Repentance is a thorough change of person’s natural heart, upon the subject of sin. We are all born in sin. We naturally love sin.
The Word of Truth: one of the many titles given to the Holy Scriptures is “the Word of Truth” (2 Timothy 2:15). They are such because they are a communication from “the God of Truth” (Isaiah 65:17), a revelation from Him “who cannot lie” (Titus 1:2).
Show me thy ways LORD: “The most advanced believer both needs and desires to be taught of God. If we sincerely desire to know our duty, with resolution to do it, we may be sure that God will direct us in it.” – Matthew Henry (Puritan). Show me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy […]
I am of the opinion that the greatest danger confronting the Christian church and every individual Christian at this moment is to fail to understand and appreciate the absolute necessity of a precise, clear knowledge of the truth. I say this because we are living in days when there is a powerful reaction against all […]
False Teachers 7 Characteristics by Thomas Brooks. “Lest Satan should get an advantage of us–for we are not ignorant of his devices.” (2 Corinthians 2:11). That Satan labours might and main, by false teachers, which are his messengers and ambassadors, to deceive, delude, and for ever undo the precious souls of men (Acts 20:28-30; 2 […]
Talebearer: Tale-bearing emits a threefold poison; for it injures the teller, the hearer, and the person concerning whom the tale is told. Whether the report be true or false, we are by this precept of God’s Word forbidden to spread it. The reputations of the Lord’s people should be very precious in our sight, and […]
One of the most popular beliefs of the day is that God loves everybody, and the very fact that it is so popular with all classes ought to be enough to arouse the suspicions of those who are subject to the Word of Truth. God’s love toward all His creatures is the fundamental and favorite […]
Steadfastly fixed on Him. If anything can awake astonishment, and inflame our gratitude, it must be that mystery of love, God manifested in our nature, and made man, to bleed and die for our salvation. That He should condescend to be sold for thirty shekels of silver; to be apprehended and condemned as a malefactor; […]
Beware of Trusting Teachers of Religion in supposing that a teacher of religion is to be trusted, because although he holds some unsound views, he yet “teaches a great deal of truth.” Such a teacher is precisely the man to do you harm: poison is always most dangerous when it is given in small doses […]
False Unity is man-centered. If you go back through the long history of the Church, you will find that it has often counted most, and has been most used by God, when there have been just a handful of people who were agreed in spirit and in doctrine. God took hold of them and used […]