Category: Hope of the saints

Tell Me Then… Who, or What, Makes You Different?

Tell Me Then… Who, or What, Makes You Different? Curt Wildy 1 Corinthians 4:7 [KJV] “For who maketh thee to differ [from another]? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive [it], why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received [it]?” 1 Corinthians 4:7 [LITV] “For who…

The Gospel Is Only Good News For True (Experimental) Sinners

The true Gospel is good news and glad tidings for true sinners; not for pretend ones, not for those in the legal/judicial sense only, but for true (experimental/felt) sinners. The true Gospel is not good news to half-sinners who confesses that they are basically a “good person” despite having sinned here or there. The true…

Every One That Is Godly – Part One

EVERY ONE THAT IS GODLY Part One THOMAS BRADBURY Preached In Grove Chapel, Camberwell, On Sunday Evening, September 16th, 1877 For this shall everyone that is godly pray unto Thee in a time when Thou mayest be found: Surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come nigh unto him. Psalm 32:6 IF…

The Blessedness of the Hungry, etc.

The Blessedness of the Hungry, etc. The Gospel Standard or, Feeble Christian’s Support August 1835 Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness; for they shall be filled. Matthew 5:6 The righteousness intended here is not creature-righteousness, worth, or worthiness, for that is as the morning cloud, and as the early dew it…

More Thoughts On Sanctification

Consider 1 Thessalonians 4:3-7 “For this is the will of God, [even] your SANCTIFICATION / HOLINESS [G38 – hagiasmos], that ye should abstain from fornication. 4 That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in SANCTIFICATION / HOLINESS [G38 – hagiasmos], and honour; 5 Not in the lust of concupiscence, even…