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Order of Contents

James  140+
1 Peter  160+
2 Peter  75+
1 John  200+
2 John  5
3 John  4
Jude  35+

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James

Ch. 1  Brownrig, Ralph – On James 1  in Sixty-Five Sermons  Ref  1674

1:1-5  Goodwin, Thomas – Patience and Its Perfect Work Under Sore and Sudden Trials, 4 Sermons  41 pp.  in Works, 2.429-435, 436-445, 446-459, 460-467

1:1  Boys, John – The Epistle, James 1:1  in Works, pp. 688-691

1:2-4

Presbyterian Board of Publication – Letter to one of an impatient and complaining spirit  in Monitory Letters to Church Members  1855

Philpot, J.C. – Patience and Her Perfect Work

Spurgeon, Charles – All Joy in All Trials  #1704, MTP 29.73-84

1:2 

Howe, John – Wherein Afflictions Are to Be Accounted Joyful  16 pp.

Guthrie, Thomas – In Trial  in Man and the Gospel  1865  Free Church of Scotland, ‘the pictorial preacher of the age’

1:4 

Featley, Daniel – The Perfection of Patience, or the Complete Christian  in Threnoikos: The House of Mourning; Furnished with Directions for, Preparations to, Meditations of Consolations at the Hour of Death: Delivered in 47 Sermons, preached at the funerals of diverse faithful servants of Christ  1640

Hopkins, Ezekiel – Death Disarmed of its Sting, of Patience Under Afflictions  in Works, vol. 3

Fuller, Andrew – ‘The Work of Patience’  in Works 1.374-79

1:5-6  Guthrie, Thomas – Refuge in Trial  in Man and the Gospel  1865  Free Church of Scotland, ‘the pictorial preacher of the age’

1:5

Goodwin, Thomas – The Wisdom of Patience

Spurgeon, Charles – Loving Advice for Anxious Seekers  #735, MTP 13.85-96

1:6-8  Goodwin, Thomas – Part 2, Book 3, Ch. 1  of The Object and Acts of Justifying Faith, in Works, vol. 8

1:6

Manton, Thomas – The Life of Faith in Prayer  in Works, vol. 15, pp. 145-54

Clarkson, David – Faith in Prayer  in Practical Works, vol. 1, pp. 197-237

White, Thomas – What Faith is that, which except we have in Prayer, we must not think to obtain any thing of God?  in Puritan Sermons, vol. 1, pp. 292-305

1:7  Nettleton, Asahel – Notes for a Sermon  in Sermons, p. 461 ff.

1:8  Presbyterian Board of Publication – To One of an Inconstant and Fickle Spirit  in Monitory Letters to Church Members  1855

1:12-13  Holdsworth, Richard – The Valley of Vision, or A Clear Sight of Sundry Sacred Truths. Delivered in Twenty-One Sermons  1651

1:12

Watson, Thomas – Temptation  in Gleanings from Thomas Watson  Buy

Edwards, Jonathan – Application on Love to Christ  in Sermons and Discourses 1720-1723  in WJE Online, vol. 10, pp. 608-17

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘A Discourse Upon True Blessedness Here & Hereafter’  #1874, MTP 31.661-672

1:13-15  Guthrie, Thomas – In Temptation  in Man and the Gospel  1865  Free Church of Scotland, ‘the pictorial preacher of the age’

1:13 

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on James 1:13  in Sermons, Series II, 1733 (WJE Online Vol. 48)

M’Laurin, John – The Sins of Men Not Chargeable on God  1720  from Sermons and Essays  Church of Scotland minister

1:14  Burgess, Anthony – Part 4, Ch. 2, The Second Immediate Effect of Original Sin, is the Causality which it has in Respect of all Other Sins  in A Treatise of Original Sin  1658

1:16-21  Luther, Martin – Sermon on James 1:16-21  in Luther’s Church Postil in ed. John Nicholas Lenker, The Precious and Sacred Writings of Dr. Luther, 14 vols  1905  Protestant reformer

1:17 

Boys, John – The Epistle, James 1:17  in Works, pp. 317-320

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on James 1:17  in Sermons, Series II, 1728-1729  being WJE Online, Vol. 43

1:18  Charnock, Stephen – A Discourse of the Word, the Instrument of Regeneration  in Works, vol. 3, pp. 307-335

1:20  Chalmers, Thomas – The Effect of Man’s Wrath in the Agitation of Religious Controversies  in Sermons and Discourses, vol. 1, pp. 254-64  Leader in the Free Church of Scotland

1:21-22  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Before Sermon, At Sermon, And After Sermon’  #1847, MTP 31.349-360

1:21  Senior, Thomas – How may we Hear the Word with Profit?  in Puritan Sermons, vol. 2, pp. 47-57

1:22-25  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Two Sorts of Hearers’  #1467-B, MTP 25.197-204

1:22

Boys, John – The Epistle, James 1:22  in Works, pp. 324-326

Goodwin, Thomas – Motives to Evangelical Obedience…  being Book 3, Ch. 8 of Of Gospel Holiness in the Heart and Life in Works, vol. 7

Brownrig, Ralph – A Sermon on James 1:22  in Twenty-Five Sermons  1664  Westminster divine, Anglican Archdeacon

Howe, John – Obedience to Be United With Hearing the Word  14 pp.

Palmer, Benjamin Morgan – ‘Obedience, the Law of the Will’  in Sermons, 2.343-356

1:23-25  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘The Looking Glass’  #1848, MTP 31.361-372

1:25 

Edwards, Jonathan – Christian Liberty  in Sermons and Discourses 1720-1723  in WJE Online, vol. 10, pp. 621-31

‘Rabbi’ Duncan, John – 2 Sermons on James 1:25  in Pulpit and Communion Table, pp. 198-210  Buy  1874  Free Church of Scotland 

1:26

Baxter, Richard – The Vain Religion of the Formal Hypocrite and the Mischief of an Unbridled Tongue, in Several Sermons  in Practical Works, vol. 17  Also in Practical Works (SDG), 4.485-516

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on James 1:26  in Sermons, Series II, 1731-1732 (WJE Online Vol. 47)

Newton, John – Thoughts on the Government of the Tongue

1:27  

Irving, John – Address by an Orphan Boy  in Works of Thomas Smyth, vol. 5  Smyth was an American, southern presbyterian

Fuller, Andrew – ‘The Characteristics of Pure Religion’  in Works 1.398-404

Guthrie, Thomas – in Man and the Gospel  1865  Free Church of Scotland, ‘the pictorial preacher of the age’

True Religion
Doing Good, and Being Good
Purity

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Charity and Purity’  #2313, MTP 39.289-297

2:1-5  Guthrie, Thomas – Riches  in Man and the Gospel  1865  Free Church of Scotland, ‘the pictorial preacher of the age’

2:5  Alexander, Archibald – The Poor Man’s Guide and Friend  in Practical Truths

2:8-13  Guthrie, Thomas – The Law of God  in Man and the Gospel  1865  Free Church of Scotland, ‘the pictorial preacher of the age’

2:12 

Featley, Daniel – The Righteous Judge, or the Rule of Judgment  in Threnoikos: The House of Mourning; Furnished with Directions for, Preparations to, Meditations of Consolations at the Hour of Death: Delivered in 47 Sermons, preached at the funerals of diverse faithful servants of Christ  1640  Westminster divine

Palmer, Benjamin Morgan – ‘The Law of Liberty’  in Sermons, 1.245-255

2:14-26  Guthrie, Thomas – Faith and Works  in Man and the Gospel  1865  Free Church of Scotland, ‘the pictorial preacher of the age’

2:15-16  

Guthrie, Thomas – Man and the Gospel  1865  Free Church of Scotland, ‘the pictorial preacher of the age’

The Poor
Charity

Peck, Thomas – The Relief of the Poor  in Miscellanies, vol. 1  American, Southern presbyterian

2:17  Spurgeon, Charles – Fruitless Faith

2:14-26  Owen, John – Ch. 20, p. 394 ff.  in The Doctrine of Justification  in Works, vol. 5

2:18  Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on James 2:18  in Sermons, Series II, 1736 (WJE Online Vol. 51)

2:19

Howe, John – The Unity of the Godhead, 2 Lectures  21 pp.

Edwards, Jonathan

How to Know if You are a Real Christian

True Grace Distinguished from the Experience of Devils  in his 2 vol. Works, vol. 2, in Five Sermons on Different Occasions, pp. 41-50

Sermon Notes on James 2:19(a)  in Sermons, Series II, 1731-1732 (WJE Online Vol. 47)

Toplady, Augustus – ‘The Existence & Creed of Devils Considered: with a Word Concerning Apparitions’  in Works, pp. 384-92

2:20  Bradford, John – To Certain Godly Men, whom He Exhorts to be Patient under the Cross…  in Writings, vol. 1  d. 1555  English reformer

2:21-23 

Goodwin, Thomas – Book 2 of Of Gospel Holiness in the Heart and Life, in Works, vol. 7

Candlish, Robert – The Hope of the Resurrection–The Trial of Abraham’s Faith  in Bethany, or Comfort in Sorrow and Hope in Death  Leader in the Free Church of Scotland

2:21  Fuller, Andrew – James 2:21 with Gal. 2:16  in Passages Apparently Contradictory  in Works 1.673

2:23 

Howe, John – Friendship with God, 10 Sermons  109 pp.

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘The Friend of God’  with Isa 41:8  #1962, MTP 33.265-276

2:24  Shedd, William – ‘Connection Between Faith & Works’  in Sermons to the Spiritual Man, pp. 286-301

2:25  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Rahab’  #1061, MTP 18.397-408  with Heb. 11:31

2:26  

Burgess, Anthony – Sermon 29, That a Divine Faith or Persuasion of the Truths in Religion, is not Evidence Sure Enough of our being in the State of Grace in Spiritual Refining

Newton, John – ‘Of A Living and A Dead Faith’  in Works, 2.550-563

3:1-12  Perkins, William – A Direction for the Government of the Tongue According to God’s Word  in Works, vol. 1 (of 3)

3:1  Erskine, John – The Qualifications Necessary for Teachers of Christianity  in Discourses Preached on Several Occasions  1801  Also in The Christian Pastor’s Manual, pp. 100-140

3:2  Watson, Thomas – Man’s Inability to Keep the Moral Law  6 pp.

3:6 

Watson, Thomas – The Evil Tongue  also in Select Works of Thomas Watson  Also in A Plea for the Godly and other Sermons, pp. 195-215

Boston, Thomas – Of the Government of the Tongue  in Works, vol. 4, pp. 438-47

3:7-8  Flavel, John – Caution 2  in A Caution to Seamen  in Works, vol. 5

3:7  Watson, Thomas – A Sermon on James 3:7  10 pp.

3:8  Adams, Thomas – The Taming of the Tongue  in Works, vol. 3, pp. 10-22

3:9  Flavel, John – Ch. 3, Wherein the True Censure and Judgment of Right Reason and Conscience, are given upon profane swearing and blaspheming the name of God  in The Reasonableness of Personal Reformation and the Necessity of Conversion  in Works, vol. 6

3:14  Binning, Hugh – Sermons 4-5  in Several Sermon upon the Most Important Subjects of Practical Religion

3:16  Edwards, Jonathan – Envious Men  in Sermons and Discourses, 1730-1733  in WJE Online, Vol. 17

3:17 

Bolton, Samuel – A Treatise of Hypocrisy  in The Dead Saint Speaking to Saints and Sinners Living in Several Treatises  1657

Leighton, Robert – Sermon 1, James 3:17  in Works, vol. 3

4:1

Dod, John – A Remedy Against Private Contentions: A Godly and Fruitful Sermon on James 4:1, etc. Wherein is at large discovered the hatefulness, and perniciousness of private jars and contentions, with manifold remedies against the same  1614

Davies, Samuel – Serious Reflections on War

4:2-3  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Ask and Have’  #1682, MTP 28.541-552

4:4 

Baxter, Richard – Cain and Abel Malignity, that is, Enmity to Serious Godliness, that is, to a Holy and Heavenly State of Heart and Life, lamented, described, detected.. to be the Devilish Nature, and the Militia of the Devil against God and Christ and the Church… and the surest of a state of damnation  in Practical Works, vol. 10

Hayward, Samuel – Spiritual injury from undue pursuit of the affairs of this life  from Religious Cases of Conscience  1755  a minister in London

Bonar, Horatius – Christ and the World  in Family Sermons  1863  reprinted in Fifty-Two Sermons  Buy  pp. 263-72

4:5  Warfield, B.B. – The Love of the Holy Ghost  in The Power of God Unto Salvation  1903  Also in The Person & Work of the Holy Spirit, pp. 97-110

4:6  Presbyterian Board of Publication – Letter to one of a self-confident and unyielding spirit  in Monitory Letters to Church Members  1855

4:7

Allestree, Richard – Duty of Christian Resolution  in Tracts of the Anglican Fathers, no. 4, Practical

Gouge, William – An Exposition upon James 4:7  in An Exposition on the Whole Fifth Chapter of St. John’s Gospel, also notes on other choice places of Scripture  1630

Gray, Andrew – The Christian in Complete Armor, or the Devil Resisted and Put to Flight, 3 Sermons  in Loving Christ and Fleeing Temptation  Buy

Spurgeon, Charles

Unconditional Surrender  #1276, MTP 22.61-72

‘The Reason Why Many Cannot Find Peace’  #1408, MTP 24.205-216

4:8-10  Sandys, Edwin – A Sermon  in The Sermons of Edwin Sandys  d. 1588  English reformer

4:8 

Caryl, Joseph – Heaven and Earth Embracing; or, God and Man Approaching: showed in a sermon preached before the Honourable House of Commons upon the day of their public fast, Jan. 28, 1645

Vines, Richard – The Purifying of Unclean Hearts and Hands. Opened in a Sermon preached…  at their solemn fast  in XII Sermons Preached upon Several Public Occasions  Ref  1658

Presbyterian Board of Publication – To One of an Inconstant and Fickle Spirit  in Monitory Letters to Church Members  1855

4:10  Jay, William – Christian Humility  in Sunday Evening Sermons

4:11  Chalmers, Thomas – Sermon II  in Sermons by the Late Thomas Chalmers Illustrative of Different Stages in his Ministry, 1798-1847  This was before Chalmers was an evangelical.

4:13-17  Spurgeon, Charles – God’s Will About the Future

4:13-15

Smyth, Thomas – The Successful Merchant and the Lessons of his Life and Death, a Discourse upon Occasion of the Death of James Adger  1858  in Works, vol. 5  American, southern presbyterian

Shedd, William – ‘The Duty of Reference to the Divine Will’  in Sermons to the Spiritual Man, pp. 116-28

4:13  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘God’s Will About the Future’  #2242, MTP 38.61-72

4:14 

Featley, Daniel – Life’s Apparition, and Man’s Dissolution  in Threnoikos: The House of Mourning; Furnished with Directions for, Preparations to, Meditations of Consolations at the Hour of Death: Delivered in 47 Sermons, preached at the funerals of diverse faithful servants of Christ  1640  Westminster divine

Ley, John – A Monitor of Mortality, in Two Sermons; by a consideration of the manifold and uncertain surprizals of death, guiding the pace and passages of a temporal life, towards the obtainment of life eternal  1643  Westminster divine

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on James 4:14  in Sermons, Series II, 1748 (WJE Online Vol. 66)

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘What Is Your Life?’  #1773, MTP 30.181-192

4:15  Jay, William – The Uncertainty of Life  in Sunday Evening Sermons

4:17  Watson, Thomas – On Knowing Good and Not Doing It  in Select Works of Thomas Watson  Also in A Plea for the Godly and Other Sermons, pp. 216-32

5:2  Smith, Samuel Stanhope – On Slander  in Sermons of Samuel Stanhope Smith, vol. 2  1821  American presbyterian, president of Princeton College

5:7-8  Spurgeon, Charles – A Visit to the Harvest Field  #1025, MTP 17.685-696

5:8  Presbyterian Board of Publication – Letter to one of an impatient and complaining spirit  in Monitory Letters to Church Members  1855

5:9 

Lightfoot, John – The Judge Standeth Before the Door  in Works, vol. 6

Alexander, Archibald – The Day of Judgment  in Practical Truths

5:11  

Featley, Daniel – The Perfection of Patience, or the Complete Christian  in Threnoikos: The House of Mourning; Furnished with Directions for, Preparations to, Meditations of Consolations at the Hour of Death: Delivered in 47 Sermons, preached at the funerals of diverse faithful servants of Christ  1640

Presbyterian Board of Publication – Letter to one of an impatient and complaining spirit  in Monitory Letters to Church Members  1855

Spurgeon, Charles

The Pearl of Patience

‘The Pitifulness Of The Lord The Comfort Of The Afflicted’  #1845, MTP 31.325-336

5:12 

Doolittle, Thomas – The Swearer Silenced, or, The Evil and Danger of Profane Swearing and Perjury Demonstrated by Many Arguments and Examples of God’s Dreadful Judgments upon Sinful Swearers  1689

Boston, Thomas – A Caveat Against Profane Swearing, and a Persuasive to Plain Speaking without Unhallowed Additions  in Works, vol. 5, pp. 132-149

Smith, Samuel Stanhope – On Swearing in Common Conversation  in Sermons of Samuel Stanhope Smith, vol. 2  1821  American presbyterian, president of Princeton College

5:14-15  Goodwin, Thomas – Book 7, Ch. 11, Of Anointing with Oil  in The Government of the Churches of Christ, in Works, vol. 11  Goodwin argues that while this anointing is not the means of a miraculous gift, yet it is a standing, perpetual ordinance through the elders and prayer for the healing of the sick.

5:16

Boys, John – James 5:16 & Lecture 2  in Sermons on Proper Lessons  in Remains of that Reverend and Famous Postiller, John Boys  1631

Girardeau, John – Life Work and Sermons (1907), pp. 297-330

The Efficacy of Prayer

The Consistency of Prayer with Natural Law

Warfield, B.B. – Prayer as a Practice  in Faith and Life: ‘Conferences’ in the Oratory of Princeton Seminary, pp. 428-39  1916

5:17 

Case, Thomas – Elijah’s Abatement: or, Corruption in the Saints. Discovered and Distinguished in a Sermon at a Funeral  1658

Whyte, Alexander – ‘Elijah–Passionate in Prayer’  in Lord, Teach Us to Pray, pp. 66-77

5:19-20  Spurgeon, Charles

Conversion

‘To Sabbath-School Teachers and Other Soul-Winners’  #1137, MTP 19.577-588

5:22  Bolton, Samuel – The Arraignment of Error: or, A Discourse Serving as a Curb to Restrain the Wantonness of Men’s Spirits in the Entertainment of Opinions; and as a compass whereby we may Sail in the Search & Finding of Truth; distributed into Six Main Questions  1646

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1 Peter

The Whole Book – Mackenzie, Lachlan – Lectures on 1 Peter  in The Happy Man, pp. 165-236

1:1-2  Trail, Robert – Sermons 1-9 on Important Subjects from 1 Pet. 1:1-4  in Works, vol. 4, pp. 3-156

1:2 

Watson, Thomas

The Beauty of Grace  in Select Works and in The Sermons of Thomas Watson, vol. 2, pp 79-96

Of Peace  6 pp.

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Threefold Sanctification’  #434, MTP 8.85-96  with 1 Cor. 1:2 & Jude 1

1:3-5 

Goodwin, Thomas – The Necessity of the New Birth Demonstrated, and the Nature of it Described, from the Notion of our Being Begotten unto God  being Book 4, ch. 1 of The Work of the Holy Spirit in our Salvation  in Works, vol. 6

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘A String of Pearls’  #948, MTP 16.481-492

Vos, Geerhardus – ‘The Christian’s Hope’  in Grace and Glory, pp. 139-154

1:3-4  Trail, Robert – Sermons 10-11 on Important Subjects from 1 Pet. 1:1-4  in Works, vol. 4

1:4

Brooks, Thomas – A String of Pearls, or the Best Things Reserved Till Last  in Works, vol. 1, pp. 399-468

Pemberton, Ebenezer – Heaven, the Residence of the Saints, a Sermon Occasioned by the Sudden, and Much Lamented Death of the Rev. George Whitefield  1770  New England Puritan

Winslow, Octavius – ‘The Preciousness of Trial’  in The Precious Things of God, pp. 74-112

1:5-6  Erskine, Ebenezer – The Humble Soul the Particular Favorite of Heaven  in Works, vol. 1

1:5 

Gray, Andrew – The Believer’s Love to an Unseen Christ  in 12 Select Sermons

Watson, Thomas – Of Perseverance  12 pp.

Hawker, Robert – Kept by the Power of God

1:6  Spurgeon, Charles – The Christian’s Heaviness and Rejoicing

1:7 

Goodwin, Thomas – Part 3, Book 1, Ch. 2, The Excellency of Faith  in The Object and Acts of Justifying Faith in Works, vol. 8

Winslow, Octavius – ‘The Preciousness of Trial’  in The Precious Things of God, pp. 74-112

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘The Trial of Your Faith’  #2055, MTP 34.649-660

1:8-9  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Seeing is Not Believing, but Believing is Seeing’  #698, MTP 12.361-372

1:8

Gray, Andrew – The Believer’s Love to an Unseen Christ  in Loving Christ and Fleeing Temptation  Buy

Pemberton, Ebenezer – The Joy of Faith  in The Puritan Pulpit: Ebenezer Pemberton, the American Puritans, p. 264 ff.  Buy

Fowler, Christopher – How a Christian may get such a faith that is not only saving but comfortable and joyful at present?  in Puritan Sermons, vol. 2, pp. 526-46

Vincent, Thomas – The True Christian’s Love of the Unseen Christ, or A Discourse chiefly Tending to Excite and Promote the Decaying Love of Christ in the hearts of Christians with an appendix concerning Christs manifestation of Himself to them that Love Him  (London, 1677)  140 pp.

Edwards, Jonathan

Sermon Notes on 1 Pet. 1:8(a)  in Sermons, Series II, 1729  WJE Online, vol. 44

Concerning the Nature of the Affections and their Importance in Religion  being Part 1 of A Treatise Concerning Religious Affections  in Works, vol. 1 (of 2)

Alexander, Archibald – Love to an Unseen Savior  1863

Cunningham, William – Jesus Christ an Object of Love and a Source of Joy though Unseen  in Sermons (1872), pp. 159-73

1:9-12  Cradock, Walter – Expositions and Observations on 1 Pet. 1:9-12  in Divine Drops Distilled from the Fountain of Holy Scriptures: Delivered in Several Exercises before Sermons  1649  English, reformed, Independent minister in London

1:9  Manton, Thomas – The Excellency of Saving Faith  in Works, vol. 2, pp. 151-161

1:12  

Holdsworth, Richard – Sermons I & II, on 1 Pet. 1:12  at the end of The Valley of Vision, or A Clear Sight of Sundry Sacred Truths. Delivered in Twenty-One Sermons  1651  Invited to the Westminster Assembly, but did not attend

Manton, Thomas – Sermon upon 1 Pet. 1:12  in Works, vol. 18, pp. 202-215

Brooks, Thomas – Christ’s Love to Poor Sinners

Witherspoon, John – Redemption the Subject of Admiration to the Angels  in Practical Discourses on the Leading Truths of the Gospel  in Works, vol. 2, pp. 97-110  1815  Signer of the Declaration of Independence, presbyterian, president of Princeton College

Fuller, Andrew – ‘Truth the Object of Angelical Research’  in Works 1.663-65

Chalmers, Thomas – Discourse IV: On the Knowledge of Man’s Moral History in the Distant Places of Creation  in Discourses on the Christian Revelation, Viewed in Connection with the Modern Astronomy  in Sermons and Discourses, vol. 2  Leader in the Free Church of Scotland.  Chalmers’ old earth, Gap Theory of Gen. 1:1-3 is not recommended.

1:13 

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 1 Pet. 1:13  in Sermons, Series II, 1731-1732 (WJE Online Vol. 47)

Fuller, Andrew – ‘The Christian’s Preparation for Future Glory’  in Works 1.391-97

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘A Seasonable Exhortation’  #1909, MTP 32.373-384

1:15 

Burgess, Anthony – Sermon 114, Of the Nature, Extent and Example of that Holiness to which God Calls a Man  in Spiritual Refining

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 1 Pet. 1:15  in Sermons, Series II, 1723-1727  being WJE Online, Vol. 42

Warfield, B.B. – God’s Holiness and Ours  in Faith and Life: ‘Conferences’ in the Oratory of Princeton Seminary, pp. 440-447  1916

1:16  Tillotson, John – Holiness  in Tracts of the Anglican Fathers, no. 4, Practical  English reformer

1:17  Chalmers, Thomas – Fear of Terror and Fear of Reverence  in Sermons and Discourses, vol. 1, pp. 166-73  Leader in the Free Church of Scotland

1:19 

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 1 Pet. 1:19  in Sermons, Series II, 1738, and Undated, 1734-1738 (WJE Online Vol. 53)

Winslow, Octavius – ‘The Preciousness of Christ’s Blood’  in The Precious Things of God, pp. 160-88

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘The Precious Blood of Christ’  #621, MTP 11.169-180

1:22  

Ball, John – The Holy Exercise of Love  in The Puritans on Loving One Another  Buy  ed. Don Kistler (Soil Deo Gloria, 1997), pp. 117-130

Watson, Thomas – ‘The Perfume of Love’  in A Plea for the Godly & Other Sermons, pp. 143-59

1:23-25  Spurgeon, Charles

The New Nature  #398, MTP 7.401-408
The Withering Work of the Spirit  #999, MTP 17.373-384, with Isa. 40:6-8

1:23-24  Henry, Matthew – A Sermon Preached at the Funeral of Dr. Samuel Benion  in Works, vol. 2, pp. 567-99

1:23 

Manton, Thomas – 4 Sermons on 1 Pet. 1:23  in Works, vol. 21, pp. 299-336

Boston, Thomas – State 3, the State of Grace, Pt. 1, on Regeneration  in The Fourfold State  in Works, vol. 8, pp. 138-77

Fuller, Andrew – ‘Regeneration by the Word of God’  in Works 1.666

1:24-25  Henry, Matthew – A Funeral Sermon for Mr. Samuel Benion  12 pp.  in Works, 1.567-82

1:25-26  Smyth, Thomas – The Review and Lessons of Fifty-Years, a Discourse  in Works, vol. 5  American, southern presbyterian

1:25  Palmer, B.M. – ‘Duration of the Divine Word’  in Sermons, pp. 27-36

2:1-3  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘A Sermon for Men of Taste’  #459, MTP 8.385-396

2:1  Baxter, Richard – Cases Of Conscience, and Directions Against Backbiting, Slandering, and Evil Speaking

2:2-3  Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 1 Pet. 2:2-3  in Sermons, Series II, 1729  WJE Online, vol. 44

2:3 

Owen, John – How is the Practical Love of Truth the Best Preservative Against Popery?  in Works, 8.547-591  Also in Puritan Sermons, vol. 3, pp. 211-52

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘The Test of Taste’  #2168, MTP 36.553-564

2:4-5

Fuller, Andrew – ‘Individual & Social Religion’  in Works 1.432-34

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘The True Priesthood, Temple and Sacrifice’  #1376, MTP 23.541-552

2:4  Spurgeon, Charles

Coming to Christ

‘Coming–Always Coming’  #1334, MTP 23.37-48

2:5 

Boys, John – The Royal Priesthood  in Works, pp. 973-978

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 1 Pet. 2:5  in Sermons, Series II, 1731-1732 (WJE Online Vol. 47)

2:6

Robinson, Ralph – ‘Christ the Chief Cornerstone’  in Christ All, and in All, pp. 218-45

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Faith’s Sure Foundation’  #1429, MTP 24.457-468

2:7-8  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Jesus, the Stumbling Stone of Unbelievers’  #1224, MTP 21.164-171

2:7

Gray, Andrew – For Jesus Christ is Precious to Believers  in 12 Select Sermons  also in Loving Christ and Fleeing Temptation  Buy

Davies, Samuel – Christ Precious to All True Believers  in Sermons 1.379-403

Winslow, Octavius – ‘The Preciousness of Christ’  in The Precious Things of God, pp. 1-32

Spurgeon, Charles

Christ Precious to Believers  #2137, MTP 36.181-192

‘Three Precious Things’  #931, MTP 16.277-288  with 2 Peter 1:1 & 1:4

2:8 

Robinson, Ralph – ‘Christ a Stone of Stumbling’  in Christ All, and in All, pp. 245-56

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 1 Pet. 2:8  in Sermons, Series II, 1733 (WJE Online Vol. 48)

2:9 

Edwards, Jonathan

Christians a Chosen Generation, A Royal Priesthood, A Holy Nation, A Peculiar People  being Sermon 13 in Seventeen Occasional Sermons  in his 2 vol. Works, vol. 2, pp. 936-49

Sermon Notes on 1 Pet. 2:9, pt. 1, 2  in Sermons, Series II, 1731-1732 (WJE Online Vol. 46)

Whyte, Alexander – ‘The Magnificence of Prayer’  in Lord, Teach Us to Pray, pp. 3-15

2:11-20  Luther, Martin – Sermons on 1 Peter 2:11-20 & 20-25  in Complete Church Postil, the Final and Original Edition of 1544  Protestant reformer

2:11  Boys, John – 1 Pet. 2:11  in Works, pp. 311-314

2:12  

Hayward, Samuel & Samuel Pike – The Character of an Honest Man  from The Spiritual Companion, or the Professing Christian Tried at the Bar of God’s Word  London, Independent ministers

Presbyterian Board of Publication – Letter to one who is lacking in reverence for the truth as a moral virtue  in Monitory Letters to Church Members  1855

2:13-16  Vines, Richard – Peitharchia: Obedience to Magistrates, both Supreme and Subordinate. In Three Sermons, preached upon the Anniversary Election-Day of Three Lord Majors Successively…  in XII Sermons Preached upon Several Public Occasions  1658

2:15-16  Vines, Richard – On 1 Pet. 2:15-16  in XII Sermons Preached upon Several Public Occasions  Ref  1658

2:17  Chalmers, Thomas – Sermon 38: On the Honor due to All Men  in Sermons and Discourses, vol. 1, pp. 318-24  Leader in the Free Church of Scotland

2:19-25  Hutchinson, Roger – 2 Sermons on Oppression, Affliction and Patience  in The Works of Roger Hutchinson  English divine

2:19  Boys, John – The Epistle, 1 Pet. 2:19  in Works, pp. 305-308

2:20-25  Luther, Martin – Sermon on 1 Peter 2:20-25  in Luther’s Church Postil in ed. John Nicholas Lenker, The Precious and Sacred Writings of Dr. Luther, 14 vols  1905  Protestant reformer

2:21  Vincent, Thomas – How is Christ to be followed as our Example?  in Puritan Sermons, vol. 4, pp. 437-51

2:24-25 

Spurgeon, Charles – Sin-Bearer

Philpot, J.C. – The Straying Sheep and the Sin-Bearing Shepherd

2:24

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Death for Sin, and Death to Sin’  #1143, MTP 19.648-660

Alexander, James W. – ‘Christ Bearing our Sins’  in God is Love: Communion Addresses, pp. 173-201

3:1-7  Jay, William – The Mutual Duties of Husbands and Wives, a Discourse  1833  48 pp.

3:3  Dabney, Robert – The Most Fashionable Church  in Discussions, vol. 5, p. 249 ff.

3:4 

Henry, Matthew – A Discourse Concerning Meekness and Quietness of Spirit  in Works, vol. 2, pp. 96-156

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 1 Pet. 3:4  in Sermons, Series II, 1729  WJE Online, vol. 44

3:6  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Sarah and Her Daughters’  #1633, MTP 27.677-688

3:7

Featley, Daniel – The Privilege of the Faithful, or the Joint-Inheritance of all Believers  in Threnoikos: The House of Mourning; Furnished with Directions for, Preparations to, Meditations of Consolations at the Hour of Death: Delivered in 47 Sermons, preached at the funerals of diverse faithful servants of Christ  Ref  1640  Westminster divine

Presbyterian Board of Publication – Letters IV, V & VI: To One Who Neglects Family Prayer  in Monitory Letters to Church Members  1855

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Hindrances to Prayer’  #1192, MTP 20.505-516

3:8-15  Luther, Martin – Sermon on 1 Peter 3:8-15  in Complete Church Postil, the Final and Original Edition of 1544  Protestant reformer

3:8 

Boys, John – The Epistle, 1 Pet. 3:8  in Works, pp. 397-399

Ball, John – The Holy Exercise of Love  in The Puritans on Loving One Another  Buy  ed. Don Kistler (Soil Deo Gloria, 1997), pp. 117-130

Chalmers, Thomas – Sermon VI: Be Courteous  in Sermons by the Late Thomas Chalmers Illustrative of Different Stages in his Ministry, 1798-1847  This was before Chalmers was an evangelical.

3:10-11  Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 1 Peter 3:10-11  in Sermons, Series II, July-December 1742, and Undated, 1739-1742 (WJE Online Vol. 60)

3:13  Heywood, Oliver – Holiness the Way of Safety, 4 Sermons  in Works, vol. 5

3:15  

Veal, Edward – How may we Experience in our selves, and Evidence to others that serious Godliness is more than a Fancy?  in Puritan Sermons, vol. 3, pp. 38-67

Smyth, Thomas – The Province of Reason, Especially in Matters of Religion  in Articles on the Trinity  in Works, vol. 9  American, southern presbyterian

3:18-21  Hill, Thomas – An Olive Branch of Peace and Accommodation Budding in a sermon preached…  on a day of humiliation, appointed on purpose to seek the Lord for the repairing of breaches, and the preventing of further differences growing in the city  1648

3:18 

Owen, John – Discourse VIII  in Works, vol. 9, pp. 566-69

Flavel, John – Sermon 19, The Saints Coming Home to God by Reconciliation and Glorification, Opened and Applied  in Method of Grace  in Works, vol. 2, pp. 279-87

Smyth, Thomas – Imputation  in Works, vol. 10  American, southern presbyterian

3:19-20  Edwards, Jonathan

Wicked Men of the Past are Still in Hell  

‘The Spirits in Prison’  2 Sermons  in Selections from the Unpublished Writings of Jonathan Edwards, pp. 203-209

3:19  Flavel, John – The Souls of Unbelievers in the State of Separation from the Body, their Condition, Prison-House, Company and Judgment  in Pneumatologia  in Works, vol. 3, pp. 129-53

3:21

Sibbes, Richard – The Demand of a Good Conscience  in Works, vol. 7, pp. 478-91

Marshall, Stephen – A Sermon of the Baptizing of Infants  n.d.

Durham, James – Three Sermons on 1 Peter 3:21  60 pp.

3:22  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Our Ascended Lord’  #1928, MTP 32.601-612

4:1  Sterry, Peter – On 1 Pet. 4:1  in The Appearance of God unto Man in the Gospel  1710

4:7-11  Luther, Martin – Sermon on 1 Peter 4:7-11  in Luther’s Church Postil in ed. John Nicholas Lenker, The Precious and Sacred Writings of Dr. Luther, 14 vols  1905  Protestant reformer

4:7-10  Sandys, Edwin – A Sermon  in The Sermons of Edwin Sandys  d. 1588  English reformer

4:7 

Boys, John – The Epistle 1 Pet. 4:7  in Works, pp. 331-334

Binning, Hugh – Sermons 20-22  in Several Sermons upon the Most Important Subjects of Practical Religion  in Works

Shedd, William – ‘Watchfulness & Prayerfulness’  in Sermons to the Spiritual Man, pp. 329-45

4:11

Jewel, John – A Learned and Godly Sermon  in The Works of John Jewel, vol. 2

Arrowsmith, John – Aphorism 2, Exercitations 3-4, Oracles of God, Vocal or Written, Books of Scripture so Called in 5 Respects  in A Chain of Principles

Warfield, B.B. – The Oracles of God  in The Presbyterian and Reformed Review, 1900, p. 217 ff.

4:17-19  Sibbes, Richard – The Church’s Visitation  in Works, vol. 1, pp. 371-84

4:17-18  Spurgeon, Charles – Saints Saved with Difficulty; and the Certain Perdition of the Wicked

4:17  Sibbes, Richard – The Ungodly’s Misery  in Works, vol. 1, pp. 385-94

4:18 

Sibbes, Richard – The Difficulty of Salvation  in Works, vol. 1, pp. 395-400

Welwood, John – Sermon IV  in Sermons Delivered in Times of Persecution in Scotland,  360-74  (1649-1679)  Scottish field preacher during the Killing Times

Davies, Samuel – ‘Saints Saved with Difficulty, and the Certain Perdition of Sinners’  in Sermons 1.577-96

Witherspoon, John – The Righteous Scarcely Saved and the Wicked Certainly Destroyed  in Sermons on Interesting Subjects  in Works, vol. 4  1815  American presbyterian, signer of the Declaration of Independence, president of Princeton College

Chalmers, Thomas – Salvation Scarcely Obtained even by the Righteous  in Sermons and Discourses, vol. 1, pp. 29-35  Leader in the Free Church of Scotland

Palmer, Benjamin Morgan – ‘The Righteous Scarcely Saved’  in Sermons, 2.455-466

4:19

Adams, Thomas – The Soul’s Refuge  in Works, vol. 3, pp. 23-37

Sibbes, Richard – The Saint’s Hiding Place in the Evil Day, pt. 1 & 2  in Works, vol. 1, pp. 401-410 & 411-25

Bunyan, John – Advice to Sufferers – Or, Seasonable Counsel  in Works, vol. 2, pp. 691-741

5:2-4  Featley, Daniel – The Faithful Shepherd a sermon preached at the consecration of three bishops, May, 9, 1619  1661  Westminster divine

5:5-11  Luther, Martin – Sermon on 1 Peter 5:5-11  in Complete Church Postil, the Final and Original Edition of 1544  Protestant reformer

5:5-6  Erskine, Ebenezer – The Humble Soul the Particular Favorite of Heaven

5:5 

Boys, John – The Epistle, 1 Pet. 5:5  in Works, pp. 383-386

Gray, Andrew – Humility, the Christian’s Best Ornament  in Loving Christ and Fleeing Temptation  Buy

Presbyterian Board of Publication – Letter to one of a self-confident and unyielding spirit  in Monitory Letters to Church Members  1855

5:6 

Boston, Thomas – On 1 Pet. 5:6  in Crook in the Lot  in Works, vol. 3, pp. 552-90

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘On Humbling Ourselves Before God’  #1733, MTP 29.421-432

5:7 

Bonar, Archibald – Trust in God  in Sermons, vol. 1  (1753-1816) Evangelical Church of Scotland minister, uncle of Horatius & Andrew Bonar

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘A Cure for Care’  #428, MTP 8.13-24

5:8-9  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘The Roaring Lion’  #419, MTP 7.569-576

5:8 

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 1 Pet. 5:8, pts. 1 & 2  in Sermons, Series II, 1729-1731  WJE Online, vol. 45

Shedd, William – ‘Christian Humility’  in Sermons to the Spiritual Man, pp. 256-71

5:9  Smyth, Thomas – Counsel and Comfort for Afflicted Believers  in Works, vol. 10  American, southern presbyterian

5:10

Burgess, Anthony – Of the Glorious Estate of the Saints in Heaven to which God Calls all Sinners Repenting and Believing  in Spiritual Refining

Bridge, William – The Good and Means of Establishment  in Works, vol. 4, pp. 260-89

Goodwin, Thomas – A Discourse of Election, Book 4, The Might and Powerful Grace which God Dispenses to his Elect…  in Works, Nichol’s Series  (Edinburgh, 1864), vol. 9, pp. 231-425

Howe, John – The Improvement of Afflictions Desired  13 pp.

Philpot, J.C. – The Saints Path to Eternal Glory

Spurgeon, Charles

A New Year’s Benediction

‘Glory!’  #1721, MTP 29.277-288

5:11  Goodwin, Thomas – Bk. 1, chs. 5-6  of The Knowledge of God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ  in Works, 4.372-394

5:13  Lightfoot, John – The Church at Babylon, a Sermon  in Works, vol. 6

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2 Peter

1:1-4  Spurgeon, Charles – Faith and Life  #551, MTP 10.43-60

1:1 

Barrow, Isaac – The Nature of Faith  in Tracts of the Anglican Fathers, no. 4, Practical  English reformer

Winslow, Octavius – ‘The Preciousness of Faith’  in The Precious Things of God, pp. 33-73

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Three Precious Things’  #931, MTP 16.277-288  with 1 Peter 2:7 & 2 Peter 1:4

1:3  Sibbes, Richard – A Glimpse of Glory  in Works, vol. 7, pp. 492-504

1:4

Spurstowe, William – The Wells of Salvation Opened, or, A Treatise Discovering the Nature, Preciousness, Usefulness of Gospel Promises, and rules for the right application of them  Buy  1655

Gray, Andrew – The Great and Precious Promises, 5 Sermons  in Works (1839), pp. 115-68

Tuckney, Anthony – Sermons 17-20  of 40 Sermons upon Several Occasions

Manton, Thomas – Sermon 4  in Twenty Sermons  in Works, vol. 2, pp. 213-221

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Three Precious Things’  #931, MTP 16.277-288  with 1 Peter 2:7 & 2 Peter 1:1

Mackenzie, Lachlan – ‘The Great & Precious Promises’  in The Happy Man, pp. 56-71

1:5-8  Plumer, William – How God’s People May Make Great Attainments  in Earnest Hours  1869  American, Southern presbyterian

1:5-7

Burges, Cornelius – A Chain of Graces, Drawn out at Length for Reformation of Manners. Or, A Brief Treatise of Virtue, Knowledge, Temperance, Patience, Godliness, Brotherly-Kindness, Charity. So far forth as they are Urged by the Apostle in 2 Pet. 1:5-7  Westminster divine  Also in Naphtali Press Anthology, vol. 3, no. 1, Winter 1990, pp 15-60

Jay, William – Christian Diligence  in Sermons

1:5  Chalmers, Thomas – The Duty of Giving an Immediate Diligence to the Business of the Christian Life, being an Address to the Inhabitants of the Parish of Kilmany  in Sermons and Discourses, vol. 2  Leader in the Free Church of Scotland

1:6  

Presbyterian Board of Publication – Letter to one of an impatient and complaining spirit  in Monitory Letters to Church Members  1855

Isbell, Sherman – The Temperate Life  Banner of Truth magazine, July 2001 (Issue 454)

1:10-11  Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 2 Pet. 1:10-11  in Sermons, Series II, 1738, and Undated, 1734-1738 (WJE Online Vol. 53)

1:10 

Zanchi, Jerome – A Brief Discourse wherein the Case of Conscience is Disputed and Resolved:  Only the Elect, and all of them, not only truly may be, but also are in that time which God has appointed them in this life, indeed assured of their Election to Eternal Life in Christ, and this is done not one way, but many ways  in Perkins, Works, vol. 1 (of 3), p. 429 ff.

Love, Christopher – 16 Sermons  in A Treatise of Effectual Calling and Election

Burgess, Anthony – Spiritual Refining

Sermon 116, The Nature, Possibility, Duty and Means of the Assurance of One’s Effectual Calling

Sermon 117, The Possibility and Duty of Assurance of our Calling Demonstrated: And the Reasons why some Think a Certain Assurance Impossible; with Answers to the Objections Brought Against It

Sermon 118, The Advantages the Godly have by Assurance: How it may be Known from Presumption; with Directions to the Godly that Want It

Taylor, Francis – God’s Glory in Man’s Happiness, with the Freeness of his Grace in Electing us Together with Many Arminian Objections Answered  Buy

Gray, Andrew – Christian Diligence: the Way of Attaining Comfortable Assurance  in 12 Select Sermons  also in Loving Christ and Fleeing Temptation  Buy

Fairclough, Richard – The Nature, Possibility, and Duty, of a true Believer attaining to a certain Knowledge of his Effectual Vocation, Eternal election, and final perseverance to Glory  in Puritan Sermons, vol. 6, pp. 372-427

Watson, Thomas – Of Assurance  11 pp.

Smyth, Thomas – Our Election Made Sure  in Works, vol. 6  American, southern presbyterian

Ryle, J.C. – ‘Election’  in Old Paths, pp. 458-75

1:11-14  Erskine, John – Appendix, a Part of a Sermon  in Discourses Preached on Several Subjects

1:11

Janeway, James – The Saints’ Encouragement to Diligence in Christ’s Service  152 pp.

Jay, William – Happiness in Death  in Sermons

Spurgeon, Charles – Particular Election

1:12  Burgess, Anthony – Part 2, Ch. 3, Of the Pollution of the Memory  in A Treatise of Original Sin  1658

1:13-14  Flavel, John – The Nearness of Death a Motive to Diligence in Ministerial Work  in Pneumatologia  in Works, vol. 3, pp. 3-18

1:16  Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 2 Pet. 1:16  in Sermons, Series II, 1729  WJE Online, Vol. 44

1:19 

Bridge, William – Scripture Light the Most Sure Light, in 3 Sermons  in Works, vol. 1, pp. 399-462

Edwards, Jonathan – Light in a Dark World, A Dark Heart  in Sermons and Discourses, 1734-1738  being WJE Online, Vol. 19

2:1  Vines, Richard – The Authors, Nature and Danger of Heresy, Laid Open in a Sermon…  being set apart as a solemn day of public humiliation to seek God’s assistance for the suppressing and preventing of the growth and spreading of errors, heresies, and blasphemies  1646  Westminster divine

2:2  Hodges, Thomas – The Growth and Spreading of Hæresy. Set forth in a Sermon…  being the day of their Public Fast and Humiliation for the Growth of Hæresy  1647

2:3  Owen, John – The Chamber of Imagery in the Church of Rome Laid Open  in Works, vol. 8

2:4  

‘Rabbi’ Duncan, John – Table Service: All in Christ, but in Him Only  in Pulpit and Communion Table, p. 158 ff.  Buy  1874  Free Church of Scotland

Fulton, Andrew – Untitled  in Biographical Sketches and Sermons of Some of the First Ministers of the Associate Church in America, by James P. Miller (Albany, NY: Hoffman and White, 1839), pp. 287-294

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Fallen Angels a Lesson To Fallen Men’  #1820, MTP 31.49-60

2:7-8  Jenkyn, William – How ought we to bewail the Sins of the Places where we live?  in Puritan Sermons, vol. 3, pp. 110-128

2:9

M’Cheyne, Robert Murray – ‘The Godly Delivered–The Unjust Reserved Unto Judgment’  in Additional Remains, pp. 371-375

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘The Lord’s Knowledge, Our Safeguard’  #2441, MTP 41.565-574

2:14  Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 2 Pet. 2:14  in Sermons, Series II, 1729  WJE Online, Vol. 44

2:15  Lightfoot, John – The Way of Balaam, a Sermon  in Works, vol. 7

2:20  Burgess, Anthony – Sermon 32, That a mans leaving those gross sins he hath lived in is no Sign of Grace  in Spiritual Refining

3:3-4  Chalmers, Thomas – On the Consistency Between the Efficacy of Prayer and the Uniformity of Nature  in Sermons and Discourses, vol. 1, pp. 352-62  Leader in the Free Church of Scotland

3:7  Alexander, Archibald – The Day of Judgment  in Practical Truths

3:8-9  Peck, Thomas – 2 Peter 3:8-9  in Other Sermons and Briefs  in Miscellanies, vol. 3, pp. 383-93  American, southern presbyterian

3:8  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘God’s Estimate of Time’  #447, MTP 8.241-252

3:9  Manton, Thomas – Sermon upon 2 Peter 3:9  in Works, vol. 18, pp. 236-35

3:10-11  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘The World on Fire’  #1125, MTP 19.433-444

3:11 

Wilkinson, Henry – An Engagement unto Holiness, from the Consideration of the Day of Judgment  in Three Decades of Sermons

Owen, John

Providential Changes, an Argument for Universal Holiness, 3 Sermons  in Works, vol. 9, pp. 131-79

Holiness Urged from the Liability of All Things to Dissolution  in Posthumous Sermons First Published in 1854  in Works, vol. 16, pp. 456-69

Pemberton, Ebenezer – The Dissolution of the World, a Motive to Universal Holiness  in Sermons on Several Subjects  1732  New England Puritan

Picton, Thomas – On the Dissolution of the World  in The New Jersey Preacher, or Sermons on Plain and Practical Subjects, vol. 1  1813  by some of the ministers of the Gospel residing in New Jersey.  Presbyterian.

3:13 

Lightfoot, John – Justifying Righteousness, a Sermon  in Works, vol. 6

Griffin, Edward – New Heavens and New Earth  in Sermons by the Late Rev. Edward Griffin, vol. 2, pp. 449-66  1838  American congregationalist, Boston, opposed to the New Divinity

Chalmers, Thomas – On the New Heavens and the New Earth  in Sermons and Discourses, vol. 2, pp. 301-07  Leader in the Free Church of Scotland

3:14  

Featley, Daniel – The Expectation of Christ’s Coming, or a Motive to a Holy Conversation  in Threnoikos: The House of Mourning; Furnished with Directions for, Preparations to, Meditations of Consolations at the Hour of Death: Delivered in 47 Sermons, preached at the funerals of diverse faithful servants of Christ  Ref  1640  Westminster divine

M’Cheyne, Robert Murray – ‘Be Diligent’  in Additional Remains, pp. 375-380. Dundee, May 14, 1842

Chalmers, Thomas – The Duty of Giving an Immediate Diligence to the Business of the Christian Life, being an Address to the Inhabitants of the Parish of Kilmany  in Sermons and Discourses, vol. 2  Leader in the Free Church of Scotland

3:15  Spurgeon, Charles – God’s Longsuffering: An Appeal to the Conscience  #1997, MTP 33.678-684

3:17  Bolton, Samuel – The Arraignment of Error: or, A Discourse Serving as a Curb to Restrain the Wantonness of Men’s Spirits in the Entertainment of Opinions; and as a compass, whereby we may sail in the Search and Finding of Truth; Distributed into Six Main Questions  1646

3:18

Vincent, Thomas – How we may Grow in the Knowledge of Christ?  in Puritan Sermons, vol. 3, pp. 293-314

Watson, Thomas – Growth in Grace  11 pp.

Sprague, William B. – ‘Growth in Grace’  in Lectures to Young People, pp. 227-250

Alexander, Archibald – The Nature and Means of Growth in Grace: Two Sermons, p. 113, 1828, 15 pp.

Plumer, William – How God’s People May Make Great Attainments  in Earnest Hours  1869  American, Southern presbyterian

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘A Psalm for the New Year’  #427, MTP 8.1-12

Ryle, J.C. – ‘Growth’  in Holiness, pp. 83-99

Palmer, Benjamin Morgan – ‘Knowledge of Christ Essential to Holiness’  in Sermons, 1.113-122.

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1 John

1:1-4  M’Cheyne, Robert Murray – ‘John’s Preaching of Christ’  in The Memoir & Remains of Robert Murray M’Cheyne, pp. 371-78

1:1  Boys, John – The Epistle, 1 Jn. 1:1  in Works, pp. 604-609

1:2  Bonar, Horatius – The Manifested Life, 2 Sermons  in Family Sermons  1863  reprinted in Fifty-Two Sermons  Buy  pp. 20-32

1:3

Binning, Hugh – Union and Communion with God the End and Design of the Gospel  in The Common Principles of the Christian Religion  in Works, vol. 1 (of 3)

Owen, John – Of Communion with God  in Works, vol. 2

Clarkson, David – Believers’ Communion with the Father and Son  in Practical Works, vol. 3, pp. 165-86

Shaw, Samuel – Communion with God  45 pp.

Payson, Edward – ‘Fellowship with the Father & with the Son’  in Works 3.266-79

Spurgeon, Charles – Fellowship with God  #409, MTP 7.489-496

Palmer, Benjamin – ‘Fellowship with God in the Person of the Father’  in The Threefold Fellowship and the Threefold Assurance, pp. 20-45

1:4  Goodwin, Thomas – Of Joy in the Holy Ghost, that it Springs from our Communion with the Father, Son & Holy Ghost  being Part 2, Book 2, Ch. 8 of The Object and Acts of Justifying Faith, in Works, vol. 8

1:6-7  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘The Child of Light Walking in Light’  #1986, MTP 33.553-564

1:7

Manton, Thomas – Sermon upon 1 Jn. 1:7  in Works, vol. 22, pp. 50-60

Charnock, Stephen – A Discourse of the Cleansing Virtue of Christ’s Blood  in Works, vol. 3, pp. 501-34

Stoddard, Solomon – The Virtue of Christ’s Blood to Cleanse from Sin  in The Puritan Pulpit: The American Puritans, Solomon Stoddard, p. 1 ff.  Buy

Barker, Matthew – A Discourse of the Right Way of Obtaining, and Maintaining Communion with God  in Puritan Sermons, vol. 4, pp. 38-56

Sterry, Peter – A Discourse of the Knowledge of God  in The Appearance of God to Man in the Gospel  1710

Ryle, J.C. – Where Are Your Sins?

Spurgeon, Charles

The Evil and Its Remedy

Jesus Pardoning

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Walking in the Light and Washed in the Blood’  #663, MTP 11.673-684

Palmer, Benjamin Morgan – ‘Connexion of Atonement with Holiness’  in Sermons, 2.19-27

1:8-10  Spurgeon, Charles – Honest Dealing With God  #1241, MTP 21.361-372

1:8  Fuller, Andrew – 1 Jn. 1:8 with 1 Jn. 3:9  in Passages Apparently Contradictory  in Works 1.682

1:9

Bunyan, John – ‘The Work of Jesus Christ as an Advocate’  in Works 1.151-201

Spurgeon, Charles – Justice Satisfied

‘Rabbi’ Duncan, John – Confession and Forgiveness: Table Address VI  1869  in Rich Gleanings from Rabbi Duncan, p. 93 ff.  Buy  Free Church of Scotland

Ryle, J.C. – Do You Confess?  in Knots Untied, pp. 206-18

Palmer, Benjamin Morgan – ‘Confession and Forgiveness’  in Sermons, 2.51-61

2:1-2 

Marshall, Stephen – Christ’s Intercession, or Sins of Infirmity  in Works

Owen, John – Book 4, Ch. 3, p. 330 ff.  in The Death of Death in the Death of Christ  in Works, vol. 10

2:1

Charnock, Stephen – A Discourse of Christ’s Intercession  in Works, vol. 5, pp. 91-144

Bunyan, John – The Work of Jesus Christ as an Advocate  in Works, vol. 1

Fuller, Andrew – ‘Christianity the Antidote to Presumption & Despair’  in Works, 1.321-27

Clarkson, James – Untitled  in Biographical Sketches and Sermons of Some of the First Ministers of the Associate Church in America, by James P. Miller (Albany, NY: Hoffman and White, 1839), pp. 167-184

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘The Sinner’s Advocate’  #515, MTP 9.337-348

2:2 

Tyndale, William – Justification by Faith  in Tracts of the Anglican Fathers, no. 2, Doctrinal

Ambrose, Isaac – Looking unto Jesus  300 pp.

Witherspoon, John – Christ’s Death a Proper Atonement for Sin: Action Sermon  in Practical Discourses on the Leading Truths of the Gospel  in Works, vol. 2, pp. 63-77  1815  Signer of the Declaration of Independence, presbyterian, president of Princeton College

Warfield, B.B. – ‘Jesus Christ the Propitiation for the Whole World’  in Selected Shorter Writings, 1.167-77

2:3-4  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Sincerity and Duplicity’  #922, MTP 16.169-180

2:3  Burgess, Anthony – Sermon 12, Handling Obedience as a Sign of Grace  in Spiritual Refining

2:6  

Flavel, John – Method of Grace  in Works, vol. 2, pp. 397-413

Sermon 29, Of the Imitation of Christ in Holiness of Life and the Necessity of it in Believers

Sermon 30

Spurgeon, Charles – In Him: Like Him  #1732, MTP 29.409-420

2:12-14  Manton, Thomas – 6 Sermons on 1 Jn. 2:12-14  in Works, vol. 20, pp. 380-437

2:12-13  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘A Sermon to the Lord’s Little Children’  #1711, MTP 29.157-168

2:12  Ryle, J.C. – ‘Forgiveness’  in Old Paths, pp. 179-210

2:13-14 

Goodwin, Thomas – Three Several Ages of Christians in Faith and Obedience  in Works, vol. 7, pp. 473-518

Manton, Thomas – Works, 20.390 ff.

Spurgeon, C.H.

‘A Description of Young Men in Christ’  #1715, MTP 29.205-216

‘Fathers in Christ’  #1751, MTP 29.637-648

2:13  Patton, Francis L. – Religion in College  in Princeton Sermons, pp. 130-58

2:14  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Unto You, Young Men’  #811, MTP 14.277-288

2:15-17  Philpot, J.C. – The Love of the World and the Love of God

2:15

Gale, Theophilus – Wherein the Love of the World is Inconsistent with the Love of God?  in Puritan Sermons, vol. 1, Supplement, pp. 642-65

Greenhill, William – Stop Loving the World  Buy  73 pp.

Hayward, Samuel – Spiritual injury from undue pursuit of the affairs of this life  from Religious Cases of Conscience  1755  a minister in London

Chalmers, Thomas – The Expulsive Power of a New Affection  in Sermons and Discourses, vol. 2, pp. 271-78  Leader in the Free Church of Scotland

2:16  Dabney, Robert – Concerning Conceit  in Discussions, vol. 5, p. 215 ff.

2:17  Calamy, Edmund – ‘Obedience’  in Evidence for Heaven  1657

2:18  Bunyan, John – Of Antichrist and his Ruin, and of the Slaying of the Witnesses  in Works, vol. 1

2:20

Manton, Thomas – Sermon upon 1 Jn. 2:20  in Works, vol. 22, pp. 95-105

Philpot, J.C. – The Anointing of the Holy One

2:28-3:3  Warfield, B.B. – Childship to God  in Faith and Life: ‘Conferences’ in the Oratory of Princeton Seminary, pp. 448-58  1916

2:28  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Preparation for the Coming of the Lord’  #2105, MTP 35.505-516

3:1-4  Manton, Thomas – 5 Sermons  in Works, 20.438-496

3:1-3  Murray, John – ‘The Pilgrimage to Perfection’  in Collected Writings, 3.263-67

3:1-2

Shepard, Thomas – Adoption  in The Sound Believer  in Works, vol. 1

Davies, Samuel – The Nature and Blessedness of Sonship with God

3:1

M’Cheyne, Robert Murray – ‘Adoption’  in A Basket of Fragments, pp. 40-43

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘And We Are’  #1934, MTP 32.673-684

Warfield, B.B. – ‘Childship to God’  in Faith & Life, pp. 448-58

3:3

Sibbes, Richard – The Pattern of Purity  in Works, vol. 7, pp. 505-516

Burroughs, Jeremiah – Hope  Buy  1654

Gray, Andrew – Hope Producing Holiness  in Loving Christ and Fleeing Temptation  Buy

3:4 

Watson, Thomas – Concerning Sin: What is Sin?  16 pp.

Boston, Thomas – Of Sin in General  in Works, vol. 1, pp. 256-66

Ryle, J.C. – ‘Sin’  in Holiness, pp. 1-14

3:8

Brownrig, Ralph – The Third Sermon  in Forty Sermons  1661

Calamy, Edmund – ‘Love’  in Evidence for Heaven  1657

Goodwin, Thomas – Motives Against Sin, Because it is Satan’s Great Work and Interest, who is Christ’s Greatest Enemy  being Book 3, Ch. 5 of Of Gospel Holiness in the Heart and Life, in Works, vol. 7

Erskine, Ebenezer – The First Promise Accomplished, or the Head of the Serpent Bruised by the Seed of the Woman  1733  in Works, vol. 2

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘The Works of the Devil Destroyed’  #1728, MTP 29.361-372

3:9-10

Burgess, Anthony – Sermon 14, That Opposition Against and Abstinence From Sin is a Sign of Grace  in Spiritual Refining

Charnock, Stephen – A Discourse of the Sins of the Regenerate  in Works, vol. 5

3:9 

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 1 Jn. 3:9  in Sermons, Series II, 1731-1732 (WJE Online Vol. 46)

Charnock, Stephen – ‘A Discourse of the Sins of the Regenerate’  in Works 5.414-434

Fuller, Andrew – 1 Jn. 3:9 with 1 Jn. 1:8  in Passages Apparently Contradictory  in Works 1.682

3:10  Jay, William – Assurance  in Sermons

3:11  Manton, Thomas – Love One Another  in The Puritans on Loving One Another  Buy  ed. Don Kistler (Soil Deo Gloria, 1997), pp. 48-68

3:12  Lightfoot, John – Cain Described, a Sermon  in Works, vol. 7

3:13-18  Luther, Martin – Sermon on 1 Jn. 3:13-18  in Complete Church Postil, the Final and Original Edition of 1544  Protestant reformer

3:13  Boys, John – 1st Epistle, John 3:13  in Works, pp. 375-378

3:14  Unknown – The 5th Sermon, on 1 Jn. 3:14  in The Second and Last Collection of the Late London Ministers’ Farewell Sermons preached by Dr. Seaman, Dr. Bates, Mr. Caryl...  1662

3:15  Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 1 Jn. 3:15  in Sermons, Series II, 1739 (WJE Online Vol. 54)

3:16  Spurgeon, Charles

The Death of Christ for His People

‘God’s Love to the Saints’  #2959, MTP 51.517-528

3:18-21  Hill, Thomas – An Olive Branch of Peace and Accommodation Budding in a Sermon, 1645, on a day of Humiliation, appointed on purpose to seek the Lord for the repairing of breaches, and the preventing of further differences growing in the city  1648

3:18  Burgess, Anthony – Sermon 18, Love to the Godly is a Sign of Grace  in Spiritual Refining

3:19  Palmer, Benjamin Morgan – ‘Evidences of Conversion’  in Sermons, 2.245-257

3:21  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘What Is The Verdict?’  #1855, MTP 31.445-456

3:22-24  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘The Conditions of Power in Prayer’  #1103, MTP 19.169-180

3:23

Gray, Andrew – The Mystery of Faith Opened, 6 Sermons  in Works (1839), pp. 17-74

Binning, Hugh – Sermons 1-3  in Several Sermon upon the Most Important Subjects of Practical Religion

Greenhill, William – Believing Lies under Command  in The Sound-Hearted Christian, p. 99 ff.  Buy

Witherspoon, John – The Nature of Faith, an Action Sermon  in Practical Discourses on the Leading Truths of the Gospel  in Works, vol. 2, pp. 49-62  1815  Signer of the Declaration of Independence, presbyterian, president of Princeton College

Spurgeon, Charles – The Warrant of Faith  #531, MTP 9.529-540

3:24  Flavel, John – Sermon 24, Of the Manner and Importance of the Spirit’s Indwelling  in Method of Grace  in Works, vol. 2, pp. 328-44

4:1

Burgess, Anthony – Sermon 23, Declaring what deceits men lie open to in judging those things to be works of the Spirit, which indeed are not  in Spiritual Refining

Edwards, Jonathan – Distinguishing Marks of a Work of the Spirit of God  in his 2 vol. Works, vol. 2, pp. 260-77

Fuller, Andrew – ‘Trial of Spirits’  in Works 1.653-56

Philpot, J.C. – Testing the Spirits

4:2  Hodge, Charles – The Nature and Necessity of a Public Profession of Religion  from The Way of Life  1841

4:6  Bolton, Samuel – The Arraignment of Error: or, A Discourse Serving as a Curb to Restrain the Wantonness of Men’s Spirits in the Entertainment of Opinions; and as a compass whereby we may sail in the search and finding of truth; distributed into Six Main Questions  1646  

4:7-13  M’Cheyne, Robert Murray – Untitled Sketch of a Sermon  in The Memoir & Remains of Robert Murray M’Cheyne, p. 513

4:7-8  Warfield, B.B. – The Terminology of Love in the New Testament, part 1part 2   in The Princeton Theological Review, 1918, p. 1 ff.

4:7  Boys, John – The Epistle, 1 Jn. 4:7  in Works, pp. 363-365

4:8 

Davies, Samuel – ‘God is Love’  in Sermons 1.465-92

Bonar, Archibald – God is Love  in Sermons, vol. 1  (1753-1816) Evangelical Church of Scotland minister, uncle of Horatius & Andrew Bonar  There is an excerpt from this work in The Will of God and the Gospel Offer: Thomas Halyburton, Thomas Boston, Ebenezer Erskine, Archibald Bonar and Thomas Chalmers

Alexander, James W. – ‘God is Love’  in God is Love: Communion Addresses, pp. 9-27

4:9-10  Murray, John – ‘God’s Love & our Life’  in Collected Writings, 3.268-72

4:10-11  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Herein is Love’  #1707, MTP 29.109-120

4:10 

Brownrig, Ralph – The Fourth Sermon  in Forty Sermons  1661

Spurgeon, Charles

Herein is Love  

‘Love’s Climax’  #2394, MTP 41.1-9

Palmer, Benjamin Morgan – ‘Law and Love’  in Sermons, 1.277-289

4:12  Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 1 Jn. 4:12  in Sermons, Series II, 1738, and Undated, 1734-1738 (WJE Online Vol. 53)

4:13  Burgess, Anthony – Sermon 17, Spiritual Performance of Duties a Sign of Grace  in Spiritual Refining

4:14 

Boston, Thomas – Christ, the Savior of the World  in Works, vol. 6, pp. 294-305

Jay, William – The Great Salvation  in Sunday Evening Sermons

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Seeing and Testifying’  #2383, MTP 40.493-502

4:15  Peck, Thomas – 1 Jn. 4:15  in Other Sermons and Briefs  in Miscellanies, vol. 3, pp. 375-83  American, southern presbyterian

4:16

Erskine, Ebenezer – God in Christ, a God of Love  in Works, vol. 1  There is an excerpt from this in The Will of God and the Gospel Offer: Thomas Halyburton, Thomas Boston, Ebenezer Erskine, Archibald Bonar and Thomas Chalmers

Love, John – He that Dwelleth in Love, 2 Sermons  1799  from Discourses on Select Passages of Scripture  1829  Church of Scotland minister

Chalmers, Thomas – God is Love  in Sermons and Discourses, vol. 1  Leader in the Free Church of Scotland

Alexander, James W. – ‘God is Love’  in God is Love: Communion Addresses, pp. 9-27

Spurgeon, Charles – A Psalm of Remembrance

Palmer, Benjamin Morgan – ‘Love, the Law of the Heart’  in Sermons, 2.333-342

4:18-21  M’Cheyne, Robert Murray – ‘The Perfect Love of God to Us’  in The Memoir & Remains of Robert Murray M’Cheyne, pp. 409-415

4:19

Shepard, Thomas – Love Him Because of his Love to You

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 1 Jn. 4:19  in Sermons, Series II, 1728-1729  WJE Online, vol. 43

Erskine, Ebenezer – Preventing Love, or God’s Love to Us the Cause of our Love to Him  in Works, vol. 1

Chalmers, Thomas – Gratitude not a Sordid Affection  in Sermons Preached in the Tron Church, Glasgow, pp. 242-78  Chalmers was an evangelical minister in the Church of Scotland at this time.

Spurgeon, Charles

Love

Love’s Logic  #1008, MTP 17.481-492

Love’s Birth and Parentage  #1299, MTP 22.337-348

4:20  Howe, John – The Love of God and our Brother, 17 Sermons  180 pp.

5:1-4  Edwards, Jonathan – Saving Faith And Christian Obedience Arise From Godly Love  in Sermons and Discourses, 1743-1758  being WJE Online, Vol. 25

5:1  

Sclater – Mr. Sclater’s Farewell Sermon  in An Exact Collection of Farewell Sermons preached by the late London-ministers, viz. Mr. Calamy, Mr. Watson, Mr. Jacomb, etc.  1662  Also in A Complete Collection of Farewell Sermons, preached by Mr. Calamy, Dr. Manton, Mr. Caryl, Mr. Case, etc.  1663

Howe, John – On Regeneration, 13 Sermons  135 pp.

Spurgeon, Charles – Faith and Regeneration  #979, MTP 17.133-144

5:2 

Bates, William

How Men are Said to be the Sons of God  in Works, vol. 4, pp. 67-79

What are the Signs and Symptoms whereby we know we love the Children of God?  in Puritan Sermons, vol. 3, pp. 368-77

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on 1 Jn. 5:2  in Sermons, Series II, 1736 (WJE Online Vol. 51)

5:3 

Brownrig, Ralph – A Sermon on 1 Jn. 5:3  in Twenty-Five Sermons  1664  Westminster divine, Anglican Archdeacon

Edwards, Jonathan – True Love to God  in Sermons and Discourses 1720-1723  in WJE Online, vol. 10, pp. 635-43

5:4-12  

Wickliff, John – ‘The Victory over the World’  in Writings of the Reverend and Learned John Wickliff  in The British Reformers, vol. 1, pp. 206-208

Luther, Martin – Sermon on 1 Jn. 5:4-12  in Luther’s Church Postil in ed. John Nicholas Lenker, The Precious and Sacred Writings of Dr. Luther, 14 vols  1905  Protestant reformer

5:4-5  Ryle, J.C. – ‘Victory’  in The Upper Room, pp. 135-53

5:4

Boys, John – The Epistle, 1 Jn. 5:4  in Works, pp. 299-303

Featley, Daniel – Faith’s Triumph over the Greatest Trials  in Threnoikos: The House of Mourning; Furnished with Directions for, Preparations to, Meditations of Consolations at the Hour of Death: Delivered in 47 Sermons, preached at the funerals of diverse faithful servants of Christ  1640  Westminster divine

Black, David – Faith’s Victory Over the World  from Sermons on Important Subjects  1808  Church of Scotland minister

Alexander, Archibald – Faith’s Victory Over the World  1850  in Practical Sermons, pp. 407-423

Spurgeon, Charles – The Victory of Faith

5:5-6  Bonar, Horatius – The Three Witnesses  in Family Sermons  1863  reprinted in Fifty-Two Sermons  Buy  pp. 348-57

5:6-8  Goodwin, Thomas – Ch. 1 of Man’s Restoration by Grace in Works, vol. 7

5:7-11  Charles, Thomas – ‘The Divine Witnesses’  in Spiritual Counsels, pp. 191-98

5:7-8  Goodwin, Thomas – Part 2, Book 2, Ch. 5, How Assurance is Produced in the Heart of a Believer,   in The Object and Acts of Justifying Faith in Works, vol. 8

5:7

Binning, Hugh

The Mystery of the Trinity  in The Common Principles of the Christian Religion  in Works, vol. 1 (of 3)

Of the Unity of the Godhead and the Trinity of Persons  in The Common Principles of the Christian Religion, pp. 67-70

Owen, John – Of Communion with God, ch. 2  in Works, vol. 2

Needler, Benjamin – The Trinity Proved by Scripture  in Puritan Sermons, vol. 4, pp. 54-66

Watson, Thomas – The Trinity

Howe, John – The Trinity of Persons in Divine Essence, 4 Lectures  38 pp.

Boston, Thomas – Of the Holy Trinity  in Works, vol. 1, pp. 142-48

5:8  Spurgeon, Charles – The Three Witnesses  #1187, MTP 20.445-456

5:9-10  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Faith, and the Witness Upon Which It is Founded’  #1213, MTP 21.37-48

5:9  Boston, Thomas

The Divine Call to Sinners to Come out from Among the World Lying in Wickedness, Explained and Urged  26 pp.

The State and Character of Believers  49 pp.

5:10 

Baxter, Richard – Christ’s Witness Within us, the Believer’s Special Advantage Against Temptations to Infidelity  in Practical Works, vol. 20  Also in Practical Works (SDG), 2.235-396

Erskine, Ralph – The Believer’s Internal Witness, or the Certain Evidence of True Faith  in Works, vol. 6

Newton, John – ‘On the Inward Witness to the Ground and Reality of Faith’  in Works 1.180-87

Spurgeon, C.H.

‘A Solemn Impeachment of Unbelievers,” #1207, MTP 20.685-696

‘The Priest Dispensed With’  #1250, MTP 21.469-480

‘The True Position of the Witness Within’  #1428, MTP 24.445-456

5:11-12  Featley, Daniel – The Vital Fountain, or Life’s Original Sermon  in Threnoikos: The House of Mourning; Furnished with Directions for, Preparations to, Meditations of Consolations at the Hour of Death: Delivered in 47 Sermons, preached at the funerals of diverse faithful servants of Christ  Ref  1640  Westminster divine

5:11  Blaikie, William G. – The Savior’s Person  in Thomas Guthrie & W.G. Blaikie, Saving Knowledge: Addressed to Young Men  1870  Free Church of Scotland

5:12-17  Cotton, John – Christ the Fountain of Life  201 pp.

5:12 

Goodwin, Thomas – Part 2, Book 2, Ch. 1, that Justifying Faith is not Assurance of our Personal Interest in Christ, though it be an Assurance of the Truth of the Promise  in The Object and Acts of Justifying Faith in Works, vol. 8

Reynolds, Edward – The Life of Christ  in Works, vol. 1, pp. 354-475

Jay, William – Spiritual Life  in Sunday Evening Sermons

Spurgeon, Charles – Alive or Dead–Which?‘  MTP 13.325-336

5:13-15  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Praying and Waiting’  #596, MTP 10.597-608

5:13

Goodwin, Thomas – Part 2, Book 2, Ch. 3, That Assurance of Salvation May be Obtained  in The Object and Acts of Justifying Faith in Works, vol. 8

Doolittle, Thomas –  If we must aim at Assurance, what should they do that are not able to discern their own spiritual Condition?  in Puritan Sermons, vol. 1, pp. 252-83

Spurgeon, Charles

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Helps to Full Assurance’  #1791, MTP 30.397-408

The Blessing of Full Assurance  #2023, MTP 34.265-276

5:16-17  Bonar, Horatius – The Sin Unto Death  in Family Sermons  1863  reprinted in Fifty-Two Sermons  Buy  pp. 340-47

5:16 

Lightfoot, John – A Sin Unto Death, a Sermon  in Works, vol. 6

Chalmers, Thomas – Sermon VI: On the Nature of the Sin unto Death  in Sermons and Discourses, vol. 1, pp. 43-51  Leader in the Free Church of Scotland

5:19 

Boston, Thomas – Works, vol. 5, pp. 301-74

The State and Character of Believers as they are of God, with their Knowledge Thereof, Illustrated; and a Description of the Unregenerate World Lying in Wickedness

The Divine Call to Sinners to Come out From Among the World Lying in Wickedness, Explained and Urged

Newton, John – ‘Of the Assurance of Faith’  in Works, 2.583-600

5:20-21 

Jay, William – Advent Facts and Admonitions  in Sunday Evening Sermons

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Eternal Life!’  with Jn 17:3  #2396, MTP 41.25-33

5:21 

Perkins, William – A Warning Against the Idolatry of the Last Times  in Works, vol. 1 (of 3)

Sclater – Mr. Sclater’s Farewell Sermon  in An Exact Collection of Farewell Sermons preached by the late London-ministers, viz. Mr. Calamy, Mr. Watson, Mr. Jacomb, etc.  1662

Philpot, J.C. – The History of an Idol, its Rise, Reign and Progress

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2 John

2  Jay, William – The Elect Lady  in Lectures on Female Scripture Characters

3  Alexander, Archibald – The Peace of God  in Practical Truths

5  Ball, John – The Holy Exercise of Love  in The Puritans on Loving One Another  Buy  ed. Don Kistler (Soil Deo Gloria, 1997), pp. 117-130

Cawdrey, Daniel – Vindiciae Spei [Vindications of Hope].  Showing the Lawfulness of Doing Good Out of Hope of Reward  in Three Sermons: viz: 1. A Commission for an Assize, granted to the saints. 2. A Close Hypocrite Discovered. 3. The Lawfulness of doing good out of hope of reward  1641

Unknown – The Tenth Sermon, on 2 John 8  in The Second and Last Collection of the Late London Ministers’ Farewell Sermons preached by Dr. Seaman, Dr. Bates, Mr. Caryl...  1662

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3 John

2  Fuller, Andrew – ‘Soul Prosperity’  in Works, 1.404-409

3  Conant, John – The Fourth Sermon, on 3 Jn. 3  in Sermons Preached on Several Occasions by John Conant  1693  Westminster divine

4

Fuller, Andrew – ‘Churches Walking in the Truth the Joy of Ministers’  in Works 1.529-31

Spurgeon, C.H., “The Parent’s and Pastor’s Joy,” #1148, Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit, 19.709-720

8  Fuller, Andrew – ‘Christian Churches Fellow Helpers with Their Pastors to the Truth’  in Works 1.524-26

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Jude

The Whole of Jude – Goodwin, Thomas – Book 3, Ch. 7, A Brief Exposition of Jude, by way of Confirmation of the Precedent Doctrine, that God’s Discriminating Grace Appears in the Vast Difference He puts Between Enlightened Temporaries and his Elect  in Of Election, in Works, vol. 9

1-2  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘A Special Benediction’  #2412, MTP 41.217-225

Boys, John – The Epistle, Jude 1  in Works, pp. 766-768

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Threefold Sanctification’  #434, MTP 8.85-96  with 1 Cor 1:2 & 1 Peter 1:2

Collins, John – Mr. Collins’s Farewell Sermon  in Farewell Sermons, pp. 309-332  Also found in Sermons of the Great Ejection (Banner of Truth, 1962), pp. 57-77  English Puritan

Bruce, Archibald – The Kirkiad: or, Golden Age of the Church of Scotland  1774  a satire on the Moderate party of the Scottish national Church

Fuller, Andrew – ‘The Common Salvation’  in Works 1.409-413

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘The Common Salvation’  #1592, MTP 27.193-204

4  Strong, William – Grace Abused  in 31 Select Sermons  d. 1654

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on Jude 6  in Sermons, Series II, 1744 (WJE Online Vol. 62)

Nettleton, Asahel – ‘The Judgment of the Great Day’  in Sermons, pp. 212-219

11  Stillingfleet, Edward – ‘A Sermon Preached Before the King, January 30, 1668/9, Being the [Anniversary] Day of the Execrable Murder of King Charles I’

12 

Lightfoot, John – Feasts of Charity, a Sermon  in Works, vol. 6

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Spots in our Feasts of Charity’  #797, MTP 14.109-120

13  Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on Jude 13  in Sermons, Series II, 1749 (WJE Online Vol. 67)

14-15  

Smyth, Thomas – The Scriptural Doctrine of the Second Advent  in Works, vol. 9  American, southern presbyterian

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Enoch’  #1307, MTP 22.433-444

14  Featley, Daniel – Christ, his Second Advent, or the Approach of the God of Recompences  in Threnoikos: The House of Mourning; Furnished with Directions for, Preparations to, Meditations of Consolations at the Hour of Death: Delivered in 47 Sermons, preached at the funerals of diverse faithful servants of Christ  1640  Westminster divine

16  

Dod, John & Robert Cleaver – A Discourse of Murmuring in the Time of Affliction  appended to Seven Godly and Fruitful Sermons  1614

Presbyterian Board of Publication – Letter to one of an impatient and complaining spirit  in Monitory Letters to Church Members  1855

19

Cradock, Walter – Expositions and Observations on Jude 19  in Divine Drops Distilled from the Fountain of Holy Scriptures: Delivered in Several Exercises before Sermons  1649  English, reformed, Independent minister in London

Edwards, Jonathan – Sermon Notes on Jude 19  in Sermons, Series II, 1750 (WJE Online Vol. 68)

Spurgeon, Charles – The Holy Spirit and the One Church

Ryle, J.C. – ‘Having the Spirit’  in Old Paths, pp. 291-321  On the marks of having the Spirit

20-21

Fuller, Andrew – ‘Principles & Prospects of a Servant of Christ’  in Works 1.342-56

M’Cheyne, Robert Murray – ‘Address After the Communion’  in The Memoir and Remains of Robert Murray M’Cheyne, pp. 508-511

20  Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘Praying in the Holy Ghost’  #719, MTP 12.613-624

21  

Cooper, William – How a Child of God is to keep himself in the Love of God  in Puritan Sermons, vol. 3, pp. 129-53

Henry, Matthew – A Sermon Preached at the Funeral of the Rev. Mr. Francis Tallents  in Works, vol. 2, pp. 600-30

Alexander, Archibald

Keeping Alive the Love of God, 1850  in Practical Sermons, pp. 246-57

Looking unto Jesus  in Practical Truths

Chalmers, Thomas – The Principle of Love to God  in Sermons Preached in the Tron Church, Glasgow, pp. 222-41  Chalmers was an evangelical minister in the Church of Scotland at this time.

Spurgeon, C.H. – ‘A Weighty Charge’  #1286, MTP 22.181-192

24-25  Spurgeon, C.H.

‘Christians Kept in Time and Glorified in Eternity’  #634, MTP 11.325-336

‘Saints Guarded from Stumbling’  #2296, MTP 39.85-93

24  M’Cheyne, Robert Murray – Communion Sermon  in The Memoir & Remains of Robert Murray M’Cheyne, pp. 477-79

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