Category: Christian Warfare, Cross-bearing, Discipleship

Manifest Sanctification… [A Conversation]

The following is based upon real discussions on the topic of experimental/manifest sanctification. Though not verbatim, it nonetheless accurately represents the gist, tone, and sentiment behind much of what has been encountered. CHRIS WANNAGROW: One of the most overlooked aspects of the Christian walk and warfare, even woefully so in my own life, is the…

Regarding Total Reliance On God

An excerpt from “The Christian in Complete Armour” (Complete & Unabridged) “…we saints that have habitual grace, yet this lies like water at the bottom of a well, which will not ascend with all our pumping till God pour in his exciting grace, and then it comes. To will is more than to think, to…

A.W. Pink on Spiritual Struggles

“Ah, my reader, if you are one of God’s elect, expect not a smooth and easy path down here, but be prepared for varying circumstances and drastic changes. The Christian’s resting place is not in this world, for “here have we no continuing city” (Heb. 13:14). The Christian is a “pilgrim,” on a journey; he…

Sermon: Pastor Jesse Gistand: “Help Us Holy Spirit”

“The Apostolic Work of the Spirit of God” “Help Us Holy Spirit” Pastor Jesse Gistand / Sunday Sermon Facebook Link: * Sermon Outline Download Link: https://www.grace-bible.com/sermons/sermon/2019-10-20/the-apostolic-work-of-the-holy-spirit-help-us-holy-spirit-sunday-sermon-outline * Sermon (Alternative Video) Livestream Link: https://livestream.com/gbc/events/8864329/videos/198016581 * GBC-Hayward Contact Information: Email: gbc@grace-bible.com Website: http://www.grace-bible.com

Sanctification: The Believer’s Transformation, Part 1 | John McArthur | YouTube

Sanctification: The Believer’s Transformation Part One John MacArthur  (with associated passages and a personal note) Biblical Passages: Philippian 2:12-16 “Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always OBEYED, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, WORK OUT YOUR OWN SALVATION with fear and trembling. 13 For it is God which worketh…

Identity, Ruminations, Idolatry, and Prayer

Identity, Ruminations, Idolatry, and Prayer by Curt Wildy A hyper-active brain, I’ve always had one. Constant ruminations, ideations, a nigh obsessive (if not outright obsessive) need to research, analyse, and vet everything that interests me sums up the workings of this mind of mine. Some people hoard junk, collectibles, money… I covet and hoard both…

Hymn: Trust and Obey

Thank God, that where we fall short, the blood of Christ is there to wash clean those who have been given faith and repentance by His sovereign grace. And yet, how odious and disheartening it is to fall short, to give place to the devil for a season, to experimentally know and feel our stumblings,…