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Chuck Smith

Through the Bible - Genesis 21-23

Chuck SmithNow the LORD visited Sarah as he had said (Gen 21:1), I like this. and the LORD did unto Sarah as he had spoken (Gen 21:1). I like that, "as He had said, and as He had spoken." I've got that underlined that just sort of hit me. "The Lord visited Sarah as he had said." The Lord keeps His word. The Lo... Read More
John Gifford Bellett

The Church at Thessalonica

We easily perceive different measures of attainment, both in knowledge and grace, in the churches of old. The elevation, for instance, of that at Ephesus was much above that at Corinth. At Corinth the apostle had to occupy himself with the corruption of various errors and abuses, and was thus hinder... 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
Michael Durham

LOOSING WHAT YOU LOVE

Michael DurhamGenesis 17:18-19 And Abraham said to God, “Oh, that Ishmael might live before You!” 19 Then God said: “No, Sarah your wife shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac; I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his descendants after him.” In addition to l... Read More
Ron Bailey

Abraham, My Friend_55

Ron BaileyAbraham, My Friend The Making of a Praying Man_55 Beersheba, and the Everlasting God It’s time for us to rejoin the story line. Isaac is a toddler, and Ishmael is being removed from the scene. The events of the latter part of Genesis 21 all centre around Beersheba. Beersheba became the symbolic edge... 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

Covenant (1242) diatheke

Covenant (1242) (diatheke from diatithemi = set out in order, dispose in a certain order <> from dia = two + tithemi = to place pictures that which is placed between two Thus, a covenant is something placed between two = thus an arrangement between two parties) literally conveys the idea of a testam... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Deadness (3500) nekrosis

Deadness (3500) (nekrosis - see nekroo; English = necrosis {medical term describing a localized death of cells most often secondary to interruption of the blood supply}, necrotic) describes a putting to death or state of death. In this context describes the result of putting to death and thus means ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

World (2889) kosmos

World (2889) (kosmos related to the verb kosmeo = to order or adorn, to put in order [Mt 25:7 = "trimmed"], to adorn literally [1Ti 2:9], to adorn figuratively [Titus 2:9-note]) means essentially something that is well-arranged, that which has order or something arranged harmoniously. Kosmos refers ... Read More
Zac Poonen

(Sex, Love & Marriage) 6. Finding Your Better Half

Zac PoonenGod alone can lead you to the person best suited to be your life-partner. In fact He is eager to do so if you will listen to Him. The Bible teaches that God has a plan for the lives of each of His children (Ephesians 2:10). If that is true, then you cannot but believe that God has already planned wh... Read More

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