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Erlo Stegen

Flee sexual immorality

Erlo StegenSummary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 09 Feb 2014 1Kings 11 1 But king Solomon loved many strange women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Zidonians, and Hittites; 2 Of the nations concerning which the LORD said unto the children of Israel, Ye shall not g... Read More
George Fox

Epistle 397

George FoxTo all Friends and Brethren every where. Peace from God and the Lord Jesus Christ be multiplied in you [1 Pet 1:2], who by his grace, light, and spirit, are turned towards the Lord, to receive it from him; and that by it you may grow up in the Lord Jesus Christ, out of the world's nature and spirit.... Read More
Isaac Penington

An Answer to that Common Objection against the Quakers &c.

AN ANSWER TO THAT COMMON OBJECTION AGAINST THE QUAKERS THAT THEY CONDEMN ALL BUT THEMSELVES WITH A LOVING AND FAITHFUL ADVERTISEMENT TO THE NATION, AND POWERS THEREOF [1660] -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- OBJECTION It is commonly objected against us,... 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

Adulterers (3432) moichos

Adulterers (3432)(moichos cp study of related word moichalis = adulteress) describes one who is unfaithful to a spouse. Figuratively, moichos describes one who is faithless toward God. Moichos - 3x in NAS - here in Hebrews 13:4 and in... Luke 18:11 The (self-righteous) Pharisee stood and was praying... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Bed (conceived, sexual promiscuity) (2845) koite

Sexual promiscuity (2845) (koite) literally refers to a place for lying down and rest and thus refers to a bed or bedroom. Koite was used also of the den of an animal or the nest of a bird as well as of a box or basket. In certain contexts it was used to refer to the marriage bed and conveyed the sa... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Desire (covet, long, lust) (1937) epithumeo

Lust (1937) (epithumeo from epí = upon, used intensively + thumós = passion) (Click study of noun epithumia) means literally to fix the desire upon (object could be good [Mt 13:17, Lk 22:15 used of Jesus] or bad [1Co 10:6]). It means to have a strong desire to do or secure something. To desire great... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Friendship (5373) philia

Friendship (5373) (philia from philos = fondness and phileo = to have affection for, to kiss [a sign of this affection]) describes affection, tenderness (in the family), once for erotic love (in the Lxx use in Pr 7:18-note). The idea of philia is to have love or affection for someone or something ba... Read More
Thomas Shepard

Why Men Rest in Duties

Now, the reasons why men rest in their duties are these:— First. Because it is natural to a man out of Christ to do so. Adam and all his posterity were to be saved by his doing: "Do this and live;" work, and here is your wages; win life, and wear it. Hence all his posterity seeks to this day to be s... Read More
Thomas Watson

A Divine Cordial

Thomas WatsonA Divine Cordial by Thomas Watson CHOICE EXCERPTS If God left us! The sins of the ungodly are looking-glasses in which we may see our own hearts. Do we see a heinous, impious wretch? Behold a picture of our own hearts! Such would we be—if God left us! What is in wicked men's practice —is in our natu... Read More

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