Category: Righteous Judgment

Hermeneutics: Another Example of Error Considered

Romans 7:12 “wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.” The following question was recently asked (emphasis added): “So, how then do some men think and promote the idea that righteousness comes from Christ and holiness comes from the Law? That thinking is false and twisted because there is no single verse…

On “Necessary Consequences” and the ‘Grace-Circle’ Condemnation of Its Use…

A noted Sovereign Grace preacher had this to say about the (Reformed) viewpoint called “Necessary Consequences” (emphasis added): Perhaps you are scratching your heads, saying, “What on earth is the heresy of necessary consequence?” It is the doctrine which says that the Bible alone is our only rule of faith and practice, that is to…

“Judge Not Lest You Be Judged! Only God Can Judge Me! Who are You To Judge Anyone Else? Do You Think Your Perfect? Etcetera…

“JUDGE NOT LEST YOU BE JUDGED! — ONLY GOD CAN JUDGE ME! — WHO ARE YOU TO JUDGE ANYONE ELSE? DO YOU THINK YOU’RE PERFECT?” The above is a common but erroneous sentiment held by those who do not properly exegete Scripture… The Christian is absolutely *commanded* to discern/judge/try/prove all things, including other people. However,…

Trying the Spirits (Part One)

Trying the Spirits Part One J.C. Philpot Zoar Chapel, Great Alie Street, London August 1, 1844 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits, whether they are of God. 1 John 4:1 There are two evils in the human heart, which, when thoroughly ripened and brought to a head, become, the one, gross superstition,…

Trying the Spirits (Part Two)

Trying the Spirits Part Two J.C. Philpot Zoar Chapel, Great Alie Street, London August 1, 1844 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits, whether they are of God. 1 John 4:1 Return to Part One II.-But let us now look at some marks of that spirit which is not of God; and which…