Coronavirus and the Christian

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2020/04 Coronavirus and the Christian: The Rainbow through the Rain   The lockdown, as a result of Covid-19, has generated an explosion of colourful rainbows in the front windows of many homes.  It has been refreshing to witness this child-led, innocent solidarity and to recapture this Biblical symbol of promise and hope from the hands

Why do we have a Sunday Evening Service

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2020/04 Why do we have a Sunday Evening Service?   The practice of holding a Sunday evening service has completely disappeared in many churches. Those who do keep an evening service have found that attendance is usually in decline. In light of this, we need to consider whether the practice of holding both a morning

Strong as Oaks

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2018/09 Strong as Oaks When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of America on 29th August 2005, its 175mph winds and torrential floods were devastating. One million people were displaced; the city of New Orleans was buried in water; the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared the hurricane to be “the single most catastrophic

The Importance of Sound Doctrine

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2018/07 The Importance of Sound Doctrine Increasingly and sadly, within evangelicalism, there is a diminishing appetite for what the Spirit of God identifies as sound doctrine. Towards the close of his ministry, Paul warned the church of Christ, “the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine” (2 Timothy 4:3). The word ‘endure’


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2018/05 Wanted - Worshipers It is a mark of the incredible love of God that He invites sinners to worship Him and provides the way for them to come. It’s not too difficult to find worshippers. Worship, in a broad sense, simply speaks of placing something as the supreme object of your affections and adoration.


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2017/11 Here We Must Stand Christianity is about living in this world, in conformity to the Word, not about shutting oneself away in some religious order, as Luther, of course, discovered. Some time ago, a colleague related details of a casual conversation he had with a young woman. She was a Christian, indeed the daughter



2017/07 Why Am I a Free Presbyterian? Evangelism has always been a vital part of the ministry. It has at its heart the great objective of leading sinners to knowledge of Jesus Christ as Saviour. The late Noel Grant was well known for conducting Gospel campaigns around the country with his friend Matt Boland. He



2017/07 The Rainbow of the Covenant ‘He shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth’. The beloved disciple John, in vision, saw a throne set in Heaven and One sitting on it (Revelation 4:3). Ezekiel, in vision, gives a similar description of the same throne and upon


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2017/05 The Message: Justification As the sinner trusts Christ for salvation, His perfect righteousness is credited to that sinner’s account before God, and he receives the forgiveness of his sin. With the most acute insight, Martin Luther declared that a church’s doctrine of justification indicated whether that church was standing or falling. He was right, and



2015/03 FOUNDATIONS How can I know Salvation? What do you consider to be the most important matter in your life right now – education, relationships, career, or sporting development? However you answer, God’s Word declares that the need of salvation is the most important matter in your life. What is salvation? At the commencement of