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David Wilkerson

Coming Storm?

David WilkersonIsaiah prophesies that God will one day rise up and shake the Whole earth. The prophet writes: "Behold, the Lord maketh the earth empty... and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof... all joy is darkened, the mirth of the land is gone.... When thus it shall be in the ... Read More
David Wilkerson

The Power Of Forgiveness

David WilkersonForgiveness is not just a one-time act, but a way of life, meant to bring us into every blessing in Christ. “I say unto you. Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you: that ye may be the children of yo... Read More
F.B. Meyer

Our Daily Homily - Matthew

F.B. Meyer…for he shall save his people from their sins - Matthew 1:21 This is the mission of Immanuel. He came, not as the Jews expected, to break the yoke of Caesar and reestablish the kingdom of David; but to break the yoke of sin, and set up the sinless kingdom of God. The Church has too often misundersto... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Bearing fruit (2592) karpophoreo

Bearing fruit (2592) (karpophoreo from karpos = fruit, produce + phero = bear, bring) literally means to bring forth fruit, to be fertile, productive. It is used figuratively to refer to bringing forth deeds or works (fruit), which depending on the context can be good fruit or bad fruit (see verses ... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Desire (covet, long, lust) (1937) epithumeo

Lust (1937) (epithumeo from epí = upon, used intensively + thumós = passion) (Click study of noun epithumia) means literally to fix the desire upon (object could be good [Mt 13:17, Lk 22:15 used of Jesus] or bad [1Co 10:6]). It means to have a strong desire to do or secure something. To desire great... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Disciple (3101) mathetes

Disciples (3101) (mathetes from manthano = to learn which Vine says is "from a root math, indicating thought accompanied by endeavor". Gives us our English = "mathematics") describes a person who learns from another by instruction, whether formal or informal. Discipleship includes the idea of one wh... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Evil (wicked, bad) (4190) poneros

Evil (4190) (poneros from poneo = work or toil, Robertson says the idea is that labor is an annoyance, bad, evil; Noun poneria derived from poneros) means evil including evil, malignant character, pernicious (see Webster 1828 definition below), that which is morally or socially worthless, wicked, ba... Read More
Greek Word Studies

False prophets (5578) pseudoprophetes

False prophets (5578) (pseudoprophetes from pseudes = false, untrue + prophetes = prophet) who teach any other way than that our Lord has clearly marked out in this passage. These men (1) claim to be a prophet from God and (2) utter falsehoods under the name of divine prophecies. This term pseudopro... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Fast (3522) nesteuo

Fast (3522) (nesteuo from ne- = not + esthío = to eat) means to abstain from food for a certain length of time. Fasting consisted of abstinence from food to express dependence on God and submission to His will. Other Resources: Fast, Fasting - Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology Webs... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Father (3962) pater

Father (3962) (pater) is the genitor (a begetter), by whom another is begotten. Stated more simply this is a man who has begotten a child. Father is the progenitor, the ancestor in the direct line (a forefather -- thus Adam was the "progenitor" of the Human Race). Thayer's full Greek Definition of p... Read More

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