Tender Plant

The church is a tender plant. It must be watched. People hear a couple of sermons, scan a few pages of Holy Writ, and think they know it all. They are bold because they have never gone through any trials of faith. Void of the Holy Spirit, they teach what they please as long as […]

no reason to expect the same mercy

ALTHOUGH the goodness of God, and His rich mercies in Christ Jesus, are a sufficient assurance to us, that He will be merciful to our unavoidable weakness and infirmities, that is, to such failings as are the effects of ignorance or surprise; yet we have no reason to expect the same mercy towards those sins […]

Holiness of Christianity

AS THE HOLINESS of Christianity consecrates all states and employments of life unto God, as it requires us to aspire after an universal obedience, doing and using everything as the servants of God, so are we more specially obliged to observe this religious exactness in the use of our estates and fortunes. The reason of […]

The Women of Christmas

Today’s Truth “Surely the arm of the Lord is not too short to save, nor his ear too dull to hear” (Isaiah 59:1 NIV). Friend to Friend When the writers of the Old Testament penned the words to the long lists of lineages, the so-and-so begat so-and-so’s, they always listed the males. Nary a time […]


It seems that believers and proselytes to the Christian “faith” want something different, new, and exciting in their worship and it appears that the Mega-Church is a wonderful fantasy, a spiritual dream-come-true to some. It is an ever-growing and popular alternative to the traditional hellfire and brimstone services of the past which pronounce damnation to […]