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Biblical Responses to the New Age Movement

God is personal. If God were impersonal, then the following qualities could not be His. God speaks and has a self given name: "I AM" (Exodus 3:14). God is long suffering, (Psalm 86:15; 2 Peter 3:15). God is forgiving (Daniel 9:9; Ephesians 1:7; Psalm 86:5). God hates sin (Psalm 5:5-6; Habakkuk 1:13)... Read More
J.G. Bellet

The Moral Glory of the Lord Jesus Christ

The Moral Glory of the Lord Jesus Christ J G Bellett INTRODUCTION. It is the Moral Glory, or, as we speak, the character of the Lord Jesus, on which I meditate in these pages. All went up to God as a sacrifice of sweet savour. Every expression of Himself in every measure, however small, and in whate... Read More
F. L. Mortimer

The life of Christ, for family devotions - May

F. L. MortimerA Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802—1878) MAY 1 Mark 6:30-44. Christ feeds five thousand with five loaves and two fish. Behold another instance of the compassion of our Lord. See how ready he was to sacrifice h... 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
Martha Wing Robinson

(Radiant Glory) 11 - Viewing the Promised Land

Martha Wing RobinsonNOW THAT MARTHA WING was healed, she lost no time in paying her vows to the Lord to go and work in His vineyard and so to “atone” for her “years of idleness.” Already there were in Davenport, Iowa, a few people interested in divine healing and the deeper truths of God. Two days after her return from... 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

Christian (5546) Christianos

Christian (5546) (Christianos from Christós = Christ from chrio = to anoint, so Christ = "Anointed One", 529 times in NT) (Christianos is used 3 times in the NT Acts 11:26; Acts 26:28; 1Peter 4:16) was the name of the disciples or followers of Christ first adopted at Antioch. The meaning of Christia... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Disciple (3101) mathetes

Disciples (3101) (mathetes from manthano = to learn which Vine says is "from a root math, indicating thought accompanied by endeavor". Gives us our English = "mathematics") describes a person who learns from another by instruction, whether formal or informal. Discipleship includes the idea of one wh... Read More
J.C. Ryle

What Can You Know?

J.C. Ryle"Can you fathom the mysteries of God? Can you probe the limits of the Almighty? They are higher than the heavens--what can you do? They are deeper than the depths of the grave--what can you know?" Job 11:7-8 These striking words came from the lips of Zophar the Naamathite, one of the three friends w... Read More
R.A. Torrey

The Unpardonable Sin Mark 3:20–35

R.A. Torrey(Compare Matthew 12:22–50; Luke 11:14–36) DISCOVERY OF THE FACTS 1. Considered Insane by Friends, vv. 20, 21 How was the eagerness of the multitude to hear our Lord illustrated? Was it simply to hear Him that the multitude came? (vv. 9, 10; Luke 6:17.) Was He willing to have His rest and refreshment... Read More

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