Test All Things

“Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12) These were the words spoken by...

Now, for a moment, observe, that this precious Christ of ours–as dear old Hawker says, “even our Christ, even our Jesus”–was as perfect and sinless in His manhood as He was...

  Righteous In Christ Alone! How shall I be right with God? If that is not the question that lies in the pit of your heart, thereby you know the folly...

In this article we will consider the first parable in Luke Chapter 15. This is the Parable of the Lost Sheep. Even though the Lord Jesus is speaking about sheep, He...

In the beginning of Romans 9 the Apostle Paul vents his continual sorrow for his fellow countrymen who remain in unbelief. But then he concludes this lament by stating what the...

In John 9:35 we have here the story of a beggar who was blind from birth. Jesus made clay, put the clay on the man’s eyes, and Jesus said to him:...

“And not only so, but we also joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the atonement.” (Romans 5:11) This chapter contains eternal principles. It...

Preached at Zoar Chapel, London, on July 7, 1844, by J. C. Philpot —————————— “Look unto Me, and be saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and...

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...

Preached at Providence Chapel, on April 2nd, 1854, by J. C. Philpot. —————————— “To appoint unto those who mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of...

The title of this study is “Golgotha”. We are going to look at what happened at Golgotha. To make a long story short, the Lord Jesus was brought before the Sanhedrin,...

The prophet Isaiah asked the question every enlightened child of God wonders at. “Who hath believed our report?” When those that know the Truth consider what men believe ( and what...

“Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth,” Romans 10:4 The obedience required by the law He has given, the satisfaction for sin, which it...

The believer’s relationship to the law of God has been a long debated subject and a point of division among those who claim to believe the Gospel. Some claim that God’s...

When we studied Christ’s mediatorial office as king, we listed His duties as king. They were as follows: A. To bring all of God’s elect, all who He redeemed, into the...

The relationship that the Lord Jesus Christ has to His people is described in the Bible in many ways. One of the most beautiful is that of a shepherd to his...

The kingly office of Christ is a mediatorial kingship which is the result of His fulfilling His priestly office and duties as our Representative, Substitute and Surety. As God absolutely considered,...

In Hebrews 7:24-25, the Apostle Paul continues his arguments showing the vast superiority of Christ’s priesthood and sacrifice over the Old Covenant priesthood and sacrifice. The Old Covenant priests were many....

In Hebrews we are exhorted to “consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus” (Hebrews 3:1). We considered Christ our Apostle, our Prophet who reveals the wisdom and...

We have been studying the mediatorial offices of Christ, especially the offices that relate to His priesthood. His office in general is that of Mediator, the one Mediator between God and...

As the one Mediator between God and men, it was necessary that God the Son be our Savior. To be our Savior, it was necessary that He be our Redeemer, for...

One of the main branch offices of Christ’s mediatorial work, specifically His priestly office, is as the Testator of the covenant of grace. The covenant of grace of which Christ is...

The suretyship of Christ is a branch of His mediatorial office. As you know Christ is called the Mediator of the Covenant (Hebrews 8:6; 9:15; 12:24). Here He is called the...

It was God’s purpose to glorify Himself in the salvation of a multitude of sinners chosen out of Adam’s fallen race through Christ as Mediator. God the Father in the everlasting...

There are three reference points of truth revealed in Scripture that enable us to seek after, find, trust, and rest in the true Christ, the true Mediator, as opposed to counterfeits....

1 Timothy 2:5 “For there is one God, and one Mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus; who gave Himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due...

Luke 18:11-13 “The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, ‘God, I THANK THEE, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican. I...

A Study Of Genesis 3:1-7 This study is concerned with what actually happened when Adam fell in the Garden of Eden as recorded in Genesis 3. A wise man once said...

One thing clearly established and revealed in God’s Word is the fact that if any sinner is going to be saved, recovered, brought back into fellowship with God, it must be...

Salvation By Grace Completed God’s people know that all of salvation, which includes our preservation, perseverance and final glorification, is conditioned on Christ our Surety according to God’s promise. We know...

God’s Grace Sovereignly Applied Invincible, irresistible, efficacious grace, or effectual calling, is the blessed fact that all whom God had predestinated unto life, all whom He had chosen from the beginning...

God’s Provision Of Grace In Christ The doctrines of God’s sovereign grace revealed in the Gospel are revealed to establish in the minds of sinners the first principles of grace —...

God’s preachers are sent to preach the Gospel. They are not sent to preach vain, worthless issues. The Apostle Paul wrote: 1 Corinthians 9:16 “For though I preach the gospel, I...

A study of Luke 23:39-49 The crucifixion of the Lord Jesus Christ stands at the center of the history of mankind. It marks the culmination of the entire mediatorial work of...

Everything in true Christianity is built upon and centers around Christ crucified and risen again. This is why TRUE Christians cannot and do not differ over how God saves sinners. It...

The issue of assurance of salvation seems to be a very touchy one amongst those who profess to believe the Gospel. This is due to a misunderstanding of what real assurance...

We who are called of God as ministers of the gospel and as ambassadors of Christ must continually preach the Gospel. The Gospel is to be our main message, and it...

One of the greatest debates amongst those who claim to be “Christian,” amongst various denominations, is this: Are we saved based on an imputed righteousness, an imparted righteousness, or a combination...

Preached at Zoar Chapel, London, on August 9, 1846, by J. C. Philpot “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us....

SALVATION is as free as a look. Christ says, “Look unto me and be ye saved!” (Isaiah 45:22). Without performance! Without payment! Without preparation! LOOK TO CHRIST AND LIVE! “Look unto...

I read the following statement in an article — “The truth of the finished work of the cross will set you free from religious Christians who attempt to control and manipulate...

2 Thessalonians 2:13 But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through...

Most everyone who claims to be “Christian” will agree that a sinner must be justified in order to be saved and go to Heaven. But what exactly is justification? How is...

There are so many misconceptions of the Gospel truths of election and definite atonement. These misconceptions are fostered mainly by natural prejudices and misunderstandings concerning what the Bible teaches about these...

God’s Gospel is a sure and certain promise of eternal salvation conditioned on the Lord Jesus Christ, God’s Son. This is a great salvation which is given freely to all who...

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...

Perseverance Of The Saints (Job 17:9) “The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.” (Psalms 1:3) “And he shall be...

Irresistible Grace (Psalms 65:4) “Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness...

1 Corinthians 1:17 For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect....

“And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all (men) unto me.” (John 12:32) —————————— This language refers not only to the fact of Christ’s death on...

It is a marvelous display of God’s wisdom, grace and truth that, by way of the Gospel, the justification of sinners is brought into intimate connection with the same law by...

The Apostle Paul gives us four identifying marks of a true Christian in the following: Philippians 3:3 For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in...

If our hearts are established with grace, “we have an altar, whereof they have no right to eat which serve the tabernacle.” (Hebrews 13:10) The altar here represents the place of...

The gospel of God’s grace in Christ Jesus is both exclusive and inclusive. It is a double-edged sword. It cuts people out and it cuts people in. The exclusivity of God’s...

Some have told us that this great Biblical truth is an “in-house debate” and should not be brought up to the unbeliever. We should meet them at the place of their...

John 19:33-34 But when they came to Jesus, and saw that he was dead already, they brake not his legs: But one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side,...

Suppose you had to stand as a defendant before a judge whose responsibility it was to enforce the law. You would hire the best advocate you could afford. Suppose you were...

Romans 8:33 “Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God’s elect? It is God that justifieth.” Believers know and understand that by Christ they are justified from ALL things,...

Some time ago I spoke to a man who told me he was a member of the “Order of Melchizedek”. He seemed to be very proud of the fact that his...

There are four lies being told in the world today. Modern, man-centered, Christ dethroning religionists would have us believe; God loves everyone; it is God’s will for everyone to be saved;...

“And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work...

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...

In times past some of us have recited what has been known as the “Apostles Creed” as a declaration of our faith. I have no interest in reviving this practice or...

A study of ROMANS 1:16-17 This sermon is a Bible study taken from the Reign of Grace ROMANS COMMENTARY. Here, the Apostle Paul states THE THEME OF ROMANS. Having concluded his...

A study of ROMANS 1:1-7 This sermon is a Bible study taken from the Reign of Grace ROMANS COMMENTARY. In this introduction, God the Holy Spirit, by the Apostle Paul, establishes...

Romans 4:4 “To him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt.” To the labourer in religion, what he merits or earns can never be called a...

The Apostle Paul wrote: 2 Corinthians 11:3 “But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity...

Many people today talk about the word gospel, but few ever define specifically what they mean by the gospel. For example, most will agree that a person must believe the gospel...

“But by the grace of God, I am what I am” 1 Corinthians 15:10 —————————— Brethren, that which distinguishes us from the world can be summed up in one word –...

An excerpt from, “The Life of Faith” by William Romaine (1714-1795) —————————— The Gospel, in the power of the Holy Spirit, uncovers unto a sinner the way of salvation contrived in...

“Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without...

God’s grace is sufficient (more than enough) to save all His people in and by the Lord Jesus Christ. God’s grace is sufficient to redeem all His people in and by...

Solomon wrote God: “hath made every thing beautiful in His time: also He hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God...

“And the multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna to the Son of David: Blessed is He that cometh in the name of the Lord; Hosanna in the...

Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the Kingdom of Heaven, but he who does the will of my Father in Heaven. Many will say to me in...

We read in Matthew 7:13-14: Enter ye in at the strait [that is, compressed] gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many...

Question – Does man have a free will to accept or reject Christ? Answer – The problem with the term “free will” is that Bible teachers and Theologians use this term...

A study of 1 John 2:2 THERE is one passage more than any other which is I appealed to by those who believe in universal redemption, and which at first sight...

Receiving Him “But to as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name: who were born, not...

The Five Points of Arminianism Vs The Five Points of Grace Arminian Point 1: Free-Will or Human Ability Although human nature was seriously affected by the fall, man has not been...

Limited Atonement (Isaiah 53:8-11) “He was taken from prison and from judgment: and who shall declare his generation? for he was cut off out of the land of the living: for...

Election Collection Unto Sanctification (Deuteronomy 7:6 KJV) For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto...