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Paris Reidhead

Repentance: An Operating Principle of Your Life

Paris ReidheadRepentance: An Operating Principle of Your Life By Paris Reidhead* For our meditation this evening, I would like to ask you to turn with me to several Scriptures still dealing with this tremendously important theme of Repentance. Tonight I would like to have you consider the repentance in the life a... Read More
Bryan Anthony

The Desolation of Complacency

Bryan Anthony“Be troubled, you complacent ones…. Because the palace has been abandoned, the populated city forsaken. Hill and watch-tower have become caves forever, A delight for wild donkeys, a pasture for flocks; Until the Spirit is poured out upon us from on high…. …. And the work of righteousness will be pea... Read More
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
Desert Fathers

The Philokalia Volume 4B

Desert FathersOn Spiritual Knowledge, Love and the Perfection of Living: One Hundred Texts 126:5) If you search out the Lord and patiently wait for Him until the firstlings of His righteousness grow in you, you will reap a rich crop of divine knowledge. The light of wisdom will illuminate you and you will become ... Read More
Jonathan Edwards

That comforts and joys seem to follow awakenings and convictions of conscience, in a certain order, is no sign

Jonathan EdwardsVIII. Nothing can certainly be determined concerning the nature of the affections, by this, that comforts and joys seem to follow awakenings and convictions of conscience, in a certain order. Many persons seem to be prejudiced against affections and experiences that come in such a method, as has bee... Read More
Thomas Bradbury

The Righteous Ennobled and Exalted

"He withdraweth not His eyes from the righteous; but with kings are they on the throne; yea, He doth establish them for ever, and they are exalted." (Job 36:7) IN looking at any portion of this book of Job, where any one of the speakers is dealing out his judgment or opinion upon a subject, it is we... 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

Silent, keep (4601) sigao

Kept secret (4601) (sigao sigao from sige = silence) mean to be silent, to "hold one's peace", to keep in silence or keep secret. The idea is to say nothing, keep still, keep silent (eg, Lk 9:36) or to stop speaking (eg, Lk 18:39). In the passive voice sigao means to be kept in silence. Finally, sig... Read More
Harry Ironside

Not Wrath But Rapture

Harry IronsideWhat Is Meant by the Term "The Great Tribulation"? The careful student of the prophetic scriptures cannot fail to observe that in both the Old and New Testaments the Spirit of God speaks of a trial involving the pouring out of divine wrath on men. This is known as "the great tribulation," "the time ... 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

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