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A.W. Pink

The God of Jacob

A.W. PinkThis divine title—“The God of Jacob”—is found at least fourteen times in the Old Testament, and in addition, three times we read of “The mighty God of Jacob.” Such frequent repetition argues a deep significance, and suggests valuable lessons to be learned. We never read of the God of Moses, the God ... Read More
Chuck Smith

Through the Bible - Genesis 27-28

Chuck SmithShall we turn now in our Bibles to Genesis chapter twenty-seven? Now it came to pass, when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his eldest son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, Behold, here am I. And he said, Behold now, I am old, I know not ... 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
J.C. Philpot

A Great High-Priest - Blessing the People

J.C. PhilpotChapter Fourteen from the book Meditations on the Sacred Humanity of The Blessed Redeemer One important part of the ministration of the blessed Lord, as the great High Priest over the house of God, we have not yet touched upon. This is his blessing the people . This, we know, was committed to the ty... 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
Tom Macartney

God is greater

Tom MacartneyGod is greater than our enemies: the world, the flesh and the devil One of the most encouraging verses in the Bible is 1 John 4:4, “Greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world”. This is a verse we need today. It tells of God’s overwhelming superiority over all His foes and ours. John is ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Amazed (astonished, astounded, besides one's self) (1839) existemi

Beside (1839) (existemi from ek = out + hístemi = to stand) literally means to stand out from or to stand outside oneself (and thus to be beside oneself). To put out of position, to displace or to change. To remove from its place. For example Aristotle writes "you won't budge (existemi) me from my p... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Collected a tenth (tithe) (1183) dekatoo

Collected a tenth (1183) (dekatoo from dekatos = tenth) means to take tithes or a tenth from (active voice as in Hebrews 7:6) or to pay tithes (passive voice in Hebrews 7:9). There is one use in the Septuagint (LXX)... Nehemiah 10:37 We will also bring the first of our dough, our contributions, the ... Read More
Comparative Bible Study

Genesis 27 / Isaiah 46

Genesis 27 / Isaiah 46 6 paragraphs 7 vs. 2 He who worships the idols will be captivated. Listen to the word of the Lord and you will have life and blessings. Psalm 27 / Revelation 11: 16 Seek to honor His way and be strong. Have confidence and you will see God’s glory. Key Verses Genesis 27:27-29 /... Read More
David Servant

The Inward Voice

David ServantAlthough the Law of Moses was given to the descendants of Israel sometime around 1440 B.C., God had already given the entire human race another Law that predated the Mosaic Law by at least 2,500 years—a Law that He wrote upon every human heart. To that Law He held every person accountable, and again... Read More

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