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T. Austin-Sparks

The Character of the Lord's Vessel of Recovery

T. Austin-SparksReading: Isaiah 58:6-14. We come now to the second thing, the vessel of recovery; for it is the recovery of the full and complete testimony according to God's mind which is represented by the work of Nehemiah, especially the recovery of the testimony of God toward the world and men. Typical Signific... Read More
Duncan Campbell


"My son, fear thou the Lord and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change" (Proverbs 24.21). I came across an arresting statement in the Book of Job: "My witness is in heaven, and my record is on high" (Job 16.19), of which the Gaelic version reads as follows: "My witness is in the... Read More
Iain Murray

Hope for Zion

Iain Murray“Ye see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lieth waste, and the gates thereof are burned with fire: come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no more a reproach” (Neh. 2:17, KJV). In the year 586 B.C., Jerusalem had been laid in ruins by Nebuchadnezzar--her people exiled, h... 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
Richard Owen Roberts

Solemn Assembly

THE SOLEMN ASSEMBLY The Sad Fact Most professing Christians have never heard of a Solemn Assembly. Of the relatively small number who have, a substantial portion consider it as merely an Old Testament practice of no particular relevance today. --------------------------------------------------------... Read More
Classic Christian Writings

Carrying A Prayer Burden By Wesley L. Duewel

A prayer burden is a spiritual concern on the heart of God that is imparted by the Holy Spirit to someone whose intercession the Holy Spirit desires to use. Jesus has been interceding for this need, and now the Spirit needs you to join with the intercession of Jesus. It is a specially sacred level o... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Live (verb, living, alive) (2198) zao

Living (2198) (zao) refers literally to natural physical life (opposite of death, Acts 22:22, 25:24, 28:4, Ro 7:1-3, 1Cor 7:39, of Adam = 1Cor 15:45; 2Cor 4:11 = refers to natural lives of believers; Php 1:22 - "to live on in the [physical] flesh"; 1Th 4:15,17 = believers physically alive at time of... Read More
Zac Poonen

(The Final Triumph) 11. Chapter 11

Zac PoonenThe book of Revelation is NOT written in chronological sequence. We are given a bird's eye-view of the future in chapter 6, and then the details are filled out gradually. What we see in the first part of chapter 11 actually takes place in the last 3½ years before Christ returns. Verse 1: And there w... Read More
Denis Lyle

Is God through with the Jew?

IS GOD THROUGH WITH THE JEW Daniel 9:20-27 Some things are very hard to understand. Take the handwriting of a doctor for instance. I heard about a patient who went to a doctor for a check-up and was a given a prescription. The patient put it in his pocket and never went to the chemist to get the med... Read More
Harry Ironside

Not Wrath But Rapture

Harry IronsideWhat Is Meant by the Term "The Great Tribulation"? The careful student of the prophetic scriptures cannot fail to observe that in both the Old and New Testaments the Spirit of God speaks of a trial involving the pouring out of divine wrath on men. This is known as "the great tribulation," "the time ... Read More

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