Category: Chastisement

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…

Some Thoughts On Balance and Maturity (Part One)

Some Thoughts On Balance and Maturity Not As One Who Has Arrived But As One Desiring To Be Led More Deeply In The Way I. THE CHRISTIAN’S OBEDIENCE TO THE WILL OF GOD After the inner man, the Christian absolutely desires to be obedient to all of the exhortations, commands, and verbal imperatives of God.…

Speak To The Rock

Speak To The Rock Pastor Jesse Gistand Audio sermon 11/05/2006 – 67m Numbers 20:1-13 Numbers 20:1-13 Then came the children of Israel, [even] the whole congregation, into the desert of Zin in the first month: and the people abode in Kadesh; and Miriam died there, and was buried there. 2 And there was no water for the congregation:…

Thou Art The Man

 Thou Art The Man Brother Ian Potts Audio sermon Sunday – 8/18/2013 50 min. | 2 Samuel 12:7-13 2 Samuel 12:7-13 And Nathan said to David, Thou art the man. Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I anointed thee king over Israel, and I delivered thee out of the hand of Saul. And I gave…

I Have Loved You (by Brother Ian Potts)

I Have Loved You Brother Ian Potts Audio sermon The Lord’s Day – 06/23/2013 52 min | Malachi 1:2-3 Malachi 1:2-3 I have loved you, saith the LORD. Yet ye say, Wherein hast thou loved us? [Was] not Esau Jacob’s brother? saith the LORD: yet I loved Jacob, 3 And I hated Esau, and laid his mountains and his…

It Is Finished! (But Was It Really Finished?)

It Is Finished! (But Was It Really Finished?) By Curt Wildy When our Lord declared it is finished (perfect tense) He declared that everything needful for our salvation and perfection was completely performed by Him on the cross and that this salvation and perfection will most assuredly endure forever — for the law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in…

Ten Experimental Waymarks

Ten Experimental Waymarks of Salvation “How can I know if I am really saved?” The question often arises, “how can a person know if they are truly saved?” Some may answer: “If you believe the Gospel you are truly saved,” or “if you trust in Jesus as your only hope of salvation then you are…