Author-J.C.Philpot

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 […]

When we are reduced to poverty and beggary

Posted by on November 17, 2019 at 7:16 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 […]

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 […]

Sanctification

Posted by on September 29, 2019 at 10:34 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, […]

Even your own relatives think you are almost insane

Posted by on September 29, 2019 at 10:31 am

Even your own relatives think you are almost insane (J. C. Philpot, “The Abiding Comforter” 1858) “The Spirit of truth. The world cannot receive Him,because it neither sees Him nor knows Him.”John 14:17 The world—that is, the world dead in sin, and theworld dead in profession—men destitute of the lifeand power of God—must have something […]

The religionists of the day

Posted by on September 29, 2019 at 10:29 am

The religionists of the day (J. C. Philpot, “Faith’s Standing-Ground” 1862) “And everyone will hate you because of yourallegiance to Me.” Luke 21:17 Professors of religion have always been thedeadliest enemies of the children of God. Who were so opposed to the blessed Lord as theScribes and Pharisees? It was the religious teachersand leaders who […]

Some beloved idol?

Posted by on June 24, 2019 at 12:39 am

Some beloved idol?J.C.Philpot“Because the whole land is filled with idols, and thepeople are madly in love with them.” Jeremiah 50:38 Have we not all in our various ways,set up some beloved idol . . .something which engaged our affections,something which occupied our thoughts,something to which we devoted all the energies of our minds,something for which […]

Coming up from the wilderness

Posted by on June 24, 2019 at 12:36 am

Coming up from the wilderness (J. C. Philpot, “Coming up from the Wilderness” 1857) “Who is this coming up from the wilderness,leaning upon her Beloved?” Song of Solomon 8:5 To come up from the wilderness, is to come up outof OURSELVES; for we are ourselves the wilderness.It is our wilderness heart that makes the worldwhat […]

I am weak and ignorant

Posted by on June 24, 2019 at 12:25 am

I am weak and ignorant, full of sin andcompassed with infirmity. But I bless Godthat He has in some measure shown methe power of eternal things, and by freeand sovereign grace stopped me in thatcareer of vanity and sin in which, to alloutward appearance, I was fast hurryingdown to the chambers of death.

To him that overcomes

Posted by on April 16, 2019 at 6:38 am

“To him that overcomes will I give to eat of the hidden manna.” –Revelation 2:17How often God’s word is to you a sealed book; how often you hear from the pulpit the most encouraging preaching, yet get no encouragement from it; how often you hear Christ held forth in his Person, blood and righteousness, and go away as you […]