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Sunday 19th September, services at 11am & 6.30pm: Dr Peter Masters 
 

 

With the lifting of coronavirus precautions our arrangements for worship have changed.
Further information can be found here.

 
Sunday Morning . 12 September 2021

Filled with The Spirit

Filled with The Spirit
Ephesians 5.18 Sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Charismatic thinking mistakenly sees similarities between the effects of alcohol and the filling of the Spirit. This verse describes tremendous differences between them. Here are the details of Spirit-filling together with the fruit and the means of obtaining this filling.

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Sunday Evening . 12 September 2021

Gaining Life in the Soul

Gaining Life in the Soul
1 Corinthians 2.14 Sermon by Dr Peter Masters

The 'natural man', says the Bible, does not receive the things of God, regarding them as foolishness. Why is this? What are the differences between 'natural' (unconverted) people and those who believe? How may we find forgiveness, spiritual life and purpose from God?

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Sunday Morning . 22 August 2021

Walking In and For Light

Walking In and For Light
Ephesians 5.8 Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
In a marvellous overview of the Christian's walk and duties, the apostle shows how they should demonstrate the light of Christ in new life; how they should channel the message of light, and how they may enlighten their surroundings or new posting in this fallen world.
 
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Sunday Evening . 22 August 2021

Milestones of Faith

Milestones of Faith
John 1.40-41 Sermon by Dr Peter Masters

A brief biography of Peter, one of the first disciples, showing his calling by Christ (and partial response), then his conviction of personal sin, his realisation of Christ's divinity and work, and the critical stage - the full dawning of faith and surrender.

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Sunday Morning . 15 August 2021

Kindness, Cleanness and Substance

Kindness, Cleanness and Substance
Ephesians 5.1 Sermon by Dr Peter Masters

The duty and treasure of kindness toward God's people, its impediments constrasted with the great motive - the full readiness of the nature of Christ's love to us, and how He yielded Himself up for eternity. Also the necessity of cleanness, and the pitfalls of jesting. 

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Sunday Evening . 15 August 2021

The Greatest Rescue of Life

The Greatest Rescue of Life
Colossians 1.13 Sermon by Dr Peter Masters

In a simple verse Paul pictures the captivity of a materialistic, unbelieving life in which we are unaware of God and the need for rescue. Here are the limitations and the chains that bind us, and Christ's manner of deliverance and restoring to life.

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Articles & Books

New Calvinism - The Merger of Calvinism with Worldliness
A new form of Calvinism took the shape of a movement from about 2005, but it differed from the original in its acceptance of ‘the world’. This critique written in 2009 was sharply attacked by new Calvinistic preachers but strongly endorsed by conservative preachers worldwide.
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The Immeasurable, Personal Love of Christ to His People
It is an astonishing concept for us that Christ Jesus the Lord of glory, the second person of the Trinity, should dearly love his people. Here is an opportunity for us just to skim the surface of that mighty, unspeakable love.
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Why Did God Allow Sin And The Fall?
How could it be that God allowed the Fall, and all the evil, disobedience and horror that was brought into the world, when our first parents fell? How was it that sin was ever permitted in the first place?
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A Dressing-Down on Dressing Down
How should Christians dress? The world promotes immodesty and self-expressions. The Word calls Christians to dress in a way that reflects their striving for purity and holiness. This article explores the principles of Christian dress for today.
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Steps for Guidance
In recent years the subject of how to find God’s guidance has become controversial. Some say that God does not have a specific plan for the lives of his people, but allows us to please ourselves. This book presents the time-honoured, scriptural view that Christians must seek God’s will in all the major decisions of life, such as career, marriage, location, and church.
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Paul's Ten Point Design for Church Health and Growth
What are our aims for the shaping of our church fellowship, and for its growth? Do we have an agenda or framework of desired objectives? The apostle Paul had a very definite policy, and called it his 'purpose', using a Greek word which means – a plan or strategy displayed for all to see. This book sets out ten policy ideals, gleaned from Paul's teaching, all of which are essential for the health and growth of a congregation today.
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Joseph the Prime Minister
This famous work was expanded from weeknight addresses at the Brooklyn Tabernacle (in the 1880s), by their Scottish pastor. It is presented as a reading book – and a very good one – rather than a commentary, but it is so full of interesting information and application that it constitutes an excellent commentary. In his application the author bears in mind young adults, which is unusual and valuable in such a work.
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Baptism
The Lord insists on baptism. Why? Here is the fourfold pictorial message of baptism intended by God for the believer, the church, and the world. And here also are the biblical reasons why baptism is for believers only, by immersion.
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