Spurgeon: "Why Christ Offends People"

...Christ lays the axe at the root of the tree; he tells them that these things must be given up... “As it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumblingstone and rock of offence: and whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.” (Romans 9:33) …Among the present assembly there are some who…

Modern Evangelism: Mistake #4

Modern evangelism has failed to show man his duty of repentance. One of the greatest heresies to plague the church in the last 50-60 years has been the “Only Believe Gospel” invitation which omits the necessity of repentance to come savingly to Christ. Jesus declared, “…except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.” (Luke 13:…

Rolfe Barnard: "God Commands Sinners To Repent Of Their Most Beloved Sins"

Evangelist Rolfe Barnard (1904-1969) I tell you, my Lord Jesus Christ never has made it easy. He did not preach "only believe." He preached righteousness, and then peace. He never offered to give peace to sinners while they waved the red flag of their open rebellion against the claims of Christ and the rule of…

Rolfe Barnard: "A Lack Of Repentance Preaching Has Filled Modern Churches With Hypocrites"

Somehow or another they got into our professing churches without ever having come face to face with the holy demands of a Holy God Evangelist Rolfe Barnard (1904-1969) I am dead certain that the mess we are in religiously and spiritually now, the love-sick so-called "church" people, the sickly sentimental crop of so-called "believers" who…

Rolfe Barnard: "Repentance Cannot Be Separated From True Salvation"

A generation or two ago…it meant something to stack arms…to repent, to surrender, to come into the presence of the Living Christ in such a way as to be saved. Evangelist Rolfe Barnard (1904-1969) Repentance Cannot be Separated From True Salvation In that day and time this Christian walk and this Christian way…