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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
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

Drunk, get (3182) methusko

Drunk (3182) (methusko from methuo = drink to intoxication) means to have one's faculties impaired (as by alcohol) or become intoxicated. Both wine and the Spirit do their work deep in the human psyche. They effect people below the level of consciousness, down at the foundations of personality. The ... Read More
Horatius Bonar

Expulsion and Re-Entrance

Horatius Bonar"So he drove out the man: and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden cherubims and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life." —Genesis 3:24 WE may safely conclude that this solemn act on the part of God is not separate from, or in contradiction of the previous... Read More
Allan Halton

THE SWORD IN THE SHADOW

One thing about the Internet is that it has brought into being an information overload. There is an overwhelming sea of information available. We have been deluged with knowledge… and you pretty much need an “ark” to get through it all safely. For, though it was never God’s intention, even Christian... Read More
Ronald W. Graham

The Jesus of Matthew: A Prophet

"Herod feared the people, because they held Jesus to be a prophet." (Matt. 14:5, RSV). Introduction I have three words of introduction. 1) Versions Many times the scripture I shall cite In the course of these lectures will be from the first edition of the Revised Standard Version, which I have been ... 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.G. Bellet

Obadiah

The Spirit in the prophets constantly looks beyond Israel and Judah, taking notice of the nations of the Gentiles. "An ambassador," as Obadiah speaks "is sent among the heathen," now and again. Thus, Nahum was sent to Nineveh, and now Obadiah is sent to Edom. But from the very beginning, the Lord ha... Read More
William Kelly

The Jews in relation to the Coming of the Lord.

Lecture 2 of 'The Second Coming and Kingdom of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Our Saviour's words seem to me to be clear and conclusive. They meet a notion that prevails too largely even among the children of God — the notion that God has done with the Jew as such; that there is no longer a hope... Read More
Comparative Bible Study

Genesis 15 / Isaiah 34

Genesis 15 / Isaiah 34 4 paragraphs 5 vs. 4 Those who keep God’s way watchfully will be rewarded greatly but he who backslides and do evil will be captivated. Psalm 15 / Revelation 11:4 Those who follow the way and hate evil, implore and preach widely will bring blessings to all nations. Key Verses ... Read More

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