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How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings,
that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation;
that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!
Isaiah 52:7.
 By Joseph Hart.  From the PREFACE to Hart's Hymn's, &c. composed on Various Subjects.

Be Still, My Soul

A hymn by Katharina von Schlegel (born 1697), translated from German into English by Jane Laurie Borthwick (1813-1897) and usually sung to the tune Finlandia which was composed by Sibelius.


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Cheerful Piety
Or Religion Without Gloom in five letters on the most interesting truths of Christianity.
By John Berridge.

Extracts of an Email Conversation between Two Christian Friends
Slightly edited (e.g. place names removed and personal names replaced with initials) with explanations in square brackets.
Reproduced by permission.

Gadsby's Catechism

William Gadsby (1773-1844) was a minister of the gospel, hymnwriter and political campaigner on behalf of the poor.

This is his Catechism.


The Gospel Rule Defended

By William Gadsby.


Gospel Standard Articles of Faith

Forged in the furnace of controversy, the Gospel Standard articles are the basis of faith of many Strict and Particular Baptist churches.


The Happy Man

By Lachlan Mackenzie.


The Heart Dissected and Self Exposed

By H. Fowler, of Gower Street.  From The Christian's Monthly Record, 1890.


The Huntingtonian Press

A publishing house specialising in experimental High Calvinist literature.


A Letter From Dr. Doudney

As published in The Christian's Monthly Record, September 1890.


A Letter from Geoffrey Williams to Erroll Hulse

 Geoffrey Williams (1886-1975) was the founder of the Evangelical Library in London.  Erroll Hulse was the founding editor of the magazine Reformation Today.  This letter, reproduced here without comment, is dated 23 April 1970.


A Letter to The Banner of Truth Magazine

From its co-founder, Mr. Sidney Norton.  This letter was written in response to an article which appeared in the July 1988 edition of the magazine attacking William Huntington.



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Offers of Grace and Duty Faith

By Fred Windridge.  Originally published in 1905 by Farncombe & Son.


The Parsons Pages Blog

 It is hoped that our regularly updated Blog will be both interesting and informative, bringing you news and comment as well as providing a platform for discussing Christian doctrine.


Parsons' Portions

Pithy and Particularly Precious and Pertinent to Peculiar People.


Popular Phraseology Considered

By Charles Breed.  Being the paper read at the Fellowship Conference of the Strict Baptist Bible Institute on 14th September 1951.


Salem Baptist Chapel

Details of a Strict and Particular Baptist Church meeting in Portsmouth, UK.


The Sands Of Time Are Sinking

A hymn by Mrs. Anne Ross Cousin (1824-1904), first published in 1857 and inspired by expressions found in the letters of Samuel Rutherford (c.1600-1661).



For . . . it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe. 1 Cor. 1:21.


Some Thoughts on the Fourth Commandment

Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.  Exodus 20:8.


To The Isolated Christian

By Joe Connolly.

“What is man that thou art mindful of him?”  The Meeting of Science and Faith

Lecture to the 1662 Society by Dr. Matthew J. Hyde, Tuesday 1st March 2011.


What the Reformation Really Means

 By William Wileman (1849-1941).  Extracted from his book, John Calvin: His Life, His Teaching, and His Influence.


Why We Believe the Pope of Rome to be the Antichrist

The Protestant view of the identity of the man of sin, the son of perdition.

Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.  1 John 2:18.


William Romaine's Experience

Reproduced from an article which appeared in the August 1868 edition of The Gospel Magazine.





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