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Unfathomable (421) anexichniastos

Unfathomable (421) (anexichniastos from a = without + exichniázo = explore, to trace out) means that which cannot be traced out, which is past finding out and thus which is impossible to comprehend. It describes that which is impossible of understanding by human minds. Fathomless. Morey notes that..... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Wisdom (4678) sophia

Wisdom (4678) (sophia) is the ability to judge correctly and to follow the best course of action, based on knowledge and understanding. Sophia is used 6x in Colossians (clearly it is a key word) Sophia - 51x in 49v - Matt 11:19; 12:42; 13:54; Mark 6:2; Luke 2:40, 52; 7:35; 11:31, 49; 21:15; Acts 6:3... Read More
R.A. Torrey

Parables of the Lost Sheep and the Lost Coin Luke 15:1–10

R.A. TorreyDISCOVERY OF THE FACTS 1. Parable of the Lost Sheep, vv. 1–7 What was the occasion of our Lord’s uttering these three parables of Luke 15? What one purpose is there in all these parables? (Compare v. 2 with vv. 7, 10, 24, 32.) How do these parables, while having the same general purpose, differ from... Read More
Watchman Nee


Watchman NeeGod has made full provision for our redemption in the Cross of Christ, but He has not stopped there. In that Cross He has also made secure beyond possibility of failure that eternal plan which Paul speaks of as having been from all the ages " hid in God who created all things ". That plan He has now... Read More
Zac Poonen

(Gaining God's Approval) 4. The testing of Job

Zac PoonenThe biographies of men of God and of those who failed God have been written in the Bible for our instruction and our warning. There is much that we can learn, if we meditate on them, with an ear attuned to the voice of the Spirit. When reading of people in the Old Testament, one fact that we must be... Read More
Zac Poonen

(New Wine In New Wineskins) 22. The church and tribulation

Zac PoonenWe are told in Ephesians 3:10 that in the new covenant, God desires to manifest His wisdom through the church to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly places. From Ephesians 6:12, we know that these rulers and authorities in the heavenly places are Satan and his hosts of wickedness who dwell in... Read More
Zac Poonen

(The Full Gospel) 2. The Balance Of Truth

Zac Poonen"If you leave God's paths and go astray (to the right or to the left), you will hear a Voice behind you say, 'No, this is the way; walk here'" (Isaiah 30:20, 21 - TLB). The Voice referred to here is the voice of the Holy Spirit Who alerts us when we go even slightly astray (to the right or to the le... Read More
Zac Poonen

Secure in Knowing God as Our Father

Zac PoonenJohn 1:18 speaks about one of the purposes Jesus had in coming to earth. Most people think He came only to die for our sins, but let’s look at this verse: “No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.” Before Jesus came to this e... Read More
Denis Lyle

Pride goes before a fall

Reading: Daniel 4:1-37 PRIDE GOES BEFORE A FALL It was December 7th 1941 when Mitsuo Fuchida a proud and militant Japanese Commander led the attack on Pearl harbour. But his brilliant military career ended with the defeat of Japan and the close of the war. Returning to his home village near Osaka he... Read More
Elijah Goodwin

The Middle Wall

"He is our peace who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us." Eph. 2:14. HIS text is only a part of a lengthy argument, employed by the apostle, for the purpose of settling a very unpleasant controversy which was agitating the public mind at that time. This ... Read More

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