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One hardly has to look long before finding a place where a group of people consistently meets as they say, “in the name of God.” With all the different doctrines being...

Preachers today are licensed and ordained by “the church”; men of old were ordained and sent by God. Preachers today go forth armed with degrees and credentials; men of old went...

“Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ. Is Christ divided? Was Paul...

When reading Paul’s First Epistle to the Corinthians, it is important to observe: to whom the Epistle was written — to those at Corinth “with all that in every place call...

“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!” (Psalm 133:1) ——————– Brethren dwelling in unity with brethren is a good and pleasant thing. Believers...

This is an audio sermon by Marvin Stalnaker titled: “The Importance of Public Worship” The scripture text that brother Marvin is preaching from is Hebrews 10:24-25 and the audio is 33...

Multitudes attend (what men call) “church services” all over the world. Many go because it is a habit, others go believing it will save them. Many go because it makes them...

One thing almost completely missing in the church today is biblical church discipline. It is an almost unheard of for anyone to be excommunicated from the church, except for gross sin...

A local church is a body of brothers and sisters in Christ. We are one family. One life is ours, one love is ours, and one objective (to know more of...

This is an audio sermon by Ian Potts titled “One Body” The scripture text that brother Ian is preaching from is Colossians 3:15 and the audio is 47 minutes long.

Nations separate from nations, and they are ofcourse prejudice for the people who live in their nations. Religion separates from other religions, and they are ofcourse prejudice for the people who...

The Lord’s Supper is not a sacrament. Those who speak of the ordinances of Christ as sacraments are in error, very grave error. The bread and wine are not sacred. The...

Landmarkism teaches that baptism can only be performed by the pastors of Landmark (or Primitive) Baptist churches and that by being baptized into one of their churches a person secures for...

“For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord’s body.” (I Corinthians 11:29) No one is personally worthy to receive the Lord’s Supper,...

“Theological Seminaries, in attempting to qualify men to preach the gospel, virtually profess to hold at their disposal the gifts of the Holy Ghost, and to impart them to men for...

I have often heard it said of persons, that such and such an one has a gift. What gift, I ask? natural? or spiritual? For, I am persuaded, there is a...

This is an audio sermon titled “The Church – What is it?” The scripture text is from Ephesians 5:25-27 and the audio is 73 minutes long.

We live in days of great social change. Rapid change. Hardly a month seems to pass when some new law isn’t passed, or some movement appears to triumph in a further...

Whilst some today consent to the teaching regarding Christ’s Headship over His church as set forth in 1 Corinthians 11, and recognise God’s order in the distinctions made between male 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...

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 he goeth up into a mountain, and calleth unto him whom he would: and they came unto him. And he ordained twelve, that they should be with him, and that...

What is a denomination? Well, since the word cannot be found within the Holy Bible, I will have to use an outside worldly source to define this word. From the Webster’s...

How diligently should they scrutinize their motives, who think of entering the ministry; for thousands have abused this Divine institution through love of ease, desire for authority and reputation, or love...

Women’s place within the congregational setting is another example of the decision by the church body leaders of our day to change God’s laws to suit man’s ideas and desires. There...

1 Corinthians 10:11 Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come. Now, when it...

“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...

We have been called on for an expression of our views on the subject of washing the saints’ feet, but we confess our inability to do justice to the subject, especially...

“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...

Since the apostles of the Lamb have finished their course with us in the flesh, no history of the church of God should be allowed to lure us from the doctrine...

Dear Sir, …I notice an answer to a question relating to musical instruments used in places of worship, saying there is no warrant for such in the Word of God. I...

To the Editors of the Gospel Standard. Messrs. Editors, If you think the following inquiry worthy your notice, you would greatly oblige the writer of these lines by a reply to...

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...

No doubt many learned men, together with some who must be classified as suspect, have written in support of the local churches to the exclusion of the general church. Some were...

As far as the administration of the ordinance of baptism is concerned, we have no doubt in our own mind that it is perfectly scriptural for any member of the church,...

As far as the administration of the ordinance of baptism is concerned, we have no doubt in our own mind that it is perfectly scriptural for any member of the church,...

This is an audio sermon titled “The Lord’s Supper” The scripture text is from Luke 22:19-20 and the audio is 25 minutes long.

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 these last days it has pleased the Lord to withhold His Spirit in “demonstration and power” both from the ministry and from the hearers. Churches have dwindled in a born...

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...

We intimated on the wrapper of our last October Number that it was in our mind to take up the above subject, as involving considerations hidden from the eyes of men...

In Revelation chapters 2 and 3 God has messages for seven Churches in Asia Minor. There were many more churches, but God picked out these seven as examples of what the...

Dear Mr. Editor, When a church after due consideration has decided upon the use of a harmonium or organ to assist in the singing, and a minister, being invited to supply,...

The title of this article is “Feed My Sheep”. As you may know, in Luke 21 the Lord Jesus told Peter several times: “Feed My Sheep”. Of course Jesus did not...

This is an audio sermon titled “The Importance of The Lord’s Supper” The scripture text is from Matthew 26:17-30 and the audio is 29 minutes long.

Preached at Ford Street Chapel, Coventry, 1867 – By John Kershaw. ————————————————– “And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs...

“For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you…” 1 Corinthians 11:23 In mid-eastern culture, sharing a meal together with someone is a symbol of friendship,...

What is an indulgence? An indulgence is money that is given to the Roman Catholic Church for shortening the time that souls are suffering in the fires of Purgatory. Purgatory is...

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....