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Chuck Smith

Through the Bible - Genesis 47-50

Chuck SmithShall we turn in our Bibles now to the forty-seventh chapter of Genesis? Joseph has been sold by his brothers as a slave to the traders going to Egypt. In Egypt he is resold and purchased by a man named Potiphar who was the chief captain of the Pharaoh's guard. God prospered him and blessed him in P... 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
K.P. Yohannan

The Beauty that Comes

K.P. YohannanIn the ancient town of Bethany there lived a woman, whose story we read in Mark 14:3–9. One evening she traveled to the house of Simon the leper, because she had heard that Jesus was there. She came seeking to do one thing—to pour out her costly perfume to Jesus. “A woman came having an alabaster fl... 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.G. Bellet

Joseph

Gen. 37 - 47. He "that was separated from his brethren." For judging the history of Joseph to be typical or allegorical, like that of Hagar and Ishmael and a thousand others in scripture, we have clear warrant of the Holy Ghost. See Acts 7. But without this warrant, the use which in the New Testamen... Read More
J.G. Bellet

Heaven and Earth

"In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth." The scene of the divine handiwork was twofold; and, accordingly, "in the dispensation of the fulness of times," God will display Himself again, both in heaven and on earth. I would begin my meditation on this divine subject with Genesis 1 - 47... Read More
J. Vernon McGee

Changing Bitter Waters to Sweet

J. Vernon McGeeSo Moses brought Israel from the Red Sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness, and found no water. And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter; therefore the name of it was called Marah. And the ... 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

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 47 / Isaiah 66

Genesis 47 / Isaiah 66 3 paragraphs 9 vs. 7 Let us fear God and obey His commands. We will possess the land and provide bread for many. However, punishment will come if we break His commands. Psalm 47 / Revelation 12:17 Our God is the Most High. We will triumph by faith if we honor His way and testi... Read More

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