William Dyer on the goal and substance of Christ-centered preaching

As gospel ministers, may these words describe our life and labor… "Dear Christians, according to my talents received, I have endeavored to set forth the riches, the loveliness, the preciousness and excellencies that are in Christ—to draw your heart after him, and to make you desire and love him. Oh! Jesus Christ is a…

Richard Sibbes: “Nothing Will Melt the Hard Heart of Man but the Blood of Christ”

…tenderness of heart is wrought by an apprehension of tenderness and love in Christ. A soft heart is made soft by the blood of Christ. Many say that an adamant [stone] cannot be melted with fire, but by blood. I cannot tell whether this be true or no; but I am sure nothing will melt…

Modern Evangelism: Mistake #3

Modern evangelism has failed to preach the Gospel in its purity and proper order in preaching the doctrines of ruin, redemption, repentance, and regeneration. Men like Jonathan Edwards and Asahel Nettleton knew better than most of us today. They knew that the Gospel must be proclaimed in its purity and proper order. God must be…

10 Attributes of God that can be Understood by Fallen Man in the Light of Nature - Charnock

Stephen Charnock describes ten specific attributes of God that can be understood by the light of nature: The power of God in creating a world out of nothing (ex nihilo).The wisdom of God, in the order, variety and beauty of creation.The goodness of God, in the provision God makes for His creatures.The…

False Teachers Are Men-Pleasers

False teachers handle the holy things rather with wit and entertainment than with godly fear and reverence. Satan labors with all his strength by false teachers, which are his messengers and ambassadors, to deceive, delude and forever destroy the precious souls of men. “But there were false prophets also among the people, even as…