Tag Archives: Salvation

By Nature Unwilling

“See here the wretchedness of man’s nature, take notice of it, and let it be particularly applied.  Every man, Jew and Gentile, pagan or Christian, is by nature unwilling to come to Christ; and oh what wretchedness is this!  Ye … Continue reading

Posted in David Clarkson, Salvation | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Fatal Rock

“This is the fatal rock upon which millions of sinners have shipwrecked their souls, and lost eternal life and Christ together.  They are wedded to sin, and will live separated from Christ rather than be divorced from their lusts, for … Continue reading

Posted in David Clarkson, Salvation | Tagged , | 1 Comment

They Will Not Part With Sin

“Many will not part with that which keeps them at a distance from Christ.  They will not part with sin to come to Christ, and there is no coming to him without turning from that; these two are the opposite … Continue reading

Posted in David Clarkson, Salvation | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Invitations Rejected

“You have the temper of these men plainly represented in that parable, Luke 14.  The Lord sends to invite many to the marriage-feast, but they all with one consent make excuse.  One is too busy about his farm, he must … Continue reading

Posted in David Clarkson, Salvation | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Too Busy

“Many are too busy to come to Christ, they have not leisure for such a journey; some busy in following their sports and pastimes; some eager in pursuing their unlawful pleasures; some wholly taken up with the cares of earth, … Continue reading

Posted in David Clarkson, Salvation | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Ye Will Not

“Many think they are already come to Christ, when indeed they are far from him. They conceive they are come far enough, and therefore are unwilling to come farther, so they sit down short of Christ, and are not willing … Continue reading

Posted in David Clarkson, Salvation | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Deathbed Conversions

I have heard of a city missionary who kept a record of 2000 persons who were supposed to be on their deathbed, but recovered and whom he should have put down as converted persons had they died; and how many … Continue reading

Posted in Charles H. Spurgeon, Holy Spirit, Salvation | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Light of the Gospel

“Only God’s word contains the truth by which we are sanctified; it can be found nowhere else.  God works by enlightening the understanding.  In infusing grace He begins with the understanding, because He is dealing with us as rational creatures.  … Continue reading

Posted in Michael Stohlmeyer, Salvation, Thomas Manton | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

No Slight Thing

“Thus we come to have communion with all three persons.  The Father directs by secret providence the time and place, and the Holy Spirit draws us to Jesus Christ.  This is no slight thing.  Do not think you can believe … Continue reading

Posted in Salvation, Voices from the Past | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Given to Christ from Everlasting

“The souls of all believers were given to Christ from everlasting (John 17:6).  When you believed, God the Father rose up in heaven, as I may so express it, and said:  ‘Son, yonder is a soul which I have given … Continue reading

Posted in Salvation, Voices from the Past | Tagged , , | Leave a comment