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Chuck Smith

Nehemiah 9

Chuck SmithNehemiah 9 What does this chapter tell us about God. What we know from chapter 8. As the result of the reading of the word there was a spiritual revival, the celebration again of the feast of the tabernacles. The making of the little booths, and the result was great gladness. Now on the eighth day o... Read More
Thomas Bradbury

Predestination

"But I said, How shall I put thee among the children and give thee a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the hosts of nations? And I said, Thou shalt call Me, My Father, and shalt not turn away from Me." (Jeremiah 3:19) Very precious are the Gospel or Evangelical promises which the Holy Ghost has be... 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
Greek Word Studies

Kingdom (932) basileia

Kingdom (932) (basileia from basileus = a sovereign, king, monarch) denotes sovereignty, royal power, dominion. Basileia can also refer to the territory or people over whom a king rules (See "Three Basic Meanings" below). At the outset it should be noted that the Kingdom of Heaven/God is both simple... Read More
J.C. Philpot

Everlasting Consolation and Good Hope through Grace

J.C. PhilpotPreached at North Street Chapel, Stamford, on Lord's Day Morning, April 27, 1862 "Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation, and good hope through grace, comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Strong (loud, mighty, severe, strong man) (ischuros)

Strong (loud, mighty, severe, strong man) (ischuros from ischuo = to be able) is an adjective which means strong, powerful, mighty (usually referring to inherent physical strength), able, forcible. Strong, having moral power. Inherently strong. Ischuros can describe (1) People - spoken of the powers... Read More
Peter Hammond

BIBLE SURVEY - NEHEMIAH

Peter Hammond"You see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lies waste, and its gates are burned with fire. Come and let us build the wall of Jerusalem, that we may no longer be a reproach." Nehemiah 2:17 Nehemiah was a contemporary of Queen Esther, the prophet Haggai, and Ezra. Nehemiah was a cupbearer to ... Read More
G.V. Wigram

Account of Two Scenes

...in which the world saw the unity of the church; and so could believe that the Father sent the Son. Acts 2: 41-47; and Acts 4: 31-35. FIRST SCENE. "Then they that gladly received His word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls. And they continued stea... Read More
G.V. Wigram

Letters of G. V. Wigram 3

Yet a little while, and He that shall come will have come; then Himself will have the joy of being surrounded by us, as fruits of the travail of His soul, and we shall then know how great a deliverance and how full a portion we owe to Him. Shall we meet again here below, my dear -, ere we have seen ... Read More

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