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The Heart-Cry For Revival That Heaven Awaits By Richard Owens Roberts

Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, May 23-27, 2000. The heart-cry for revival that Heaven awaits is a cry of genuine faith based on the unfulfilled promises of God. Many of the places where I go, people are praying for revival no... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Beloved (verb) (25) agapao

To love (25) (agapao - see related study of noun agape) means to love unconditionally and sacrificially as God Himself loves sinful men (John 3:16), the way He loves the Son (John 3:35, 15:9, 17:23, 24). Note that agapao is a verb and by its verbal nature calls for action. This quality of love is no... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Commandment (Entole)

Commandment (commandments, command, instructions, orders, requirement) (1785)(entole from en = in, upon + téllo = accomplish, charge, command) - Entolerefers to some type of demand or requirement. A general injunction, charge, precept of moral and religious nature. Of the 67 uses, all but three (Lk ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Know (1097) ginosko

Knowing (1097) (ginosko [ginōskō]; English derivatives - prognosis, gnostic, Gnosticism) means to acquire information through some modality, as through sense perception (hearing). However ginosko involves experiential knowledge, not merely the accumulation of known facts. Ginosko is one of the major... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Trustworthy (faithful) (4103) pistos

Faithful (4103) (pistos from peítho = to persuade - induce one by words to believe, have confidence) is something or someone who is worthy of faith or keeps promises and is applied to God, humans, His Word, etc Pistos is used 67 times in the NT - Pistos is translated believe(2), believer(4), believe... Read More
David Servant

Revival When?

David ServantToday I received a letter in the mail. It was from a man who heard me refuting antinomian errors on our daily radio broadcast. He said it was the first letter he’d written to anyone in twelve years. He confessed that he had been a practicing homosexual. For a long time he had rationalized that as lo... Read More
Jonathan Edwards

The Future Punishment Of The Wicked Unavoidable And Intolerable

Jonathan EdwardsThe Future Punishment of the Wicked Unavoidable and Intolerable Jonathan Edwards , 1703-1758 "Can your heart endure, or can your hands be strong in the days that I shall deal with you? I the Lord save spoken it, and will do it." Ezekiel 22:14 In the former part of this chapter, we have a dreadful ca... Read More
J.C. Philpot

The Eternal God the Refuge of His Saints

J.C. PhilpotPreached at Providence Chapel, Oakham, on Sunday Morning, September 29, 1867 "The eternal Goal is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; and shall say, Destroy them." Deuteronomy 33:27 It is very beautiful as well as very interesting ... Read More
John MacArthur

Who Chose Whom?

John MacArthurWhat a privilege and honor it is this morning to address you again from the Word of God on such a marvelous theme as the doctrine of election. Churches today are struggling through a severe identity crisis. Many churches, many church leaders and pastors are trying to figure out what style to follow,... Read More
Matthew Mead

Walking Wisely In Times Of Temptation

Matthew MeadWalking Wisely in Times of Temptation Matthew Mead, 1660 PREFACE To the Congregation at Stepney, who were the hearers of this sermon—may all covenant mercies be multiplied to you through our Lord Jesus Christ. The greatest thing I will wish to those that succeed me will be that they may be as true t... Read More

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