Category: Biblical Separation

What Did John Wesley Believe?

The following “sermon,” so-called, does not represent my biblical/Gospel view; in fact, it is diametrically opposed to all that I believe. I post it only to (1) evidence what John Wesley believed and preached and (2) to evidence how far he fell from biblical, Gospel, truth. Mr. Wesley deeply, passionately, and without remorse held to…

Trying the Spirits (Part One)

Trying the Spirits Part One J.C. Philpot Zoar Chapel, Great Alie Street, London August 1, 1844 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits, whether they are of God. 1 John 4:1 There are two evils in the human heart, which, when thoroughly ripened and brought to a head, become, the one, gross superstition,…

Trying the Spirits (Part Two)

Trying the Spirits Part Two J.C. Philpot Zoar Chapel, Great Alie Street, London August 1, 1844 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits, whether they are of God. 1 John 4:1 Return to Part One II.-But let us now look at some marks of that spirit which is not of God; and which…

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…

Who Are My Brethren?

Who Are My Brethren? (More Hard Lessons Learned) Today and everyday, I need to remember that in light of my own felt weakness and sinful folly, and in light of the long-suffering and loving-kindness of God towards *all* of His elect, when it comes to those who uncompromisingly profess the Gospel truth, and who are…

Can You Identify Your True Family?

Can You Identify Your True Family? Or, “The Absurdity of Calminianism” By Curt Wildy Imagine a child saying “Maybe you’ve met my father; his name is Joseph and he is five feet tall, eighty-five pounds, has gray hair, has black eyes, and walks with a pronounced limp.” Then imagine that same child a few weeks,…

New Testament Word Study on Judging / Trying / Discerning

The following was originally intended to be an Appendix to a post on that imperative command of God to righteously judge those who come in the name of Christ. There is a common belief out there that we can never rightly nor accurately judge those who call themselves brethren; this is a serious and unbiblical error. We are commanded…

Come Out Of Her… But Remember Lot's Wife

Come Out Of Her… But Remember Lot’s Wife By Curt Wildy “And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.” Revelation 18:4 “Remember Lot’s wife.” Luke 17:32 What does it mean to “Come out…