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John Gill

The Quiet and Easy Passage of Christ's Purchased People Through Death to Glory.

John GillTHE QUIET AND EASY PASSAGE OF CHRIST’S PURCHASED PEOPLE THROUGH DEATH TO GLORY. A Sermon, Preached to a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters, in Carter-lane, Southwark. EXODUS 15:16 Fear and dread shall fall upon them; by the greatness of thine arm, they shall be as still as a stone, till thy peopl... Read More
John Gifford Bellett

The Church at Thessalonica

We easily perceive different measures of attainment, both in knowledge and grace, in the churches of old. The elevation, for instance, of that at Ephesus was much above that at Corinth. At Corinth the apostle had to occupy himself with the corruption of various errors and abuses, and was thus hinder... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Acts 5

John Nelson DarbyAlthough a man may be truly a Christian, yet the flesh always remains in him, which is just as ready to shew itself in the assembly as in the world. The desire to have a good reputation among men may arise in the heart, although such a reputation may merely be sought for among Christians. Thus too i... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Joshua 1 - 13

John Nelson DarbyJoshua 1. The first thought is to cross the Jordan. Verses 3, 4. The principles come in afterwards, namely, all the extent of the promises of God; but realization by the fact that one takes possession of them. There is a connection between the moral state of man down here, and the glory of man above... Read More
Jon Courson

Rahab: Holy or Hypocrite - Hebrews 11:31

Jon CoursonOne of the most well-known chapters in the entire Bible, Hebrews 11 is known as God’s Hall of Faith. I find this Hall of Faith amazing — as much for who’s not in it as who is. I mean, think who’s missing: Elijah and Elisha, Jehoshaphat and Jeremiah. I would have thought they would have been shoo-ins... Read More
Edgar Parkyns

Espoused to Christ

Edgar Parkyns2 Corinthians, Chapter 11, verse 2: For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, - writes Paul - that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. (King James Version) That is strong language! Paul expected the church to be a holy company separated in a... Read More
John Piper

Exodus for All the Earth

John PiperNovember 8, 1981 "God created man in his own image; in the image of God he created him, male and female he created them. And God blessed them and God said to them, 'Be fruitful, and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it" (Gen. 1:27,28). The reason God made us in his own image and told us to fill... 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

Amazed (astonished, astounded, besides one's self) (1839) existemi

Beside (1839) (existemi from ek = out + hístemi = to stand) literally means to stand out from or to stand outside oneself (and thus to be beside oneself). To put out of position, to displace or to change. To remove from its place. For example Aristotle writes "you won't budge (existemi) me from my p... Read More

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