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John Gill

Christ the Savior From the Tempest.

John GillCHRIST THE SAVIOR FROM THE TEMPEST. A Sermon, In commemoration of the Great Storm, in the Year MDCCIII: Preached in Little Wild-street, near Lincoln’s-Inn Fields, Nov. 27, 1736. MATTHEW 8:25 Lord save us; We perish. These words are a very importunate petition of the disciples of Christ unto him, whe... Read More
John Gill

Of the Wisdom of God.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 1—Chapter 10 OF THE WISDOM OF GOD The next attribute of God, which requires our attention, is, the Wisdom of God, which belongs to him as an intelligent Spirit; and is a more comprehensive attribute than that of knowledge; for it not only supposes that, but directs ... 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

Evident (5318) phanerós

Evident (5318) (phanerós = manifest, visible, conspicuous, from phaino = give light; to make to shine, to cause to become visible from phos = light; Study verb phaneroo) means made visible as an external manifestation to senses. Phaneros stresses what is visible to sight. Conspicuous, apparent, (ope... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Idols (1497) eidolon

Idols (1497) (eidoeidolon from eídos = that which is seen, what is visible, figure, appearance) is primarily a phantom, form, image, shadow or likeness. Eidolon is found 11 times in the NAS (Acts 7:41; 15:20; Rom. 2:22; 1 Co. 8:4, 7; 10:19; 12:2; 2 Co. 6:16; 1 Thess. 1:9; 1 Jn. 5:21; Rev. 9:20) most... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Insight (5428) phronesis

Insight (5428) (phronesis from phroneo = to have understanding, to think <> from phren = midriff, heart, mind, thought) describes practical understanding discernment of the needs, problems principles of everyday life which leads to right action. Thoughtful planning. From the uses in the Lxx we disce... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Last (2078) eschatos

Last (2078) (eschatos from ek = from, primarily as it relates to place) an adjective which means last in time or space/place (most remote) (Acts 1:8, Acts 13:47). Eschatos can refer to the lowest status or "last place" (Mt 19:30) Eschatos indicates the meaning “last” in the sense of a final stage in... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Might (2479) ischus

Might (2479) (ischus) (see note by Wayne Barber ischus) refers to “power as an enduement.” Ischus is the inherent ability which stresses the factuality of the ability, not necessarily the accomplishment. Ischus is inherent power or force. A muscular man’s big muscles display his might, even if he do... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Treasure (2344) thesauros

Treasure (2344)(thesauros from títhemi = put, set) refers to the place where goods and precious things are stored for safekeeping (Think about the glorious Gospel you possess!) and thus a repository (place, room, or container where something is deposited or stored), a treasure chest, a storehouse, a... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Wisdom (4678) sophia

Wisdom (4678) (sophia) is the ability to judge correctly and to follow the best course of action, based on knowledge and understanding. Sophia is used 6x in Colossians (clearly it is a key word) Sophia - 51x in 49v - Matt 11:19; 12:42; 13:54; Mark 6:2; Luke 2:40, 52; 7:35; 11:31, 49; 21:15; Acts 6:3... Read More

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