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A.W. Pink

Exposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 30 CHRIST, THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD (CONCLUDED)

A.W. PinkExposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 30 CHRIST, THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD (CONCLUDED) John 8:33-59 The passage for our present consideration continues and completes the portion studied in our last chapter. It brings before us Christ as the Light revealing the hidden things of darkness, exposing the... Read More
Thomas Brooks

Mute Christian under the Smarting Rod -Part 4

Thomas Brooks"Mute Christian under the Smarting Rod" or, "The Silent Soul with Sovereign Antidotes" by Thomas Brooks, 1659, London. "I was silent; I would not open my mouth, for You are the one who has done this!" Psalm 39:9 Objection 8. Oh! But God has deserted me! He has forsaken me! He who should comfort my s... Read More
Christian Apologetics

Are the New Testament themes found in the Old Testament?

The concepts in the New Testament were not derived out of thin air. Amos 3:7 says, "Surely the Lord God does nothing unless He reveals His secret counsel to His servants the prophets." What is mentioned in the New Testament is revealed in the Old Testament either clearly or in types and figures. Gen... Read More
Christian Apologetics

Doesn't Mithra prove that Christians borrowed from this myth?

Some critics of Christianity teach that the Christian religion was not based upon divine revelation but that it borrowed from pagan sources, Mithra being one of them. They assert that the figure of Mithra has many commonalities with Jesus, too common to be coincidence. Mithraism was one of the major... Read More
Precept Austin Commentary

Jude 1:5

Precept Austin CommentaryJude 1:5 Now I desire to remind you, though you know all things once for all, that the Lord, after saving a people out of the land of Egypt, subsequently destroyed those who did not believe: hupomnesai (AAN) de humas boulomai (1SPMI) eidotas (RAPMPA) humas panta hoti o kurios apax laon ek ges Aigupt... Read More
Walter Beuttler

Study Notes - The Call of God

Walter BeuttlerA. THE NEED 1. The people’s condition, John 12:46; 1:6-8 2. The hunger of the people, Luke 5:1 3. The extent of the field, Luke 4:42-44; Acts 1:8 4. The ripeness of the fields, John 4:35 5. The urgency of the hour, John 9:4 6. The need of the people, I Sam. 3:1; Prov. 29:18 7. God’s need of a channe... 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 - Exodus

F.B. MeyerThe more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied - Exodus 1:12 It was a very unequal struggle on which Pharaoh had entered; for he opposed not the Hebrews, but Jehovah. It is thus that the great ones of this world have ever spoken and acted. "Let us build a tower;" "Let us break their bands as... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Reward (recompense) (3405) misthapodosia

The reward (3405) (misthapodosia from misthos [word study] = wages, reward + apodidomi = to give out, to fulfill an obligation, divine or human retribution, recompense or repayment) (also in He 2:2-note, He 10:35-note) literally refers to the paying of wages and thus conveys the sense of a recompens... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Trial (Temptation, proving) (3986) peirasmos

Trials (KJV = temptations) (3986) (peirasmos from peirazo [word study] = to make trial of, try, tempt, prove in either a good or bad sense) describes first the idea of putting to the test and then refers to the tests or pressures that come in order to discover a person’s nature or the quality of som... Read More

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