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Gareth Evans

The mark of the Cross.

Gareth EvansPart Four: The mark of the Cross. Continuing a consideration of the mark in Ezekiel 8. The Hebrew Scriptures tell us that the mark put upon the foreheads of those who 'sigh and groan' is tau, the Hebrew letter. This letter is T - the mark of the cross. The early church would have been aware of this ... Read More
Gareth Evans

The mark of the Intercessor.

Gareth EvansPart Two: The mark of the Intercessor. Reading: Ezekiel 8-10 especially 9:4: "...and put a mark upon the foreheads of the men who sigh and groan over all the abominations that are committed in (the city)" Ezekiel is in captivity in Babylon when he has a vision of the situation 'back home' in Jerusal... Read More
John Chrysostom

Homily 14 on Romans

John ChrysostomRomans VIII. 12, 13 Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh. For if you live after the flesh, you shall die; but if you through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, you shall live. After showing how great the reward of a spiritual life is, and that it m... 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
Greek Word Studies

Abstain (keep away from, avoid)(568) apechomai or apecho

Abstain (568)(apechomai or apecho from apó = away from - conveys the idea of putting some distance between; serves as a marker of dissociation, implying a rupture from a former association + écho = have) means to be away or be at a distance (see discussion of 4 basic meanings below). (Click addition... Read More
Greek Word Studies full (568) apecho full ( full) (568) (apecho from apó = from + écho = have) means to receive in full what is due, to be paid in full or to receive in full. Apecho was a technical term in the Greek culture used to describe commercial transactions. The idea is to receive a sum in full and give a ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Idols (1497) eidolon

Idols (1497) (eidoeidolon from eídos = that which is seen, what is visible, figure, appearance) is primarily a phantom, form, image, shadow or likeness. Eidolon is found 11 times in the NAS (Acts 7:41; 15:20; Rom. 2:22; 1 Co. 8:4, 7; 10:19; 12:2; 2 Co. 6:16; 1 Thess. 1:9; 1 Jn. 5:21; Rev. 9:20) most... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Lawlessness (458) anomia

Lawlessness (458) (anomia) from a = negates what follows + nomos = law) literally describes that which is without the law and signifies, not merely the abstract idea, but disregard for, or actual breach of, the law of God. Anomia means “no law,” and emphasizes an attitude of disregard for the statut... 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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