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Thomas Brooks

One sin allowed, wallowed and tumbled in

Thomas BrooksTo turn from some sins—but not from all, is gross hypocrisy. One sin stripped the fallen angels of all their glory! One sin stripped our first parents of all their dignity and excellency! One fly in the box of precious ointment spoils the whole box. One thief may rob a man of all his treasure. One d... Read More
A.E. Booth

Does Association with Evil Defile?

In answer to this question, we say, without hesitation, it does. Our witnesses are type, prophecy and New Testament Scriptures. We will give a few examples: First, type. And here we have a large field before us. We will commence with God's people in Egypt, ere they leave that land to journey on to C... 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

Covetous (4123) pleonektes

could possibly be saved. (Albert Barnes. Barnes NT Commentary). THAT NO IMMORAL OR IMPURE PERSON: hoti pas pornos e akathartos: (Eph 5:3; Hebrews 13:4) Literally this reads "for this ye know, that every whoremonger, or unclean, or covetous person, who is an idolater, hath no inheritance in the reign... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Impure (169) akathartos

Impure (169) (akathartos from a = without + kathaíro = cleanse from katharos = clean, pure, free from the adhesion of anything that soils, adulterates, corrupts, in an ethical sense, free from corrupt desire, sin, and guilt) (See study of related word akatharsia) in a moral sense refers to that whic... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Unclean, Common, Unholy (2839)

Unclean, Common, Unholy (2839)(koinos probably from sun/syn = with) is an adjective which means primarily common. More generally, and usually in a negative sense, koinos means defiled (corrupted in regard to its purity or perfection), unclean (because it is treated as common and thus considered mora... Read More
Thomas Watson

The Loveliness of Christ

Thomas WatsonThe Loveliness of Christ by Thomas Watson "Yes! He is altogether lovely! This is my Beloved, this my Friend!" Song of Solomon 5:16 In this book, which is a divine marriage song, are all the strains of holy love set forth in the purest allegories and metaphors, such as represent that dear affection a... Read More
Edward Dennett

The Three Marys as Presented in the Gospels

PREFATORY. BY "the three Marys" it is not meant that there are not other Marys in the New Testament, only that the three selected -- Mary the mother of our Lord, Mary of Bethany, and Mary Magdalene -- occupy a specially prominent place. It must indeed be apparent to every reader of the Scriptures th... Read More
J.C. Philpot

An Ascending Scale, or Steps of Thankful Praise

J.C. PhilpotPreached at Providence Chapel, Oakham, on Lord's Day Afternoon, June 13, 1865 "Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases; who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies." Psalm 103: 3, 4 Whatever God does, whatever God has don... Read More
Thomas Watson

The Loveliness Of Christ

Thomas WatsonThe Loveliness of Christ by Thomas Watson "Yes! He is altogether lovely! This is my Beloved, this my Friend!" Song of Solomon 5:16 In this book, which is a divine marriage song , are all the strains of holy love set forth in the purest allegories and metaphors, such as represent that dear affection ... Read More

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