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The Spiritual Checks & Balances of Proper Bible Study

John 17:17; John 10:35        Thy Word is truth.        The Scripture cannot be broken. JOHN GILL (1697-1771): The Scripture “cannot be broken,” or be made null and void; whatever that says, it is true. JOHN WESLEY (1703-1791): Nothing which … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit, The Divine Teacher of God’s Truth

John 16:13,14        Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth…He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shew it unto you. All things that the Father hath are … Continue reading

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The Historical Books of the Old Testament

Psalm 102:18        This shall be written for the generation to come. MARTYN LLOYD-JONES (1899-1981): There are many foolish people who say that there is no point in a Christian reading the Old Testament. “Ah,” they say, “we have finished … Continue reading

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True Christian Meditation is not Contemplative Mysticism

Psalm 1:2; Psalm 119:99; Psalm 39:3,4        His delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.        I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Realities of Scripture Allegories & Types

Hebrews 10:1; Galatians 4:22-24        For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things.       For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other … Continue reading

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The Puritans

Luke 6:44      Every tree is known by his own fruit.  C. H. SPURGEON (1834-1892): Trees are known by their fruit, and books by their effect upon the mind. It is not the elegance of its diction, but the excellence … Continue reading

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