Theological Moral Decline – the rotten fruit of the terrible departure from the truth and practical godliness which has taken place.
Arthur W. Pink
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The main business and the principal concern of the Christian should be that of thanking, praising and adoring that blessed One who has saved him with an everlasting salvation, and who, to secure that salvation, left Heaven’s glory and came down to this sin-cursed earth, here to suffer and die the awful death of the […]
True repentance: “Repent ye and believe the Gospel” (Mark 1:15) “Testifying both to the Jews and also to the Greeks repentance toward God and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ” (Acts 20:21). A contrite spirit and a heart acceptance of the Gospel are inseparably connected, so that wherever the one is mentioned the other is […]
The Nature and Basis of Assurance. At the commencement of Matthew 5, we find the Lord Jesus pronouncing blessed a certain class of people. They are not named as “believers” or saints,” but instead are described by their characters; and it is only by comparing ourselves and others with the description that the Lord Jesus […]
“Error is bound to be much more popular than truth to the unregenerate; therefore, to make the truth in any way acceptable to them it has to be watered down, wrested and perverted. And there are always those who, for the sake of filthy lucre, are ready to perjure their souls. Hence heretical sects and […]
“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 […]