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A.W. Pink

The Doctrine of Sanctification 2. ITS MEANING

A.W. PinkThe Doctrine of Sanctification 2. ITS MEANING Having dwelt at some length upon the relative or legal change which takes place in the status of God’s people at justification, it is fitting that we should now proceed to consider the real and experimental change that takes place in their state, which c... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The True Source of All Ministry... Union With Christ

T. Austin-SparksReading: Leviticus 8:22-24; Romans 12:1-2; John 17:19. Referring to this passage in chapter 8 of the book of Leviticus, it is important to note what happened at that particular point in the consecration of Aaron and his sons to the priesthood. The ram of consecration was brought; Aaron and his sons ... Read More
John Chrysostom

2 Corinthians 1:12

John ChrysostomFor our glorying is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom, but in the grace of God, we behaved ourselves in the world. Here again he opens to us yet another ground of comfort, and that not small, yea rather, exceeding great, and well fitted to... 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

Designated (4316) prosagoreuo

Designated (4316) (prosagoreuo [only found here in the NT] from prós = to, + agoreúo = speak in turn from agora = market place, town square which provided a public platform for speakers) means to address or accost by name, to call by name or to give a name in public. It can convey the idea of a form... Read More
Greek Word Studies

High priest (749) archiereus

High priest (749) (archiereus from arche = first in a series, the leader or ruler, idea of rank or degree + hiereus = priest - hieros is that which is determined, filled or consecrated by divine power) refers to the priest that was chief over all the other priests in Israel. This office was establis... Read More
J.G. Bellet

Answers to Objections

"The important thing is having Jesus in the glory as our hope; a very subordinate thing, the question when shall we be in the glory with Him. If anyone's teaching made the saints value Jesus as their hope less, it would be sufficient to show their teaching to be faulty. But if it be only to the effe... Read More
J.G. Bellet

Exodus 35 - 39

Look at Israel in Exodus 35 - 39, bringing their gifts to the Sanctuary, and making the materials for it. Did they know what was to come forth out of it all? No. All that Moses told them was, what they were to bring, and then what they were to make, and that the result would be a Sanctuary. But how ... Read More
J.G. Bellet

Nothing But Christ

The Epistle to the Hebrews calls us to leave all for Christ. Whatever be the objects in which thus far we may have gloried, it is necessary to abandon them now, and to receive in their stead Jesus the Son of God. Angels give place to the Son: Moses, the servant of the house gives place to Christ, wh... Read More
J.G. Bellet

The Characters of the Lord Jesus Christ in the Gospels

A meditation on the Lord Jesus Christ, in His varied characters in the four Gospels. I have now passed the time of my meditations on the four Evangelists, noticing the different service committed to each of them by the Spirit of God, in presenting to us the Lord Jesus. The ease with which they fulfi... Read More

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