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Chuck Smith

7. The Centrality Of Jesus Christ

Chuck Smith"For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord..." II Corinthians 4:5 One of the important characteristics of Calvary Chapel is the centrality of Jesus Christ in our worship. We don't allow any practice or behavior that would distract people from focusing on Him. For example, we don't allow... Read More
J.G. Bellet


Genesis 25 - 27. In the former papers, entitled ENOCH, NOAH, and ABRAHAM, I have followed the course of the Book of Genesis, down to the end of Gen. 24. I now propose to take it up from thence, and follow it on through chapters 25 - 27; Isaac, after Abraham, being the principal person there. There i... 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

Left (leave) (2641) kataleipo

Left (2641) (kataleipo from kata = intensifies or strengthens the meaning of leipo + leipo = to leave behind, forsake, to be wanting or deficient) literally means to leave behind or leave remaining (of a person or place - Mt 4:13, 16:4, 21:17, He 11:27). Kataleipo is often used to indicate abandonin... Read More
Peter Hammond


Peter Hammond"You shall be holy, for I the Lord Your God am Holy." Leviticus 19:2 Genesis is a universal Book and it covers many centuries. Exodus, focuses on the Israelites deliverance from Egypt and it covers years. Leviticus deals with the priestly tribe of Levi and it covers just one month. In Genesis we see... Read More
G.V. Wigram

The Burnt Offering

Leviticus 1. There are three different kinds of offerings: -- 1st, that of the Great Day of Atonement (Lev. 16), which was God's provision for making worshippers; 2nd, Sin and Trespass Offerings -- God's provision for the worshipper when he failed; 3rd, Burnt, Meat, and Peace Offerings -- God's prov... Read More
Thomas Watson

A Body of Divinity 3. Introduction: Man's Chief End

Thomas WatsonQ-I: WHAT IS THE CHIEF END OF MAN? A: Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever. Here are two ends of life specified. 1: The glorifying of God. 2: The enjoying of God. I. The glorifying of God, I Pet 4:4: That God in all things may be glorified.' The glory of God is a silver threa... Read More
Thomas Watson

The Art of Divine Contentment: Chapter 13

Thomas WatsonUse IV. Showing how a Christian may know whether he hath learned this Divine Art. Thus having laid down these three cautions, I proceed, in the next place, to an use of trial. How may a Christian know that he hath learned this lesson of contentment? I shall lay down some characters by which you shal... Read More

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