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Chuck Smith

Through the Bible - Genesis 13-14

Chuck SmithThirteenth chapter of the book of Genesis. In chapter twelve, we find that Abraham had gone down into Egypt because of the famine. And there as the result of a lack of faith and trust in God to take care of him, he had Sarai pass herself off as his sister. But God brought a plague upon the Egyptians... Read More
Erlo Stegen

Lot - A man who began well but ended badly!

Erlo StegenGen 18:1, "Then the LORD appeared to him by the terebinth trees of Mamre, as he was sitting in the tent door in the heat of the day." Gen 13:8, "So Abram said to Lot, “Please let there be no strife between you and me, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen; for we are brethren." Lot was Abraham's... Read More
Anton Bosch

Remember Lot’s Wife

Anton BoschThis is one of the shortest verses in the Bible: Luke 17:32 “Remember Lot’s wife”. It is also a very strange verse in that we would normally be encouraged to remember people who achieved greatness or did great exploits for God. But Lot’s wife never did anything great. In fact, we know nothing about ... Read More
John Calvin

Genesis 18:1-33

John Calvin1. And the LORD appeared unto him in the plains of Mamre: and he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day; 1. Deinde visus est illi Jehova in Querceto Mamre, quum ipse sederet in ostio tabernaculi, quando incalescebat dies. 2. And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him: a... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Synopsis of the Books of the Bible - Genesis

John Nelson DarbyGenesis has a character of its own; and, as the beginning of the Holy Book, presents to us all the great elementary principles which find their development in the history of the relationships of God with man, which is recorded in the following books. The germ of each of these principles will be foun... Read More
Ron Bailey

Abraham, My Friend_17

Ron BaileyAbraham, My Friend, Chapter 4: Down into Egypt What is this that thou hast done? Beware the temptation to take a quick , reasonable, sojourn in Egypt until the difficult times pass. “Trust in the LORD with all thine heart, and lean not to thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him and ... Read More
Ron Bailey

Abraham, My Friend_46

Ron BaileyRighteous Lot? Today we will meditate on the walk of Abraham by contrasting him with his nephew. In writing the above title I was reminded of the story of a funeral. The deceased was a notorious character but the eulogies were flowing tributes to the sterling qualities of the dead man. “Go and take ... Read More
Ian Paisley

Lot by Name and Lot by Nature

Ian PaisleyScripture Reading: Genesis 13: vs 1-13 V1 "And Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the south. V2 And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold. V3 And he went on his journeys from the south even to Bethel, unto the place where his ten... 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

Alien (3927) parepidemois

Reside as aliens (3927) (parepidemos from para = near by and here implies a transitory sense describing one who passes near but on to something beyond + epidemos = stranger, epidemos from epi = in or among + demos = a people) Parepidemos is used 3 times in the NT (Heb 11:13; 1Pet 1:1; 2:11) and is t... Read More

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