Test All Things

“The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD,...

“Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him out of thy law; That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit be...

“The righteous shall be glad in the LORD, and shall trust in Him; and all the upright in heart shall glory.” (Psalm 64:10) ____________________________ I. In what way is a man...

“O continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee.” (Psalm 36:10) I. Here we see the lovingkindness of God the Father in the choice of His people, that it originated in...

“For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is His mercy toward them that fear Him. As far as the east is from the west, so far hath...

“The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.” (Psalm 92:12) First, who are the “righteous”? They are sinners saved by the grace of...

“O God, thou knowest my foolishness; and my sins are not hid from Thee.” (Psalm 69:5) This Psalm is a messianic psalm, one that sets forth the glory of Christ as...

“The king’s daughter is all glorious within: her clothing is of wrought gold.” (Psalm 45:13) The King’s daughter is all glorious within: — In this text we believe the King’s daughter...

“Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and He shall sustain thee; He will never suffer the righteous to be moved.” (Psalm 55:22) With the help of the Lord we will first...

“But thou art holy, O thou that inhabitest the praises of Israel.” (Psalm 22:3) How many among you present have prayed that God might bless my speaking this evening? The Lord’s...

One of the most blessed truths God’s elect can ever be brought to see by God the Holy Spirit through the preaching of God’s Gospel is what King David so confidently...

“Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity. For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb....

The psalmist asked, “If thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?” (Psalm 130:3). The answer is – NO SINFUL HUMAN BEING. One of Job’s friends asked, “How then...

“But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for Himself: the LORD will hear when I call unto Him.” (Psalm 4:3) Who are the godly, and who...

David’s Sin and His Attempt to Hide It David the king was a man after God’s own heart. But David also had a weak spot for women. One night David could...

Psalm 119 is an amazing chapter in the Bible. It is the longest chapter in the Bible by far, containing 176 verses. People have speculated who the person was who wrote...

Every year the church of Jesus Christ celebrates a great work of Jesus performed in her behalf. Perhaps you missed it. It is what we call the ascension of Jesus Christ...

“But I am poor and sorrowful: let thy salvation, O God, set me up on high. I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with...

“Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee.” (Psalm 63:3) To give thanks is the highest expression of the Christian’s life. It certainly means that we see...

“But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinketh upon me: Thou art my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.” (Psalm 40:17) One who seeks to...

“There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the most High.” (Psalm 46:4) These words are to be...

“Passing through the Valley of Weeping.” (Psalm 84:6) Every living soul that has been experimentally taught his lost condition-that has known something of a resting place in Christ-that has turned his...

A sermon preached August 9, 1840 by J. C. Philpot, at Arlington “Let thy mercies come also unto me, O LORD, even thy salvation, according to thy word. So shall I...

“For in the time of trouble He will hide me in His pavilion: in the secret of His tabernacle will He hide me; He will set me up upon a rock.”...

“Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise Your name.” (Psalm 142:7) It is not certain that David composed this Psalm in the Cave of Adullam, when he had...

Preached at Providence Chapel, West Street, Croydon, Wednesday August 26th, 1846, by J. C. Philpot. “Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou usest to do unto those...

Preached at Zoar Chapel, London, on July 20, 1845, by J. C. Philpot “And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee. Deliver me from all my transgressions:...

“The LORD liveth; and blessed be my rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted.” (Psalm 18:46) The gracious words of our text set forth the glorious Person of...

“There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God.” (Psalm 46:4) I shall first take notice of the Church of God under the metaphor or title...

Preached at Zoar Chapel, Great Alie Street, London, On LORD’s Day Evening, 1848 – By John Kershaw “The LORD liveth; and blessed be my rock; and let the God of my...

“Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them. Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also...

Have you ever slipped on ice? Before you hit the ground, you know you are in for a painful fall, and there is not one thing you can do to prevent...

“God is the LORD, which hath shewed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar.” (Psalm 118:27) It is very sweet and blessed to trace...

“Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquited within me? Hope thou in God; for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my...

Preached at Providence Chapel, London, on Tuesday Evening, July 20, 1847, by J. C. Philpot “Say unto my soul, I am thy salvation.” (Psalm 35:3) If we take the Scriptures as...

“Serve the LORD with gladness” (Psalm 100:2) The only right motive for acceptable obedience and service to God is the assurance of His grace and love in Christ and the gratitude...

“When the Lord turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.” (Psalm 126:1) This then is the word we must first look at; it implies something we...

Preached at Zoar Chapel, London, on August 10, 1845, by Joseph Philpot “I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart.” (Psalm 119:32) I was endeavoring...

Preached at Zoar Chapel, London, on Thursday Evening, August 7, 1845, by J. C. Philpot ———– “Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine...

Preached at Zoar Chapel, London, on August 4, 1844, by J. C. Philpot “The secret of the LORD is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.”...

Preached at Jewry Street Chapel, on Thursday Evening, July 22, 1847, by J. C. Philpot “But I am poor and needy—yet the Lord thinketh upon me…” (Psalm 40:17) There is one...

Preached at Providence Chapel, Oakham, Tuesday April 18th, 1864. Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the...

“The Lord preserveth the simple”. – Psalm 116:6 I do not understand merely by this simplicity any lack of understanding. Far from it. “Be ye wise as serpents” is the effectual...

A sermon preached on June 20, 1841, by J. C. Philpot, at Zoar Chapel, London. “We see not our signs.” (Psalm 74:9) This Psalm, from which the text is taken, is...

Preached at North Street Chapel, Stamford, on September 22, 1867, by J. C. Philpot “Many times did he deliver them; but they provoked him with their counsel, and were brought low...

Preached on Thursday Evening, June 10th, 1841, at Zoar Chapel, London, by J. C. Philpot “He shall call upon Me, and I will answer him.” (Psalm 91:15) In the words of...

Preached at Zoar Chapel, London, on Thursday Evening, July 17, 1845, by J. C. Philpot “Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope...

Preached at Zoar Chapel, London, on Thursday Evening, July 27, 1843, by J. C. Philpot “My soul follows hard after you; your right hand upholds me.” (Psalm 63:8) Did the question...

Preached at Trinity Chapel, Southwark, on Thursday Evening, August 1, 1850, by J. C. Philpot “These all wait upon you; that you may give them their food in due season. When...

Preached at Providence Chapel, London, on July 25, 1847, by J. C. Philpot “Let Israel hope in the Lord, for with the Lord there is mercy, and with him is plenteous...