Category: Christian Walk

On Modern Sandemanianism

Consider this definition from http://www.theopedia.com/sandemanianism “Sandemanianism refers primarily to an aspect of theology regarding the nature of faith promoted by Robert Sandeman (1718-1781), from which it derives its name, and his father-in-law John Glas (1695-1773) in Scotland and England during the mid 18th century. To the Sandemanians, the nature of saving faith reduces to mere…

It Is Far Too Easy…

John 14:15, 23 “If ye love me, KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS… 23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will KEEP MY WORDS: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.” Ecclesiastes 12:13 “Let us hear the conclusion of the whole…

Make Use Of The Scriptures

Make Use Of The Scriptures An Excerpt From A Sermon By William Jay Preached on March 11, 1832 Make use of the Scriptures yourselves, and apply them to all the purposes for which they were given. You cannot destroy the Bible, but the Bible may destroy you; yea—it will destroy you with—the sorest destruction, and prove the…

Politics: Liberal, Conservative, or Biblical [A Reference Chart]

Politics: Liberal, Conservative, or Biblical Where Do You Stand? [A Reference Chart] Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Isaiah 5:20 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For…

Sea Difficulties to Mariners to Endless Bliss

Sea Difficulties to Mariners to Endless Bliss by John Kay “These things have I spoken unto you that ye should not be offended,” said Christ; and “Blessed is he whosoever shall not be offended in me,” adds, in another place, the same Divine person. And indeed that the causes of offence are many we but…

Wrestling With Honesty

Wrestling With Honesty James 5:12 “But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and [your] nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.” For many (introverts especially), there is a tendency to want to avoid conflict; to avoid…

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…