Category Archives: Doctrine & Practice

Our Lord Jesus Christ’s Rule for Christian Fasting

Matthew 6:16-18 Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward. But thou, when … Continue reading

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The Tongues of Pentecost & the Tongues of Pentecostalism

Acts 2:1-12 When the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where … Continue reading

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As God is the Creator of Mankind, Are All Men the Children of God?

Genesis 1:26,27, Acts 17:26,28; Malachi 2:10 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness…So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them…And … Continue reading

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A Vital Question for the 21st Century

John 18:36-38 My kingdom is not of this world… Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Prejudices of a Religious Upbringing

Acts 15:1-15 Certain men came which came down from Judæa taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved. When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with … Continue reading

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The God-Dishonouring Despair of Arminian Insecurity

Hebrews 3:12-14 Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God. But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened … Continue reading

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God’s Election of Grace Unto Good Works

Ephesians 2:8-10 By grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, … Continue reading

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The Sublime Mystery of the Trinity of the Godhead

2 Corinthians 13:14; Deuteronomy 6:4 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God is one Lord. ADAM CLARKE … Continue reading

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A Bible Text Loved by Libertines & Ignored by Pharisees

Matthew 7:1,2 Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. A. W. PINK (1886-1952): There are few verses … Continue reading

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Is Fasting a Christian Duty for Protestant Evangelicals?

Matthew 9:14,15; Matthew 6:16 When came to him the disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not? And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bridechamber mourn, as long … Continue reading

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