Author-J.C.Philpot

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 […]

The gospel of the grace of God

Posted by on February 13, 2021 at 8:16 pm

“The gospel of the grace of God.” Acts 20:24 J.C.Philpot What does the word “gospel” signify? Its literal meaning is either “God’s word” or message, or rather, “good news,” or “good tidings,” which is more agreeable to the original. But if it be “good news,” it must be good news of something and to somebody. […]

The poison fang of sin!

Posted by on November 17, 2020 at 10:31 am

The poison fang of sin! J.C.Philpot We must go down into the depths of the fall to know what our hearts are, and what they are capable of—we must have the keen knife of God to cut deep gashes in our conscience and lay bare the evil that lies so deeply imbedded in our carnal […]

How does the Lord humble?

Posted by on November 17, 2020 at 10:28 am

J.C.Philpot How does the Lord humble? By discovering to man what he is; by opening up the depth of his fall; by making him feel what a vile and guilty wretch he is before the footstool of mercy; by breaking him to pieces; by slaughtering and laying him low; by making him abhor himself in […]

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, […]