein, spew you not out. "And ye shall not walk in the manners of the nation, which I cast out before you: for they committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred them. "B... Read More
Stephen Boreland

Halloween

Across the western world there has been a marked increase in interest concerning Halloween. An American publication, "Advertising Age", observed, "its enough to give Santa a scare". The article revealed that in the United States the second most popular event for marketing activity behind Christmas w... Read More
Glenn Meldrum

UNITY

Glenn MeldrumUnity among the saints makes them delightfully attractive to the Lord. This is one reason why unity is so vital for the promotion of revival. Whenever Christians conduct themselves in a manner worthy of the Lord Jesus they “stand firm in one spirit, contending as one man for the faith of the gospel”... 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

Crush (break) (4937) suntribo

Crush (4937) (suntribo from sun = together or intensification of meaning of the root word + tríbo = wear away, rub, break in pieces; see cognate word suntrimma) means to crush completely, to shatter, or to break in pieces and in context of Ro 16:20 it means to break the strength and power of Satan o... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Entrust (commend, commit) (3908) paratithemi

Entrust (3908) (paratithemi from para = beside + tithemi = place) (click in depth study of related noun paratheke) literally means to place something beside, to set alongside or place before someone. It was used in Greek meaning to give someone something in trust and so to "deposit" with another. It... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Know (1097) ginosko

Knowing (1097) (ginosko [ginōskō]; English derivatives - prognosis, gnostic, Gnosticism) means to acquire information through some modality, as through sense perception (hearing). However ginosko involves experiential knowledge, not merely the accumulation of known facts. Ginosko is one of the major... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Neighbor (Near) (4139) (plesion)

Neighbor (Near) (4139) (plesion from pélas = near, near to or from plesios = close by) literally means near (literal use only in Jn 4:5), quite near, nearby = position quite close to another position. Figuratively, plesion means to be near someone and thus be a neighbor. Generally, plesion refers to... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Radiance (541) apaugasma

Radiance (541) (apaugasma from apaugázo = emit light or splendor in turn derived from apó = from + augázo = shine) literally means "off-flashing" and then the brightness beamed forth which describes the effulgence (from Latin effulgere = to shine forth and thus radiant splendor or brilliance emanati... Read More

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