Author-J.C.Philpot

If you want to see what sin really is

Posted by on April 26, 2020 at 8:58 am

If you want to see what sin really is (Philpot, “Sin Condemned and Righteousness Fulfilled”) To cast the sinning angels out of heaven; to banish Adam from Paradise; to destroy the old world by a flood; to burn Sodom and Gomorrah with fire from heaven– these examples of God’s displeasure against sin were not sufficient […]

Supernatural light

Posted by on April 26, 2020 at 8:53 am

Supernatural light (Joseph Philpot, “The Heir of Heaven Walking in Darkness, and the Heir of Hell Walking in Light”) “For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.” 2 Cor. […]

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 […]