Category Archives: Church History

Beware of Trusting Teachers of Religion

“Beware of supposing that a teacher of religion is to be trusted, because although he holds some unsound views, he yet ‘teaches a great deal of truth.’ Such a teacher is precisely the man to do you harm: poison is … Continue reading

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A Warning about New Revelation

But what is the truth? There is the point. Is the truth that which I imagine to be revealed to me by some private communication? Am I to fancy that I enjoy some special revelation, and am I to order … Continue reading

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How May I Know If I Am in a State of Mortification?

How may I know whether the Lord has brought me into a state of mortification or not?…It may be that some of you are very desirous to be satisfied in it, so I shall give you six revealing characteristics of … Continue reading

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Christ our Leader

Chapter XXXVII.–Christ is our leader, and we His soldiers. Let us then, men and brethren, with all energy act the part of soldiers, in accordance with His holy commandments.  Let us consider those who serve under our generals, with what … Continue reading

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Are You Born Again?

“Are you born again? This is one of life’s most important questions. Jesus Christ said, “Except a man is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God” (John 3:3). It is not enough to reply, “I belong to the church; … Continue reading

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Read Your Bible

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly!” Colossians 3:16 Probably prayer is less neglected in devotions, than is the reading of the Bible. Many people who would not go out any morning without a few moments of prayer, will go forth day after … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis on Reading Modern Books

“There is a strange idea abroad that in every subject the ancient books should be read only by the professionals, and that the amateur should content himself with the modern books. Thus I have found as a tutor in English … Continue reading

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