AMPLIATUS (Ἀμπλιᾶτος)

AMPLIATUS (Ἀμπλιᾶτος [Ro 16:8 א ABFG], a common Lat. name of which AV Amplias [Ἀμπλίας, DELP] is a contraction) Saluted by St. Paul and described as ‘my beloved in the Lord’ (τὸν ἀγαπητόν μου ἐν Κυρίῳ). The only other persons described in Ro 16 as ‘my beloved’ are Epænetus (v. 5) and Stachys (v. 9). […]

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ALEXANDER (Ἀλέξανδρος, ‘helper of men’)

ALEXANDER (Ἀλέξανδρος, ‘helper of men’) This name is found in the NT in five different connexions, and possibly designates as many different individuals. The son of Simon of Cyrene, who bore the cross to Calvary (Mk 15:21), and the brother of Rufus. In all probability Alexander and his brother were well-known and honoured men in […]

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How to read the Holy Bible In a simple and practical way (30)

How to read the Holy Bible In a simple and practical way (30) By: House of God’s Love   Book name: Book series of Principles of Spiritual Life How to read the Holy Bible In a simple and practical way By: Servants of God’s Love Hostel   *         We hope in Christ that this series […]

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The prayer Stages… (3) The Longing stage (23)

The prayer Stages… (3) The Longing stage.   Note: To take full advantage of this series, please read the full parts first in order, the lack of arrangement may cause confusion and non-continuity may cause frustration.   Introduction  Prayer is stages, the first stage is the stage of forcing, its war “laziness, boredom and boredom, […]

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Did Christ say, I am God, worship me? (29)

Did Christ say, I am God, worship me? By: House of God’s Love While I was walking to the monastery, I met the only person who answers my questions and comforts me when I am troubled by my own thoughts. Today, I am really troubled by a sudden question that popped into my head, which […]

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The golden opportunity for families (2) (27)

The golden opportunity for families (2) (27) -“Dad, did you read the golden opportunity for individuals’ pamphlet?” my son said. -“I did, it was very good, but when will you bring the part which is intended for families?” I replied. He said: “Dad, I think this could be a great opportunity to go meet my […]

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The Golden Opportunity P1 (26)

The Golden Opportunity P1 (26) I said: My father, you see the situation is difficult and people are in panic, so what is the spiritual view of things from your point of view? He said: The spiritual view of the situation is what we might call a “golden opportunity”. I said: But father, this horrific […]

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The Dead Mouse (1) Self in Dealing with God (24)

The Dead Mouse (1) Self in Dealing with God (24)   Introduction Pride, Ego and Conviction are the great war in the spiritual life, and they will remain fighting us as long as we are alive. Only God alone can protect us from these. The dead mouse is the nick name for this hard war. […]

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The Family altar (1) (25)

The Family altar (1) (25)   Introduction The family altar is the first and the most important wall against Satan’s forces for individuals and families, but unfortunately, we are not used to hearing this term neither in our homes nor in our churches. Frankly, if the Church and Christian families don’t pay attention to the […]

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Trinity and Oneness and the Incarnation (20)

Trinity and Oneness and the Incarnation   Introduction Lord Jesus Christ, glory be to Him, told His disciples, “and you shall be witnesses to Me.” (Acts 1: 8) This witness is based on two main pillars: first, bearing witness to the true doctrine, and second, bearing witness through Christian behavior. It is not possible to […]

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