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Monthly Archives: October 2008

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Not Forsaking The Assembling Of Yourselves Together” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Hebrews 10:25 and the audio is 52 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “For Ye Are Dead” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Colossians 3:3 and the audio is 54 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Look Unto Me” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Isaiah 45:22 and the audio is 41 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Is The Lord’s Hand Waxed Short?” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Numbers 11:23, and the audio is 52 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Happy Those Whose Sins Are Forgiven” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Romans 4:6-8 and the audio is 43 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Churches At Rest” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Acts 9:31 and the audio is 52 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Led Forth by the Right Way” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Psalm 107:7 and the audio is 41 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “The Master Calls” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is John 11:28 and the audio is 51 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “No Need To Depart” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Matthew 14:16 and the audio is 46 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “But We See Jesus” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Hebrews 2:9 and the audio is 47 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Baptism” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Acts 10:47-48 and the audio is 51 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Things That Cannot Be Shaken” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Hebrews 12:27 and the audio is 56 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Not Refusing The Speaker” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Hebrews 12:25 and the audio is 50 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “The Mercy Seat” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Exodus 25:22, and the audio is 48 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Who Am I” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is 2nd Samuel 7:18 and the audio is 53 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “This God, Our God” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Psalm 48:14 and the audio is 42 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Bring Him To Me” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Matthew 17:17, and the audio is 48 minutes long.

Dear Brother Beebe: Our aged and beloved brother, Samuel Trott, quietly and peacefully fell asleep in Jesus on Tuesday morning, October 30th, at his residence in Fairfax Co., Va., in the 83rd year of his age, leaving a widow, (his second wife) and only two living children, one of them in Texas. Where ever the “Signs of the Times” has circulated, from the commencement of its publication, the name of S. Trott… Read More

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Do Ye Now Believe” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is John 16:31 and the audio is 42 minutes long.

Elder Samuel Trott has laid off his armor, received his passport, and gone, as we fully believe, to the bosom of his God and Savior. For several months his strength has been gradually declining; so much so as to prevent him from visiting the churches, as he has been confined to his house or immediate neighborhood ever since last May. At that time we met him at the Baltimore Association, where we… Read More

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “God Accepteth Thy Person” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Ecclesiastes 9:7, and the audio is 48 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Now Is The Time” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Romans 13:11 and the audio is 52 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Professing The Lord Jesus” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Romans 10:9 and the audio is 51 minutes long.

From Signs of the Times-June 1, 1869 By Gilbert Beebe An aged and esteemed brother has, through sister C.M. Johnson, desired our views on the great atonement made by our Lord Jesus Christ for his people; and especially on the efficacious power of the blood of Christ. This subject is so exceedingly comprehensive as to take in its grasp the whole system of redemption, and salvation by grace. The atonement made by… Read More

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Precious Lovingkindness of God” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Psalm 36:7 and the audio is 43 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “He Seemed As One That Mocked” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Genesis 19:14, and the audio is 51 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Jesus Asleep On A Pillow” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Mark 4:38 and the audio is 40 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “We Have Toiled All Night” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Luke 5:5 and the audio is 53 minutes long.

From Signs of the Times-June 1, 1869 By Gilbert Beebe An aged and esteemed brother has, through sister C.M. Johnson, desired our views on the great atonement made by our Lord Jesus Christ for his people; and especially on the efficacious power of the blood of Christ. This subject is so exceedingly comprehensive as to take in its grasp the whole system of redemption, and salvation by grace. The atonement made by… Read More

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “The Long Suffering and Great Mercy of God” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Numbers 14:18, and the audio is 48 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Precious Blood” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is 1 Peter 1:19 and the audio is 50 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Great and Precious Promises” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is 2 Peter 1:4 and the audio is 54 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Living Upon Christ, Living By Christ” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is John 6:57, and the audio is 45 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Your Needs Supplied” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Philippians 4:19 and the audio is 53 minutes long.

The Authenticity of 1 John 5:7 1 John 5:7 gives full proof of the plurality of Persons in the Godhead. “For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost; and these three are one.” This is not only a proof of the Deity of each of these three persons, inasmuch as they, are not only said to be “one”, that is, one God; and… Read More

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “The Elect of God Unchargeable” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Romans 8:33-34 and the audio is 52 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “God Manifests To The Very Elect, Not The World” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is John 14:22 and the audio is 47 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “If Weak Then Strong” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is 2 Corinthians 12:10 and the audio is 46 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Word Made Flesh” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is John 1:14 and the audio is 43 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Witness Stone” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Joshua 24:27 and the audio is 52 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Sleepers Awake To Christ’s Light” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Ephesians 5:14 and the audio is 54 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Heavenly Conversation” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Philippians 3:21-22 and the audio is 48 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “No Separation Of Christ’s Love” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Romans 8:35 and the audio is 56 minutes long.

The world, in its various shapes, is Christ’s great enemy!

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Forgiveness By This Man” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Acts 13:38 and the audio is 48 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Who in Heaven” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Psalm 73:25 and the audio is 50 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Among Lions” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Daniel 6:20 and the audio is 47 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Citizens With The Saints of God’s House” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Ephesians 2:19-25, and the audio is 52 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Who Is On The Lord’s Side” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Exodus 32:26 and the audio is 43 minutes long.

Article 1 – of the Holy Scriptures We believe in the divine inspiration of the Holy Scriptures, and receive them as a gracious revelation of the mind and will of God (Deuteronomy 4:2, Psalm 19:7, Proverbs 30:5-6, 2 Peter 1:19-21, Revelation 22:18-19, John 5:39); and we believe that therein are revealed all the doctrines and truths which we here state. (2 Timothy 3:15-17.) Article 2 – of God and the Holy Trinity… Read More

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Crooked Things” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Isaiah 40:3-5 and the audio is 46 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “The Coming of Christ: Sing and Rejoice” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Zechariah 2:10 and the audio is 45 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “The King’s Daughters” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Psalm 45:13, and the audio is 46 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Who Maketh Thee To Differ” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is 1 Corinthians 4:7, and the audio is 43 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Calling Upon The Wind” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Solomon 4:16 and the audio is 51 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Not A People, Now A People” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is 1 Peter 2:10 and the audio is 53 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Not Given The Spirit of Fear” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is 2 Timothy 1:7, and the audio is 15 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “A Leper Worships” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Matthew 8:2-3 and the audio is 52 minutes long.

By William Gadsby A Letter to Rev. Edward Smyth Note: The cause of the appearance of this work was a controversy which took place between Mr. Smyth, of St. Luke’s Church, and Mr. Roby, then minister of the Independent Chapel, Grosvenor Street, Manchester. Mr. Smyth wrote a work entitled, “Paul against Calvin,” to which Mr. Roby replied, and this work was issued as a further task for Mr. Smyth. The only answer… Read More

Yet this instrumentality of the word in regeneration seems not so agreeable to the principle of grace implanted in the soul in regeneration, and to be understood with respect to that; since that is done by immediate infusion, and is represented as a creation; and now as God made no use of any instrument in the first and old creation, so neither does it seem so agreeable that he should use any… Read More

This is an audio sermon titled: “Stand Fast and Hold On” The scripture text is from 2nd Thessalonians 2 and the audio is 43 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Consolation in Christ?” This is the first message in a 2 part series. The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Philippians 2:1-4, and the audio is 50 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Consolation in Christ?” This is the second message in a 2 part series. The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Philippians 2:1-4, and the audio is 57 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Alfred J. Chompff titled: “Simon of Cyrene” The scripture text that brother Alfred is preaching from is Matthew 27:32, and the audio is 52 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “The Word in The Beginning” This is the first message in a 4 part series. The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is John 1:1-3 and the audio is 51 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “The Word in The Beginning – Part 2” This is the second message in a 4 part series. The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is John 1:3-5 and the audio is 51 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “The Word in The Beginning – Part 3” This is the third message in a 4 part series. The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is John 1:8-11 and the audio is 50 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Power to Become The Son’s of God” This is the fourth message in a 4 part series. The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is John 1:12-13, and the audio is 54 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “Thy Maker, Thy Husband” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Isaiah 54:5, and the audio is 49 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled: “I Am By The Grace Of God What I Am” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is 1 Corinthians 15:10, and the audio is 52 minutes long.

When you read John 21, the words that leap from the page are: “Feed My Sheep”. In John 21 the Lord Jesus Christ appeared to His disciples after He had risen from the grave, and while they were fishing in the Sea of Galilee, the Lord Jesus gave them a miraculous catch of fish. So miraculous that they knew without a doubt that it was Jesus. The Origin of the Church John… Read More

2 Corinthians 6:14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? 2 Corinthians 6:15 And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? 2 Corinthians 6:16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I… Read More

This is an audio sermon titled: “The Mustard Seed and The Leaven” The scripture text is from Matthew 13:31-35, and the audio is 43 minutes long.

Elder Gilbert Beebe 1800 – 1881 Founder, Editor: Signs of The Times 1832-1881 AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ELDER GILBERT BEEBE Mr. Saluson: In fulfillment of my promise, I will state some of the most important incidents of my life. I was born in the town (now city) of Norwich, Connecticut on the 25th day of November, 1800. At a very early period, and as far back as my memory extends, I was seriously impressed… Read More

Preached at Providence Chapel, Eden Street, London, on July 22, 1849, by J. C. Philpot “But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.” (Luke 8:15) The words of our text, I need scarcely observe, are taken from the Parable of the Sower – perhaps the most striking parable that fell from the Lord’s… Read More

“But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.” (Luke 8:15) The words of our text, I need scarcely observe, are taken from the Parable of the Sower – perhaps the most striking parable that fell from the Lord’s lips. In this parable, the Lord represents the preaching of the gospel, and the effect… Read More

Preached at Gower Street Chapel, London, on July 19, 1868, by J. C. Philpot “Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of… Read More

“Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that… Read More

“And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or no. And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that… Read More

Preached at Providence Chapel, London, on August 23, 1846, by J. C. Philpot “And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or no. And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest… Read More

“Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.” (1 John 4:1) Has it never struck you as a remarkable circumstance that in what are called primitive times, no, in the very days of the apostles themselves, there should spring up in the professing church a crop of men, some of whom were abandoned to the vilest… Read More

Preached at Gower Street Chapel, London, on June 18, 1865, by J. C. Philpot —————————— “Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.” (1 John 4:1) —————————— Has it never struck you as a remarkable circumstance that in what are called primitive times, no, in the very days of the apostles themselves, there should spring up… Read More

Preached at Eden Street Chapel, on August 10, 1851, by J. C. Philpot. “A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he send forth judgment unto victory.” (Matthew 12:20) A child of God in himself is all weakness. Others may boast of their strength; but he has none, and he feels he has none. But it is one thing to subscribe to this truth as… Read More

“A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he send forth judgment unto victory.” (Matthew 12:20) A child of God in himself is all weakness. Others may boast of their strength; but he has none, and he feels he has none. But it is one thing to subscribe to this truth as a matter of doctrine, and another to be acquainted with it as a… Read More

This is an audio sermon by Alfred J. Chompff titled: “A King Appointed By God” The scripture text that brother Alfred is preaching from is 1 Samuel 16:11-13, and the audio is 35 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Alfred J. Chompff titled: “What Will Ye Do With Christ” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is John 12:31, and the audio is 37 minutes long.

There is in some people a natural religiosity – that is, a disposition to be religious. If they had been born in Turkey, they would have been devout Muslims; if in Italy, they would have become priests, monks, or nuns, and as ready to burn a heretic as their fathers; if born and bred in England, they would be devout churchmen, pious dissenters, and so forth -just as the various circumstances of… Read More

This is an audio sermon titled: “Wheat and Tares” The scripture text is from Matthew 13:24-39, and the audio is 44 minutes long.

There is in some people a natural religiosity – that is, a disposition to be religious. If they had been born in Turkey, they would have been devout Muslims; if in Italy, they would have become priests, monks, or nuns, and as ready to burn a heretic as their fathers; if born and bred in England, they would be devout churchmen, pious dissenters, and so forth – just as the various circumstances… Read More

“And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.” (John 17:3) An experimental knowledge of Christ in the soul, is the only relief for sin’s… …Poverty, guilt, leprosy, bankruptcy, and damnation. This is the true way of preaching Christ crucified; a crucified Jesus experimentally known to the soul. I am deeply conscious of my own baseness, ignorance, blindness and folly…. Read More

Let us begin today with a question: Have you ever wanted God to speak to you? In a moment of desperation or heavy discouragement, have you ever said, “O Lord, if only You would speak to me; if only I could hear Your voice; if only You would talk to me and not be silent”? It may have been when cancer was found in your body. Or when your child’s health was… Read More

Every first day of the week we celebrate the resurrection of the Lord Jesus from the grave. By that act of the resurrection of Christ from the tomb, God demonstrated beyond any shadow of a doubt, that the price for our sins on the cross has been fully paid. And to prove that Christ has absolutely risen from the dead: He appeared to many (1 Corinthians 15:3-8, John 6:70) We read about… Read More

What is the meaning of the word “Ecclesiastes”? It means, “The Preacher”. We find that in Ecclesiastes 1:1, “The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem”. Therefore we conclude that Ecclesiastes was written by king Solomon. Solomon Is the Preacher (2 Peter 1:21, Ecclesiastes 9:13) Some people object to that, because Solomon did a great deal of wickedness. But if God could speak His words through the mouth… Read More