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Walter Beuttler

Study Notes - Principles of Bible Interpretation

Walter BeuttlerA. THE WORD OF GOD 1. Nature of the Word of God (1) As to its voice – The Bible is the voice of God, 2 Tim. 3:16, speaking through men as his own words, Ex. 4:12; Jer. 1:9, as though God himself had uttered these words, Acts 3:21; Ex. 4:15-16 (2) As to its veracity – The word of God is truth, John 1... 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

Reign (936) (basileuo)

Reign (936) (basileuo from basileús = a king, sovereign, monarch) means to be a king, to rule as a king with the implication of one who has total unfettered authority. Basileuo means to be in control in an absolute manner. To control completely or in an absolute manner. Basileuo is used figuratively... Read More
Eifion Evans

The Puritan Use of Imagination

Wouldest thou see a Truth within a Fable? Then read my fancies, they will stick like Burs . . . come hither, And lay my Book, thy head, and Heart together. So wrote John Bunyan in his "Apology" to The Pilgrim's Progress at its first appearance in 1678.1 Time has proven him right. Few books, even of ... Read More
Gawin Kirkham

DEFINITE DIRECTIONS FOR OPEN-AIR PREACHING

[This article was taken from the book, "The Open-Air Preacher's Handbook" written by Gawin Kirkham. Brother Kirkham was the Secretary of the Open-Air Mission of London, England. The book was published in 1890 but has a timeless message for street preachers of today.] WE are told that "Open-air Preac... Read More
Gawin Kirkham

Definite Directions for Open-Air Preaching

[This article was taken from the book, "The Open-Air Preacher's Handbook" written by Gawin Kirkham. Brother Kirkham was the Secretary of the Open-Air Mission of London, England. The book was published in 1890 but has a timeless message for street preachers of today.] WE are told that "Open-air Preac... Read More
Bible Verses On

Bible Verses On Conceit

Jeremiah 9:23 - Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise [man] glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty [man] glory in his might, let not the rich [man] glory in his riches: Proverbs 26:5 - Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit. Philippians 2:1-11 - If [there be] t... Read More
Thomas Watson

The Ten Commandments 3. Introduction: The Preface to the Commandments

Thomas WatsonAnd God spake all these words, saying, I am the LORD thy God,' &c. Exod 20: 1, 2. What is the preface to the Ten Commandments? The preface to the Ten Commandments is, I am the Lord thy God.' The preface to the preface is, God spake all these words, saying,' &c. This is like the sounding of a trumpet... Read More
Jonathan Edwards

Wicked Men Useful In Their Destruction Only

Jonathan EdwardsWicked Men Useful in their Destruction Only Jonathan Edwards , 1703-1758 "Son of man, how is the wood of the vine better than any other wood, the vine branch which is among the trees of the forest? Is wood taken from it to make any object? Or can men make a peg from it to hang any vessel on? Instead... Read More
James Smith

The Foolish Choice!

James SmithThe Foolish Choice! James Smith "All the trees said to the bramble , 'Come and be our king.' The bramble said to the trees, 'If you really want to anoint me king over you, come and take refuge in my shade; but if not, then let fire come out of the bramble and consume the cedars of Lebanon!'" Judges ... Read More

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