Author-J.C.Philpot

The chief among ten thousand

Posted by on May 23, 2021 at 6:59 am

The chief among ten thousand,   the altogether lovely One! (by Octavius Winslow) With what pen, dipped though it were in heaven’sThe Authority & Power of the Word upon the Heart excerpt by J. C. Philpot God is essentially invisible. “He dwells in the light which no man can approach unto, whom no man has […]

Grace and truth came by Jesus Christ

Posted by on May 23, 2021 at 6:55 am

“Grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.” –John 1:17 J.C.Philpot The way to learn truth is to be much in prayer to the Lord Jesus Christ; as you lie upon your bed, as engaged in your daily occupation, to be from time to time looking up to the Lord himself as he sits upon his […]

Fixed and fastened by an Almighty hand.

Posted by on May 3, 2021 at 7:36 am

Fixed and fastened by an Almighty hand. J.C.Philpot Truth, as it stands in the naked word of God, is lifeless and dead—and as such, has no power to communicate what it has not in itself—that is, life and power to the hearts of God’s people. It stands there in so many letters and syllables, as […]

Great is the mystery of godliness

Posted by on May 3, 2021 at 7:29 am

“Great is the mystery of godliness; God was manifest in the flesh.” 1 Timothy 3:16 J.C.Philpot A mystery indeed it is, a great, a deep, an unfathomable mystery; for who can rightly understand how the divine Word, the eternal Son of God, was made flesh, and dwelt among us? “Who shall declare his generation?” (Isa. […]

I will make darkness light before them

Posted by on April 6, 2021 at 2:27 am

“I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight.” Isaiah 42:16 J.C.Philpot What is the mind of man–of any man–of your mind, my mind, under affliction? Let him be tried with pain of body, poverty of circumstances, sickness in his family, guilt of conscience, hard bondage in his own soul, without any beam […]

The penetrating light of the Spirit

Posted by on March 28, 2021 at 10:12 am

The penetrating light of the Spirit J.C.Philpot “For God . . . made His light shine in our hearts  to give us the light of the knowledge of the  glory of God in the face of Christ.” 2 Cor. 4:6 “But you have an anointing from the Holy One,  and all of you know the […]

Supernatural light

Posted by on March 28, 2021 at 10:10 am

Supernatural light J.C.Philpot “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. 4:6 Until, then, this supernatural light of God enters into the soul, a man has no […]

Such as sit in darkness

Posted by on March 22, 2021 at 9:57 am

“Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death.” Psalm 107:10 J.C.Philpot God’s people are here represented not as sitting in death; were they sitting there, they would be dead altogether; but they are sitting in the shadow of death. Observe, death has lost its reality to them; it now can only cast […]

I will make darkness light before them

Posted by on March 22, 2021 at 9:55 am

“I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight.” Isaiah 42:16 J.C.Philpot What is the mind of man–of any man–of your mind, my mind, under affliction? Let him be tried with pain of body, poverty of circumstances, sickness in his family, guilt of conscience, hard bondage in his own soul, without any beam […]

Blundering & stumbling on in darkness

Posted by on March 22, 2021 at 9:51 am

Blundering & stumbling on in darkness J.C.Philpot After the Lord has quickened our souls, for a time we often go blundering on, not knowing there is a Jesus. We think that the way of life is to keep God’s commandments—obey the law—cleanse ourselves from sin—reform our lives—cultivate universal holiness in thought, word, and action—and so […]