Test All Things

This is love, tenderly expressed, matchless, free, undeserved love – love that many waters cannot quench and that the floods cannot drown. Here creature-strength, creature-beauty, creature-goodness, and even creature vileness too,...

“Blessed are they that mourn; for they shall be comforted.” (Matthew 5:4) ——————– Not all kinds of mourners are here intended; for there is the sorrow of the world, which worketh...

“If the Son makes you free, ye shall be free indeed.” (John 8:36) ——————– Much we talk of freedom in our day; much is our mind perplexed about it; but how...

“For ye have need of patience.” (Hebrews 10:36) ——————– Moses believed God had raised him up to deliver Israel; so when he saw the Egyptian smiting the Israelite (being a strong...

If thou art brought to feel thou art such a sinner as the Lord says thou art, and brought to confess that feeling, thou art a vessel of mercy; God will...

Many of the precious promises of the Gospel suppose troubles and conflicts. As it is written: “When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers,...

It does appear that most teachers think there should be a distinction made between the sheep and goats, but does it not appear that the greatest part of preachers, in this...

“Election”! O! That blessed truth has been and still is dearer to me than life; and the way and manner of its revelation and application to my soul in deep bondage...

O the matchless grace of God! What is it? Who can describe it? Let a poor worm venture to drop a hint or two upon it. It is the glorious, rich...

There were seen, in a Manchester street, a crowd of lads, who were engaged in a fight amongst themselves. All of a sudden, a man came striding out of one of...

“So also is the resurrection of the dead. It is sown in corruption; it is raised in incorruption: it is sown in dishonour; it is raised in glory: it is sown...

What a mercy it would be if our conversation were more on eternal things! How we need the “three sieves”: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? And, we...

We have been solicited, by one of what is called the Society of Friends, who is, we believe, a reader of our work, to insert the following. The design of it...

William Gadsby once preached at Rochdale from the text, “Lord, help me!” Having read his text, he took off his spectacles, and, in his usual, deliberate way, looked round on the...

William Gadsby’s Broken Leg – His own account, 1840. I had for some time fixed that I would spend a few days at Buxton, having before proved that the waters and...

“Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness; for they shall be filled.” (Matthew 5:6) The righteousness intended here is not creature-righteousness. “All flesh is grass, and all the...

“For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body being many, are one body; so also is Christ.” (1 Corinthians 12:12) THE...

At the day of judgment, the bodies of the wicked, being raised out of their graves, shall be sentenced, together with their souls, to unspeakable torments and the vengeance of God’s...

Question 1: Who is the only self-existent Being? Answer: God is the only self-existent Being. Exodus 3:14 Psalm 90:2 Isaiah 45:5 Isaiah 45:22 John 8:58 Question 2: Ought everyone to believe...

According to some people, Christ died to give all a chance of being saved! I do not know that I hate anything more in my soul than to hear that. It...

By William Gadsby Preached in Manchester, England February 9th, 1840 ________________________________________________ “The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is long-suffering to us-ward; not willing...

Titus 3:4-7 Each glorious person in the Godhead has a glorious part in our salvation. GOD THE FATHER chose, sanctified, and set us apart in Christ before the world was; GOD...

God tells us that His people are accepted in Christ. If we are without Christ, then we have nothing that God will accept; because His people are accepted in Christ. God...

In reading the word of God, it becomes us ever to remember that the sacred pages are a transcript of the perfections of the infinite God, who is the “high and...

“Concerning his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who was made of the seed of David, according to the flesh, hut declared to he the Son of God with power, according to...

I have felt the power of those blessed truths in my soul of which you have written from time to time in the Gospel Standard, particularly the short scrap last month...

GOD tells us that His people are ACCEPTED IN CHRIST (Ephesians 1:6). If a person is without Christ, then he has nothing that God will accept! God tells us that no...

He has “put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself,” Hebrews 9:26. He has “finished transgression and made an end of sin,” Daniel 9:24. He has “redeemed us from all iniquity;”...

“In the Lord shall all the seed of Israel be justified, and shall glory.” (Isaiah 14:24-25) It is only the dying of that Just One for us who are unjust, that...

We must have a righteousness in which God Himself cannot find a flaw, a righteousness which Jehovah cannot mend, a righteousness which neither sin nor Satan can mar; and unless we...

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,...