John Cooke (1796) Confession of a Deist at the Gates of Death

John Cooke was 43 years the pastor of the Independent Church of Maidenhead, in England. He Lived from 1760-1826. Some of his letters were recently narrated and are on site here. “The declaration from his (the deist’s) deathbed was “My pride and the fear of being called a Methodist, would not permit me to own … Continue reading John Cooke (1796) Confession of a Deist at the Gates of Death

Tom Sullivan – Pilgrim’s Progress Study – The Character Temporary

The full title of this adult Sunday School lesson is Temporary and the Twofold Working of the Spirit. The Twofold working of the Spirit is the title of a chapter in A W Pink’s commentary on Hebrews where he details the work of the Holy Spirit upon the non-elect. It is also called “The Common … Continue reading Tom Sullivan – Pilgrim’s Progress Study – The Character Temporary

Death-Bed Stories

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Robert Shirra – Death Bed Dialogue Between Shirra and Thomas Lister 1789

The young pastor, Thomas Lister, died when he was just 27. He died as pastor in the same city that Robert M McCheyne died when he was just 29. In the first dialogue, the pastor – Robert Shirra, 1724-1803, discovers that the young pastor is completely without assurance of salvation and is convinced that he … Continue reading Robert Shirra – Death Bed Dialogue Between Shirra and Thomas Lister 1789

Jonathan Edwards: While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept

Your amazement that you will have then, will be but the beginning of your amazement. Often wicked persons are in great amazement on their deathbeds. But this is but a beginning, and light in comparison. Sometimes they have such fear on a deathbed, as makes them tremble and groan and cry out; they go from … Continue reading Jonathan Edwards: While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept

Jonathan Edwards – While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept

Your amazement that you will have then, will be but the beginning of your amazement. Often wicked persons are in great amazement on their deathbeds. But this is but a beginning, and light in comparison. Sometimes they have such fear on a deathbed, as makes them tremble and groan and cry out; they go from … Continue reading Jonathan Edwards – While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept