Category: Conviction of sin

Every One That Is Godly – Part Two

EVERY ONE THAT IS GODLY Part Two THOMAS BRADBURY Preached In Grove Chapel, Camberwell, On Sunday Evening, September 16TH, 1877 For this shall everyone that is godly pray unto Thee in a time when Thou mayest be found: Surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come nigh unto him. Psalm 32:6 Return…

Every One That Is Godly – Part One

EVERY ONE THAT IS GODLY Part One THOMAS BRADBURY Preached In Grove Chapel, Camberwell, On Sunday Evening, September 16th, 1877 For this shall everyone that is godly pray unto Thee in a time when Thou mayest be found: Surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come nigh unto him. Psalm 32:6 IF…

Nearness To The Cross

Nearness To The Cross A Sermon┬áBy William Jay Preached in 1832 Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the [wife] of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy…

“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…

The Lord’s People Hidden

The Lord’s People Hidden By William Gadsby Preached at Bedworth, on Wednesday Evening, Aug. 24th, 1842. Isaiah XXVI. 20. I am about to read a portion of God’s Word, which I thought I could find very easily. Indeed, I thought it was in the 40th chapter of the prophecies of Isaiah; but I cannot find…

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.…

Charity, Christ, and the Benefit of the Doubt

Charity, Christ, and the Benefit of the Doubt Or Else: Judge, Jury, and (Ministry/Character) Executioner Hard Lessons Learned; Hard Lessons Still Learning Months back, I left Facebook mainly because of a growing, and powerful, sense of contention, arguing doctrine for doctrine’s sake, a spirit of judgmentalism and condemnation, and due to an increasing sense of…

Sin and the Christian

Sin and the Christian The Apostle Paul did not deem himself the chief of sinners because he was the most outwardly manifest sinner; he declared in 1 Corinthians 9:27 “But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be…

Love…Even In The Midst Of Sin

LOVE… EVEN IN THE MIDST OF SIN OUR INDWELLING SIN, THOUGH VILE, IS NO BARRIER TO THE LOVE OF GOD Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God’s elect? [It is] God that justifieth. Who [is] he that condemneth? [It is] Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even…

What is of Christ and What is of the Devil…

What is of Christ and What is of the Devil… or, Striving to Forsake the Things of This Sin-Cursed World These last few months for me were quite cold and carnal; I wasn’t going about sinning openly in some notorious sense but such mental (and yet spiritual) sin as disdain, murmuring, pride, lust, rebellion, indifference,…