Tag Archives: sanctification

What is True Gospel Holiness?

1 Peter 1:16; 1 Thessalonians 4:3 Be ye holy, for I am holy. For this is the will of God, even your sanctification. THOMAS BROOKS (1608-1680): There is not more counterfeit coin this day in the world than there is … Continue reading

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God’s Rod of Correction

Proverbs 22:15; Proverbs 3:11, 12 Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord; neither be weary of His … Continue reading

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The Abuse of God’s Grace

Romans 6:1,2,15 What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein? What then? shall we sin, because we are not under … Continue reading

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Spiritual Medicine & Preventative Prescriptions

I Peter 1:6 Now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM (347-407): God measures out affliction to our need. MARTYN LLOYD-JONES (1899-1981): “If need be”―if such proves needful—if God, in looking upon … Continue reading

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The Certain Sinless Perfection of Every Believer in Jesus Christ

I Peter 5:10; Psalm 138:8        But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect.        The Lord will perfect that which … Continue reading

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Can Any Christian on Earth Live a Life of Sinless Perfection?

2 Timothy 3:17; Hebrews 6:1         That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.        Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation … Continue reading

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Seasons of Grace in the Garden of God

Daniel 2:21; Song of Solomon 4:16         He changeth the times and the seasons.        Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. C. H. SPURGEON (1834-1892): The Lord … Continue reading

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How Do We Sanctify the Sabbath & Keep the Lord’s Day Holy?

Exodus 20:8; Deuteronomy 5:12; Revelation 1:12        Keep the sabbath day to sanctify it, as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee.        Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.        I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s … Continue reading

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Teaching Times

Hebrews 5:8        Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered. JOHN GILL (1697-1771): Christ’s sonship did not exempt him from obedience and sufferings. MATTHEW HENRY (1662-1714): He was a Son; the only-begotten … Continue reading

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The Failures & Falls of God’s Children

Micah 7:8, 9; Psalm 37:24; Proverbs 24:16        When I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me. I will bear the indignation of the LORD, because I have sinned against … Continue reading

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