Test All Things

“Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints: To whom God would make known what is the riches of...

Unless the Spirit of God crosses my path and gives me an understanding of the preciousness of Christ and the glory of His blessed Gospel and creates within me a new...

The religious professor receives doctrines because he sees them in the Bible. The believer not only sees them in the Book, but he feels them in his heart, put there by...

If salvation implies a previous state from which it is a deliverance, then I say that it is childish folly to talk of being saved if we know nothing experimentally of...

We know the natural man “receives not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them”. (1 Corinthians 2:14) In 1 Peter...

“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.”(2nd Corinthians 5:17) If any person is in Christ,...

1. Outward form is preaching, prayer, and doing! Inward worship is love, reverence and faith. 2. Outward form is a duty sometime! Worship is an attitude all the time. 3. Outward...

I have never cared much for the term “reformed.” First of all, it is not a prominent Bible word, nor is it ever used to refer to God’s elect. They are...

FAITH – “Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth Him that begat loveth also him that is begotten of Him.” (1 John...

Conversion refers to the coming of a regenerated child of God to the conscious realization and manifestation of the spiritual life that was given to him in regeneration. Conversion manifests itself...

“If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness.” (Matthew 6:23) Christ has before him a man destitute of the life of regeneration. There is...

“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...

When we consider that, as David confessed, men are “shapened in iniquity; and in sin” did their “mother conceive” them (Psalm 51:5,) and that “the wicked are estranged from the womb:...

We use the term begetting, for the implantation of natural life in Adam’s offspring, and quickening for the implantation of spiritual life of Christ in an elect by the Holy Spirit....

I wish here to teach about an important thing that I believe God’s people should know. People are always asking what takes place at regeneration or the new birth. Beloved, the...

“And I will give them an heart to know Me, that I am the LORD: and they shall be My people, and I will be their God: for they shall return...

The elect of God do believe in the truth in due time. “As many as were ordained to eternal life believed.” (Acts 13:48) This Scripture proves that ALL of the elect...

“Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.” (John 1:13) The immediate connection in which these words...

Yet this instrumentality of the word in regeneration seems not so agreeable to the principle of grace implanted in the soul in regeneration, and to be understood with respect to that;...

“For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature. And as many as walk according to this rule, peace be on them, and mercy, and upon...

What is the mark of a genuine faith and conversion? One of the most important marks of a genuine faith and conversion in Jesus Christ will be prayer, that you practice...

I know of no other text in the Bible that so clearly and pointedly focuses on the heart of what true religion is and on the heart of what a Christian...

We begin this article in Luke 5:30. This sets the stage for verses 36-39 which we will be looking at carefully. Luke 5:30 The scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples,...

“He came unto his own, and his own received him not. But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them...

Brother Beebe:- I received, a short time since, a letter from brother Davis S. Woody, of Missouri, in which he makes the following request: “Dear Brother: For the satisfaction of some...

God can only be known by means of a supernatural revelation of Himself Apart from the Scriptures, even a theoretical acquaintance with Him is impossible. It still holds true that ‘the...

When sinners become convinced by the Spirit in Regeneration that Christ “put away sin”, “abolished death”, and Eternally Justified EVERY sinner He lived and died for, they WILL HEED the Spirit’s...

There are some in our day who in their zeal to show the necessity of the work of the Holy Spirit within us, do so by diminishing and devaluing the blessed...

Psalm 1 describes the keys to the life and godliness of one who is blessed of God – “his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law...

A Real Christian in the apostle Paul’s account, is a new creature. He is God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus. And Jesus tells you how dead souls are quickened. Mark His...

A Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 6: Chapter 11 Of Regeneration ——————————————————————————– Regeneration follows adoption, being the evidence of it; regeneration describes the persons who have received the power to become...

A. The need for regeneration lies in our natural degeneration. In consequence of the fall of our first parents, all of us were born alienated from the divine life and holiness,...

The following article by A.W. Pink was taken from his book “The Holy Spirit” chapter 11. ——————————————————————————– We shall now confine ourselves to the initial operation of the Spirit within the...

A study of John 3:3-8 One of the most misunderstood subjects in the Bible is the new birth. In the 1970’s we heard so much about “born-again Christians.” A woman even...

Christ told Nicodemus that the new birth could only be seen and understood by its effects (John 3:8). What is the NEW BIRTH? What actually takes place in a sinner when...