Category: Classic Authors

THE NATURE OF JUSTIFYING FAITH

By John Owen The nature of justifying faith in particular, or of faith in the exercise of it, whereby we are justified — The heart’s approbation of the way of the justification and salvation of sinners by Christ, with its…

Having the Spirit

HAVING THE SPIRIT by J. C. Ryle “Worldly people, who do not have the Spirit.” I take it for granted that every reader of this paper believes in the Holy Spirit. The number of people in this country who are…

True Repentance

True Repentance! From Spurgeon’s sermon, “APART” True repentance is always accompanied by sorrow. Repentance is a deep, radical, fundamental, lasting change; and you will find that, whenever you meet with it in Scripture, it is always accompanied with sorrow for…

The Doctrine of Repentance Thomas Watson

By Thomas Watson, 1668 Reader, The two great graces essential to a saint in this life, are faith and repentance. These are the two wings by which he flies to heaven. Faith and repentance preserve the spiritual life—as heat and…