Contrary Not Complicated

Posted by on May 5, 2024 at 7:03 am

Contrary Not Complicated The gospel does not remain a mystery to the natural man because it is complicated. The gospel remains a mystery because it is contrary to everything he believes to be true. It is contrary to his view of God. He will honour God with his lips but believe in his heart in […]

The Treasure In Earthen Vessels

Posted by on December 12, 2022 at 6:09 am

The Treasure In Earthen Vessels                   2 Corinthians 4:7             The treasure God’s servants carry through the world is the gospel of his grace, by which he communicates to chosen sinners all the blessings of grace and salvation in Christ (Eph. 1:3-14). But the preachers who carry this treasure are only “earthen vessels,” clay pots, worthless and meaningless in […]

Preachers Needed and Sent

Posted by on December 12, 2022 at 6:08 am

Preachers Needed and Sent Romans 10:13-17 In order to hear the gospel, someone must preach the gospel to you. — “How shall they hear without a preacher?” God will not reveal the gospel to men by supernatural agencies. Someone must make the truth known to men. They cannot learn without being taught. So, let us carry the […]

Self Promoting Preachers

Posted by on October 30, 2022 at 9:59 pm

Self Promoting Preachers “He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.” (John 7:18) Multitudes there are, like Diotrephes, who fill the pulpits of churches in every age. Craving the honour of men and loving to […]

The secret of Spurgeon’s preaching…

Posted by on October 24, 2022 at 10:18 am

The secret of Spurgeon’s preaching…“I take my text and make a bee-line to the cross.” Jesus is The Truth.We believe in Him– not merely in His words. He is the Doctor and the Doctrine,the Revealer and the Revelation,the Illuminator and the Light of Men. He is exalted in every word of truth,because he is its […]

“Where Is He?”

Posted by on October 17, 2022 at 9:53 am

“Where Is He?”        John 7:11             Everyone knew that the Lord Jesus would be at Jerusalem during the feast of tabernacles. The whole city seems to have been buzzing with this question. Some sought him to kill him, others to make him a king. Some were curious about him. Some wanted to see his miracles, some […]

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 […]