SINNER, LOOK TO CHRIST The Holy Spirit’s work is to turn our eyes from ourselves to Jesus Christ; but the devil’s work is the very opposite. “You are guilty,” says the devil – that is self. “You have not faith” – that is self. “You have none of the joy of the Spirit, and therefore …
Issue: Issue 8
Grace finds us beggars, and always leaves us debtors.
Grace cannot be severed from its fruits. If God gives you Paul’s faith, you will soon have James’s works. A. M. Toplady
THE DANGER OF CHRISTIAN COMPLACENCY The times require distinct and decided views of Christian doctrine. I cannot withhold my conviction that the professing Church is as much damaged by laxity and indistinctness about matters of doctrine within, as it is by sceptics and unbelievers without. Myriads of professing Christians nowadays seem utterly unable to distinguish …
This article first appeared in the Daily Telegraph on Monday May 21 1979. Whilst its content not specifically Christian is somewhat unusual for this magazine its warnings are surely those that believing parents should take to heart and most carefully
For the word of God is quick and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit and of the joints and marrow and is a discemer of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Hebrews 4.12
When a believer marries an unbeliever, what is it but reviving the old cruel punishment of tying the living and the dead together?
The Argument of the Epistle of Paul to the Galatians.
Every believer has four births. A natural birth into the world; a spiritual birth into the kingdom of grace, at regeneration; a birth into glory at death; and a new birth of his body from the grave at the resurrection. A. M. Toplady
The Doctrine of Justification by Faith.