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“And be found In Him…” (Philippians 3:9) When the Apostle talked about being found in Christ he described himself as at one time being without Christ. How did he know what...

True mourning for sin has a distinct and constant reference to the Lord Jesus. If I hate sin because I am exposed, I have not repented; I merely regret that I...

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...

“Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death.” (2 Corinthians 7:10) These two kinds of repentance are to be carefully distinguished from...

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...

Although we should all strive to love our neighbor as ourselves, it’s imperative that we derive no confidence from that, but rather that we flee to Christ and plead His righteousness...

Satan’s attacks are always aimed against God’s glory in salvation. It is in this context that we understand the wiles of Satan. Satan’s goal is to keep sinners in a state...

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...

When it comes to the true obedience of a justified sinner, motive is everything. Think about Saul of Tarsus. What religious activities did he perform while in a state of lostness?...

“Fruits meet for repentance:” (Matthew 3:8) The command of Scripture to sinners is to repent, Luke 13:3. The word means to have a change of heart, mind, will, and affection toward...

Repentance is another subject that is misunderstood and misused by most people involved in religion. Their thought process concerning repentance goes something like this: “You have to get people lost before...

This is one of the most profound and theologically rich passages in the Bible. Here we have a clear description of the doctrine of justification based on the imputed righteousness of...

Gospel repentance is a repentance which comes as the gift of God by the Holy Spirit as He enlightens our minds to the Gospel — God’s promise to save guilty, defiled,...

2 Corinthians 4:6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God...

What’s wrong with the question, “when did you come to the doctrines of grace?” Before exposing the eternally fatal flaw of such a question, let me say uncategorically that I love...