Test All Things

“There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God” (Hebrews 4:9), but it is not found in a 24 hour day, on each Friday evening to Saturday evening at sundown,...

It has been confidently asserted, by some modern members of the Romish communion, that the story, concerning pope Joan, is a mere fiction, invented by Protestants to blacken the infallible Church....

The Scandal and Children Since renewing my subscription to your magazine, I have told our people of your doctrines; passed out your literature to our churches; and given copies to some...

I’ve often pointed the following out relative to the “supposed” contradictions between James and Paul – which so-called contradition is nothing short of one not paying attention to what HE is...

“…If God be For Us, Who Can Be Against Us?” (Romans 8:31) This part of the verse in Romans 8:31 crosses my mind more frequently, I suppose, than most other Scriptures....

Some professors of religion teach that God loved Esau LESS than Jacob, and since it is expressed in a perfect axiom, then it is also obvious that God hated Jacob less...

It has been confidently asserted, by some modern members of the Romish communion, that the story, concerning pope Joan, is a mere fiction, invented by Protestants to blacken the infallible Church....

“And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ the Son of the Living God. And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and...

“…Come hither, and I will show you the Bride, the Lamb’s Wife.” (Revelation 21:9) We have presented the origin, characteristics, nature, and spirituality of the Bride, the Lamb’s wife. With each...

“But God hath called us to peace.” (I Corinthians 7:15) “And the way of peace have they not known.” (Romans 3:17) God has said of someone — I do not say...

“Draw me, we will run after thee” (Song of Solomon 1:4) “Come to Jesus. Come just as you are! Jesus is waiting! You must, indeed, you can come this very night,”...

This, is a most precious doctrine! How great is the need for a feeling sinner to be at peace with God? And to ever be at peace with God, in some...

“And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes to heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful (propitious) to me a sinner.”...

By definition, sanctification is the setting of someone or something apart from others for an exclusive and holy use. In the old temple worship, almost all things were sanctified by the...

Usually most people know what is meant by a ransom when reading about a kidnapping in a daily newspaper. However, when they hear the word in the context of the Christian...

This aspect of the Gospel is the most familiar of all those listed, and yet strangely, so little truly believed by most people. “For I delivered unto you first of all...

It is both reasonable and Biblical that anyone going to heaven must be without sin. “The soul that sinneth it shall die.” (Ezekiel 18:4) Since sin is the “transgression of the...

As with Jeremiah, the same can be said of every sensible sinner: “The Lord hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: and...

When we consider that, as David confessed, men are “shapened in iniquity; and in sin” did their “mother conceive” them (Psalm 51:5,) and that “the wicked are estranged from the womb:...

We use the term begetting, for the implantation of natural life in Adam’s offspring, and quickening for the implantation of spiritual life of Christ in an elect by the Holy Spirit....

“And, behold, there talked with Him two men, which were Moses and Elias: who appeared in glory, and spake of His decease which He should accomplish at Jerusalem.” (Luke 9:30-31) Later,...

We are as a group of Baptists: “Old School”, “Predestinarian”, “Primitive” Baptists. Since there are large and different groups by these appellations in America which differ doctrinally and practically, the terms...

Among the peoples called “Baptists” many issues conflict in a manner to produce great diversity. Obviously, there is an unbridgeable gap between the doctrinal views of the Predestinarians and the theory...

We feel a need to present this article for the benefit of our churches and the encouragement of our deacons. The condition in our churches, in general, has resulted in greater...

“In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array; but (which becometh women professing...

“And not only this; but when Rebecca also had conceived by one, by our father Isaac; (for the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that...

Since an objective of this magazine is to defend the Cause of God and Truth as articulated by the Predestinarian Old School Baptists; and since a great number of readers have...

In the attributes of God and in various graces of the Spirit, comparative and contrasting attributes and graces are often paired together. Our God is a God of mercy, and a...

Much can and has been argued about the various aspects of the sovereignty of God. A new-born infant knows very little of this world in the first few months or years...

“Draw me, we will run after thee” (Song of Solomon 1:4) “Come to Jesus. Come just as you are! Jesus is waiting! You must, indeed, you can come this very night,”...

Note: The following is edited from a personal letter written to a young believer on March 4, 1969, and drafted into an article format. By particular redemption we mean that Christ’s...