Author-J.C.Philpot

We must be taught of God

Posted by on March 28, 2020 at 7:02 am

We must be taught of God “No man can come to Me, except the Father who sent Me draws him.” John 6:44 Four things are absolutely necessary to be experimentally known and felt before we can arrive at any saving or sanctifying knowledge of the truth— 1. Divine light in the understanding. 2. Spiritual faith […]

The sins and slips of the saints?

Posted by on March 28, 2020 at 6:59 am

The sins and slips of the saints?-JCP The Scriptures faithfully recordthe falls of believers . . .the drunkenness of Noah,the incest of Lot,the unbelief of Abraham,the peevishness of Moses,the adultery of David,the idolatry of Solomon,the pride of Hezekiah,the cowardice of Mark andthe cursing and swearing of Peter. But why has the Holy Spirit left on […]

Confirming the souls of the disciples

Posted by on March 15, 2020 at 11:14 am

J.C.Philpot “Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.” Acts 14:22 The very word “confirm” implies that the souls of Christ’s disciples need strengthening. If there were no temptations to try, no sharp sorrows to grieve, […]

The religion which I want

Posted by on March 15, 2020 at 11:12 am

The religion which I want 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 so. The religion which […]

What a foe to one’s peace is one’s own spirit!

Posted by on March 8, 2020 at 8:06 am

This wily devil! (Joseph Philpot, “Daily Words for Zion’s Wayfarers”) What a foe to one’s peace is one’s own spirit! What shall I call it? It is often an infernal spirit. Why? Because it bears the mark of Satan upon it. The pride of our spirit, the presumption of our spirit, the hypocrisy of our […]

Idling life away like an idiot or a madman

Posted by on March 8, 2020 at 7:59 am

Idling life away like an idiot or a madman (Joseph Philpot, “The Soul’s Growth in Grace” 1837) When one is spiritually reborn, he sees at one and the same moment . . . God and self, justice and guilt, power and helplessness, a holy law and a broken commandment, eternity and time, the purity of […]

The church of God, which he has purchased with his own blood

Posted by on February 10, 2020 at 9:38 am

“The church of God, which he has purchased with his own blood.” Acts 20:28J.C.PhilpotAtonement for sin stands or falls with the Deity of Christ. If we denyhis Deity, we must deny the atonement, for what value or merit can therebe in the blood of a mere man that God, for its sake, should pardonmillions of […]

How can they escape?

Posted by on February 10, 2020 at 9:36 am

How can they escape?J.C.PhilpotWhy, the Lord ‘keeps their feet’. He carries themthrough every rough place—as a tender parentcarries a little child. When about to fall—Hegraciously lays His everlasting arms underneaththem. And when tottering and stumbling, andtheir feet ready to slip—He mercifully upholdsthem from falling altogether. But do you think that He has not different waysfor […]

Preserving grace before regeneration

Posted by on February 2, 2020 at 8:21 am

Preserving grace before regeneration (J.C. Philpot, “Daily Words for Zion’s Wayfarers”) “To those who have been called, who are loved by God the Father and preserved in Jesus Christ.” Jude 1 What a mercy it is for God’s people, that before they have a ‘vital union’ with Christ, before they are grafted into Him experimentally […]

When we are reduced to poverty and beggary

Posted by on November 17, 2019 at 7:20 am

When we are reduced to poverty and beggary How often we seem not to have any real religion,or enjoy any solid comfort! How often are our mindscovered with deep darkness! How often does theLord hide Himself, so that we cannot behold Him,nor get near to Him! What a painful path is thisto walk in, but […]