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John Gill

Concerning the Ascension of the Messiah to Heaven.

John GillThe Prophecies Respecting the Messiah CHAPTER XII. Concerning the Ascension of the Messiah to Heaven, his session at God’s right hand, and second coming to judgment. That the Messiah was to suffer death, and rise again from the dead, according to the prophecies of the Old Testament, I have endeavore... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Sorrows and Triumphs

John Nelson DarbyThere is no comfort like the thought that Jesus has entered into all our sorrows. This is the very way God has met the need, and want, and wretchedness of our nature. Supposing that Adam had never fallen, we could not speak of God with the comfort that we now can, since He has come in sympathy to us... Read More
Athanasian Grail Psalter

Book I

Psalm 1(1) Beatus vir qui non abiit 1 Happy indeed is the man who follows not the counsel of the wicked, nor lingers in the way of sinners nor sits in the company of scorners, 2 but whose delight is the law of the Lord and who ponders his law day and night. 3 He is like a tree that is planted beside... Read More
St. Benedict of Nursia

The seventh degree of humility

St. Benedict of NursiaThe seventh degree of humility is that he consider himself lower and of less account than anyone else, and this not only in verbal protestation but also with the most heartfelt inner conviction, humbling himself and saying with the Prophet, "But I am a worm and no man, the scorn of men and the outca... Read More
David Wilkerson

THE PREVENTING LOVE OF THE LORD

David WilkersonThou preventest him with the blessings of goodness: thou settest a crown of pure gold on his head” (Psalm 21:3). At first glance, this verse by David is a bit puzzling. The word “prevent” is usually associated with hindrance, not with blessing. A modern translation here would be, “The Lord hindered ... Read More
David Wilkerson

“PREVENTING” LOVE

David Wilkerson“Thou preventest him with the blessings of goodness: thou settest a crown of pure gold on his head” (Psalm 21:3). At first glance, this verse by David is a bit puzzling. The word “prevent” is usually associated with hindrance, not with blessing. A modern translation here would be, “The Lord hindered... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Fix...hope (1679) elpizo

Fix...hope (1679) (elpizo from noun elpis [word study] = hope, absolute assurance of future good) means to look forward with confidence to that which is good and beneficial. To express desire for some good with the expectation of obtaining it. To hope as used here by Peter signifies the expression o... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Hope (verb) (1679) elpizo

Fix...hope (1679) (elpizo from noun elpis [word study] = hope, absolute assurance of future good) means to look forward with confidence to that which is good and beneficial. To express desire for some good with the expectation of obtaining it. To hope as used here by Peter signifies the expression o... Read More
F. W. Grant

The Numerical Structure of the Psalms

The Structure Book I (1 - 41) Christ in the counsel of God the source of all blessing for His people (Israel). Book II (42 - 72) Their ruin, but redemption in the latter days. Book III (73 - 89) The holiness of God in His dealings with them. Book IV (90 - 106) The failed first man replaced by the Se... Read More
Comparative Bible Study

Genesis 21 / Isaiah 40

Genesis 21 / Isaiah 40 3 paragraphs 11 vs. 10 Let us consecrate ourselves and wait because the word of the Lord will be fulfilled. But man’s effort is worthless. Psalm 21 / Revelation 11:10 The worldly happiness will turn to bitterness. Eternal blessing and true happiness will come if you trust in t... Read More

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