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Alfred Edersheim

Sketches of Jewish Social Life - Part 1

Alfred EdersheimThe object of this volume is kindred to that of my previous book on The Temple, its Ministry and Services as they were at the Time of Jesus Christ. In both I have wished to transport the reader into the land of Palestine at the time of our Lord and of His apostles, and to show him, so far as lay wit... Read More
Charles E. Cowman

Specialize in the Impossible

Charles E. Cowman"The hill country shall be thine" (Josh. 17:18, RV). There is always room higher up. When the valleys are full of Canaanites, whose iron chariots withstand your progress, get up into the hills, occupy the upper spaces. If you can no longer work for God, pray for those who can. If you cannot move ear... 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
F.B. Meyer

Our Daily Homily - Joshua

F.B. MeyerEvery place that the sole of your foot shall tread upon - Joshua 1:3 All the land was given, but every inch of it had to be claimed. Israel had to put her foot down upon the land, whether wilderness or Lebanon, plain or hill, and say, "This is mine by the gift of God." And as the right was asserted,... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Crushed (4729) stenochoreo

Crushed (4729) (stenochoreo from stenos = narrow + chora = space, territory [choros = a space]) means literally to restrict or to confine to a narrow or tight space, to be pressed for room (Josh 17:15 = "too narrow", Is 49:19 = "too cramped"). To be cooped up. To be cramped. Figuratively stenochoreo... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Might (2479) ischus

Might (2479) (ischus) (see note by Wayne Barber ischus) refers to “power as an enduement.” Ischus is the inherent ability which stresses the factuality of the ability, not necessarily the accomplishment. Ischus is inherent power or force. A muscular man’s big muscles display his might, even if he do... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Part (share) (3310) meris

Share (3310) (meris) refers to (1) a portion of a whole that has been divided ("district" in Acts 16:12). (2) a share or an assigned portion (Lk 10:42, 2Co 6:15, Acts 8:21, Col 1:12). The Greek reads more literally " for the portion of the lot" --that is we each receive our own individual assigned a... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Sufficient (714) arkeo

Sufficient (714) (arkeo) means to be enough, to be sufficient or to be adequate with the implication of leading to satisfaction. In the passive sense arkeo means to be satisfied or contented with something. Delivering saints from the self-sufficiency driven by our fallen flesh is a major function of... Read More
Jane Lead

Jane Lead's Journal Entries: June - September, 1676

June the 1st. 1676. After the Opening and Interpretation of the Vision of the Globes of Light, that moved with me, where-ever I went, a Voice run through me, crying, The End of all Things is at hand: Watch therefore and Pray. Upon which Word I pondered, and drew near in my Spirit to that burning Cen... Read More
Charles E. Cowman

Specialize in the Impossible

Charles E. Cowman"The hill country shall be thine" (Josh. 17:18, RV). There is always room higher up. When the valleys are full of Canaanites, whose iron chariots withstand your progress, get up into the hills, occupy the upper spaces. If you can no longer work for God, pray for those who can. If you cannot move ear... Read More

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