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A Believer’s Dialogue with His Soul

by Joseph Philpot, 19th July 1868. "Why are you cast down, O my soul? and why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God; for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God." –Psalm 42:11 What a proof it is of the truth and inspiration of the Word of God, that no sooner is the... Read More

A Compassionate High Priest and a Throne of Grace

Joseph Philpot, July 27, 1847 "For we have not a High Priest who cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities--but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin. Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of ne... Read More

A Confessing Sinner, and a Forgiving God

Preached at Zoar Chapel, London, on August 9, 1846, by J. C. Philpot "If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." 1 John 1:8, 9 Perfection in Chri... Read More

A Discriminating Ministry

Preached at North Street Chapel, Stamford, on July 11, 1869, by J. C. Philpot Therefore this is what the Lord says– "If you take forth the precious from the vile, you shall be as my mouth. Let this people return to you, but you must not return to them." Jeremiah 15:19 None of the prophets of the Old... Read More

A divine religion

A divine religion By J. C. Philpot Our great desire for ourselves in personal experience and in all that we bring before our readers, either as written by our own pen or that of others, is a faith which stands not in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God. We dearly love vital religion; we embra... Read More

A Great High-Priest - Blessing the People

Chapter Fourteen from the book Meditations on the Sacred Humanity of The Blessed Redeemer One important part of the ministration of the blessed Lord, as the great High Priest over the house of God, we have not yet touched upon. This is his blessing the people . This, we know, was committed to the ty... Read More

A Great High-Priest - His All-Prevailing Intercession

Chapter Twelve from the book Meditations on the Sacred Humanity of The Blessed Redeemer We are now led to another character of our blessed Lord, as wearing our nature in the courts of heaven, for in the prophecy of him just quoted, it is promised that "he shall be a priest upon his throne." The high... Read More

A Great High-Priest - His Sympathy and Compassion

Chapter Thirteen from the book Meditations on the Sacred Humanity of The Blessed Redeemer Having attempted, then, to show the nature and prevalency of the intercession of Jesus at the right hand of the Father, and how mercifully and graciously it meets our case as burdened with countless sins and pr... Read More

A Longing Soul in a Thirsty Land

Preached at North Street Chapel, Stamford, on November 15, 1857, by J. C. Philpot "O God, you are my God; early will I seek you– my soul thirsts for you, my flesh longs for you in a dry and thirsty land, where there is no water; to see your power and your glory, so as I have seen you in the sanctuar... Read More

A minister should not to be too sensitive

A minister should not to be too sensitive by J. C. Philpot Mr. Isbell, both as a man and as a minister, was much beloved by his friends and those to whom his ministry had been blessed. He was naturally of a highly sensitive disposition; and if this made him acutely feel neglect and unkindness, it wa... Read More

A miracle of grace

A miracle of grace by J. C. Philpot Every regenerated soul is a miracle of grace. To quicken, to convince of sin, to bring to the bar of judgment, and thence, by pouring out a Spirit of grace and supplication, to the throne of mercy, to reveal Christ, to deliver the soul from death, the eyes from te... Read More

A Peculiar People

by Joseph Philpot, 1841 "A peculiar people." 1 Peter 2:9 What an involuntary testimony do ungodly people often bear to the truth of the Scriptures! What, for instance, is more common in the world, and among those who are lying dead in a profession, than language of this kind--"What an odd kind of pe... Read More

A Supply for Every Need

Joseph Philpot, preached at Eden Street Chapel, Hampstead Road, London, on Wednesday Evening, August 16, 1843 "But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus." –Phil. 4:19 With what confidence the Apostle speaks here! There is not in his mind the shadow of a d... Read More

Acceptable Present to the Lord of Hosts

Preached at Providence Chapel, Cranbrook, on Wednesday evening, August 19, 1846, by Joseph Philpot "In that time shall the present be brought unto the Lord of hosts of a people scattered and peeled, and from a people terrible from their beginning hitherto--a nation meted out and trodden under foot, ... Read More

Alienation and Reconciliation

Preached at North Street Chapel, Stamford, on February 16, 1862, by J. C. Philpot "And you, who were once alienated, and enemies in your mind by wicked works; yet now has he reconciled, in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy, and unblameable, and unreproveable in his sight; if y... Read More

All the devil's tricks!

All the devil's tricks! by J. C. Philpot Moving in our own comparatively narrow circle, and separated as much by principle as by precept and practice from the seething religious mass which, like a troubled sea, boils all around us, how little do most of us know of that outer world of scheming policy... Read More

An Anxious Inquiry and a Gracious Response

Preached at North Street Chapel, Stamford, on January 20, 1861, by J. C. Philpot Bride– "Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, where you feed, where you make your flock to rest at noon– for why should I be as one that turns aside by the flocks of your companions?" Bridegroom– "If you do not know, O you... Read More

Attacks on Biblical Truths

Attacks on Biblical Truths by J. C. Philpot There is scarcely a truth of divine revelation which has not been at some time disputed, and against which a whole army of arguments has not been from some quarter arrayed. Some of these disputants have denied the very existence of God himself; though one ... Read More

Augustus Toplady

Augustus Toplady By J. C. Philpot The God of all grace raised up, equipped, and sent forth many eminent ambassadors of the Gospel, in the middle of the last century, whose names are still embalmed in the hearts of his living family; for among the innumerable glories and excellencies of heavenly grac... Read More


Autobiographies by J. C. Philpot What is called autobiography, that is, the life of a man written by himself, has always in it a peculiar charm, especially if the incidents recorded are striking, and the writer has the faculty, given to few, of presenting them in a clear, graphic, and vivid form. A ... Read More

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