From “What is it that saves a soul?” WHEN, at the request of the Publisher of another work, I undertook to furnish an Appendix, and to give in it an answer to that important question, “What is it that saves a soul?” which question was there left undecided, I intended merely to write a few pages, … Continue reading Watchword
October 16, 1801 Dear Brother in the Lord Jesus, grace and peace be multiplied through the great, the glorious, and only Mediator. I HAVE had a bad cold, which I believe I caught in Mr. H.'s barn. A cold in the head is bad; a cold in the stomach is worse; but a cold in … Continue reading May this flame never go out!
William Huntington (1745-1813) "Behold, I say unto you, lift up your eyes, and look on the fields, for they are white already to harvest,"? John 4:35. Beloved of God, I AM more and more convinced of the necessity of seeking wisdom, knowledge, and understanding with fresh life, and a supply of every needful grace, from … Continue reading The Colour of the Fields, and their Fitness for the Sickle
Dr. John Gill observes, That Christ has abolished death as a penal evil, so that it will never be inflicted on the believer by way of punishment. The sting of death is taken away by Christ, which is sin, and a very venomous sting it is, and death thus armed is to be feared; but … Continue reading To Promote a Fortitude of Mind Against the Fear of Death
Two groups of Particular Baptists emerged from the 1700's. Those who were Reformed and Confessional and another group that focused more on soteriology and took a different approach to the Decalogue. The following quote was taken from Gospel Standard Baptist site, it highlights some of the differences between the two groups, it's worth a read. … Continue reading 17th Century Particular Baptists
Stanford, April, 1840 My Dear Friend, I consider it the part of a friend to act as you have done in asking me for an explanation of what you consider me to err in, instead of following the multitude to do evil in spreading my supposed errors behind my back and concealing them to my … Continue reading Experimental Preaching
How many poor souls are struggling against the power of sin, and yet never get any victory over it! How many are daily led captive by the lusts of the flesh, the love of the world, and the pride of life, and never get any victory over them! How many fight and grapple with tears, … Continue reading Subduing Sin
“If sinless innocence be theirs, Redemption all is ours.” "O the riches of the love of God! The redemption of the soul by the blood of the God-man-mediator is all ours; and the angels cannot even sip it. It is out of the reach of their pure lips and holy hearts; but the Lord, in … Continue reading Redemption all is ours!
“Our light, knowledge, grace, that we have, are of God’s free gift; and so is all the success that has attended our labours. And, as for our discernment into your hearts, and knowledge of the goodness of your state, they are of God also; which he gives us light to see; and knowledge to judge … Continue reading Our Sufficiency
Posted in 2012: "Do you feel in danger? are you afraid of losing the word, of missing it, as Paul says, "Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God" (Heb. 12:15); lest professing it, he should not process it? Then this prayer will suit you, it will suit you as an individual; … Continue reading In Danger?