Sovereign Grace Baptist Church

Free Grace Media

Of Princeton, New Jersey


AuthorClay Curtis
TitleWeekly Bulletin 10-20-2019
Bible TextIsaiah 60:15
Article Type Bulletin
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October 20, 2019




251 Green Lane

Ewing, NJ, 08368

Clay Curtis, pastor

Telephone: 615-513-4464



7 Birch Street

Pennington, NJ, 08538


Schedule of Services

Sunday 10: 15 AM Bible Class

Sunday 11:00 AM Morning Service

Thursday 7: 30 PM Midweek Service


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All articles by the pastor unless otherwise noted.



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Proverbs 14: 3: In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.


Christ Is All – Colossians 3:11

Truly everything needed for the sinner to be accepted by God and qualified for heaven is in Christ and Him alone. There is nothing we can add to His finished work of redemption; in fact, anything that we might think we can add makes Christ’s redeeming work of no effect for our salvation. This is exactly what Paul says in Galatians 5:2 “I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised (or any other thing we might do to earn God’s favour), Christ shall profit you nothing”. So, if we carefully observe a legal Sabbath day (as many say that Sunday now is in New Testament days) and we imagine that our observance is making God think better of us or that He will reward us for it in heaven, hear what Paul says – CHRIST SHALL PROFIT YOU NOTHING. Old Testament strict observance of a Sabbath day (Saturday) was to picture the complete cessation from our works when we look by faith to Christ who alone ‘works’ His people’s salvation; only in Christ’s redeeming work is the justice of God satisfied and sinners accepted.  Pastor Allan Jellet



“Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men” – Matthew 4:19
If we are not fishers of men we are not following Christ. Those who follow Him, He makes fishers of men. You cannot follow Christ and not have an earnest desire to see your fellow men saved. And how do we fish for men? By praying to the Lord of the harvest for their salvation. By seeking to live before them in such a way that they will ask us of the reason for the hope that is in us. By doing all in our power to bring them under the sound of the Gospel. This is done through personal witnessing, giving them a C.D. of the Gospel being preached or a book where the Gospel is preached, or inviting them to come with you to hear the Gospel. This is done by supporting in every way you can the spread of the Gospel. Believer, this is our purpose for being here. To be a fisher of men. May that be our heart in whatever we do. “As you go, preach.”                                                                                Pastor Todd Nibert





We believe, rejoice in, and preach without apology the great and glorious gospel doctrine of particular and effectual redemption accomplished by the precious, sin-atoning blood of the Lord Jesus Christ — Limited Atonement.

   I defy anyone to find any place in the Book of God that even hints at the possibility that Christ shed his blood for those who perish in hell as well as those who are saved by it. Everywhere in Scripture, in every place, every chapter, every verse, every prophecy, every picture, and every type which speaks of or in any way explains the great and glorious redemptive work of Christ, it is always set before us as the redemption of a specific people, and a redemption that was effectually accomplished, a redemption by which specific people (God’s elect) are actually redeemed.  Pastor Don Fortner


I have finished the race. 2 Timothy 4:7

The life of faith is compared to a race. However, it is not a sprint but a marathon.  Many can run a sprint, but few can run a marathon.  As Paul neared the end of his life, he did not brag that he ran faster than others, ran with proper form, or that he never stumbled or fell during the race.  He mentions only that he finished.

     Often we become so wrapped up in how well we are running that we forget that the goal of this race is simply to finish.  And we know that the race is much longer than our stamina can endure, so we do not look to ourselves for the strength to run it.  Rather, we look to the only One who was able to run this race under His own power and do so victoriously.

     Child of God, do not give up though the way seems much farther than you can run, and do not fear that you shall not finish.  You will. The same grace of God that put you in that race will be sufficient for you to finish. 
                                                                                           Pastor Joe Terrell



I have never known a man, who for whatever reason, absented himself from the public worship of God, who did not sooner or later bring sorrow upon himself and upon his family. Blessed are the people who find their place within the temple of Thy grace.  Pastor Scott Richardson


Faith is not understanding God or figuring Him out intellectually. Faith is simply believing with our hearts and minds that everything God has recorded and promised in His Word is true even if we don’t understand it. 
                                                                    Pastor David Eddmenson




Isaiah 60: 15: Whereas thou hast been forsaken and hated, so that no man went through thee, I will make thee an eternal excellency, a joy of many generations.


Christ makes his people what we were not.  We were “forsaken and hated, so that no man went through thee.”  But God says, “I will make thee an eternal excellency.” This is Christ our Sovereign Savior by whose will we are made the righteousness of God in him.  We are saved by God’s will, not our own.  Christ conquered every enemy of his people.  Anyone in this earth that appears to be our enemy is a puppet in the hand of our sovereign Redeemer to work good for us and glory to him.


     Christ also promises to make his church “a joy of many generations.” It means he will make us a joy from one generation to the next, generation after generation.  As we were born into this world we were of no spiritual profit to anyone.  But Christ makes us a joy of many generations.  For instance, Christ used faithful men to reveal himself in me. Doing so, Christ made those men of that generation a “joy” to a younger generation.  Now Christ has raised up this church and called out some of his young sheep. He has made us a joy to another younger generation through making himself a joy to them. So it goes, Christ working this work in his people making his church a joy from generation to generation.


     When you are young, you have dreams to achieve great things! But there is no greater honor on this earth than to be the church of the living God! There is no greater honor than to be earthen vessels, filled with these unsearchable riches, that the excellency of the power may be of God and not of us! Christ promises, “I will make thee an eternal excellency, a joy of many generations.”