Category: Christian Walk

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…

“The Lawful Use of the Law” In Light Of Parallel Passages

The passages are modified slightly, always within brackets, for ease of identifying the parallelisms that exists amongst them. Please note the synonymous use of terms like “Word, Law, Commandments, Judgments, Prophesyings, Holy Scriptures, All Scripture, etc.” and also note how the words “reprove/rebuke/warn/correct/exhort” (in their various grammatical forms) are associated with that which is needful…

Put To Shame, Edified, Encouraged, And Thankful For It

By God’s grace, I went back and started the Men’s Study that Pastor Jesse Gistand leads (never got far the first time); you can find the series here: http://www.grace-bible-test.com/theology_men.html. I don’t want to post the study that led me to right this; it may have a different affect on you than it did on me (besides,…