Christ, His person & excellencies


Posted by on October 11, 2022 at 12:55 pm

WE HAVE AN ADVOCATE And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” (1 John 2:1). This scripture recognises our frail, sinful, human nature. A believer does not love sin, does not excuse nor justify sin, but grieves over sin and desires to be without sin. Yet he owns […]

“Christ Is All!”

Posted by on March 6, 2022 at 6:24 am

“Christ Is All!”        Colossians 3:11 It is not possible for any mortal to comprehend the full scope of those three words, but here are ten statements that might help to enlarge our understanding of them. After you have read this brief article, carefully study each statement, asking God the Holy Spirit to seal these words […]

“I am black, but lovely!”

Posted by on January 11, 2022 at 7:15 am

“I am black, but lovely!”  “I am black, but lovely!” Song of Solomon 1:5 The believer pictures her state. It is a seeming paradox. The extremes of lowliness and greatness are combined. She presents two aspects: deformity and loveliness compose the portrait. “I am black, but lovely!” Blackness is frightful and repulsive. No eye can […]

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 […]

Perilous Times

Posted by on May 17, 2021 at 4:29 am

Perilous Times     “This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.” (II Timothy 3:1)     I imagine most people would say that we are living in perilous times right now.  These are not perilous days because of the pandemic gripping the world.   These are not perilous days because of civil unrest caused […]


Posted by on May 17, 2021 at 4:24 am

THE MESSAGE OF SCRIPTURE: CHRIST IS ALL! Grace and truth came by Jesus Christ (Jn 1: 17) No condemnation/justification in Christ Jesus (Ro 8: 1; Gal 2: 17) The Spirit of life in Christ makes free from sin/death (Rom 8: 2) The love of God is in Jesus Christ our Lord (Rom 8: 39) Saints are one in Christ (Rom 12: 5; Gal 3: 28) The church […]

The one, precious, all absorbing theme!

Posted by on May 3, 2021 at 7:31 am

The one, precious, all absorbing theme! from “The Precious Things of God” by Octavius Winslow The Word of God must ever be transcendently precious to the believer. The Bible is, from its commencement to its close, a record of the Lord Jesus. Around Him the divine and glorious Word centers; all its wondrous types, prophecies, […]

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 […]