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George Fox

Epistle 410

George FoxThe Lord saith, ‘In this mountain shall the Lord of hosts make unto all people a feast of fat things,’ &c. And he will destroy in this mountain the face of the covering cast over all people, and the veil that is spread over all nations [Isa 25:6f]. And he will swallow up death into victory; and the ... Read More


AthanasiusREFUTATION OF THE JEWS § 33 WE have dealt thus far with the Incarnation of our Saviour, and have found clear proof of the resurrection of His Body and His victory over death. Let us now go further and investigate the unbelief and the ridicule with which Jews and Gentiles respectively regard these sa... Read More
Daily Light

MAY 15 - morning

God shall wipe away all tears: ... there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, ... for the former things are passed away. He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the L... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Matthew 24 and 25

John Nelson DarbyThese chapters constitute the most distinct and definite portion of our Lord's service as a prophet. Strictly speaking, they only are the prophetic part of His ministry. The previous part of the Lord's history was the presentation of Himself as the object of previous prophecy, to those who were resp... Read More
Blaise Pascal


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
A.B. Simpson


A.B. Simpson"But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed." (Is. 53: 5.) I. Salvation. The first picture of Isaiah begins with sin and salvation. What an indictment against the sinner is contained in ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Celebrate (rejoice, be merry, glad) (2165) euphraino

Rejoice (2165) (euphraino from eu = well, good + phren = mind, intellect, disposition) means in active sense to make someone glad, to cheer someone up, to make them joyful in mind, to cause them to be glad (2Cor 2:2, Lxx = Ps 19:8, Pr 23:15). In the middle voice or passive voice euphraino means to b... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Encourage (exhort, comfort, implore) (3870) parakaleo

Implore (3870) (parakaleo from para = side of, alongside, beside + kaleo [ word study] = call) means literally to call one alongside, to call someone to oneself, to call for, to summon. Parakaleo can include the idea of giving help or aid but the primary sense in the NT is to urge someone to take so... Read More
Charles Spurgeon

Sin is shut out—and they are shut in!

Charles Spurgeon"The sound of weeping and crying will be heard no more!" Isaiah 65:19 The glorified weep no more—because all causes of grief are gone! There are no broken friendships, nor blighted prospects in heaven. Poverty, famine, peril, persecution, and slander—are unknown there. No pain distresses, and no tho... Read More

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