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Can We Obey God Or Not?
      If it is not possible for any person to obey God after Adam's sin, then how did these people obey? 1 Kings 15:5 Because David did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, and turned not aside from any thing that he commanded him all the days of h ... read more

Concerning Deliverance from Sinning
       IN THIS PLACE I would say a plain word or two to those who understand the method of justification by faith which is in Christ Jesus, but whose trouble is that they cannot cease from sin. We can never be happy, restful, or spiritually healthy till we b ... read more

Do Dead People Sin?
      When ever there is crime committed, no one ever thinks that a dead person committed the crime. The reason for this is obvious, dead people to not break the law. When you go past a cemetery all you see is grave stones. Not one single dead body can commit a ... read more

Entire sanctification, part one.
      Sanctify means to consecrate, devote, set apart, purify, and to make clean. It is not an emotion, nor any kind of feeling. Sanctification consists in the act of freely choosing to consecrate oneself totally to God. It is conforming completely to the law a ... read more

Entire sanctification, part two.
      Most believers accept the truth that the life of Christ is at work within them. This general belief accomplishes little. The Christian must understand that this continual working of God is the only source for all spiritual good there is. The only thing go ... read more

      Text. -- John 6:28,29: "Then said they unto him, what shall we do, that we might work the works of God? Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that you believe on him whom he has sent."The following is the train of thought I shall p ... read more

God has made full provision for the immediate practice of holiness.
      God has provided the only true provision and solution for the true ability to practice and to continue in the holiness required by the law. We must have an inclination and tendency in our hearts to walk in holiness. The requirements of the law will never ... read more

Holiness in this life is absolutely necessary to salvation.
      Be sure to seek for holiness of heart and life only in due order, where God has placed it, after union with Christ, justification and the gift of the Holy Ghost and, in that order, seek it earnestly by faith as a very necessary part of your salvation. ... read more

How to know if you are a "true" Christian.
      In this day and age almost everyone claims to be a Christian. I head about a survey in which over 75% of everyone who lived in the United States claimed to be a Christian, Spirit filled or born again. Many people base their belief about being a Christian ... read more

How To Receive A New Heart by Ernest O'Neill
      How To Receive A New Heart Most of this message was extracted from 6 audio messages by Ernest O'Neill The Bible tells us that our old self was crucified with Christ, and that our old sinful heart has been crucified with Jesus and destroyed. Now we ma ... read more

If Only
      It was after the Sunday evening service and Ken, one of the elders of the church, was visiting with me in the local diner. He had been sharing with me the horrors of a division that had taken place in the church during the past months that had resulted in ... read more

Instructions on how to receive Jesus Christ and His free gift of holiness.
      The whole plan of salvation, forgiveness of sin and holiness exists because of God's great love for us. God in His rich mercy, grace and love He has made full provision for the sinner to actually become holy. God makes salvation and holiness possible thr ... read more

Instructions on how to walk in Jesus Christ and His free gift of holiness.
      To the believer: Are you are a believer who has fallen from the life of faith into a system of law and legal works? Do you have sin in your life that you still have problems overcoming? If this is you, you probably have fallen in bondage to the law and ... read more

It Is All Grace
       God's New Covenant with us can be summed up in one powerful statement: It is his irrevocable promise to deliver his people from the dominion of sin - through the power of the Holy Ghost! This New Covenant does away with all of our puny efforts to pl ... read more

It is impossible to be holy by our own efforts to keep the law.
      Many people strive and work to achieve true obedience to all the commands of Christ, as the condition by which they are to acquire for themselves a right and title to salvation. These people seek their salvation by the works of the law, and not by the fai ... read more

Jesus Christ, the only Savior.
      Every person has sinned and is under the sentence of death. We are, by our own choices, dead in trespasses and sins. We are unable to will or do anything that is spiritually good in our own strength and power. We do not only just lack administrative power ... read more

Living In The Rest Of God
      Although they would never admit it to themselves, let alone voice it in public, there are millions of Christians who are disillusioned with what is called Christianity. What the Church promised to them on the authority of God's Word - the inner strength ... read more

Man's problem with sin.
      God created man so He could share His life with him, so that He could have a relationship with him, and love and bless him. As a created being, man was not designed to live independent of God. God's intent was to rule in the heart of man, for man's good ... read more

More reasons why so many fail to walk in true holiness.
       13. Many people fail because they attempt to obey the indirect commands directly. If a person tries to fulfill a command without first receiving the results of a promise they will fail. For example no person will ever choose to love God directly wi ... read more

More reasons why so many fail to walk in true holiness.
      36. We often grumble, murmur and complain. This is a very serious issue. This is not just some human weakness or character flaw it is SIN. God deals harshly with those who grumble, murmur or complain. Num. 11:1 "And when the people complained, it d ... read more

More reasons why so many fail to walk in true holiness. 2
      36. We often grumble, murmur and complain. This is a very serious issue. This is not just some human weakness or character flaw it is SIN. God deals harshly with those who grumble, murmur or complain. Num. 11:1 "And when the people complained, it d ... read more

More reasons why so many fail to walk in true holiness.3
       The main reason for not entering the promises is the sin of unbelief. It was unbelief that prevented Jesus from doing all that He truly wanted to do. Mat. 13:58 "And Jesus could not do many mighty works there because of their unbelief." I a ... read more

No Pride In Abiding
      Rom. 14:17 "For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost." Many think that peace, righteousness, and joy are just things that Christ distributes or gives out, but for a kingdom to exist, you mu ... read more

No salvation from the guilt of sin without receiving the benefits of holiness.
      You must endeavor diligently to perform the great work of believing on Christ in a right manner, without any delay; and then also continue and increase in your most holy faith, that so your enjoyment of Christ, union and fellowship with Him, and all holin ... read more

Reasons why so many fail to walk in true holiness.
       1. The promises are not automatic. They just do not happen. You must use faith and actually receive them. Just as a sinner must take hold of Jesus Christ for the promise of salvation, a believer must also take hold a promise designed for him. A per ... read more

Renewing the mind - speak these truths out loud.
      Rev. 12:11 "And they overcame him (the devil) by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death." If you want to overcome the flesh, the devil and the world then start confessing these truths ... read more

Renewing the mind - who am I?
      Romans 12:2a "Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind." To live as an effective Christian you must know who you are in Christ. Understanding your identity in Christ is absolutely essential to your success at ... read more

Renewing the mind - wrong speaking.
       Matt. 12:34-37 "O generation of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. A good man out of the good treasure of the heart brings forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil tre ... read more

Renewing the mind - wrong thinking.
      The law of sowing and reaping: Gal. 6:7-8 "Do not be deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man sows, that will he also reap. For he that sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption; but he that sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit rea ... read more

      There are three ways most church going people view salvation. These are: 1. The pardon and forgiveness of sin. 2. Sanctification and holy living. 3. The escape from hell and the glory of heaven. These are all true but salvation itself is the v ... read more

Seek holiness only by believing in Christ and walking by Him and then act on your faith.
      That you may seek holiness and righteousness only by believing in Christ and walking by Him in faith. Take encouragement from the great advantages of this way and the excellent properties of it. Union and fellowship with Christ is by faith in Christ, a ... read more

So Great Salvation By Paris Reidhead
      Will you turn please to Hebrews, the first chapter. I want you to notice then carefully, the first two verses of Hebrews chapter one, and without delay, without comment; we'll begin reading the first verse of the second chapter. Now, there's a reason, a ... read more

The correct way of using all the principles of holiness for holiness.
      We must endeavor diligently to make the right use of all means appointed in the Word of God for obtaining and practicing holiness only in this way of believing in Christ, and walking in Him, according to your new nature by faith. Though all holiness ca ... read more

The New Birth Is The New Covenant
       It is impossible to be a true Christian without being born again, which really means to be born from above or fathered from above. John 3:3 "Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a man be born again, he cannot see ... read more

The New Heart
       A Sermon Delivered on Sabbath Morning, September 5, 1858, by the REV. C. H. SPURGEON, At the Music Hall, Royal Surrey Gardens. "A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you; and I will take away the stony heart out ... read more

The Old And New Covenant
       Each of us must face the truth that we cannot rescue ourselves from the power of sin. It is not possible for any person to deliver himself from sin's dominion. This work can only be accomplished by the Holy Spirit. There is a twofold problem that must ... read more

The promises of God.
       Everything that God offers mankind is in the form of a promise. Salvation, itself is based on Gods free gift and promise to us. The gift of Christ is now fully available to anyone who will take hold of the promise by faith. Without receiving the promise ... read more

The role and functions of Christ.
       As a true believer grows in grace, he grows more dependent on Christ. He grows in the knowledge of Christ and His many different roles and functions. The most important issue of Christianity is the roles and functions of Christ. A believer overcomes t ... read more

The secret is receiving, not doing!
      At the risk of labouring the point, let me say again: all that Christ has done, and all that we have in Him, is already ours. As children of God we are already in Christ; we are one with Him. We don't hope to be; it is already done. The only question is, ... read more

      At the risk of labouring the point, let me say again: all that Christ has done, and all that we have in Him, is already ours. As children of God we are already in Christ; we are one with Him. We don't hope to be; it is already done. The only question is, ... read more

True holiness is the result of working faith, not from works of the law.
      We cannot secure the practice of true holiness by any of our efforts or abilities while we continue in our sinful corrupted condition and are not partakers of a new nature by union and fellowship with Christ through faith. It is evident that many do no ... read more

True obedience consists in pure love within the heart for God.
      Matt. 22:36-39 ''Master, which is the great commandment in the law? Jesus said unto him, Thou shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is li ... read more

True saving faith equips a person with a holy nature.
      The way that the Spirit of God accomplishes our union with Christ, and our fellowship with Him in ALL HOLINESS is through the Gospel. It is by this gospel that Christ enters into our hearts to work faith within us. It is by this faith, we actually receive ... read more

Victory Over Sin Only By Receiving The Promises
      It seems that there is much confusion on man's ability to obey the commands of God and experience true victory over sin. Many people honestly believe that they must live with sin until the day they die. Many actually expect to keep sinning in thought wor ... read more

We can be partakers of the divine nature through union in Christ.
      The holy frame and traits with which we are enabled and equipped for the immediate practice of the law CAN ONLY BE OBTAINED BY RECEIVING IT OUT OF CHRIST'S FULLNESS. God has already prepared this provision and gift in the person of Christ. The fullness a ... read more

We must first receive the benefits of the gospel.
      We must first receive the benefits of the gospel, that we may be able to obey His requirements. Many people place duty of the law before the benefits of salvation. If they cannot make salvation itself a duty, they will make all the benefits of salvation d ... read more

We must walk only according to that new nature which we receive by faith.
       We must make diligent use of our most holy faith for the immediate performance of the duties of the law, by walking no longer according to our old corrupted nature, or any principles of means of practice that belong unto it. We need to walk only accor ... read more

We need the assurance of our salvation.
      We must first get some assurance of our salvation in that very faith by which Christ Himself is received into our hearts so we may be prepared by the benefits of the gospel to actually perform the duties of the law. We must endeavor to believe on Christ c ... read more

Whereas I Was Blind, Now I See
       A letter from Hudson Taylor to his sister, Amelia., October, 1869 My own dear sister - So many thanks for your long dear letter . . . I do not think you have written me such a letter since we have been in China. I know it is with you as with me - y ... read more

Will You Believe An Evil Report?
      Numbers 13:1-3 "And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Send thou men, that they may search the land of Canaan, which I give unto the children of Israel: of every tribe of their fathers shall ye send a man, every one a ruler among them. And Moses by the c ... read more

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