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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
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
F.B. Meyer

HE OBEYED

F.B. Meyer"By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed." -- Hebrews 11:8. Ah, how much there is in those two words! Blessedness in heart, and home, and life; fulfilled promises; mighty opportunities of good -- lie along the narrow, thorn... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Arise (arose, get/got up, stand/stood) (450) anistemi

Arise (450) (anistemi from ana = up, again + histemi = stand, to cause to stand) means literally to get up, to stand up, to stand again, to cause to rise (thus "to raise"), to stand or be erect (Acts 9:41). To rise from a lying or reclined position. To stand straight up from a prostrate position (Ac... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Child, children (see also "little children") (5043) teknon

Children (5043) (teknon from tikto = bring forth, bear children, be born) is strictly a child produced, male or female, son or daughter. Teknon is thus a child as viewed in relation to his or her parents or family. In the plural, teknon is used generically of descendants, posterity or children. Note... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Elders (4245) presbuteros

Elders (4245) (presbuteros the comparative form of présbus = an old man or an ambassador) (Click Vine's discussion) referred to men who were older or more senior with no negative connotations but rather a sense of venerability. Presbuteros is transliterated into English as “presbyter” (a leader in o... 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

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