The Promise Of The Gospel

Though former spiritual sight and feeling is gone, that ye are left as a stone, the promise of the gospel is where it was still. Your mismanagement cannot make the faithfulness of God of none effect; 2 Tim. 2:13, “If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful; he cannot deny himself.” The breasts of the … [Read more…]

He reveals to us the will of God for our

He reveals to us the will of God for our salvation, externally by the word: giving us the Scripture, wherein we may see it, and the preaching of the word, wherein we may hear it: John 5:39, “Search the scriptures, for in them ye think ye have eternal life, and they are they which testify … [Read more…]

Such as would have faith without hearing, would have it

Such as would have faith without hearing, would have it out of God’s way. See that ye diligently attend the preaching of the word, and miss no opportunity of hearing it. The ordinances are the organ through which the Spirit breathes, when he conveys quickening influences into the souls of men. They are the conduit-pipes … [Read more…]

Why so many barren dry professors? but because they are

Why so many barren dry professors? but because they are not trading with Christ, but with the law. Men go to duties, and rest in them; the pipe is laid short of the fountain.—It is vain, in respect of acceptance with God. It is thankless work, for it supersedes the commandment to believe: John 6:29, … [Read more…]