The Vast and Solemn Subject of Sin

Holiness by J.C. Ryle

“Sin is the transgression of the law.” 1 John 3:4

He who wishes to attain right views about Christian holiness must begin by examining the vast and solemn subject of sin. He must dig down very low if he would build high. A mistake here is most mischievous. Wrong views about holiness are generally traceable to wrong views about human corruption. I make no apology for beginning this volume of messages about holiness by making some plain statements about sin.


C.H. Spurgeon: The Broken Fence

A religion which is all excitement, and has little instruction in it, may serve for transient use; but for permanent life-purposes there must be a knowledge of those great doctrines which are fundamental to the gospel system. I tremble when I hear of a man’s giving up, one by one, the vital principles of the… Continue Reading


Frustrated Anglicans Seek Way Forward


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N.Y. Episcopal Priest to Marry Gay Partner

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A.W. Pink: Failure of the Pulpit

“During the last two or three generations the pulpit has given less and less prominence to doctrinal preaching, until today, with very rare exceptions, it has no place at all.  In some quarters the cry from the pew was, ‘we want living experience and not dry doctrine’; in others, ‘we need practical sermons and not… Continue Reading


Archbishop Peter Jensen: Glasspool election Sanctifies Sin

Peter Jensen, Archbishop of Sydney, has released the below media statement regarding the election of the Reverend Mary Glasspool, a partnered lesbian, as a Bishop in Los Angeles in The Episcopal Church. The American Episcopal Election Media Statement 18/3/10 With the election of the Reverend Mary Glasspool, a partnered lesbian, as a Bishop in Los… Continue Reading