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A.W. Pink

THE DOCTRINE OF RECONCILIATION Chapter 19 Its Scope-Continued

A.W. PinkTHE DOCTRINE OF RECONCILIATION Chapter 19 Its Scope-Continued Some times the "world" signifies the Gentiles in general, in contrast from the Jews in particular, as in "If the fall of them (unbelieving Israel) be the riches of the world," which is explained in the next clause—"and the diminishing of ... Read More
Chuck Smith

Luke 19:42

Chuck SmithThis Thy Day I. The first thing that we notice about this day is that Jesus is deliberately setting the stage. A. He sent two of His disciples into the village to bring the colt to Him. 1. We note that it was an unbroken colt. 2. No man had ever sat on it. B. He was setting the stage for the fulfill... Read More
Chuck Smith

Mark 8:1

Chuck SmithOur Compassionate Lord I. Compassion is one of the characteristics of God. A. As in the Psalm we read this morning, "The Lord is full of compassion." 1. Compassion is being moved with tenderness, combined with pity. a. It leads to kindness, understanding, forgiveness, and mercy and grace. b. In the ... Read More
Jacob Boehme

Of True Resignation

Jacob BoehmeOf True Resignation OR Dying to SELF by Jacob Behmen (Jakob Boehme) 1575-1624, The Teutonic Theosopher SHOWING How Man must DAILY die to his OWN Will in SELF; how he must bring his Desire into God, and what he should ask and desire of God. LIKEWISE How he must spring up out of the dying sinful Man, ... Read More
Jon Courson

Seeing Our City - Acts 18:10

Jon CoursonIt has rightly been said that Europe is looked over by millions of travelers and overlooked by millions of believers. Such was not the case with Paul, who, on his third missionary journey, went to Europe not as a sight-seer, but as a soul-winner. Here in Chapter 18, however, after meeting opposition... 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
Winkie Pratney

PEOPLE PLEASERS

What about those old "friends" who stay around to tempt you or drag you down? All friendships made for selfish reasons before your conversion must go on the altar of sacrifice with all other things that belonged to your past life. All future friendships as well as those you keep from the past must b... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Desire (3713) oregomai

Desire (3713) (oregomai used only in middle voice of verb orego) literally means to stretch out especially with one's hands, to snatch, to reach out for. It pictures one stretching one’s self out in order to touch or to grasp something. Metaphorically oregomai means to desire something, to covet, to... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Prophet (4396) (prophetes)

Prophet (4396)(prophetes from próphemi = literally to tell beforehand in turn from pró = before, in front of, forth, on behalf of + phemí = speak, tell) is primarily a forth-teller or one who speaks out God's message, primarily to their own generation, usually always calling the people to God's trut... Read More
R.A. Torrey

HOW TO DEAL WITH THOSE WHO HAVE DIFFICULTIES

R.A. Torrey"A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh. And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them." "What doe... Read More

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