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Sunday 24th October, service at 11am: Dr Peter Masters; 6.30pm: Pastor Ibrahim Ag Mohamed 

 

The War Against an Authentic Biblical Text
Day of Special Studies on Saturday 27th November - please see details.

 

From Sunday 17th October the coronavirus precautions at the Tabernacle will change.
Further information can be found here.

 
Sunday Morning . 17 October 2021

The Christian’s Great Purpose

The Christian’s Great Purpose
Ephesians 6.15 Sermon by Dr Peter Masters

The third component of the Christian armour, the footwear, portrays us on the march for Gospel witness. It is readiness for Gospel work. Here are seven essential parts of readiness, and the means provided by God for these to remain present in the heart.

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Sunday Evening . 17 October 2021

The Only True Freedom

The Only True Freedom
John 8.36 Sermon by Dr Peter Masters

True freedom means liberty from all forms of fame and power. Antagonistic to our wellbeing,  freedom from sin and its consequences, and all other hindrances to spiritual life and happiness. Here is why it can only come through meeting with Jesus Christ.

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Sunday Morning . 10 October 2021

The Breastplate of Righteousness

The Breastplate of Righteousness
Ephesians 6.14 Sermon by Dr Peter Masters

The apostle shows how righteousness acts to be protective of the heart or affections in a saved person - a large target of the devil. Here is how self-denial, love for Christ and obedience to the commandments garrison the heart from pollution and shame.

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Sunday Evening . 10 October 2021

The Roving Soul

The Roving Soul
Luke 15.11 Sermon by Dr Peter Masters

The best known of all Christ's parables traces the journey of a lost soul into a far country away from God, before circumstances conspire to awaken and bring the wanderer to seek reconciliation, pardon, purpose, happiness and eternal life. Here is the lovingkindness of the Lord.

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Sunday Morning . 3 October 2021

The Belt of Truth

The Belt of Truth
Ephesians 6.14 Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
The foundational piece of the Christian's armour is firstly objective truth - the unchanging doctrines of the faith. (The sword, later, is Scripture used 'offensively' to make Christ known). Secondly, the belt is also subjective truth, truthfulness and sincerity for which here are helpful rules.
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Sunday Evening . 3 October 2021

Barriers to Finding God

Barriers to Finding God
Luke 18.18 Sermon by Dr Peter Masters

When a likeable rich young ruler asked Christ what he should do to gain eternal life, the Lord's questioning uncovered massive obstacles that blocked his progress. Here they are - and they are common to us all. But Christ can remove them and bring us to Himself.

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Articles & Books

How We Treat the Holy Spirit Within
THE PERSONAL indwelling of the infinite, eternal Holy Spirit in the believer is such an amazing blessing and privilege that the mind never wholly grasps it. A daily succession of joys, sorrows, temptations and trials produces various reactions in us, often without stirring our awareness that God is in residence, and will be pleased or grieved by what we think, say or do, or that he is ready to help if asked.
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Cessationism — Proving Charismatic Gifts have Ceased
Does the Bible teach definitively that the charismatic gifts have ceased? Can cessationism (the view that they have ended) be proved? Some say that the cessationism cannot be conclusively proved from Scripture.
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Beware of the Counsel of Gamaliel
Some people seem to think that Gamaliel was the only wise man in the whole of the Bible! Whenever wisdom is needed to assess the latest strange idea or movement to penetrate the churches, we hear the famous ‘counsel of Gamaliel’ quoted.
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Ye are the Salt of the Earth -  Keeping the church separate from the world
There must always be a sharp distinction between the church and the world. If a church is not separate from the world, it becomes like salt that has lost its savour, and is fit only to be cast out and to be trodden under foot of men.
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Compassion for Souls
It is amazing how much detailed and practical guidance is stored in the Gospels and the Book of Acts for all who engage in personal witness and preaching. Are we aware that the Lord Jesus Christ employed distinctive strategies for different kinds of unbeliever, and that these may be studied and employed?
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The Real Baptism of the Holy Spirit
Is there a second blessing or baptism of the Spirit after conversion? Is the believer meant to struggle against sin, or does the Spirit sanctify by grace? What is the witness of the Spirit? And what is meant by the filling of the Spirit? Here are answers to all such questions with ‘proof texts’.
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Remember the Lord’s Day
Why was the sabbath day instituted by the Lord, and does it continue now as the Lord’s Day? If so, in what way has it changed with the coming of Christ? How should it be kept? This booklet responds to these and other questions, showing that the sabbath principle is still God’s will for believers today, and listing its purposes and blessings.
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Written for Deaf readers and those for whom English is a second language. This illustrated biography traces the surprising and eventful life of John Kitto who lost his hearing in a childhood accident. Having travelled widely in missionary service he went on to write the best-selling volumes "The Pictorial Bible" and "Daily Bible Illustrations" and was given a grant from Queen Victoria's Civil List.
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