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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’

2018/05 WANTED – WORSHIPERS

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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.

2017/11 HERE WE MUST STAND

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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

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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

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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

2017/05 THE MESSAGE: JUSTIFICATION

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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 KNOWING SALVATION

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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

2015/05 ASSURANCE OF SALVATION

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2015/05 FOUNDATIONS How to Know Assurance of Salvation While it is wonderful to know that we can be saved, it is even more wonderful to be saved and know it! Many are confused as to how to obtain and maintain such an assurance. The Scriptures warn of a false assurance based on a spurious faith

2015/07 GROW AS A CHRISTIAN

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2015/07 FOUNDATIONS How to Grow as a Christian The moment of our conversion to Christ is only the beginning. When we are born again of the Holy Spirit, we commence a new life and a new walk. Just as with the new born child, there’s a need for growth in that new life, a progression


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