Category: Righteousness

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…

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…

In Loving Christ, Christians Love, Delight In, and Serve His Law

In Loving Christ, Christians Love, Delight In, and Serve His Law Of a truth, “Sin shall not have dominion over [the Christian]: for [we] are not under the law, but under grace. 15 What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid!” [Romans 6:14-15]. For “whosoever committeth…

The Lord’s People Hidden

The Lord’s People Hidden By William Gadsby Preached at Bedworth, on Wednesday Evening, Aug. 24th, 1842. Isaiah XXVI. 20. I am about to read a portion of God’s Word, which I thought I could find very easily. Indeed, I thought it was in the 40th chapter of the prophecies of Isaiah; but I cannot find…

The Glorious Majesty of Christ’s Person (Part Two)

The Glorious Majesty of Christ’s Person  (Part Two) William Skelton, S.S. Published in The Earthen Vessel: and Christian Record & Review, 1846 – Volume II Return to Part One, Is there a conscience burdened sore with sin? We say, and say the truth, this blood makes clean, so efficacious is it in itself, that it…

What Is Salvation? When Were We Saved?

What Is Salvation? When Were We Saved? I. SALVATION ACCORDING TO THE ETERNAL PURPOSE OF GOD. 2 Timothy 1:8-9 Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God; 9 Who HATH SAVED…

What Is Salvation? What is It To Believe the Gospel?

What Is Salvation? What is It To Believe the Gospel? I. SALVATION Salvation is not a single act in time but the entire process by which God brings His lost sheep back into the fold; this is borne out by all of Scripture and by the verb tenses God uses in His word for the…

The Preaching of the Cross

The Preaching of the Cross But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world. Galatians 6:14 The Christian is instructed to deny himself and to bear his cross daily as he follows Christ. This is…