Category: Spiritual need

Sin or Disorder? The Two Are Not Mutually Exclusive

Sin or Disorder? The Two Are Not Mutually Exclusive Curt Wildy All sin amounts to sickness and disorder in the spiritual sense; hence the common term sin-sick souls. We read in Isaiah 1:4-6 (italics added) “Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that are corrupters: they have forsaken the…

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 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 Blessedness of the Hungry, etc.

The Ministry Not Without Trials (A Portion of an Extract of a Letter) The Gospel Standard or, Feeble Christian’s Support August 1835 …I sometimes am very low in my mind about my standing in grace, and lower still about my preaching. Everything seems to be against me. I have to tell my hearers that it…

The Blessedness of the Hungry, etc.

The Blessedness of the Hungry, etc. The Gospel Standard or, Feeble Christian’s Support August 1835 Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness; for they shall be filled. Matthew 5:6 The righteousness intended here is not creature-righteousness, worth, or worthiness, for that is as the morning cloud, and as the early dew it…

Keep Me, Holy Spirit

Keep Me, Holy Spirit Pastor Jesse Gistand Lord’s Day Sermon 08/03/2008 – 71m 2 Chronicles 24:1-27 Notes: 1 Corinthians 10:11-12 “Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come. 12 Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed…

“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…

Spiritual Inability

Spiritual Inability By George Wright, Beccles, U.K. Published January, 1847 I Am the Vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in Me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without Me ye can do nothing. John 15:5 What man can do, and what he cannot do, are points which have…