Test All Things

Most of us don’t know God well enough to trust Him. Are you persuaded that God has complete control in reference to the things, which excite our anxiety? Are you persuaded...

I am putting together this article in hope of helping any brethren who may be suffering from intrusive thoughts. By intrusive thoughts, I mean unwanted thoughts, fearful thoughts, thoughts that torment,...

Dear friend in the furnace, I was sorry to hear at Grove that you were so poorly that you could not get out to the meeting, nor come over to Grove...

The below is an extract from the memoir of Joseph Hatton who was editor of the Gospel Standard magazine for two short periods and a shepherd of Christ’s flock in Redhill,...

“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. Trust in...

Are you happy? Yes! but I am not without times of sorrow and depression. Like any human, I weep over loved ones, friends, sickness, death, and disappointment. But I sorrow not...

“It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.” (Psalm 119:71) Have you ever noticed how believers who have been SEVERELY tried under the...

I recently read that somewhere, years ago in New England, there was a day of fasting each month to mourn over the sins of the land. At last, some public official...

The reason for the misery which we experience in this life is sin. It is the cause of every ill thing: sickness, pain, sorrow, death and countless other things. If sin...

Without a doubt a world-crisis is at hand, and everywhere men are alarmed. But God is not! He is never taken by surprise. It is no unexpected emergency which now confronts...

“LORD, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am.” (Psalm 39:4) When we, by God’s grace, are wise enough...

The English word gossip is not in the KJV of the Bible, but the concept is. It is found under the words talebearing, slander, tattle, whisper and busybody among other words. So, with that being said, we will define the...

“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:28) The believer is heavily burdened with a daily conflict. This conflict between a body of...

Shall we quarrel with—these doubts and fears—these temptations and trials—these assaults from Satan—these workings-up of inward corruption—when they are, in God’s mercy and in God’s providence, such blessed helpers? If they...

There is a promise from God’s word that all believers will be tried in the furnace of adversity. “Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.”...

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous, therefore, and repent;” (Revelation 3:19) ———————— The persons, the objects of Christ’s love here intended are not angels, but the...

“It is GOOD for me that I have been AFFLICTED, that I MIGHT LEARN Thy ways.” (Psalm 119:71) —————————— God’s ways and God’s Word are best learned by experience and in...

Any man or woman who claims continual, uninterrupted joy, rest, and peace in this world is either not telling the truth or has no connection with reality! True joy, rest, and...

“It is GOOD for me that I have been AFFLICTED, that I MIGHT LEARN Thy ways.” (Psalm 119:71) God’s ways and God’s Word are best learned by experience and in time...

We live in a day of religious fancies. Ideal saints and theoretical Christians are found on every hand. “Rejoicing novices” abound; but “groaning veterans” are thinly strewn in these days of...

Those who hold to common grace teach that the favor and grace of God towards a person can be seen in the possession of material and physical gifts. Wealth is equated...

So many of the Psalms of David in the Bible were written during times of deep personal distress. The Holy Spirit moved David’s heart to pen the Psalms after the hand...

This is an audio sermon by David J. Engelsma titled: “The Patience of Job” The scripture text that brother David is preaching from is Job 19:25-27, and the audio is 49...

What wind is blowing? It may be a wind of prosperity; things are looking well, at the moment. “The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places…” (Psalm 16:6) Enjoy it;...

GRACE IS WHAT I NEED — God’s free, abundant, satisfying, sanctifying grace! I need grace to believe God and to continue in that faith. I need grace to give and forgive,...

Let us begin today with a question: Have you ever wanted God to speak to you? In a moment of desperation or heavy discouragement, have you ever said, “O Lord, if...