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Walter Beuttler

Study Notes - Satan

Walter BeuttlerA. ORIGIN OF SATAN 1. What light is shed on the origin of Satan in: (1) Isa. 14:12? That prior to his fall he was called “Lucifer” (“day star”) and “son of the morning,” probably because he was the beginning of God’s creation. (2) Ezek. 28:15? That he is a created being and as such does not possess ... 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
William Plumer

Job's Trials and Mercies

The book of Job is the oldest and the best epic poem in the world. The people prominently before us are Jehovah, Satan, Job, Job's wife, his three friends Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar, and that remarkable person Elihu. Much of the book is a discussion of the principles on which the speakers suppose Go... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Extinguish (4570) sbennumi

Extinguish (4570) (sbennumi [word study]) means to quench, put out or extinguish referring to a light or a fire. Metaphorically, sbennumi speaks of ceasing, thwarting or blocking an activity. Expositor's writes that... Only in this instance does Paul indicate the effect of a particular piece of armo... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Foolish (878) aphron

Foolish (878)(aphron from a = without + + phren = understanding, means originally meant diaphragm and was regarded as the seat of mental and spiritual activity, then mind or understanding -- see another study on aphron - click here) is literally a lack of sense, reflection, understanding or reason. ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Persecutions (1375) diogmos

Persecutions (1375) (diogmos from dioko [word study] = to chase, to pursue) literally refers to a chase or pursuit and figuratively means to put to flight or to pursue with repeated acts of enmity. See Related Resources on Persecution: Persecution Predicted by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount Persec... Read More
Thomas Watson

Body of Practical Divinity

Thomas WatsonBody of Practical Divinity By Thomas Watson CHOICE EXCERPTS Mirror and fountain The Scripture is a mirror to show us our sins; Christ's blood is a fountain to wash them away. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ A lamp for my feet "Teach me Your ways, O Lord, that I may live according to Your truth!" Psalm 86:11 Let us lead... Read More
John Newton

Sermon 23: No Sorrow Like Messiah's Sorrow

John NewtonLamentations 1:12 Is it nothing to you, all you who pass by? Behold, and see, if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow! Although the Scriptures of the Old Testament, the law of Moses, the Psalms, and the Prophecies (Luke 24:44) , bear an harmonious testimony to MESSIAH ; it is not necessary to sup... Read More
Thomas Watson

A Body of Divinity 3. Introduction: Man's Chief End

Thomas WatsonQ-I: WHAT IS THE CHIEF END OF MAN? A: Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever. Here are two ends of life specified. 1: The glorifying of God. 2: The enjoying of God. I. The glorifying of God, I Pet 4:4: That God in all things may be glorified.' The glory of God is a silver threa... Read More
Thomas Watson

A Body of Divinity 28. The Covenant of Grace and its Mediator: Christ's Humiliation In His Incarnation

Thomas Watson'Great is the mystery of godliness, God manifest in the flesh.' I Tim 3:16. Q-xxvii: WHEREIN DID CHRIST'S HUMILIATION CONSIST? A: In his being born, and that in a low condition, made under the law, undergoing the miseries of this life, the wrath of God, and the cursed death of the cross. Christ's hu... Read More

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