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A.W. Pink

THE LORD’S PRAYER Chapter 3 The Second Petition

A.W. PinkTHE LORD’S PRAYER Chapter 3 The Second Petition "Thy Kingdom come" Matthew 6:10 The second petition is the most brief and yet the most comprehensive one contained in our Lord’s Prayer. Nevertheless, it is strange and sad that, in some circles, it is the least understood and the most controverted. Th... Read More
William MacDonald

Those Who Serve

William MacDonaldTHE DEACONS In our study of bishops, we learned that their function is the spiritual care and oversight of the house of God. We noted that bishops are also called elders, and that there are several bishops in one church, rather than one bishop over several churches. We come next to the study of deac... Read More
David J. Engelsma

Evangelism and the Reformed Faith

Introduction Strange to say, some suppose that the relationship between the Reformed Faith and evangelism is uneasy and uncomfortable. Stranger still, some charge that the Reformed Faith and evangelism are incompatible. Many outside of the Reformed Churches contend that the Reformed Faith makes evan... Read More
John Nelson Darby

John 14 (Notes of Readings)

John Nelson DarbyIn the previous chapter the Lord tells them He was going away; here He tells them what would be their comfort - He went to prepare a place for them - He would bring them to the same place as Himself - He would come for them Himself, not send for them. To be conformed to the image of His Son, that is... Read More
Jonathan Edwards

Christians A Chosen Generation, A Royal Priesthood, A Holy Nation, A Peculiar People

Jonathan EdwardsChristians A Chosen Generation, A Royal Priesthood, A Holy Nation, A Peculiar People 5 Sermons 1 Peter 2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should show forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.... Read More
Margaret Fell

Women's Speaking

Women's Speaking Justified, Proved, and Allowed of by the Scriptures, All such as speak by the Spirit and Power of the Lord Jesus. And how Women were the first that Preached the Tidings of the Resurrection of Jesus, and were sent by Christ's own Command, before he Ascended to the Father, John 20. 17... Read More
F. L. Mortimer

The life of Christ, for family devotions - December

F. L. MortimerA Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802—1878) DECEMBER 1 Luke 23:39-43. The two malefactors. No men who ever lived died in such remarkable circumstances as these two thieves. They were crucified with Christ. We kno... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Affliction (2347) thlipsis

Tribulation (2347) (thlipsis from thlibo = to crush, press together, squash, hem in, compress, squeeze in turn derived from thláo = to break) originally expressed sheer, physical pressure on a man. Thlipsis is a strong term which does not refer to minor inconveniences, but to real hardships. Medical... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Gifts (1390) doma

Gifts (1390) (doma from didomi) is a word that means present or gift but which lends greater emphasis to the character of the gift. For example, in secular Greek doma was used of a thing given, as in a medical dose. Doma can mean a gift as such without any benefit necessarily derived from it. Vine e... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Joy (5479) chara

Joy (5479) (chara) (and rejoice) is a feeling of inner gladness, delight or rejoicing. Joy is a feeling of inner gladness, delight or rejoicing. Joy in the NT is virtually always used to signify a feeling of "happiness" that is based on spiritual realities (and independent of what "happens"). Joy is... Read More

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