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Stephen Boreland


Across the western world there has been a marked increase in interest concerning Halloween. An American publication, "Advertising Age", observed, "its enough to give Santa a scare". The article revealed that in the United States the second most popular event for marketing activity behind Christmas w... Read More
F. L. Mortimer

The life of Christ, for family devotions - March

F. L. MortimerA Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802—1878) MARCH 1 Matthew 12:9-13. Christ heals the man with the withered hand. It was upon the way to the synagogue that the disciples had plucked the ears of corn; for our Savi... Read More
Favell Lee Mortimer

Matthew 5:43 to end. Christ enjoins the forgiveness of enemies.

Favell Lee MortimerIt is written in Lev. 19, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself." The Pharisees for many ages past had given a very imperfect explanation of this law. They had not explained the term "neighbor" aright. They had declared that it applied to those who loved us, and did not include those who hated u... 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

Abomination (e.g., of desolation) (946) bdelugma

EXCURSUS ON BDELUGMA = ABOMINATION In Leviticus 20 the Lxx translates toebah with bdelugma (946) (derived from bdelusso [see word study] = emit foul odor, turn away from something or someone on account of the "stench". A loathing or disgust, abhor in turn derived from bdeo = to stink; see word study... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Finish (fulfill) (4931) sunteleo

Thoroughly (4931) (sunteleo from sun = together or an intensifier + teleo = to finish, related word - sunteleia) means to bring together to culmination or completion. The bringing together of an intended purpose. Sunteleo speaks of an activity which is brought to an end, completed or finished. All o... 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
John Wesley

The Duty of Reproving our Neighbor

John Wesley"Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thy heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him." Lev. 19:17. A great part of the book of Exodus, and almost the whole of the book of Leviticus, relate to the ritual or ceremonial law of Moses; which was peculiarly given to the ... Read More
G.H. Lang

Coming Events

G.H. LangAn outline of a vast theme must needs omit much detail and cannot admit much discussion. This tends to a definiteness which may seem dogmatic, but this is not intentional. Copious references to Scripture are given in proof, but these must be read, and read in the Revised Version. Though abundant in ... 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

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