Standing by Faith

and thou standest by faith: which is not of a man’s self, but the gift of God; so that it was not by their merits, and better deservings, but by the grace of God, that they were in the situation they were; they were blessed with faith in Christ, and having made a profession of … [Read more…]

Now the essentials of Popery, or the peculiarities of it,

Now the essentials of Popery, or the peculiarities of it, are all founded upon this, even upon apostolic and ecclesiastic tradition; this is the Pandora from whence they all spring; this is the rule to which all are brought, and by which they are confirmed; and what is it, be it ever so foolish, impious … [Read more…]

Christ has no where promised, that his doctrines and ordinances

Christ has no where promised, that his doctrines and ordinances should not be perverted; but, on the contrary, has given clear and strong intimations, that there should be a general falling-away and departure from the truth and ordinances of the gospel, to make way for the revelation of antichrist; and though it will be allowed, … [Read more…]