Category: Total Depravity

Man’s Inability to Keep the Moral Law by Thomas Watson

Man’s Inability to keep the Moral Law by Thomas Watson An Excerpt From His Work Titled: The Ten Commandments Is any man able perfectly to keep the commandments of God? No mere man, since the fall, is able in this life perfectly to keep the commandments of God, but does daily break them, in thought,…

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…

“Trust Your Heart!” Is The Advice Of Fools….

“Trust Your Heart!” Is The Advice Of Fools…. Many encourage others to trust not God, nor the Bible, nor men, nor even their own mind, but to “trust their heart” — this is great deception, even strong delusion, and only sin, wrath, and eternal damnation result from such madness (unless God steps in and turns…

Spiritual Inability

Spiritual Inability By George Wright, Beccles, U.K. Published January, 1847 I Am the Vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in Me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without Me ye can do nothing. John 15:5 What man can do, and what he cannot do, are points which have…

Some Thoughts On Balance and Maturity (Part One)

Some Thoughts On Balance and Maturity Not As One Who Has Arrived But As One Desiring To Be Led More Deeply In The Way I. THE CHRISTIAN’S OBEDIENCE TO THE WILL OF GOD After the inner man, the Christian absolutely desires to be obedient to all of the exhortations, commands, and verbal imperatives of God.…

O Wretched Man That I Am!

O Wretched Man That I Am! Brother Ian Potts Audio sermon 10/27/2013 Romans 7:24 Romans 7:24 O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death? Comment: We see in this blessed sermon the two separate extremes of the Christian reality; we see both the vile and devastating nature of sin in…

The Spiritual Battlefield

The Spiritual Battlefield Curt Wildy For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (For the weapons of our warfare [are] not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and…