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Aphraates

Demonstration 21 (Of Persecution)

1. I have heard a reproach, which has greatly vexed me. The unclean (the heathen) say, that this people, which is gathered together out of all nations, has no God. And thus say the impious:— If they have a God, why does He not avenge His people? And darkness more exceedingly has thickened upon me, b... Read More
C.A. Coates

Affection for Christ – Its Awakening, Decline, and Revival

2 Corinthians 11:1-3. The subject before me is affection for Christ, or the state of heart which the Spirit is here to produce in the saints, and by which they answer to the present thoughts of Christ. I am afraid that when we speak of being here for Christ it is often the thought of our service or ... Read More
John Chrysostom

Titus 1:12-14

John ChrysostomOne of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are always liars, evil beasts, slow bellies. This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith; Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth. There are sev... 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
Richard Owen Roberts

Backsliding

When the Word of the Lord came to Jeremiah confirming his ordination as a prophet to the nations, he modestly hesitated, saying, "Ah, Lord God! Behold I cannot speak; for I am a child." But the Lord who calls and equips told him in no uncertain terms, "Say not, I am a child: for thou shalt go to all... Read More
Winkie Pratney

The King and His Kingdom

All studies of the Kingdom of Heaven must begin with the King Himself. No kingdom is greater than its king, nor more wise or powerful than the one who is best qualified to rule it. The Bible tells us about this King, the greatest Ruler of all, the King of all Kings. If we study it carefully what doe... Read More
Classic Christian Writings

"Broken Cisterns" By Arnold Cook

Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, May 26-29, 1998. As a church leader, I am concerned about the subject of revival. My background is conversion at the age of 11, in a dying church out in the country. Then at age 20 I was invited to ... Read More
Classic Christian Writings

Born To Worship By Ron Owens

Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, May 23-27, 2000. For as far back as God has allowed us to look in eternity past, there has been worship. As long as there has been any created being in heaven there has been worship. At the hear... Read More
Classic Christian Writings

Why Revival Tarries By Henry Blackaby

The following message was given at the Heart-Cry for Revival Conference, April 2004, at The Cove, Asheville, North Carolina U.S.A. There has been a deep burden created by God on my heart and mind for some time, as to God’s perspective about the day in which we live. What does He say? How does He loo... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Became fools (3471) moraino

Became fools (3471) (moraino from morós = foolish and root of our English moron = very stupid person) can refer to physical sloth or dullness, but mainly is a reference (and especially in the present context) to one's intellectual life. It means to cause content of certain thoughts to become devoid ... Read More

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