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Chuck Smith

Matthew 23:37

Chuck SmithOur Savior's Lament I. The cry of the Master, "O Jerusalem, Jerusalem." A. His description of Jerusalem, "Thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee." 1. In the parable of the householder who planted the vineyard and let it out to the husbandmen. He sent his servants at... Read More
Athanasius

THE INCARNATION OF THE WORD OF GOD - Chapter 6

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
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

Come short (lack, be in need, be inferior) (5302) hustereo

To come short (5302) (hustereo from hústeros = last, latter, terminal, hindmost) has the basic meaning of come to late (in time) or to come after (in terms of space) and thus it means to fail in something, come short of, miss, not to reach. Hustereo has the basic meaning of being last or inferior. I... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Perform, Practice (4160) (poieo)

Do, done, did, doing; Make, made, makes, making; Perform, Practice (4160) (poieo) occurs 568 times, primarily in the Gospels and in a wide variety of contexts, which makes it difficult to do a simple word study. BDAG says poieo is "a multivalent term (possessing many meanings), often without pointed... Read More
Eifion Evans

The Puritan Use of Imagination

Wouldest thou see a Truth within a Fable? Then read my fancies, they will stick like Burs . . . come hither, And lay my Book, thy head, and Heart together. So wrote John Bunyan in his "Apology" to The Pilgrim's Progress at its first appearance in 1678.1 Time has proven him right. Few books, even of ... Read More
H.J. Vine

The Prophet Jeremiah

H.J. Vine“The Exaltation of the Lord” “Whatever things were written aforetime were written for our learning” (Rom. 15:4). The rich treasures of the Book of Jeremiah are just as much ours as are those of the other Scriptures of Truth. For our instruction God our Father has preserved this precious book of mora... Read More
Victory Over Sin

Renewing the mind - wrong thinking.

The law of sowing and reaping: Gal. 6:7-8 "Do not be deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man sows, that will he also reap. For he that sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption; but he that sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap life everlasting." The mind is like a farmers f... Read More

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