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A.W. Pink

The Beneficiaries of the Redeemer's Return

A.W. PinkThe Redeemer’s Return THE BENEFICIARIES OF THE REDEEMER’S RETURN OR THE SCOPE OF THE RAPTURE Chapter 7 "The coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all His saints." 1 Thess. 3:13 We Come now to a phase of our subject which has given rise to much controversy. Sad it is that the "Blessed Hope" should hav... Read More
A.W. Pink

The Satisfaction of Christ Studies in the Atonement 14. Its Results-Continued

A.W. PinkThe Satisfaction of Christ Studies in the Atonement 14. Its Results-Continued At the beginning of our last chapter we pointed out that the principle results secured by the Satisfaction which Christ offered unto God, may be summed up in these four words: reconciliation, remission, redemption and righ... Read More
James Durham

For I am Black but Comely

Verse 5. I am black, but comely (O ye daughters of Jerusalem) as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon. 6. Look not upon me, because I am black, because the sun hath looked upon me: my mother's children were angry with me, they made me the keeper of the vineyards; but mine own vineyard have... Read More
Stephen Charnock

Discourse of the Word, the Instrument of Regeneration

Stephen CharnockOf his own will begot he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first-fruits of his creatures.—James 1:18. I have chosen this text to treat of the instrument of the new birth. The apostle having advised them (verse 13, 'But let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for ... Read More
J.C. Philpot

Personal revival of the soul

J.C. PhilpotPersonal revival of the soul by J. C. Philpot It is surprising how our minds alternately, and as if instinctively, sink or rise as various circumstances in ourselves or in others come before our view, or press with weight and power upon our conscience. A few instances on both sides of the question m... Read More
John Owen

The Principle of the Assignation of Divine Honour unto the Person of Christ

John OwenThe principle and spring of this assignation of divine honour unto Christ, in both the branches of it, is faith in him. And this hath been the foundation of all acceptable religion in the world since the entrance of sin. There are some who deny that faith in Christ was required from the beginning, o... Read More
Victor Maxwell

Meet Mary

Luke 1:26-38 Studies in Luke #4 - Meet Mary In all the drama surrounding the Saviour’s birth no one plays a bigger part than the maiden girl from Nazareth whose name was Mary. I know there are five other Mary’s mentioned in the Bible. She was sometimes called the "Virgin Mary" but Elizabeth who call... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Behold (2400) idou

Passed away (3928)(parerchomai from para = beside, near + erchomai = come, go) means to pass near, pass by or pass away and is used in both a literal and figurative sense, with the figurative uses predominating in the NT. Parerchomai describes literal passing by, passing through (LXX - Nu 20:17, 19,... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Present (to come) (1764) enistemi

Things present (1764) (enistemi from en = in, with + hístemi = to stand, to set, to place) is literally to stand on, to place in, to set in (something that has begun) and to be at hand. It means to be present or be imminent. To have come. In Galatians it points to the present transitory age. Vincent... Read More
John Owen

Perilous Times

John Owen"This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come." -- 2 Tim iii. 1. [383] You know, my way and manner upon these occasions is to speak as plainly and familiarly as I can unto what is of our present concernment; and so I design to do at this time, if it shall please God to help under ... Read More

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