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Chuck Smith

Jesus On The Cross

Chuck Smith26 And the inscription of His accusation was written above: THE KING OF THE JEWS. 27 With Him they also crucified two robbers, one on His right and the other on His left. 28 So the Scripture was fulfilled which says, “And He was numbered with the transgressors.” 29 And those who passed by blasphemed... Read More
John Gill

Concerning the Sufferings of the Messiah.

John GillThe Prophecies Respecting the Messiah CHAPTER X. Concerning the sufferings of the Messiah; wherein Psalm 22 and Isaiah 53 are particularly considered: as also the several circumstances which were to attend these sufferings. The writers of the New Testament, as they give an account of the sufferings ... Read More
Book Of Common Prayer 1979

(Proper Liturgies For Special Days) Palm Sunday

When circumstances permit, the congregation may gather at a place apart from the church, so that all may go into the church in procession. The branches of palm or of other trees or shrubs to be carried in the procession may be distributed to the people before the service, or after the prayer of bles... Read More
Margaret Fell

Women's Speaking

Women's Speaking Justified, Proved, and Allowed of by the Scriptures, All such as speak by the Spirit and Power of the Lord Jesus. And how Women were the first that Preached the Tidings of the Resurrection of Jesus, and were sent by Christ's own Command, before he Ascended to the Father, John 20. 17... 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
Tom Macartney

The eyes of Christ

Tom MacartneyOne day we shall all see the Lord face to face. For those who have lived without Him this will be a day of overwhelming tragedy; for the half-hearted, lukewarm Christian, a day of profound regret and loss; but for those who have yielded fully to the claims of divine love, a day of unspeakable joy an... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Crucified (4717) stauroo

Has been crucified (4717) (stauroo from stauros = cross, in turn from histemi = to stand) means literally to nail or fasten to a cross and so to crucify -- literal death by nailing to and hanging from a cross (a stake). In Galatians Paul uses stauroo in a metaphorical sense to refer to crucifixion o... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Sick (770) astheneo

Weak (770) (astheneo from asthenes [see study] = without strength, powerless from a = without + sthenos = strength, bodily vigor) means to be feeble (in any sense), to be diseased, impotent, sick, to lack strength, to be infirm, to be weak. Astheneo is used 33 times in the NAS (Mt 10:8; 25:36, 39; M... Read More
John Wesley

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes - Matthew 27

John WesleyXXVII. 1. In the morning - As the sanhedrim used to meet in one of the courts of the temple, which was never opened in the night, they were forced to stay till the morning before they could proceed regularly, in the resolution they had taken to put him to death. Mark 15:1; Luke 22:66; ; John 18:28. ... Read More
G.A. Chadwick

Gospel of Mark, 86 - CHRIST CRUCIFIED (MARK 15:21-32)

"And they compel one passing by, Simon of Cyrene, coming from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to go with them, that he might bear His cross. And they bring Him unto the place Golgotha, which is, being interpreted, The place of a skull. And they offered Him wine mingled with myrrh: bu... Read More

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