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A.W. Pink

The Gospel of Mark

A.W. PinkWhy Four Gospels? 2. THE GOSPEL OF MARK Mark’s Gospel differs widely from Matthew’s, both in character and scope. The contrasts between them are marked and many. Matthew has twenty-eight chapters, Mark but sixteen. Matthew abounds in parables, Mark records but few. Matthew portrays Christ as the Son... Read More
Historic Confessions

Gadsby's Catechism

Q.1 Who is the only self-existent Being? ANSWER. God is the only self-existent Being. Ex. 3. 14; Psa. 90. 2; Isa. 45. 5, 22; Jn. 8.58. Q.2 Ought everyone to believe that there is a God? ANSWER. Everyone ought to believe that there is a God, and it is their great sin and folly who do not. Psa. 9.17; ... Read More
Nancy Leigh DeMoss

Stop, I Want to Get Off!

Nancy Leigh DeMossSome time ago, I asked the women who were attending a weekend conference where I was speaking, to write on a 3x5 card why they had come, and what it was they were hoping God would do in their lives through the weekend. "Where does God find you as we start this weekend?" I asked. Later, as I read the... Read More


ANGELS The Greek word for angels means (and is sometimes translated) messenger. It is used for God, for men (as in Lk.7:24), for man's spirit (Acts 12:15) but primarily for a great order of spirit-creatures. Our study will be confined to these creatures. Although generally unseen, angels are very re... Read More
Keith Malcomson

Jesus - The Greatest Preacher

Keith MalcomsonJesus the Preacher What exactly does it mean when Scriptures says that Jesus preached? This word ‘preached’ means to be a herald; to proclaim aloud like a town crier; to publish or make known widely or everywhere. This is no quiet hidden secret polite act! It is a public proclamation; it is broadcas... 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
A.B. Simpson

(The Gospel of Healing) 5. SCRIPTURE TESTIMONIES

A.B. SimpsonThe value of testimonies upon this subject cannot be questioned. They are entirely Scriptural; and they often bring the Gospel down to the personal level and contact of the sufferer, as mere abstract teaching cannot do. But they should always be simple, modest, as impersonal as possible, and illustr... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Covetous (4123) pleonektes

could possibly be saved. (Albert Barnes. Barnes NT Commentary). THAT NO IMMORAL OR IMPURE PERSON: hoti pas pornos e akathartos: (Eph 5:3; Hebrews 13:4) Literally this reads "for this ye know, that every whoremonger, or unclean, or covetous person, who is an idolater, hath no inheritance in the reign... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Impure (169) akathartos

Impure (169) (akathartos from a = without + kathaíro = cleanse from katharos = clean, pure, free from the adhesion of anything that soils, adulterates, corrupts, in an ethical sense, free from corrupt desire, sin, and guilt) (See study of related word akatharsia) in a moral sense refers to that whic... Read More
R.A. Torrey

Our Lord Healing the Demoniac Boy at the Foot of the Mount of Transfiguration Mark 9:14–29

R.A. Torrey(Compare Matthew 17:14–20; Luke 9:37–43) DISCOVERY OF THE FACTS 1. The Failure of the Disciples, vv. 14–19 While our Lord was in the mountain into what difficulty had the disciple fallen? In what state of mind were they in this emergency? Who came on the scene at this moment of defeat and distress? ... Read More

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