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Charles Alexander

The Puritan Illusion - Part Two

And so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer; and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob. For this is my covenant unto them, when I shall take away their sins. --Paul the Apostle And the Redeemer shall come to Zion, and unto them that turn from trans... Read More
John Nelson Darby

1 Corinthians 1

John Nelson DarbyThe first epistle to the Corinthians consists of details more than of great truths, and therefore not so much has been written on it. Sosthenes is associated with Paul, as having laboured there, where he had also been chief ruler of the synagogue; Acts 18. The association of others does not hinder t... Read More
Marvin Cowan

THE BOOK OF MORMON

"We also believe the Book of Mormon to be the Word of God." 8th Article of Faith by Joseph Smith Mormonism says the B. of M. is a sacred history of the ancestors of the Native Americans just like the Bible is for the Jews. LDS claim the B. of M. was originally written in "Reformed Egyptian" on gold ... Read More
Missionary Biographies

Mary Slessor: Mission Africa

The place is the Calabar River on the slave coast of Africa. The time is an afternoon in September 1876. A rusty ocean steamer is heading toward the mouth of the Calabar. This part of Africa is known as the White Man's Grave, and only a fool could come here without being afraid. The land a few miles... Read More
Precept Austin Commentary

Jude 1:11

Precept Austin CommentaryJude 1:11 Woe to them! For they have gone the way of Cain, and for pay they have rushed headlong into the error of Balaam, and perished in the rebellion of Korah: ouai autois hoti te hodo tou Kain eporeuthesan (3PAPI) kai te plane tou Balaam misthou executhesan (3PAPI) kai te antilogia tou Kore apol... Read More
Blaise Pascal

SECTION XI: THE PROPHECIES

Blaise Pascal693. When I see the blindness and the wretchedness of man, when I regard the whole silent universe and man without light, left to himself and, as it were, lost in this corner of the universe, without knowing who has put him there, what he has come to do, what will become of him at death, and incapab... 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

Woe (alas) (3759) ouai

Woe (How dreadful!) (3750 - click and select "Phonetics" to hear "ouai" pronounced) (ouai pronounced "oo-ah'ee," an eerie, ominous foreboding sound some say is like the cry of an eagle) is an onomatopoeic word (an imitation of the sound) which serves as an interjection expressing a cry of intense di... Read More
J.G. Bellet

An Introduction to Isaiah

In reading Matt. 1, 2, we learn, among other things, how the word of prophecy ought to be used; but we see also, how the carnal intellect treats it; and thus it furnishes a sound and healthful word to us, when we set ourselves down for a meditation on the prophetic Scriptures; for we are both guided... Read More
J.C. Philpot

The Day of Power

J.C. PhilpotPreached at Zoar Chapel, Great Allie Street, London, on Lord's Day Morning, July 7, 1844 "And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity, and out of darkness. The meek also shall increase their joy in the Lord, and the poor among men s... Read More

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