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Chuck Smith

Genesis 6:3

Chuck Smith"STRIVING WITH GOD" "MY SPIRIT...""HEREIN IS A BLESSING AND A CURSE" I. HOW DOES GOD'S SPIRIT STRIVE WITH MAN? A. He seeks to reason with us about sin. 1. "Come now, let us reason together..." 2. He reveals to us our sin. a. This is where the striving often begins. 1. I defend my actions. 2. I deny ... Read More
John Gill

Of the Faithfulness of God.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 1—Chapter 23 OF THE FAITHFULNESS OF GOD. Faithfulness is an attribute that belongs to God; from whence he is denominated the "faithful God" (Deut. 7:9). It is essential to him, and without which he would not be God; to be unfaithful, would be to act contrary to his ... Read More
John Franklin

God Regains His Fear Through Judgments

In three previous articles I endeavored to answer the great question gripping our nation and more specifically Christians, “In the devastating plague of moral decline, what is the antidote of hope that will cure the infectious spread of evil?” For those who have read the previous articles, you will ... 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

Sin (noun) (266) hamartia

Sin (266) (hamartia) literally conveys the idea of missing the mark as when hunting with a bow and arrow (in Homer some hundred times of a warrior hurling his spear but missing his foe). Later hamartia came to mean missing or falling short of any goal, standard, or purpose. Hamartia in the Bible sig... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Transgression (trespass) (3900) paraptoma

Transgression (3900) (paraptoma from para = aside + pipto = fall) is literally a falling aside or beside to stumble on something (so as to loose footing) and in its figurative ethical usage (all uses in the NT) it describes a "false step", a violation of moral standards or a deviation from living ac... Read More
R.A. Torrey

Jesus’ Prophecies Concerning the Destruction of Jerusalem Luke 21:5–24

R.A. Torrey(Compare Matt. 24:1–28; Mark 13:1–23) DISCOVERY OF THE FACTS 1. Perils to Come, vv. 5–11 When were the opening words of this lesson spoken? (Mark 13:1.) As the disciples looked upon the temple, of what did they think (v. 5)? As Jesus looked upon it of what did He think (v. 6)? As men look upon the m... 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

BIBLE SURVEY - AMOS

Peter Hammond"A lion has roared! Who will not fear? The Lord God has spoken! Who can but prophesy?" Amos 3:8 Who Was Amos? Amos was a prophet from the Southern kingdom of Judah called to deliver a message primarily to the Northern tribes of Israel. He was not of priestly, or noble descent, but worked as a sheep ... Read More
Peter Hammond

BIBLE SURVEY - LEVITICUS

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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