Category: Spiritual Need & Godly Weakness

On The Nature Of Grace (And Why It Matters)

SINCE GOD HAS TO GIVE GRACE TO BELIEVE THE GOSPEL…As even the leaders amongst the Arminians and Sacramentalists concede (as opposed to the Pelagians and most Semi-Pelagians, as often found in the pews): 1) It stands to reason that man, by nature, cannot believe without said grace. 2) If man cannot believe without said grace,…

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…

I Would Have peace

I would have peace if I could just delude myself into thinking that assent to Gospel truth; knowledge of core biblical facts; a love for said truth and facts; and a desire to defend them before men… alone… evidenced salvation; I am under no such delusion. I would have peace if I had the assurance…

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…

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,…