Blog Posts by Jeremy Walker

Whitefield's "Sermons"

Article by   September 2012
A quick note: Lee Gatiss has edited George Whitefield's Sermons in two volumes for Crossway. The two hardbound volumes are available from Amazon for £37.79 at the moment, but the whole shebang is available in a Kindle edition for only... continue

The clown in the pulpit

Article by   September 2012
The Scottish preacher and theologian Thomas Chalmers, in a sermon on "The necessity of the Spirit to give effect to the preaching of gospel," declared:How little must the presence of God be felt in that place, where the high functions... continue

Worrying news from West London

Article by   September 2012
Troubling reports are filtering through from the United Kingdom's capital. Apparently, there are concerns about a group of children, approximately seventy in number, suffering from a so far unexplained trauma. Counsellors in West London have been called in by worried... continue

The Great God Entertainment

Article by   September 2012
A few days ago I was at the home of a mentor. I happened to be in a chair which I suspect he may use for some of his reading. Being that type, I picked up the book on the... continue

The humility and jealousy of the Holy Spirit

Article by   September 2012
I remember hearing the story: a gathering of ministers in a place that had known God's blessing in an unusual degree in time past, grieving over the present low state of things and seeking the Lord for his return. They... continue

"Grace abounding! Oh the sweetness"

Article by   August 2012
8 7. 8 7 (Sussex)Grace abounding! Oh the sweetnessOf those words to sinful hearts.Trace the stream of heavenly mercyThat on darkened Calvary starts.Kings dispensing earthly splendoursCannot match our gracious Lord:Grace abounding! Oh the richesOf the bounty now outpoured.Grace divine! How... continue

A Puritan preacher remembered

Article by   August 2012
Dr William Bates preached the funeral sermon of Thomas Manton. When we read how he described his departed friend, we understand why it is reported that Bates would weep whenever he spoke of Manton for some years after his friend's... continue

Why?

Article by   August 2012
"Why was I made to hear Thy voice,And enter while there's room,When thousands make a wretched choice,And rather starve than come?"So asked William Cowper. And so might each child of God ask, with a thousand more questions besides.Why was I... continue

A closing plea

Article by   August 2012
How would you close a sermon? How would you bring to an end a sermon in which you were pleading for sinners to receive God's great pardon for sin? Here is an example from Spurgeon, preaching from Psalm 25.11 ("Pardon... continue

Back to the world of dreams

Article by   August 2012
I return from a welcome holiday (during which the growing murmur of delight at the prospect that I might have been banished, or for some other reason no longer be contributing here, was becoming distinctly audible) to find that life... continue
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