WE LOVE HIM BECAUSE HE FIRST LOVED US by Pugh Curtis


WE LOVE HIM BECAUSE HE FIRST LOVED US ”We love him, because he first loved us” (1 John 4:19). Eight words make up this one-sentence verse in our commonly used English Bible. These are simple words that require no explanation other than to say that the Greek word for “love” and “loved” transliterates as “agapao” … Citește în continuare

Spurgeon on „Salvation is of the Lord” C.H. Spurgeon


Spurgeon on „Salvation is of the Lord” C.H. Spurgeon „Salvation is of the Lord.” That is just an essence of Calvinism; it is the sum and substance of it. If anyone should ask me what I mean by a Calvinist, I should reply, „He is one who says, Salvation is of the Lord.” I cannot … Citește în continuare

Choice Elder O. B. Mink


Choice Elder O. B. Mink Texarkana, Texas Pedestal Expressions To the natural man the word „choice” when told it is his to act upon, conveys a feeling of superiority to the mind. And from his intellectual summit the possibility of wrong choice is zero. In sales work there are words and phrases referred to by … Citește în continuare

The way to eternal life By Raul Enyedi


The way to eternal life By Raul Enyedi “And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? none is good, save one, that is, God.Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not … Citește în continuare

THE BIBLICAL GOSPEL By Pastor Greg Wilson


THE BIBLICAL GOSPEL By Pastor Greg Wilson The “gospel” as proclaimed in many so-called evangelical churches today is a gospel that little resembles the one preached by John the Baptist, our Lord, or the apostles. Today’s gospel is little more than an offer of escape for those who wish to avoid the punishment of an … Citește în continuare

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE OLD AND NEW GOSPEL Rolfe Barnard


THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE OLD AND NEW GOSPEL Rolfe Barnard (1904-1969) Now my friends, I come to say that the Old Gospel of God’s Grace is opposed to this „new gospel” of part grace and part man. The Old Gospel, which is the true Gospel of God, safeguarded some values which this „new gospel” loses. … Citește în continuare

Who Accepts Whom?


Who Accepts Whom? Daniel Chamberlin Covenant Baptist Church, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma „Are you a Christian?” asks Bill. George confidently responds, „Of course I am; I accepted Christ a long time ago.” How often have we heard an exchange similar to this! And if you were Bill, perhaps you felt a bit uneasy hearing this feather-light … Citește în continuare

WHEN IS A MAN RIGHTEOUS IN GOD’S EYES?


WHEN IS A MAN RIGHTEOUS IN GOD’S EYES? Curtis Pugh Our text is this: “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth … Citește în continuare

THE LOSS OF THE SOUL


THE LOSS OF THE SOUL By Milburn Cockrell „For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?” (Matt. 16:26). „For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or … Citește în continuare

THE GOSPEL OF SATAN


THE GOSPEL OF SATAN by Arthur W. Pink Satan is the arch-counterfeiter. As we have seen, the Devil is now busy at work in the same field in which the Lord sowed the good seed. He is seeking to prevent the growth of the wheat by another plant, the tares, which closely resemble the wheat … Citește în continuare

THE DOCTRINE OF „FALLING FROM GRACE”


THE DOCTRINE OF „FALLING FROM GRACE” A Bible presentation of the proposition that „falling from grace” is not only an indirect denial of the whole Christian faith, but also a basic false doctrine of salvation by works. by Forrest L. Keener It must seem strange at first to hear such a notion called a doctrine. … Citește în continuare

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE OLD AND NEW GOSPEL


THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE OLD AND NEW GOSPEL Rolfe Barnard (1904-1969) Now my friends, I come to say that the Old Gospel of God’s Grace is opposed to this „new gospel” of part grace and part man. The Old Gospel, which is the true Gospel of God, safeguarded some values which this „new gospel” loses. … Citește în continuare

THE BIBLICAL GOSPEL


THE BIBLICAL GOSPEL By Pastor Greg Wilson The “gospel” as proclaimed in many so-called evangelical churches today is a gospel that little resembles the one preached by John the Baptist, our Lord, or the apostles. Today’s gospel is little more than an offer of escape for those who wish to avoid the punishment of an … Citește în continuare

REPENT OR PERISH!


Salvation by God’s Sovereign Grace REPENT OR PERISH! By Rosco Brong (1908 – 1985) Old-Fashioned Doctrine of Repentance, Though Much Neglected Is Still in the Bible! „Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galileans were sinners above all the Galileans, because they suffered such things? I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, … Citește în continuare

REGENERATION AND CONVERSION


REGENERATION AND CONVERSION CHAPTER XXXII from ABSTRACT OF THEOLOGY J.P. Boyce At the outset of a discussion of these two subjects we are met by the question, whether they are not one and the same thing. They are unquestionably so intimately associated that it is difficult to separate them and point out the distinctions between … Citește în continuare

I AM LOOKING FOR SINNERS


I AM LOOKING FOR SINNERS Curtis Pugh If you are reading this and you feel that you are a good person, this is not for you. You may as well cease reading this paper and put it down. At this point in your life, at least, you have no part in these things. “How dare … Citește în continuare

HOW CHRIST SAVES SINNERS


HOW CHRIST SAVES SINNERS By William Tyndale The fall of Adam has made us heirs of the vengeance and wrath of God, and heirs of eternal damnation; and has brought us into captivity and bondage under the devil. And the devil is our lord, and our ruler, our head, our governor, our prince, yea, and … Citește în continuare

Have You Truly Come To Christ?


Have You Truly Come To Christ? by Arthur W. Pink By the way of introduction let us bring before the reader the following Scriptures: 1. „Ye will not come to Me, that ye might have life.” (John 5:40). 2. „Come unto Me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you … Citește în continuare

GENUINE SAVING FAITH


GENUINE SAVING FAITH By Curtis Pugh Published in the Berea Baptist Banner February 5, 1990. “But without faith it is impossible to please him; for he that cometh to god must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him” (Heb. 11:6). Our Scripture text is clear—if a … Citește în continuare

Decisional Regeneration


Decisional Regeneration by James E. Adams Introduction: What is Regeneration? „Except a man be born again (1), he cannot see the kingdom of God” (John 3:3). Our Lord Jesus Christ taught that the new birth is so important that no one can see heaven without it. Mistakes concerning this doctrine have been very destructive to … Citește în continuare

ARE YOU CHOPPING OFF YOUR OWN LIMB?


ARE YOU CHOPPING OFF YOUR OWN LIMB? By C. H. Spurgeon Many a man may see his portrait here! The spendthrift hacks away his estate and falls into destitution and disgrace. The drunkard cuts at his health and strength, his family comfort and household peace, and when he has finished his mad work, he drops … Citește în continuare

ANOTHER GOSPEL


ANOTHER GOSPEL by A. W. Pink S ATAN IS NOT AN INITIATOR but an imitator. God has an only begotten Son–the Lord Jesus, and so has Satan–„the son of Perdition” (2 Thess. 2:3). There is a Holy Trinity, and there is likewise a Trinity of Evil (Rev. 20: 10). Do we read of the „children … Citește în continuare