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Gareth Evans

TITHES & THE LEVITES

Gareth EvansMinisters of the Covenant Levi was the third of the twelve son of Jacob, patriarch and namesake of Israel. It was his descendant Moses, whom God used to lead His people out of their bondage in Egypt. During the forty years of their wanderings in the wilderness, God gave them the ten commandments and... Read More
John Gifford Bellett

Absalom

David is the principal object before the mind of the Spirit of God in both the 1st and the 2nd books of Samuel. In the 1st book we see him brought from obscurity into honour and praise, and there standing, by the good hand of God, in full righteousness amid the persecutions of the wicked. In the 2nd... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Hints on the Day of Atonement Levitcus 16

John Nelson DarbyAaron appears with a bullock for himself and for his house, and then with an offering for the people. Israel, strictly speaking, were represented by the goats. In the sacrifice for Aaron and his house together are the two parts of a sacrifice. When they are together, it is Christ taking our place. W... 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
J.G. Bellet

The Kinsman

The Kinsman under the Law had to do two services to redeem either the person or the inheritance of his brother, if either had been sold to a stranger; to avenge the wrong done to his brother, whether (I may say) it were captivity or death. These things are seen in Leviticus 25 and Numbers 35, where ... Read More
J.G. Bellet

New Creation

There is a deeper purpose and nobler work in God than creation. Creation occupied His hand, and displayed His power and Godhead, and was then, in some sense, left at man's disposal, so that its condition was to be determined by the allegiance or rebellion of man. But there was another work ordered i... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Fled for refuge (2703) katapheugo

Have fled for refuge (2703) (katapheugo from katá = intensifier or down + pheugo = flee) means to flee down or away. To flee away to some place for refuge. The only other NT use of katapheugo is by Luke in Acts describing the results of Paul's preaching of the gospel in Iconium (2 Timothy 3:12-note)... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Judge (decide, determine, go to law [sue], try, condemn) (2919) (krino)

Judge (decide, determine, go to law [sue], try, condemn) (2919) (krino and its cognates [see below] is a root of English words like critic, critical [kritikos] = a decisive point at which judgment is made) primarily signifies to distinguish, to decide between (in the sense of considering two or more... Read More
G.V. Wigram

The Blood of Jesus Christ

What are its uses and applications by the Spirit in Scripture? If we read the contexts of the following references, we shall see, as to the blood of Jesus Christ, that -- 1. It connects the disciple with a covenant (Matt. 26: 28, etc.); 2. The knowledge of it is eternal life (John 6: 32-69); 3. It i... Read More

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