Sovereign Grace Baptist Church

Free Grace Media

Of Princeton, New Jersey


Author Various
TitleWeekly Bulletin 8-22-2021
Bible TextVarious
Article Type Bulletin

August 22, 2021

Weekly Schedule of Services


10:15 AM

Bible Class


11:00 AM

Morning Service


 7:00 PM

Mid-week Service


Services Broadcast Live @


Web Address

Be sure to bookmark our website for daily articles and audio messages:

Weekly Meeting Location and mailing address

251 Green Lane

Ewing, NJ, 08638

Clay Curtis, pastor

Phone: 615-513-4464 | Email:

If you would like to receive this bulletin sent weekly

to your email then send a note to the email address above.

Articles in this bulletin are by the pastor unless otherwise noted.

Proverbs 16:29: A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into the way that is not good. 30: He shutteth his eyes to devise froward things: moving his lips he bringeth evil to pass.


Believer, hear and look to Christ alone! Your sovereign Redeemer is ruling and reigning.  Immerse yourself in the gospel of Christ until your affection is set on things above where Christ your life sits at God’s right hand.  The Spirit of God will settle you in the assurance that Christ is your Righteousness, the Righteousness of your brethren and that your Master is able to make you and your brethren stand. Look to Christ!


It is strange that pride should ever find anything in my experience to feed upon; but this completes my character for folly, vileness, and inconsistence, that I am not only poor, but proud; and though I am convinced I am a very wretch, and nothing before the Lord, I am prone to go forth among my fellow creatures as though I were wise and good.

John Newton


It was not the children but the head of the house that applied the blood of the passover lamb to the doorpost. Christ is both the Lamb who laid down his life in place of his guilty people and the Head of the house who applies his precious blood to our hearts—“as a Son over his own house” (Heb 3:6). Christ makes us willing to believe and “hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm unto the end.” God promises to all the children in the house, “When I see the blood, I will pass over you.” 



Therefore, if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature” (II Cor. 5:17).

1.      The old creation and the new creature HAVE THE SAME AUTHOR. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Paul said in Eph. 2:10, We are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus.”

2.      The first thing in the new creation as well as the old is LIGHT! And God said, Let there be light, and there was light.” II Cor. 4:6, God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts to give us the knowledge of the glory of God in Christ.”

3.      The first creation is OUT OF NOTHING; so is the new creation! I Pet. 2:10, In time past you were not a people, but are now the people of God. Eph. 2:1, And you hath He quickened, who were dead.”

4.      The SPIRIT OF GOD and THE WORD OF GOD gave the world its being even as we were born again by the SPIRIT and the WORD. Moses wrote, The SPIRIT of God moved upon the face of the waters and GOD SAID, Let there be light; and there was light.”

5.      The same word and power which created the world NOW SUSTAINS AND SUPPORTS IT! II Pet. 3:7, But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store.” Even so, We are KEPT BY THE POWER OF GOD through faith unto salvation.”

6.      When the Lord God finished the first creation, He surveyed it with SATISFACTION. Gen.1:31, And God saw everything that He had made, and behold, it was very good.” Even so, “We are made the very righteousness of God in Christ.”

Philip Doddridge wrote in 1755; “That spotless robe, which He hath wrought, Shall cleanse and cover all around; and by the Holy eye of God not one blemish shall be found.”

–Henry Mahan





I will declare thy name unto my brethren…” (Ps 22:22)

Christ declares God’s name, JEHOVAH Jireh, “The LORD will provide”, “the LORD will see to it”, “in the mount of the LORD it shall be seen.” (Gen 22:14). In God’s holy mount on the cross, it was seen.  God has provided salvation for his elect by saving us from our sins by Christ Jesus’s death in our place.

    Christ declares God’s name, JEHOVAH Rapha, “I AM the LORD that healeth thee” (Ex 15:23-26). By Christ’s death in our place “with his stripes we are healed.” (Is 53:5)

    Christ declares God’s name, JEHOVAH Nissi, “I AM the Lord your banner.” (Exo 17:15). Christ was lifted up like Moses rod was lifted up: on the cross, into heaven, in the gospel we preach and in the hearts of his people. Thereby, believers are more than conquerors through him that loved us in this war against sin, death and hell.  We rally to Christ like soldiers on a battle field rally to their flag.

    Christ declares God’s name, JEHOVAH Tzidkenu, “I AM the Lord your Righteousness” (Jer 23:6; 33:16). Christ Jesus is the righteousness of God. (Rom 10:3-4) By his irresistible grace making us willing to believe on Christ his righteousness is ours. “This is the name wherewith she shall be called, The LORD our righteousness.” (Jer 23:6; 33:16)

    Christ declares God’s name, JEHOVAH Shalom, “I AM the Lord your peace” (Judges 6:24). Christ reconciled his people unto God, working peace between us and God (Rom 5:6-11). Through faith in Christ God says to his child, “Peace be unto thee; fear not: thou shalt not die.” (Ju 6:23)

    Christ declares God’s name, JEHOVAH Shammah, “I AM the Lord who is there” (Eze 48:35). This is why his church is the guarded city; it is why the gates of hell shall not prevail against his church, Jehovah Shammah, the Lord is there.

    Christ declares God’s name, JEHOVAH Raah, “I AM the LORD your Shepherd” (Ps 23). This cursed earth is the valley of the shadow of death. Only Jehovah Raah makes his sheep lie down in green pastures.

    These are the seven names of God. Seven is the number of perfections. God’s name is perfect. The perfection of God’s great name is summed up in our Lord Jesus, “I AM the LORD your Savior” (Is 43:3; Mt 1:21).