Category: Bearing Fruit

The Lawful Use Of the Law

The Lawful Use Of the Law All Scripture Is Profitable Unto (Manifest) Righteousness & Sanctification By Maurice C. Wildy III “But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived. 14 But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast…

Ye Are Bought With A Price

Ye Are Bought With A Price Thomas Manton, Published in 1882 “Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body. 19 What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost [which is] in you, which ye have…

Pastor Jesse Gistand on God-enabled Faithfulness, Commitment, Obedience, Self-Denial, and Focus

Note: The following is a relatively short excerpt from his May 14, 2016 study titled “Men’s Theology – Leadership Class – Part 5.” For the full audio, please click here or visit: http://www.grace-bible.com/sermons/sermon/2016-05-14/mens-theology-leadership-class-part-5-2016. I cannot stress enough how much I would encourage everyone to listen to it in its entirety. The study speaks volumes concerning…

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…

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…

(Study Notes) Proverbs 1:2

Proverbs 1:2 Matthew 13:10 And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables? 11 He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given. 12 For whosoever hath, to him shall be…

The Life of Saving Faith

The Life of Saving Faith Pastor Jesse Gistand Audio sermon 03/02/2014 – 64m Hebrews 11:1-4 Hebrews 11:1-4 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. 2 For by it the elders obtained a good report. 3 Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things…