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T. Austin-Sparks

In the Letters to the Corinthians (continued)

T. Austin-SparksWe have seen that, in the Letters to the Corinthians, the Christians are spiritually in the position corresponding to that of Israel in the wilderness. That means that we have to see how Christ is applied to that situation. Every part of the New Testament, i.e. every book, brings Christ into view in... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Synopsis of the Books of the Bible - Numbers

John Nelson DarbyThe Book of Leviticus contains the revelation of God sitting upon the throne, where He places Himself that He may be approached by the people, as far as they could come; that of the priesthood brought into proximity to the throne, as far as men could have access to it; and then the promulgation of t... Read More
J.C. Philpot

The Blowing of the Great Trumpet

J.C. PhilpotA sermon preached on August 1, 1852, by J. C. Philpot, at Eden Street Chapel. "And it shall come to pass in that day, that the great trumpet shall be blown, and they shall come who were ready to perish in the land of Assyria, and the outcasts in the land of Egypt, and shall worship the Lord in the h... Read More
John Piper

Can God Spread a Table in the Wilderness?

John PiperNovember 22, 1981 CAN GOD SPREAD A TABLE IN THE WILDERNESS? There are shorter ways to get from Egypt to Palestine than through the wilderness of Sinai. Mount Sinai is about 200 miles out of the way—which is bad enough if you are driving a car, but if you are walking and there is scarcely any water o... 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

Offering (4376) phosphora

Sacrifice (2378) (thusia/thysia from thuo/thyo = to slay, sacrifice or kill a sacrificial victim; to bring a religious offering to a deity) refers literally to animal sacrifices that were slain and offered on the altar. Homer (about nine centuries before Christ) used thusia to describe the "smoke or... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Reminder (364) anamnesis

Reminder (364) (anamnesis from ana = again + mimnesko = remember) means for causing someone to remember. Each successive sacrifice was a fresh reminder of sins to be atoned for; so far were the sacrifices from satisfying the conscience of the worshipper. Vine comments on anamnesis in this verse noti... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Sacrifice(2378) thusia

Sacrifice (2378) (thusia/thysia from thuo/thyo = to slay, sacrifice or kill a sacrificial victim; to bring a religious offering to a deity) refers literally to animal sacrifices that were slain and offered on the altar. Homer (about nine centuries before Christ) used thusia to describe the "smoke or... Read More
T. Austin-Sparks

The Silver Trumpets of Redemption

T. Austin-SparksReading: Numbers 10:1-10 There is a great deal about trumpets in the Bible: indeed the word occurs about a hundred times. This suggests that God has something to say to us on this subject, especially to His servants. This is our privilege as ministers of Christ, to sound forth the clear message of s... Read More

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