A BELIEVER A truly enlightened believer (i.e. one who has a clear view of gospel privileges, and makes conscience of gospel duties), stands between two fires; the Pharisees call him an Antinomian, and the real Antinomians call him a Pharisee. A. M. Toplady
Issue: Issue 4
Seeing then that we have a great High Priest that is passed into the heavens Jesus the Son of God let us hold fast our profession. Heb. 4.14.
Keep thy heart with all diligence for out of it are the issues of life. Proverbs 4:23. My son give me thine heart. Proverbs 23:26.
ACCEPTANCE What coming and what returning sinner need despair of acceptance? No man can be worse than St. Paul was before his conversion; and no man can be worsethan St. Peter was after his conversion.
ACTIONS Where scripture is totally silent concerning the lawfulness or unlawfulness of any action, consult the book of your own conscience, and follow its dictates. Observe also, what does, or does not, tend to take off from your mind that exquisite sense of divine love which a believer would ever wish to cultivate and cherish.
A Study in Revelation 3.7-13. (Part 1)
A BELIEVER’S FRAMES A letter by John Newton 1725-1807 Dear Sir, You ask me, in your letter, What should one do when one finds one’s self always still, quiet, and stupid, except in the pulpit; is made useful there, but cannot get either comfort or sorrow out of it, or but very rarely? You describe …
CHRISTAIN MODERATION In the sphere of National politics it seems to be an essential of the cut and thrust of parliamentary life to present the party’s position as a judgment of perfection and then to proceed to denigrate the opposition in language both extreme and intemperate. There is no middle road suggested, no willingness to …
YOUNG CONVERTS Young converts are generally great bigots. When we are first converted to God, our brotherly affection too often resembles the narrowness of a river at its first setting out. But as we advance nearer to the great ocean of all good, the channel widens, and our hearts expand more and more, until death …
ASSURANCE It is not deemed presumptuous for the favourites of an earthly king to know and be conscious that they are so; and why should it be deemed presumptuous for the favourites of God to be assured of His love?