An Eager Anticipation

Albert N. Martin

In true conversion, sinners not only turn from their idols—whatever those idols may be—and unto God, but they turn with a disposition of commitment to make His will the rule of their lives, with joy.

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By | April 20th, 2017|Christ, Christian Life, Herald|

Examining Our Repentance

Thomas Watson

These are the blessed fruits and products of repentance. If we can find these in our souls, we have arrived at that repentance which is never to be repented of (2Co 7:10).

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By | April 20th, 2017|Christian Life, Herald, Salvation|

Pious Sins of the Tongue

pastor-d-scott-meadowsD. Scott Meadows

Will ye speak wickedly for God? and talk deceitfully for him? —Job 13:7.

“Pious sins of the tongue” is my attempt, I trust, to capture the incongruity of talk about God that is unworthy of Him and of His truth, and therefore, that has spiritually deadly effect toward others, especially when they lack discernment, but even then the hearers do not wholly escape injury.

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By | April 20th, 2017|Christian Life, Herald, Man|

The Fruits of Repentance

Arthur W. Pink

To help the exercised1 reader identify true repentance, consider the fruits that demonstrate godly repentance.

1. Repentance is an evangelical duty, and no preacher is entitled to be regarded as a servant of Christ’s if he be silent thereon. 2. Repentance is required by God in this dispensation as in all preceding ones. 3. Repentance is in nowise meritorious; yet without it, the gospel cannot be savingly believed.

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By | April 6th, 2017|Christian Life, Herald, Man|

All Shall Be Brought to the Judgment Seat of Christ I

Dr-Albert-N-MartinAlbert N. Martin

At the return of Christ all who are truly in Christ shall be brought to the judgment seat of Christ in order to be openly identified, vindicated, and confessed by Christ, and to receive the rewards of grace from Christ.

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By | March 23rd, 2017|Christ, Christian Life, Herald|

Genuine Love to the Brethren

pastor-d-scott-meadowsD. Scott Meadows

In this spiritual letter, John Newton touches upon one of the most significant matters of all—the qualities of that brotherly love graciously produced by God in the souls and lives of those who are truly saved. Paragraphs correspond with the original in this abridged paraphrase.

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By | March 2nd, 2017|Christian Life, Church, Herald|

On the Right Use of the Law

pastor-d-scott-meadowsD. Scott Meadows

Do not seek to be justified by the law, nor to ignore it completely. Let it convict you of your sins, show you God’s glory, instruct you in righteousness, and make you depend on God’s grace through our Lord Jesus Christ.

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By | February 27th, 2017|Christian Life, Herald, Law|

Against Hastening to Remove from our Post of Duty

Charles H. Spurgeon

Do we shy away from Christian service? As the Lord's workers we should desire to glorify Him. Christian service is not about selecting the comfortable positions and the hopeful fields; it is best to make no selection, but to yield our own will to the will of God altogether.

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By | February 14th, 2017|Christian Life, Herald|

Tabernacle Conversions in 1860

Previously unpublished testimonies from a treasure trove of records of conversions during Spurgeon’s pastorate at the Metropolitan Tabernacle.

There are over twenty ­volumes of beautifully handwritten testimonies of those converted during Spurgeon’s pastorate. Here is a small selection of entries some of which form part of a larger number published in Wonders of Grace.

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By | February 14th, 2017|Book Reviews, Christian Life, Herald|

Wonders of Grace: Video

Here is a powerful reaffirmation of the transforming power of the Gospel in individual lives. Also provides insights into the signs of conversion looked for by the elders, and the questions put to converts.

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By | February 14th, 2017|Christian Life, Herald|