Category: preaching

Expository Preaching

Expository Preaching Maurice C. Wildy III To go through entire books of the Bible (or at least chapters), verse by verse, has three primary benefits: (1) it contextualizes verses and passages that are often taken out of context; (2) it advances the whole counsel of God (the “all scripture” concept of what is profitable for…

The Problem Of “Relying On God” Too Much

Introduction Okay, let’s face it, there is absolutely no problem with relying upon God and there is absolutely no such thing as relying upon Him “too much.” The more we cast ourselves upon Him, as He enables, the better off we will be… period. Consider, 1 Peter 5:6-7 “Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand…

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…

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.…

O’ Magnify The Lord With Me

O’ Magnify The Lord With Me Pastor Jesse Gistand Lord’s Day Sermon 07/27/2008 – 74m 2 Chronicles 23:1-20 Comment: In this message we see the preeminence of Christ, the importance of faithful witnessing and preaching, the rightful ecclesiastic/civil authority established by God, the evils of Jezebelian religion, and the need to stand firm for biblical…

TRY The Spirits; JUDGE The Prophesying; SEARCH The Scriptures; COMPARE Spiritual With Spiritual; PROVE All Things (Part One)

 TRY The Spirits; JUDGE The Prophesying; SEARCH The Scriptures; COMPARE Spiritual With Spiritual; PROVE All Things By Curt Wildy Lord willing, this three part series will clearly evidence the following four doctrinal (interpretational/hermeneutical) truths: In Scripture, trying the spirits (1 John 4:1-2); discerning of spirits (1 Corinthians 12:10); trying words (Job 34:2-3); Searching the scriptures daily (Acts 17:11);…

Preaching Christ

Preaching Christ By George Wright, Beccles U.K. Published January 1866 The ministry of the Gospel is an institution of grace, adapted and designed for the in-gathering of the elect unto CHRIST, and for their edification and joy of faith. Their salvation, in subservience to the manifestation of the glory of the LORD, is the end of it;…

Eight Years’ Labour in the Ministry at Leicester (An Excerpt)

An Excerpt From Eight Years’ Labour in the Ministry at Leicester By A Watchman On The Walls (William Garrard) Leicester, March 29, 1850 BRETHREN— The apostle saith “In all things I am instructed.” And if we watch the Lord’s hand, in providence, without, and the work of His Spirit within, and see the end of…

The Preacher/Evangelist as Distinguished from the Elder/Pastor/Bishop

The Preacher/Evangelist as Distinguished from the Elder/Pastor An Important Distinction for the Growth and Maturity of God’s Quickened Elect Evangelist / Pastor The unregenerate do not need to hear about adorning the doctrine of Christ because, until they hear and believe the Truth, after receiving both life and God-given ‘ears to hear’ to do so,…