Read & Study the Bible Online - Bible Portal
J.C. Ryle

Expository Thoughts On Luke - Luke 3:7-14

J.C. RyleWe have, in these verses, a specimen of John the Baptist's ministry. It is a portion of Scripture which should always be specially interesting to a Christian mind. The immense effect which John produced on the Jews, however temporary, is evident, from many expressions in the Gospels. The remarkable ... Read More
John Chrysostom

Homily 5 on Second Thessalonians

John Chrysostom2 Thessalonians 3:3-5 But the Lord is faithful, who shall establish you, and guard you from the evil one. And we have confidence in the Lord touching you that you both do and will do the things which we command you. And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patience of Chris... Read More
John Chrysostom

John 1:43-49

John ChrysostomThe day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee and finds Philip, and says unto him, Follow Me. Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. 1. To every careful thinker there is a gain Proverbs 14:23, Septuagint, says the proverb; and Christ implied more than this, when He said, He... Read More
J.C. Philpot

The Good Shepherd and His Work

J.C. PhilpotPreached at Providence Chapel, London, August 10th, 1851 by J. C. Philpot Ezekiel 34:1-16 Then this message came to me from the Lord: "Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds, the leaders of Israel. Give them this message from the Sovereign Lord – Destruction is certain for you shepherds who feed... 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

Anxious (3309) (be anxious) merimnao

Be anxious (3309) (merimnao from merimna [word study] = anxious care from meris = part, in turn from [Sources: Vine's Expository Dictionary, Ralph Earle - Word Meanings in the NT] the verb merizo = to distract, to divide, to draw different directions - which is exactly what anxiety does to most of u... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Sabbath rest (4520) sabbatismos

Sabbath rest (4520) (sabbatismos from sabbatízo = keep the Sabbath) literally means a keeping of a sabbath or a keeping of days of rest. It is used in this passage not in the literal sense (meaning to keep a specific day, the "Sabbath" day) but to describe a period of rest for God’s people which is ... 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
J.C. Ryle

Our Hope!

J.C. Ryle"Good hope through grace." 2 Thess. 2:10 "The hope of the ungodly shall perish." Job 8:13 "For what is the hope of the godless, when he is cut off, when God takes away his life?" Job 27:8 "I hope," is a very common expression. Everybody can say, "I hope." About no subject is the expression used so c... Read More
Jonathan Edwards

The Preciousness Of Time

Jonathan EdwardsThe Preciousness of Time! Jonathan Edwards "Redeeming the time." Ephesians 5:16 OUTLINE SECTION 1. Why time is precious. 1. Because a happy or miserable eternity depends on the good or ill improvement of it. 2. Time is very short, which is another thing that renders it very precious. 3. Time ought t... Read More

Group of Brands