Test All Things

It is a very narrow way to heaven, and none can be rightly in the path except by God’s grace. Nor can they keep there, except by grace. What debtors we...

How we find that there are two principles within us continually at war, and how they ever wrestle for mastery! But whatever suits and pleases the flesh will surely make the...

There is nothing worth living for in this vain world. Vanity is stamped upon all created good. All dealings with the world are of a deadening nature; therefore, whatever unnecessarily brings...

The soul is in its best state when most humbled. Lowliness of mind and contrition of spirit are the best evidences of the effects of grace wrought in the soul. The...

Jesus made that inestimable sacrifice – not of gold, nor silver, but of His own precious blood – to redeem selfish, carnal, ungodly, and hell-deserving sinners! Moreover, He has bestowed upon...

What a mockery is a mere profession of religion which costs a man nothing! There is no more true religion than what is felt, known, and experienced in the soul. Real...

God’s children need much humbling and stripping; and frequently a “furnace”, to take away the dross which gathers so very fast. “I have refined you but not in the way silver...

“I tell you the truth, no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again.” (John 3:3) It seems very cutting to parents when I warn them against...

Before a man can preach the spirit of the gospel, his life and conduct must be according to it; and most gospel preachers fall short in this respect. It is the...

We can spend everything upon that vile monster – self! Pray for each other that the Lord may cause us to give freely for His sake; for “there is one who...

When the Lord opens your eyes wider, you will see how much worldly-mindedness there is, in one shape or other, among the professors around you. “If any man loves the world,...

The way to heaven is strait and narrow, and Satan is an unwearied adversary, in disputing every inch of the way. You will be much despised and cast out for Christ’s...

A little plain food and plain clothing are quite good enough for our vile bodies. “After all, we didn’t bring anything with us when we came into the world, and we...

He is not a Christian who differs only in ‘sentiment’ from the world, but in ‘practice’. By William Tiptaft

“If anyone would be My follower, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow Me.” (Luke 9:23) The power of godliness is but little known. There is...

Satan is a very subtle enemy, and never spreads his snare in your sight. I hope you will not be induced to value any knowledge which does not cause you to...

“Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word.” (Psalm 119:67) “It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy...

“No servant is greater than his master. If they persecuted Me, they will persecute you also.” (John 15:20) You will not be persecuted for holding doctrinal truths in the head; but...

I stand before you this evening as the servant of Christ, or the servant of the devil. The gospel is a fan that will separate the chaff from the wheat. The...

As a child of God, you are not of the world, but are chosen out of it. You are only a stranger and a pilgrim here. You will meet with many...

“Do not be surprised, my brothers, if the world hates you.” (1 John 3:13) You will be much despised and cast out for Christ’s sake, and nothing will offend more than...

If you were to go about telling people that you had an in inheritance worth a million worlds, and yet got upset over a trifle, they would not believe you. If...

Since I last wrote, I have preached in Abingdon Great Church. I preached the truth, I trust, to a very crowded congregation, supposed to be (sitting and standing, who were able...

“And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.” (1 John 2:17) What is this world, and all things in...