Category: Conviction of sin

Nearness To The Cross

Nearness To The Cross A Sermon By 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,…

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…

The Will of Man and the Will of God (Part Five)

The Will of Man and the Will of God Part Five By Curt Wildy Return to Part Four Return to Part ThreeReturn to Part TwoReturn to Part One Introduction In this part, and in the following parts, the focus will be on those scriptural passages used by will-worshippers (Colossians 2:23)  to support the erroneous doctrine of…