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Who that knows anything of the wondrous doings and dealings of the Lord in providence and grace can say that miracles have ceased? It is true that the croaking raven no...

We do not know of any reliable history of the Baptists from the apostles’ days down to the present. Of all the books that have been published on ecclesiastical history, that...

I. God from eternity has predestined some men to life, and reprobated some to death. II. The moving or efficient cause of predestination to life is not the foreseeing of faith,...

December 1991 marked the 300th anniversary of the death of the famous Puritan Richard Baxter. There has been much about this man in contemporary Christian magazines, but not a word of...

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...

“That there should be some fire even after this life is not incredible, and it can be inquired into and either be discovered or left hidden whether some of the faithful...

We now come to an eminent and powerful minister of the Gospel of a different type–William Gadsby, of Manchester (1773-1844), whose labours extended to well-nigh every part of the country, and...

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...

HUNTINGTON closely and faithfully discriminated between taking the mere lamp of profession in the hand and the vital necessity, upon which he insisted, of possessing the oil of God’s grace in...

WILLIAM GADSBY was born in the village of Attleborough, Warwickshire, about Jan. 3rd, 1773. As his parents were poor, he had little or no education. When 13, he was apprenticed to...

A Declaration of the Faith and Practice of the Church of Christ at Horsely-down, under the Pastoral Care of Mr. John Gill, &c. Having been enabled, through divine grace, to give...

Dear Brother Beebe: Our aged and beloved brother, Samuel Trott, quietly and peacefully fell asleep in Jesus on Tuesday morning, October 30th, at his residence in Fairfax Co., Va., in the...

Elder Samuel Trott has laid off his armor, received his passport, and gone, as we fully believe, to the bosom of his God and Savior. For several months his strength has...

Article 1 – of the Holy Scriptures We believe in the divine inspiration of the Holy Scriptures, and receive them as a gracious revelation of the mind and will of God...

The first edition was published in 1644 and, whereas the 1689 Baptist Confession is based on the Westminster Confession of Faith, the 1644 Confession is of purely Baptist origin. This second...

Elder Gilbert Beebe 1800 – 1881 Founder, Editor: Signs of The Times 1832-1881 AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ELDER GILBERT BEEBE Mr. Saluson: In fulfillment of my promise, I will state some of the...

Joseph Irons (1785-1852) was one of the ablest preachers of his day, and a powerful and prolific writer. His doctrinal teaching was pellucidly clear and consistent; he was a profound student...

“God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ,” (Galatians 6:14) I cannot, and, God helping me, I will not, while the Lord...

The desire of my soul is to die rejoicing that God’s just and holy law, broken by me in thought, word, and deed, has been fulfilled for me by the Lord...

Waldenses Confession of 1544 1. We believe that there is but one God, who is a Spirit – the Creator of all things – the Father of all, who is above...

Waldenses Confession of 1120 1. We believe and firmly maintain all that is contained in the twelve articles of the symbol, commonly called the apostles’ creed, and we regard as heretical...

In a letter to his brother Charles in June 1766, the Arminian evangelist John Wesley, now in his sixties, confesses that he does not and never did love God, believe or...

William Gadsby (1773-1844) By B.A. Ramsbottom (1973) A small tribute to this honoured servant of God on the occasion of the bicentenary of his birth. When God has a work to...

Part one of The Life and Times of John Wycliffe, Oxford Scholar, Philosopher and Theologian. This renowned Christian thinker was heavily influenced by the teachings of Augustine, mention is also made...

John Wycliffe’s conflicts with the church of his day increased, he rejected the medieval view of the sacraments, especially that of the teaching of transubstantiation. Fiercely critical, he rejected the Papacy’s...

This article is titled, “The Gnostics”. One criticism that has been leveled at my sermons is this. They say: People are turned off from listening to my sermons because I dare...

From John Warburton’s Mercies of a Covenant God. ———————————————– For many years John Warburton’s great trial was that his wife, whom he had married when he was unregenerate, was a complete...

Philpot’s letter of resignation from the Church of England, March 28, 1835. Mr. Provost: I beg leave to resign the Fellowship of Worcester College, to which I was elected in the...

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“It is manifest that the public worship of the Roman Church is wholly degenerated from the nature of Christ’s kingdom,” so declared John Wesley. He protested against Rome’s doctrines of tradition,...

Who that knows anything of the wondrous doings and dealings of the Lord in providence and grace can say that miracles have ceased? It is true that the croaking raven no...

Here we have the beginnings of an overview of the life & theology of John Calvin. In this lecture, Dr. Nick Needham speaks on the early years of John Calvin up...

The second address in a consideration of the life & theology of John Calvin.

Dr. Nick Needham considers the significance of the Life and Theology of John Calvin, and how this important figure in church history impacted upon a greater understanding of the Reformed Faith....

Thomas Hardy, in one of his excellent letters, makes the following remark, “The best Christians I meet with are generally Huntingtonians.” This witness is true. There is, or as we must...

When the Lord called to Himself the soul of our dear friend, William Gadsby, with truth it might be said, “There is a great man fallen this day in Israel” (2...

The middle and latter end of the last century was a remarkable period. A chain of ministers, commencing with Whitefield, and embracing in its links Toplady, Berridge, Newton, Romaine, Huntington, and...

For a sound, consistent, scriptural exposition of the word of God, no commentary, we believe, in any language can be compared with Dr. Gill’s. There may be commentaries on individual books...

Naked and Unashamed: John Wesley Exposes Himself “It has also been suggested, that ‘Mr. Wesley is a very laborious man;’ not more laborious, I presume, than a certain active being, who...

In times past some of us have recited what has been known as the “Apostles Creed” as a declaration of our faith. I have no interest in reviving this practice or...

John Wesley, A Biography Author: Stephen Tomkins Oxford: Lion Publishing, 2003, paperback, 208 pages. ——————– In 24 short chapters, Stephen Tomkins has given us an interesting and readable life of the...

William Gadsby of Manchester, was born at Attle-borough, Warwickshire, January 3, 1773. When about twenty years of age he was baptized and united with the church at Coventry, under the care...