Category: Work of Christ

Does Acts 2:36-41 Support The Freewill Error?

Acts 2:36-41 “Therefore let all the House of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ. 37 Now when they heard [this], they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men [and] brethren, what shall we do?…

What is Meant By The World in 1 John 2:1-2

My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: 2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for [the sins of] the whole world. — 1 John…

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…

What Did John Wesley Believe?

The following “sermon,” so-called, does not represent my biblical/Gospel view; in fact, it is diametrically opposed to all that I believe. I post it only to (1) evidence what John Wesley believed and preached and (2) to evidence how far he fell from biblical, Gospel, truth. Mr. Wesley deeply, passionately, and without remorse held to…

Sin or Disorder? The Two Are Not Mutually Exclusive

Sin or Disorder? The Two Are Not Mutually Exclusive Curt Wildy All sin amounts to sickness and disorder in the spiritual sense; hence the common term sin-sick souls. We read in Isaiah 1:4-6 (italics added) “Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that are corrupters: they have forsaken the…

Every One That Is Godly – Part Two

EVERY ONE THAT IS GODLY Part Two 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 Return…

Nearness To The Cross

Nearness To The Cross A Sermon By William Jay Preached in 1832 Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the [wife] of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy…

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…

Thine They Were

Thine They Were Pastor Jesse Gistand Audio Sermon 05/01/2016 – 73m 04s John 17:1-9 “These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee: 2 As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should…

GBC Men’s Study: The Biblical View Of Angels Part Two

The Biblical View Of Angels Part Two Pastor Jesse Gistand Saturday Evening Study 58m 17s | 01/22/2011 Listen (MP3): The Biblical View Of Angels (Pt. 2) Colossians 1:12-19 “Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: 13 Who hath delivered us from…