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A.W. Pink

Exposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 5 CHRIST AND HIS FIRST DISCIPLES

A.W. PinkExposition of the Gospel of John CHAPTER 5 CHRIST AND HIS FIRST DISCIPLES John 1:35-51 We first submit a brief Analysis of the passage which is to be before us. We would divide it as follows:— 1. John points to Christ as God’s Lamb, John 1:35, 36. 2. The effect of this on two of his disciples, John ... Read More
A.W. Pink

The Gospel of Luke

A.W. PinkWhy Four Gospels? 3. THE GOSPEL OF LUKE The numerical position which Luke occupies in the Sacred Canon, supplies a sure key to its interpretation. It is the third book in the New Testament, and the forty-second in the Bible as a whole. Each of these numbers are profoundly significant and suggestive ... Read More
A.W. Pink

The Gospel of Matthew

A.W. PinkWhy Four Gospels? 1. MATTHEW’S GOSPEL Matthew’s Gospel breaks the long silence that followed the ministry of Malachi the last of the Old Testament prophets. This silence extended for four hundred years, and during that time God was hid from Israel’s view. Throughout this period there were no angelic... Read More
Paris Reidhead

Life is Brief

Paris ReidheadLife is Brief By Paris Reidhead* Endless life is the comfort and hope of the Christian, and the prophet Isaiah was instructed by God to comfort His people: “Comfort ye, comfort ye My people saith your God. Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that he... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The Belovedness of Christ

T. Austin-SparksReading: Exodus 32:1-6,15-29; Malachi 2:4-6; 3:1-3; Numbers 4:1-3; Luke 3:23. The matter of the priestly service or ministry of the people of God, the service of God in terms of priestliness, is one which has been on my heart for a considerable time now. We will introduce the subject with a very sim... Read More
Charles Alexander

"John The Baptist" Ch. 1:15-36 & 3:22-36

We are not aware that a full investigation of the prophetic significance of John the Baptist has ever been attempted by any former theologian, and we venture on a Herculean task without the aids for which normally we have so much reason to be grateful. Why did John baptise? What did his baptism real... 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
Victor Maxwell

Meet John the Baptiser

Luke 3:1-20 Meet John the Baptiser More than five hundred years ago, in the little hamlet of Ferrara, Italy, a baby boy was born into a physician's home. His parents named him Girolamo Savonarola. Little did they realize that their baby would grow up to be a man sent from God. From his earliest year... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Father (3962) pater

Father (3962) (pater) is the genitor (a begetter), by whom another is begotten. Stated more simply this is a man who has begotten a child. Father is the progenitor, the ancestor in the direct line (a forefather -- thus Adam was the "progenitor" of the Human Race). Thayer's full Greek Definition of p... Read More
J.R. Miller

February 14. Our Every-Day Life

J.R. MillerThe people asked, "What should we do?" John replied, "If you have two coats, give one to the poor. If you have food, share it with those who are hungry." Even corrupt tax collectors came to be baptized and asked, "Teacher, what should we do?" "Show your honesty," he replied. "Make sure you collect n... Read More

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