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" Gospel Effects- Life Precedes Action! "
  Cornish Ratcliff

photos/2-75733030.JPG Is faith a fruit of the Spirit? Or is it a product of the natural heart? Why are some people motivated toward the goodness of God and some are not? What produces faith and how does a person know it?

This audio clip answers that question, 9 minute clip.

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Brother Ratcliff, "Having a feeling that he had a call to the ministry, he began to exercise publicly in November 1936, and after a year or more the church called for his ordination to the full work of the ministry, which was done August 10, 1938."

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" Romans 10:1-3 "
  Obey Ndalima

photos/2-315265258.jpg ELDER OBEY NDALIMA died on April 1, 2009, in Kenya, Africa, less than five months after delivering this sermon. He was pictured with his wife, Sister Mary Mwakalonge, who passed away on December 7, 2009.

Elder Obey Ndalima pastored two Primitive Baptist churches in Tanzania and Kenya, Africa. The Lord blessed his labors with some 400 members amongst these churches. He said in this sermon, "Light has shined in Africa."

This sermon was delivered on November 9, 2008, at the Vestavia Primitive Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, where Elder Sam Bryant was the former pastor when brother Obey first joined on May 16, 2004.

This sermon starts with Brother Obey leading the church in song, singing "Rock of Ages" in Swahili. He shares with us his earnest desire that his people of Africa would be saved from ignorance. He said, "Ignorance is a bad thing…it will put you in many bondages." He said, "When you first see the word 'save' in the Bible, you have to ask yourself - saved from what?" He learned that ignorance would not keep you out of heaven but keep you in the darkness of unbelief.

In other words, when Paul says his heart's desire is that Israel might be saved, there are two important questions one must ask, Who is the Israel he speaks of, and What salvation is under consideration?

Brother Obey relates some of his experience at his ordination service and his first impressions of joining the church at Vestavia.

The Lord blessed his efforts in bringing this message from Romans 10:1-3, and I hope it will be a blessing to you today.

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Welcome to a library of Primitive Baptist sermons. Experience the "faith of our fathers" by listening to the preaching of many of our able ministers of yesteryear! E.D. Bryant, C.M. Mills , J.A. Monsees, Cecil Darity, C.E. Smith, Walter Evans, Leon Clevenger, Afton Richards, V.F. Lowrance, Harvey Daily, Manning Temples and many more!

We hope you will be blessed listening to the prerecorded sermons and encourage you to the study of God’s Word.

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" Finances - Part 1, 03/08/09 "
  Dolph Painter

photos/2-622874969.jpg There are five parts to Elder Painter's series on Finances. The series covers all your questions about money and the Bible. What does God's Word have to say about money? Other relevant topics like subprime mortgages, supply & demand, and social security, to name a few, are included in this comprehensive study.

This is one of the most important areas in our lives. Marital problems often can be traced to the problems of money. What does the Bible say about debt, retirement, insurance, work, first fruits, giving, and many other topics involving money? Does God give instructions? Do faith and work oppose each other?

Elder Painter takes his charge seriously and faithfully in preaching the whole counsel of God. That is why he brings these timely messages, as many of God's people struggle financially in this economy. He will answer the question Biblically as to how we can know the balance between trusting God and dealing with financial matters.

This is a great series to share; a great gift to those struggling with money matters. Elder Painter uses the Bible, history, business career, and life experiences to add depth to a much-needed subject.

Brother Dolph Painter is the Pastor of Mt. Olive PB Church in Roanoke, Virginia.


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Elder Jeff Winfrey - 4 Fold ADOPTION 5/14/2022 @ Tidewater Ch.

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For the following Elder's

Eugene Wilder;

Hugh Montgomery;

Edwin Carter;

Eddie Hicks;

Toliver Utz (recently updated)

And, Richard Tillman.

A generation of elder's (whose love for the truth represents the majority of our sermon site) are fast slipping away from us. Men who loved the gospel of God's redemptive history in Christ.

Let the churches pray that God will raise up men to preach the gospel as they once did.


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Elder James Compton (1905 - 2007)
Elder James Compton was the original founder of the 'Gospel of Grace Tape Supply.' His collection of tapes began as he traveled to Church meetings and Associations recording sermons on Reel to Reel. He has maintained this library of sermons faithfully over the years and are now the foundation of PB Sermons. org. This web site is dedicated to Elder James Compton (1905 - 2007)