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Prayer is the blessed means which God has appointed to bring every grace from Christ to the believer. The believer is to let his requests be made known unto God, and...

To give you a description of false faith is more then I can pretend to, unless you will allow me to describe true faith and oppose it to false, and so...

From a Letter by William Huntington I have watched narrowly to see what good effects this doctrine of yours produces among those where it is perpetually enforced, and I can see...

The covenant of promise belongs to the heirs of promise; and that the ministration of the Spirit is sent with power to none but to the heirs of eternal life; and...

“Holding fast, and having a good conscience; which some having put away concerning the faith have made shipwreck.” (1st Timothy 1:19) I believe, that the reason of so many persons making...

The grace of faith is the Spirit’s fruit: He produces it under hHis operation, and testifies of, and exhibits to the mind, the object to be believed in. The Spirit persuades...

All religion that is not received from the fullness of Christ is nothing but a show, a form of godliness without the power; which renders the performer in the sight of...

When a shepherd is going to leave the holy commandment delivered unto him, and to turn aside to vain jangling, he generally circulates his new leaven in a private way, and...

“He will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.” (Isaiah 32:6) The drink of the thirsty soul is the efficacy of the Saviour’s blood, or the atonement of Christ received...

God promised that He would “persuade Japhet, and he should dwell in the tents of Shem,” (Genesis 9:27), and this work of persuading seems to be His working Faith in the...

If thou aim at holiness by the law, remember thou must be perfect in the flesh as well as in spirit. The law is perfect; it will allow of no infirmities,...

“Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 5:3) The Saviour carefully describes the case and inward state of those gracious souls upon whom His...

The moral law is a chastening rod in the hand of God the Father, which He uses upon all the elect children that He has given to Christ, who are all...

Our God filleth all space, and is near to all that feel after Him. He transacts all the grand affairs of His kingdom in the court of conscience. To that court...

“For he that is dead is freed from sin.” (Romans 6:7) ——————– The elect of God, as well as all others, are by nature dead; they are dead in sin, living...

The apostle Paul calls our earthly bodies a tabernacle, which is a portable dwelling, set up, taken down, and removed, just as it pleaseth the owner of it to do. This...

“…neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.” (Acts 2:27) ——————– If He had not been God, He certainly would have seen corruption, as well as other creatures have...

“So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God.” (Romans 7:25) ——————– It is known by sad experience, to all that love the Almighty, that the carnal mind...

It is in perusing the word that we converse with the Father in his secret decrees and purposes; with the blessed Redeemer in his great undertakings, sufferings, and soul-comforting discourses; and...

“An able minister of the New Testament” is one that has received the spirit of promise, one that has felt and enjoyed the truths, blessings, and promises, of the gospel in...

Believe me there is a false zeal (Romans 10:2), a false gift (Proverbs 25:14), a false light (Luke 11:35), a false Spirit (Micah 2:11), a false Minister (2 Corinthians 11:13), a...

“But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing of himself alone and not in another. For every man shall bear his own burden,” (Galatians 6:4-5)...

They have a common saying in the Weald of Kent, when the daughter of a farmer is married. If it be enquired what portion the father gave, the answer is: “He...

Happy is that soul that credits God’s promise; places his confidence in Him for the fulfilment of it; makes use of the means God has appointed; daily pleads His promise in...

An Antinomian, in the sight of God, is one who holds the truth in unrighteousness; who has gospel notions in his head, but no grace in his heart. He is one...

As I cannot get a DD for the want of cash, neither can I get an MA for the want of learning; therefore I am compelled to fly for refuge to...

True repentance is not merely pressed, squeezed, or extorted by the workings and violent struggles of guilt and wrath, fear and torment; but it flows out under the sin-pardoning operations of...

“My Father worketh hitherto, and I work.” (John 5:17) In giving you my thoughts on this text, I shall take but little notice about creating the world, upholding the world, governing...

Christian Reader, — Thou art here presented with another discourse on the old subject, which I believe will ever be the controversy of Zion as long as freeborn sons and bond...

The elect of God, as well as all others, are by nature dead; they are dead in sin, living without any spiritual life;, and to be carnally minded is death: they...

Marvel not at the world’s hatred. God’s choice of us is the bone which they cannot endure: “If ye were of the world the world would love his own but because...

The hope of Arminianism seems to me to differ much from the hope of the gospel, because it allows that Christ died for all men. But Christ declares that the gates...

Life of the Author I was born in the Weald of Kent, as is related in the sequel of this narrative. My father was a day-labouring man, who worked for seven...

I BELIEVE, that every man who is enlightened to see the fellowship of the gospel mystery, enabled to receive it in the love of it, who is blessed with enlargement of...

“Search the Scriptures, for in them ye think ye have eternal life, and they are they which testify of Me.” (John 5:39) I. I have sometimes thought that a Nation must...

The Believer’s Rule Of Life By William Huntington Condensed from “The Rule and Riddle.” Published in 1811 by T. Bensley, London PREFACE WILLIAM HUNTINGTON was born on February 2,1745, near Cranbrook,...

There must be a principle of better life that can savour, relish and feed upon better provision. Vanity and folly (says the wise man) feed the foolish. Self-will, self-sufficiency and self-righteousness...