Preaching

Is Our Message Offensive?

Posted by on May 17, 2021 at 4:25 am

s Our Message Offensive?         Paul called his message “the offense of the cross” (Galatians 5:11).  Again and again he warned that the true Gospel of God’s grace and glory would meet with great opposition from the religious world and the natural world.  “The preaching of the cross is foolishness” (I Corinthians 1:18).  “The natural […]

There is no real and lasting rest for the unbelieving soul.

Posted by on May 17, 2021 at 4:23 am

There is no real and lasting rest for the unbelieving soul. He seeks rest and satisfaction in things that are perishing. He can never look beyond the mortal and corruptible. The yoke of the faithless is the heavy burden of sin and the sentence of death. He looks to the law for help but is […]

What is it to preach the gospel?

Posted by on September 2, 2020 at 5:41 am

What is it to preach the gospel? by Don Fortner “Salvation is, in its entirety, the work of God’s free and sovereign grace in Christ. Election, redemption, justification, sanctification, and preservation are all works of grace alone, in no way conditioned upon the will, works, or worth of the sinner.” What Is it to Preach […]

The religion which I want

Posted by on October 13, 2019 at 10:21 am

The religion which I want (Letters of J. C. Philpot) I am quite sick of modern religion–it is such a mixture, such a medley, such a compromise. I find much, indeed, of this religion in my own heart, for it suits the flesh well–but I would not have it so, and grieve it should be […]

FIVE REASONS GOD SAVES THROUGH PREACHING

Posted by on October 7, 2019 at 6:33 am

FIVE REASONS GOD SAVES THROUGH PREACHING Clay Curtis Here are five reasons why God chose the means of preaching to save his people. One, preaching is how God destroys the wisdom of the wise and prudent—“For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of […]

A faithful minister!

Posted by on October 7, 2019 at 6:32 am

A faithful minister! (Letters of John Newton) “Tychicus is a dear brother, a faithful minister and fellow servant in the Lord.” Colossians 4:7 Dear fellow pastor, You have desired a good work — may the Lord give you the desires of your heart. May He give you . . . the wisdom of Daniel, the […]

Man-made ministers!

Posted by on October 7, 2019 at 6:28 am

Man-made ministers! From Spurgeon’s, “The Two Effects of the Gospel” The ministry has been very often degraded into a ‘trade’. They are ‘selected by man’, they are crammed with literature; they are educated up to a certain point; they are turned out ready dressed; and persons call them ‘ministers’. I wish them all God-speed, every […]

THE OUTCOME

Posted by on June 16, 2019 at 9:45 am

THE OUTCOMERomans 10: 15:…as it is written, how beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things! With these words Christ foretold the outcome that he would produce in the heart of each of his saints by calling us through the means of preaching (Is 52: 6-8) In […]

Come Here and Hear

Posted by on September 23, 2018 at 11:36 am

Come Here and Hear Joshua 3:9 And Joshua said unto the children of Israel, Come hither, and hear the words of the LORD your God. The nation of Israel has been brought to the brink of Jordon by the purpose and providential care of God. Before they began to cross over, Joshua has some urgent, […]

Come With Us and We Will Do You Good

Posted by on September 23, 2018 at 11:34 am

Come With Us and We Will Do You Good Drew Dietz “And Moses said unto Hobab, the son of Raguel the Midianite, Moses’ father in law, We are journeying unto the place of which the Lord said, I will give it you: come thou with us, and we will do thee good: for the Lord […]