7 Signs That You Truly Fear God.

A man fears God, 1. When he dares not sin, though solicited and tempted to it. 2. When he is afraid of an evil thought. 3. When sin is common, and yet he fears it. 4. When he dares not sin, though he should suffer if he does not. 5. When his heart is broken,…

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How To Keep Those Things In Our Lives That We Don’t Deserve.

What do you have that you did not receive? If then you received it, why do you boast as if you did not receive it? – 1 Corinthians 4:7 1. Be thankful for them. 2. Receive them as mercies and not dues. 1 Chro. 29:14 3. Prepare to part with them. See Job. 4. Expect…

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10 Ways To Cultivate Genuine Repentance

1. Sit with care, constancy, and conscience under the Word of truth, and Gospel of grace. 2. Study the nature of God. 3. Sit loose to the world. 4. Consider the shortness of life, and the limitation of the day of grace. 5. Be much in the business of self-examination. “Stand in awe, and sin…

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8 Signs of Genuine Faith

To those that believe: Christ is precious. The Word is sweet. Sin is bitter. Prayer is delightful. Saints are dear. Religion is their business. The world is a broken idol. Death is welcome. Or thus: They that believe, have Christ in their hearts, heaven in their eye, and the world under their feet. Gods Spirit…

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Answering Doubts & Fears Series: “But My Sins Are Very Great, I Can’t Imagine Forgiveness.”

Are thy sins great? The more need you have of a Savior. Greater sinners have been pardoned – Manasseh and Saul of Tarsus. But do you think you are more guilty than Christ is gracious? Read Isaiah 1:18, “Come and let us reason together, saith the Lord; though your sins be as scarlet, they shall…

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Answering Doubts & Fears Series: “But I Am So Unworthy.”

If you would have nothing but what you are worthy of, you must have nothing but hell. What was Abraham, or Paul, or any, worthy of, before the Lord called them? Say not, I am unworthy. Are you willing? “Whosoever will, let him take of the water of life freely.” Rev. 22:17 – John Mason

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Answering Doubts & Fears Series: “I fear Christ is Not Willing To Save Me”.

What is this but limiting or setting bounds to infinite mercy? What greater signs of His willingness would you have than those has already given you? He has died and purchased salvation for you. Hebrews 2:9. 1 John 2:2. He calls and treats you to come and accept of it. Matthew 11:28. He says he…

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Maxims On How To Be Happy

I will give you several good maxims which may help you to become happier than you would be without knowing them. But as to being completely happy — that you can never be until you get to Heaven. 1. The first is, “Try your best to make others happy.” Phil 2:3 “I never was happy,”…

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A Defense Against Temptation

My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent. Proverbs 1:10 This verse, in brief compass and transparent terms, reveals the foe and the fight. It warns us of the danger that assails us, and suggests the method of defense. The danger is, “If sinners entice thee.” There are enticers and enticements, the fowler and…

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