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J.C. Ryle

The Duties of Parents

J.C. Ryle"Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it." [Proverbs 22:6] I believe that most professing Christians are acquainted with our sermon text. The sound of it is probably very familiar to your ears, like an old tune. It is likely that you have heard it, or read ... Read More
John Gill

Of the Holy Scriptures.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 1—Chapter 2 OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES As what I shall say hereafter concerning God, his essence, perfections, persons, works, and worship, and everything relative to him, will be taken out of the sacred scriptures, and proved by them; it will be necessary, before I pro... Read More
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
Greek Word Studies

Answer back (reply)(470) antapokrinomai

Answers back (470)(antapokrinomai from antí = against + apokrinomai = to give off a judgment, to answer <> apó = from + kríno = separate, discern, judge) means to reply to something, especially by making a declaratory and argumentative reply. To make unjustified accusations. Answer back, demand one'... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Child, children (see also "little children") (5043) teknon

Children (5043) (teknon from tikto = bring forth, bear children, be born) is strictly a child produced, male or female, son or daughter. Teknon is thus a child as viewed in relation to his or her parents or family. In the plural, teknon is used generically of descendants, posterity or children. Note... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Fear (reverence) (5401) phobos

Fear (5401) (phobos) (see another discussion of phobos) is used in an active sense to describe that which causes fear or terror, sometimes the source being God (of His divine works - eg, death of Ananias and Sapphira - Ac 5:5, 11, cp 1Ti 5:20, Re 18:10, 15, Re 11:11 = two slain witnesses come to lif... Read More
J.C. Ryle

The Duties Of Parents

J.C. RyleThe Duties of Parents by J. C. Ryle "Train up a child in the way he should go—and when he is old, he will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6 I suppose that most professing Christians are acquainted with the text at the head of this page. The sound of it is probably familiar to your ears, like an old... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Vain (2756) kenos

Vain (2756) (kenos) means literally to be without something material and thus means empty or without content. It was used with this literal meaning (as in Mk 12:3 "they took him and beat him and sent him away empty handed"). More often kenos is used figuratively referring to things that lack effecti... Read More
Greg Herrick

Lecture Two—Bibliology: The Bible

The term Bibliology (from Greek biblos meaning “book”) refers particularly to the study of the nature of the Bible as divine revelation. It often includes such topics as revelation, inspiration, inerrancy, canonicity, textual criticism, illumination, and interpretation. IA. The Meaning of the Term “... Read More

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