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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
Precept Austin Commentary

Jude 1:2

Precept Austin CommentaryJude 1:2 May mercy and peace and love be multiplied to you: eleos humin kai eirene kai agape plethuntheie (3SAPO): (Ro 1:7; 1Pe 1:2; 2Pe 1:2; Rev 1:4-6) DIVINE MULTIPLICATION! May...be multiplied - The verb is in optative mood which expresses a wish and in the NT usually signifies a prayer. Jude is ... Read More
Thomas Bradbury

sermon: The Prayer of Jabez

"And Jabez was more honourable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow. And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that Thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that Thine hand might be with me, and that Thou wouldest kee... 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
A.B. Simpson

stature of the fullness of Christ

A.B. SimpsonGod is preparing His heroes. When the opportunity comes He can fit them into their places in a moment, and the world will wonder where they came from. Let the Holy Spirit prepare you by all the discipline of life. When the last finishing touch has been given to the marble, it will be easy for God to... Read More
Andrew Bonar

Jethro.

Andrew BonarExodus 18 I. Jethro's name. - His personal name was Reuel or Raguel, 'God's Shepherd.' His father must have been a good man, not an idolater. Jethro is his official title, meaning his highness, or 'his excellency.' So this man was at once a priest of God and a man of high standing. He was a godly Ge... Read More
F.B. Meyer

Our Daily Homily - Judges

F.B. MeyerThe Canaanites would dwell in that land - Judges 1:27 How persistent evil habits are! They have dwelt in our lives so long that they dislike being dislodged. Why should they quit their dwell-ing-place and go out into the void? Sometimes, at the beginning of our Christian life, we make a feeble effor... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Accursed (anathema) (331) anathema

Accursed (Anathema) (331) (anathema from anatíthemi = to place, lay up) means strictly speaking something set up or placed so as to be kept, such as a votive [free will] offering which is "set up" in the temple (eg, see Lk 21:5 but see note below). Most of the NT uses are by Paul who uses anathema i... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Against (1727) enantios

Opponent (1727) (enantios [word study] from enanti = over against in turn from en = in + antíos = set against) is used primarily of place and means over against which pertains to being opposite (as in face to face or fronting someone). Metaphorically enantios means contrary, adverse, hostile (marked... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Contrary (1727) enantios

Opponent (1727) (enantios [word study] from enanti = over against in turn from en = in + antíos = set against) is used primarily of place and means over against which pertains to being opposite (as in face to face or fronting someone). Metaphorically enantios means contrary, adverse, hostile (marked... Read More

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