Category: 05. The Holy Bible

Progressive Sanctification, Rule of Life, Moral Law, and Antinomianism… Revisited

What If We Used Words Objectively? Imagine if Christians, rather than fighting against terms needlessly, took those terms back, defining them clearly and objectively, and educating others on the right use of them. Progressive Sanctification (Literally, proceeding onward in, forward in, or increasing in, being set apart for a sacred purpose) 1913 Webster Dictionary: Progressive:…

Was Cornelius Born Again Apart From Believing The Gospel Truth?

Introduction The Christian must labour to rightly divide the word, so as not to misrepresent God and His truth. If we put forth anything as doctrine, we must strive to ensure, as God enables, that our words are truly in accordance with Holy Scripture, with the whole counsel of God found therein. Yet, we all…

On Modern Sandemanianism

Consider this definition from http://www.theopedia.com/sandemanianism “Sandemanianism refers primarily to an aspect of theology regarding the nature of faith promoted by Robert Sandeman (1718-1781), from which it derives its name, and his father-in-law John Glas (1695-1773) in Scotland and England during the mid 18th century. To the Sandemanians, the nature of saving faith reduces to mere…

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 Christian’s Joy Derived From the Scriptures

An Excerpt From The Cheerful Pilgrim By William Jay, 1852 Whence Did David, And Whence Does Every Christian Derive This Joy?  I Answer, From The Scriptures! “Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.” The discoveries and the promises of this blessed book are adapted to rejoice the pilgrim’s heart.  …

Biblical Flat Earth Proofs [Revelations & Job]

Biblical Flat Earth Proofs [Revelations & Job] Introduction: The following information was shared by a man named Dan West. I proceeded to verify it via Scripture to see if these things were so; for me, it is quite clear, yet, I encourage you to judge for yourself. The points are simple, (1) In Job, God…

Make Use Of The Scriptures

Make Use Of The Scriptures An Excerpt From A Sermon By William Jay Preached on March 11, 1832 Make use of the Scriptures yourselves, and apply them to all the purposes for which they were given. You cannot destroy the Bible, but the Bible may destroy you; yea—it will destroy you with—the sorest destruction, and prove the…

Watchman Upon The Walls

Watchman Upon The Walls by James Bourne I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence. Isaiah 62:6 The prophet begins this chapter with much zeal to show the Lord’s peculiar care over his afflicted people.…

Politics: Liberal, Conservative, or Biblical [A Reference Chart]

Politics: Liberal, Conservative, or Biblical Where Do You Stand? [A Reference Chart] Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Isaiah 5:20 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For…