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Monthly Archives: February 2012

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “Called of God” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is 2nd Thessalonians 2:13-17 and the audio is 34 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled: “Jesus Christ, The Same Yesterday, Today and Forever” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is Hebrews 13:8, and the audio is 44 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “Clean and Unclean” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is Isaiah 6:5-7 and the audio is 41 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “The Priesthood” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is Exodus 28:1 and the audio is 41 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled: “I Am Poor and Needy” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is Psalm 40:16-17, and the audio is 39 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Ian Potts titled “One Body” The scripture text that brother Ian is preaching from is Colossians 3:15 and the audio is 47 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “Going Home” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is John 14:1-3 and the audio is 40 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “Who Gave Himself” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is Galatians 1:1-5 and the audio is 54 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “Receive The Word of God” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is James 1:21-22 and the audio is 40 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled: “Wasted Time” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is 1st Kings 20:40, and the audio is 63 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled: “There Is But a Step Between Me and Death” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is 1st Samuel 20:3 and the audio is 54 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “What is a Disciple?” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is Luke 14:25-35 and the audio is 50 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “Saved By Grace” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is Luke 23:39-43 and the audio is 49 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled: “Ye Will Not Come To Me” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is John 5:40, and the audio is 39 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “To Be Saved” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is 2nd Timothy 1:8-10 and the audio is 58 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “We Are Nothing In The Sight of God” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is Daniel 4:34-35 and the audio is 43 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “Repentance” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is Acts 17:30 and the audio is 58 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “Contend For The Faith” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is Jude 1:1-8 and the audio is 47 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “Depart From Evil” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is Psalm 37:27 and the audio is 46 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “A Believer’s Hope” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is 1st John 13:3 and the audio is 45 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “If a Man Love Me” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is John 14:23 and the audio is 64 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled: “Wilt Thou Be Made Whole?” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is John 5:1-6, and the audio is 60 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled: “Man’s Sad Plight” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is 1st Samuel 2:6-8, and the audio is 44 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “An Holy Priesthood” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is 1st Peter 2:1-5 and the audio is 61 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled: “A Peculiar People” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is 1st Peter 2:1-2, and the audio is 59 minutes long.

Ephesians 5:22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. Ephesians 5:23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body. Ephesians 5:24 Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing. Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ… Read More

“For I will declare mine iniquity; I will be sorry for my sin.” (Psalm 38:18) Let not these words stagger the faith of the believer in considering them as spoken by Christ. As the sinner’s Surety, He was truly made sin for His people, so the Scripture declares, yea, also a curse for them. Hence, in the eye of the law, Christ and His seed are one (Galatians 3:13; II Corinthians 5:21)…. Read More

The Things Most Surely Believed Among Us (Gadsby’s Catechism), by William Gadsby; Pamphlet; 24 pages; Published by The Gospel Standard Trust Publications. ———————— This is “Gadsby’s catechism,” published in his early days as God’s servant at Manchester. William Gadsby published his catechism to be a help to children in understanding the truth. Like all catechisms, this asks questions and then gives the answer – the idea being that the children should learn… Read More

Free Grace, Free Will and the Free Offer, by J.H. Gosden; Pamphlet; 35 pages; Published by the Huntingtonian Press. ———————— Free grace, free will and the free offer examined in the light of scripture. The principle part of this book is taken from the 1941 Gospel Standard. In it Gosden refutes the charge old Hyper-Calvanism levelled at those who deny the false doctrine of the free offer of grace. Furthermore he demonstrates… Read More

The Autobiography of D. E. Bradford; Hardback; 108 pages; ———————— This is a beautifully produced book with a lovely colour photograph on the front of Matfield Chapel, the scene of the author’s labours. Mr. Bradford was pastor there for 36 years, dying at the age of 91 in 1981. In 37 short chapters Mr. Bradford tells his life story in interesting and gracious style. There is, of course, his spiritual experience but… Read More

Morning Readings – By James Bourne; Hardback; 336 pages; Published by Gospel Standard Trust Publications. ———————— The little group of people who gathered round the Gilpins and Sukey Harley in Pulverbach has always been of great interest to the people of God. Many were the writings from that period as the Gilpin family had a wonderful ability to note down the experience of so many of the poor miners and cottagers and… Read More

Justification: Sinners Righteous in Christ, by Dr. John Gill. Paperback; 95 pages; Published by Gospel Standard Trust Publications. ———————— For years we have thought that booklets of this kind should be published. Dr. Gill was a great and godly theologian, perhaps the foremost among the Particular Baptists. His Body of Divinity is a mammoth work, but in small print, and the sections set closely together. What has been needed is for someone… Read More

Mercies of a Covenant God – By John Warburton; Hardback; 255 pages; Published by Gospel Standard Trust Publications. ———————— We are thankful for this so gracious, so God-honouring a book, displaying, as it does, in a very lively manner, the sovereign love of God the Father in election, the efficacy of the blood of God the Son, with which He purchased the church, and the mercy of God the Holy Ghost in… Read More

Memoir and Sermons of James Bourne; Hardback; 220 pages; Published by and obtainable from The Huntingtonian Press, 72A Upper Northam Road, Hedge End, Southampton, Hants. SO30 4EB. —————————— James Bourne (1773-1854) was one of that remarkable group of people connected with the Gilpins and Sukey Harley and others at Hertford and Pulverbach. The old accounts of these godly people have been deeply valued, and in more recent times their memory has been… Read More

A Goodly Heritage – By J.A. Watts and G.D. Buss; Hardback; 80 pages. Published by Gospel Standard Trust Publications. —————————— For many years our friend and oldest deacon, Mr. John Watts, has been burdened about our Articles of Faith – believing that their value has not been properly appreciated, and that they have often been misunderstood. Over the years he has made notes and written down his observations, which recently have come… Read More

Great is Thy Faithfulness: 200 years of God’s Goodness at Chippenham; compiled by G.D. Buss; Paperback; 123 pages. Published by The Old Baptist Chapel, Chippenham. —————————————- It is a wonderful thing for any congregation to be maintained in the truth for two hundred years. Also, we feel how good it is when such occasions are recognised. Joshua was divinely commanded to erect a memorial when Jordan was crossed that future generations might… Read More

Unanswered Prayer – By G.D. Buss Paperback; 60 pages; Published by Gospel Standard Trust Publications. ——————————— The problem of unanswered prayer is one that has deeply tried God’s people in all ages, especially when they have truly felt blessed with a spirit of prayer. This is a deep mystery. Surprisingly, very little seems to have been written on this subject. We feel that this little book by the Editor of the Friendly… Read More

Eternal Sonship and the Taylor Brethren – By John Metcalfe; Paperback; 38 pages; Published by and obtainable from The Publishing Trust, Church Road, Tylers Green, Penn, Buckinghamshire, HP10 8LN. ——————————- The Gospel Standard has always been jealous for the sacred doctrine of the eternal Sonship of the Lord Jesus Christ in His divine nature. It was on this issue that in 1860 the separation took place from all Strict Baptists who denied… Read More

Try the Spirits by David J. Englesma; Paperback: 42 pages: —————————— This booklet sets out to expose the errors of the Pentecostal and Charismatic movements from a scriptural and reformed position. This fine work deals with the matter of the Pentecostal errors, it is a clear exposure of the dangers and deceits inherent in this movement. The author rightly contends for the sober, effectual work of the Spirit in revealing Christ as… Read More

God so loved the World, by Professor Homer C. Hoeksema; Paperback; ———————————- This nicely presented booklet deals ably, concisely and scripturally with one a fundamental issue that the church faces today. Professor Hoeksema ably exposes and denounces the false doctrine of universal redemption. By comparing scripture with scripture he demonstrates that John 3:16, so often quoted by Arminian teachers to support free will, both wholly supports and is wholly supported by the… Read More

Modern Bible Versions, by David J. Engelsma Paperback; ——————————— This booklet deals ably, concisely and scripturally with an extremely fundamental issue that face the church today. David Englesma examines the errors that have led to and appear in alternative translations to the King James Authorized Version of the Bible. He graciously defends our Bible in such a manner that our young friends in particular, who may be tempted to use other versions,… Read More

Contemplations on the God of Israel – By William Huntington; paperback; 183 pages; Published by Gospel Mission Books. ———————————- Lovers of Huntington will warmly welcome this book. Really it is Huntington at his best: he is dealing with the best of subjects and this, not among his controversial writings but in gracious letters to a close friend. Contemplations on the God of Israel consists of nineteen letters written to Jenkin Jenkins. Jenkins,… Read More

Sermons of a Seceder, by William Tiptaft; Hardback, with lovely coloured front; 222 pages; Published by Gospel Standard Trust Publications. All the extant sermons of William Tiptaft, the friend of J. C. Philpot, together a brief biography. ——————————————- William Tiptaft (1803-1864), close friend of J.C. Philpot, and fellow seceder from the Church of England, needs no introduction to our readers. We were more impressed when we first read the life of Tiptaft… Read More

Sovereign Grace: Past and Present – Edited by Ian Potts; Large paperback; 384 pages; Published by Grace and Truth Online Publications. ———————————- This is a most interesting collection of sermons and writings, and, as the title indicates, “from past and present.” We do not know of any similar publication that consists of sermons preached by so many different eminent, godly preachers from a former generation. These are Tiptaft, Crisp, Huntington, Gadsby, Philpot,… Read More

“Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body. Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.” (Ephesians 5:22-24) Marriage is to be a picture of Christ and the church. We cannot… Read More

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “I Am The Way” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is John 14:6 and the audio is 33 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “Jesus Only” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is Mark 9:1-8 and the audio is 61 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “A Picture of Substitution” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is Hebrews 11:17-19 and the audio is 50 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled “Promises of God” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is Isaiah 66:2 and the audio is 57 minutes long.

This is an audio sermon by Scott Richardson titled: “Who Hath Believed Our Report” The scripture text that brother Scott is preaching from is Isaiah 53:1, and the audio is 47 minutes long.