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John Nelson Darby

Notes on the Revelation

John Nelson DarbyIf we look at the Book of the Revelation generally, we shall see its division into three parts:- In the first part, we find not so much the divinity or the humanity of Christ, as His personal or official glory (chap. 1). In the second part, we see Christ judging the seven churches (chaps. 2 and 3). ... Read More
Athanasian Grail Psalter

Book IV

Psalm 90(89) Domine, refugium 1 O Lord, you have been our refuge from one generation to the next. 2 Before the mountains were born or the earth or the world brought forth, you are God, without beginning or end. 3 You turn men back to dust and say: "Go back, sons of men." 4 To your eyes a thousand ye... Read More
St. Benedict of Nursia

From Easter until the Calends of November

St. Benedict of NursiaFrom Easter until the Calends of November let the same number of Psalms be kept as prescribed above; but no lessons are to be read from the book, on account of the shortness of the nights. Instead of those three lessons let one lesson from the Old Testament be said by heart and followed by a short r... Read More
St. Benedict of Nursia

In winter time as defined above

St. Benedict of NursiaIn winter time as defined above, there is first this verse to be said three times: "O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth shall declare Your praise." To it is added Psalm 3 and the "Glory be to the Father," and after that Psalm 94 to be chanted with an antiphon or even chanted simply. Let the Ambrosian... Read More
St. Benedict of Nursia

Let us arise, then, at last

St. Benedict of NursiaLet us arise, then, at last, for the Scripture stirs us up, saying, "Now is the hour for us to rise from sleep" (Rom. 13:11). Let us open our eyes to the deifying light, let us hear with attentive ears the warning which the divine voice cries daily to us, "Today if you hear His voice, harden not you... Read More
Art Katz

Beyond Categories

Art Katz"Art Katz encouraged the duplicating of his audio messages, and there are no copyright claims for those who desire to share them with others. However, Art’s books and writings (including articles on this website) do still carry a copyright, and permission needs to be sought if quoting from those is ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Encouragement (exhortation) (3874) paraklesis

Encouragement (3874) (paraklesis from parakaléo = beseech <> pará = side of + kaléo = call) refers to calling to one's side or one's aid which can be for the purpose of providing solace, comfort, consolation, exhortation, encouragement. Encouragement is from en = in + corage from Latin cor = heart. ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Hope (1680) elpis; elpis

Hope (1680) (elpis) in Scripture is not the world's definition of "I hope so", with a few rare exceptions (e.g., Acts 27:20) Hope is defined as a desire for some future good with the expectation of obtaining it. Hope is always an expectation of something good as well as descriptive of something for ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Rock (4073) petra

Rock (4073) (petra feminine of the masculine noun petros) refers to a massive rock, a large expanse of bedrock or a great outcropping of rock. Vine distinguishes petra as a "mass of rock" from the masculine petros which refers to a detached stone or boulder, including a stone that might be thrown or... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Stumbling (4348) proskomma

Stumbling (4348) (proskomma from prós = to, against + kopto = cut, strike) can describe literal or figurative stumbling. It is something a person trips over. Thus proskomma can be an obstacle in the way which if one strikes his foot against he stumbles or falls or figuratively it can describe that o... Read More

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