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Charles Alexander

"Seven Steps From Sychar To Immortality" Ch. 4

“All the acts of the Word are word and doctrine”. This rule must ever be kept in mind as the four gospels are studied and especially so in the case of John’s Gospel. The Lord moves from Judea and departs into Galilee and “must needs” pass through Samaria. The cause of this journey was the reputation... 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
Early Church Martyr Readings

THE HOLY FEMALE MARTYR CHRISTINA

1. THE HOLY FEMALE MARTYR CHRISTINA Christina was born in the city of Tyre the daughter of Urban, the imperial deputy, an idol worshipper. The reason her parents gave her the name of Christina is unknown but it concealed the mystery of her future following of Christ. Until age eleven, she knew nothi... 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

Cross (tree, club, wood) (3586) xulon

Cross (3586) (xulon/xylon from xuo = to scrape) is literally wood and refers to anything made of wood, including a tree or other wooden article or substance. In Ac 5:30, 10:39, 13:29, 1Pe 2:24 and Gal 3:13 xulon refers to the old rugged Cross. The NT idea of xulon/xylon as a cross is related to Dt 2... Read More
William Gurnall

The Christian in Complete Armour - Part 3

DIRECTION I.—SECOND GENERAL PART [The reason why the Christian must be armed, ‘That ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.’] These words present us with the reason why the Christian soldier is to be thus completely armed, ‘That ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.... Read More
William Gurnall

The Christian in Complete Armour - Part 3

DIRECTION I.--SECOND GENERAL PART [The reason why the Christian must be armed, 'That ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.'] These words present us with the reason why the Christian soldier is to be thus completely armed, 'That ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil... Read More
Walter Wilson

The Biggest Hanging of All

The story of any hanging usually gets a place on the front page of the paper. Man has been hanging his fellow man for centuries. It has been a common mode of execution and punishment. Kings have hanged other kings. Rulers have hanged traitors. Men have committed suicide by hanging. All of these inst... Read More

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