Author-J.C.Philpot

God gave the persons of the elect into the hands of his dear Son

Posted by on September 6, 2020 at 10:53 am

“Therefore in all things it behooved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people.” Hebrews 2:17 J.C.Philpot God gave the persons of the elect into the hands of his dear Son, […]

That is what some of you were!

Posted by on September 2, 2020 at 5:40 am

That is what some of you were! (J. C. Philpot) The Holy Spirit undertakes to sanctify the objects of the Father’s eternal choice, and of the Son’s redeeming death. Sanctification is as needful, as indispensable for the Church’s salvation, as redemption! For O! how low was the Church sunk in the Adam fall! The image […]

Sanctification

Posted by on September 2, 2020 at 5:38 am

Sanctification By J. C. Philpot As from the cross flows all salvation, so from the cross flows all sanctification. What have not men done, to make themselves holy; and by this means render themselves, as they have thought, acceptable to God! What tortures of body, what fastings, scourgings, self-imposed penances to sanctify their sinful nature, […]

Zion is the seat of all gospel blessings.

Posted by on August 26, 2020 at 11:33 am

“They will ask the way to Zion and turn their faces toward it. They will come and bind themselves to the Lord in an everlasting covenant that will not be forgotten.” Jeremiah 50:5 J.C.Philpot Zion is the seat of all gospel blessings. In it is laid “the precious corner-stone” (Isaiah 28:16); in it is “placed […]

This is the especial blessedness of being a child of God

Posted by on August 26, 2020 at 11:27 am

“And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ.” Romans 8:17 J.C.Philpot This is the especial blessedness of being a child of God– that death, which puts a final extinguisher on all the hopes and happiness of all the unregenerate, gives him the fulfillment of all his hopes and the consummation of […]

We must be taught of God

Posted by on August 11, 2020 at 11:39 am

We must be taught of God J.C.Philpot John 6:44 No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day. Four things are absolutely necessary to be experimentally known and felt before we can arrive at any saving or sanctifying knowledge […]

All the devil’s tricks!

Posted by on August 11, 2020 at 11:35 am

All the devil’s tricks! J.C.Philpot 2Cor. 2:11 Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices. Satan is so wily—his agents so surround us—their designs are so masked—their language so plausible—their manners so insinuating—their appearance often so imposing—their arguments so subtle—their activity so unwearied—their insight into our weaknesses […]

If I wash myself with snow

Posted by on August 3, 2020 at 1:30 am

If I wash myself with snow J.C.Philpot By nature, man knows nothing of the purity and perfection of God—or the deep sinfulness and corruption of the creature. There is a veil over man’s heart—a veil of ignorance—of delusion—of unbelief—of self-deception as regards the nature of sin. No man is vitally and experimentally acquainted with—its hideous […]

We by nature and practice are slaves to sin and Satan.

Posted by on August 3, 2020 at 1:24 am

For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.” Romans 8:2 J.C.Philpot We by nature and practice are slaves to sin and Satan. We are the sport of the prince of the power of the air, who takes us captive at his […]

What a painful thing it is to be rebellious!

Posted by on July 26, 2020 at 3:14 am

Psa. 68:18 Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell among them. J.C.Philpot What a painful thing it is to be rebellious! There is hardly any feeling worse than rebellion to a man whose conscience is […]