Recent Full Services

Teaching service

Test All Things

1 Thessalonians 5.21

All believers have a solemn responsibility to examine and establish the biblical authority behind all doctrines, acts of worship and methods proclaimed or carried out by their churches, and by themselves as individuals. Here are categories of doctrine and practice to be monitored.

Gospel service

Hardening The Soul

Hebrews 3.12

Unbelief in the Gospel is described in the Bible as wilful and deeply damaging to us, whereas modern thought says it is reasonable critical thinking. Here is the Bible's analysis of its cause and course, and how its cure is the greatest imaginable benefit. 

Teaching service

"Quench not the Spirit"

1 Thessalonians 5.19

How is the fire of the Spirit manifested in believers' lives? Here are texts showing His work to be sanctifying, illuminating (with joy), and imparting zeal for souls and good works. Here also are the ways we resist and quench the holy flame.

Gospel service

Real Life and Its Giver

Luke 9.16

The feeding by Christ of 5000 men plus women and children on the north-eastern shore of Galilee was one of the most significant of all His 'teaching miracles'. Here is what it said to the people, and to us, about our need for conversion to Christ

Teaching service

The Culture of Thankfulness

1 Thessalonians 5.18

The Bible is full of thankfulness. Here is its immense significance in the Christian life, also its power to inspire humility, indebtedness to God, appreciation of Him, holiness, trust, reliance, love, happiness and evangelism. Here also are matters for inclusion in thanksgiving. 

Gospel service

Why Believing is Essential

Mark 5.36

Why do Christ and numerous Bible passages insist on believing as the only way to approach God and experience conversion to Him? Why not actions or works or ceremonies? Here is what is unique and vital about believing, and what one must believe.