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Alfred Edersheim

Sketches of Jewish Social Life - Part 4

Alfred EdersheimAccording to the present practice, the fingers of the two hands are so joined together and separated as to form five interstices; and a mystic meaning attaches to this. It was a later superstition to forbid looking at the priests' hands, as involving physical danger. But the Mishnah already directs ... Read More
Thomas Boston

Of The Providence Of God

Thomas BostonAre not two sparrows sold for a farthing? And one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father. - Matt. 10:29 Our Lord is here encouraging his disciples against all the troubles and distresses they might meet with in their way, and particularly against the fear of men, by the considerati... 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
Walter Beuttler

Study Notes - Visions of God

Walter BeuttlerA.THE NEED OF AN OPEN HEAVEN 1. Point out the results of Ezekiel’s vision as seen in: (1) Ezek. 1:1 – He saw (visions of God) (2) Ezek. 1:28 – He fell (at His feet) (3) Ezek. 1:28 – He heard (a voice that spoke) (4) Ezek. 2:1-2 – He stood (upon his feet) (5) Ezek. 3:3 – He ate (what he found) (6) Ez... 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
Watchman Nee

THE MEANING AND VALUE OF ROMANS SEVEN

Watchman NeeWe must return now to our study of Romans. We broke off at the end of chapter 6 in order to consider two related subjects, namely, God's eternal purpose, which is the motive and goal of our walk with Him, and the Holy Spirit, who supplies the power and resource to bring us to that goal. We come now ... Read More
Watchman Nee

THE. CROSS AND THE SOUL LIFE

Watchman NeeGod has made full provision for our redemption in the Cross of Christ, but He has not stopped there. In that Cross He has also made secure beyond possibility of failure that eternal plan which Paul speaks of as having been from all the ages " hid in God who created all things ". That plan He has now... Read More
Zac Poonen

(The Final Triumph) 4. Chapter 4

Zac PoonenBefore we turn to Chapter Four, it will be good to remember what we read earlier, Blessed is he who reads and those who hears the words of the prophecy, and obeys the things which are written in it; for the time is near (Revelation 1:3). When believers study prophecy, their interest is usually relat... Read More
Denis Lyle

Vision of the Throne

" True spiritual worship is perhaps one of the greatest needs in our individual lives and in our churches. There is a constant emphasis today on witnessing for Christ and working for Christ, but not enough is said about worshipping Him. To worship means ' to ascribe worth,' (4:11 5:12). It means to ... Read More
Greg Herrick

Angelology: Angels

The term “angelology” comes from two Greek terms, namely, aggelos (pronounced angelos) meaning “messenger” or “angel” and logos meaning “word,” “matter,” or “thing.” In Christian systematic theology it is used to refer to the study of the biblical doctrine of angels. It includes such topics as the o... Read More

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