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A.W. Pink


A.W. PinkTHE BEATITUDES THE EIGHTH BEATITUDE "Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for My sake. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: fo... Read More
A.W. Pink

The Total Depravity of Man Chapter 8 ENORMITY

A.W. PinkThe Total Depravity of Man Chapter 8 ENORMITY The theology of the last century has failed lamentably at two essential points, namely, its teaching concerning God and its teaching concerning fallen man. As one writer expressed it, "On the one hand, they have not ascended high enough . . . on the othe... Read More
Chuck Smith

Through the Bible - Genesis 37-38

Chuck SmithGenesis chapter thirty-seven. And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan. And these are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brothers; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and the sons of Zilpah, his... Read More
K.P. Yohannan

Forgiveness, the Ultimate Cure (Part 2)

K.P. YohannanThe following incident took place 1,730 years before Christ. The life of Joseph is described in Genesis 37-50. This young man underwent a lot of pain even when it wasn’t his fault. He was blameless in his words, thoughts and actions. He sincerely loved his siblings. Without questioning his parents, ... Read More
John Chrysostom

2 Corinthians 2:12-13

John ChrysostomNow when I came to Troas for the gospel of Christ, and when a door was opened unto me in the Lord, I had no relief for my spirit, because I found not Titus my brother. These words seem on the one hand to be unworthy of Paul, if because of a brother's absence he threw away so great an opportunity of ... 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
Classic Christian Writings

God Must Have A Tested And Tried People By W. C. Moore

God never changes (Mal. 3:6; Heb. 13:8). His ways are not our ways (Isa. 55:8-9). Earthly parents shield their children from severe testings. Not so the Lord. It is sadly true that many Christian parents spoil their children – yield to their pleadings, their insistences – for things which the parent... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Envy (5355) phthonos

Envy (5355) (phthonos) describes pain felt and malignity conceived at the sight of excellence or happiness. It means not just wanting what another person has, but also resenting that person for having it. It is an attitude of ill-will that leads to division and strife and even murder. When we envy, ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Envying (5354) phthoneo

Envying (5354)(phthoneo from phthonos) (See Paul's use of the noun in the "vice list" - see notes Galatians 5:21) means to envy which is defined as an emotionally painful or resentful awareness of an advantage enjoyed by another joined with a desire to possess the same advantage. To envy is to feel ... Read More

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