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Elisabeth Elliot

The Necessity to Cover

Elisabeth ElliotThere are things which it is our duty to cover in silence. We are told nowadays that everything ought to be expressed if we are truly "honest" and "open." Proverbs 11:13 says, "He who goes abroad as a talebearer reveals secrets, but he who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a thing hidden." Jesus someti... 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
Greek Word Studies

Impart (share, give) (3330) metadidomi

Impart (3330) (metadidomi from metá = with, denoting association + dídomi = to give) means to share with someone else what one has, and has the nuances of to impart, to communicate, to give a share or part of. It means refers to transferring something to another. It is the giving of something by whi... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Mock (3456) mukterizo

Mocked (3456) (mukterizo from mukter = the nose, nostril) literally means to turn up one’s nose and thus pictures the idea of scorn. Hence mukterizo means to mock, deride, sneer at, ridicule, treat with contempt. The derivative ekmukterizo means to sneer at. Pollux quotes the word from Lysias: in me... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Prudent (wise, shrewd) (5429) phronimos

Wise (5429) (phronimos from phronéo = think, have a mindset related to phren = diaphragm, regarded by ancients as seat of mental and spiritual activity, came to mean mind or understanding) is an adjective which describes one who is thoughtful, sagacious or discreet. It describes the quality of one's... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Surpass (more important) (5242) huperecho

More important (5242) (huperecho from hupér = above, over + écho = have) literally means to have or hold over over, to have over and beyond, to excel, to be exceptionally valuable, to surpass in value, to be better or superior. In secular Greek it was used to describe a protector. It means to stand ... Read More
Bible Verses On

Bible Verses On Abomination

Leviticus 18:22 - Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it [is] abomination. Leviticus 20:13 - If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood [shall be] upon them. Proverbs 17:15 - He ... Read More
Victory Over Sin

Renewing the mind - wrong speaking.

Matt. 12:34-37 "O generation of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. A good man out of the good treasure of the heart brings forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things. But I say unto you... Read More
Jonathan Edwards

Wicked Men Useful In Their Destruction Only

Jonathan EdwardsWicked Men Useful in their Destruction Only Jonathan Edwards , 1703-1758 "Son of man, how is the wood of the vine better than any other wood, the vine branch which is among the trees of the forest? Is wood taken from it to make any object? Or can men make a peg from it to hang any vessel on? Instead... Read More
Andrew Bonar

The Jewish People

Andrew Bonar"For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek." Romans 1:16 Andrew Bonar had an early interest in the Jews. Being the people of God who generally had failed to see Jesus as the Messiah, th... Read More

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