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T. Austin-Sparks

Because He Saw His Glory - Part 2

T. Austin-SparksChapter 2 - The Purpose Of God Keeping in mind the passages that we have been considering (Isaiah 6, 2 Chronicles 26, and John 12:37-41), let us try to summarise what we have been saying so far. GOD REQUIRES A PEOPLE OF PURPOSE We have noted, firstly, that, in relation to His full purpose, God is ev... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The Purpose Of God

T. Austin-SparksKeeping in mind the passages that we have been considering (Isaiah 6, 2 Chronicles 26, and John 12:37-41), let us try to summarise what we have been saying so far. GOD REQUIRES A PEOPLE OF PURPOSE We have noted, firstly, that, in relation to His full purpose, God is ever found seeking and taking up ... 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

Fix...hope (1679) elpizo

Fix...hope (1679) (elpizo from noun elpis [word study] = hope, absolute assurance of future good) means to look forward with confidence to that which is good and beneficial. To express desire for some good with the expectation of obtaining it. To hope as used here by Peter signifies the expression o... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Hope (verb) (1679) elpizo

Fix...hope (1679) (elpizo from noun elpis [word study] = hope, absolute assurance of future good) means to look forward with confidence to that which is good and beneficial. To express desire for some good with the expectation of obtaining it. To hope as used here by Peter signifies the expression o... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Return (1994) epistrepho

Returned (1994) (epistrepho from epí = motion toward + strepho = twist, turn quite around or reverse) means to revert, to turn about, to turn around, to turn toward, to return and figuratively to convert. The idea is a definite turn to God in conduct as well as in one's mind. Study the 39 uses below... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Turn (1994) epistrepho

Returned (1994) (epistrepho from epí = motion toward + strepho = twist, turn quite around or reverse) means to revert, to turn about, to turn around, to turn toward, to return and figuratively to convert. The idea is a definite turn to God in conduct as well as in one's mind. Study the 39 uses below... Read More
Watchman Nee

Spirit and Soul

Watchman NeeIT IS IMPERATIVE that a believer know he has a spirit, since, as we shall soon learn, every communication of God with man occurs there. If the believer does not discern his own spirit he invariably is ignorant of how to commune with God in the spirit. He easily substitutes the thoughts or emotions o... 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
H.J. Vine

The Prophet Jeremiah - Part 2

H.J. VineTHE SEED ROYAL IS PRESERVED. The New Testament opens with the genealogical proof that Jesus Christ is of David’s royal line; yet the Old Testament foretold that He should suffer and be put to death before He took the throne; and thus it came to pass: He was cut off out of the land of the living; God... Read More

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