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Recent Sermons by Dr Masters

17 Nov 2019
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

This famous doxology of Jude urges us to hold God in highest esteem by looking back at what He has done, looking also at what He is currently doing, looking ahead to our entry into glory, and looking at His everlasting attributes. This is authentic worship.

17 Nov 2019
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters

David, pursued by 3000 military men of Saul, has taken refuge in a mountain cave. Bereft of all help, he turns to God, and is delivered. Here he recalls his sense of helplessness in order to illustrate the realisation of spiritual isolation and loss that usually precedes conversion to God.

13 Nov 2019
Bible Study by Dr Peter Masters

Roles of men and women at creation; relationships fixed as a reminder of the Fall; roles in the church and marriage, with duties of husbands and wives. The question answered: Do the same rules apply also to roles in society and business?

3 Nov 2019
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Jude provides four duties of maintaining faithfulness. First, the building upon faith ( i.e. doctrinal understanding and trust); second, praying in the Holy Spirit (what it is); third, keeping oneself in the love of God (frequently forgotten steps), and fourth, avoiding dangers.

30 Oct 2019
Bible Study by Dr Peter Masters

Why John is given a vision of the reigning Lord in biblical symbols, rather than a true resemblance, and how each symbol shows the true attitude of worship in church or in personal devotion, serving as a tonic for real appreciation of Christ and communion with Him.

27 Oct 2019
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Jude urges God's people to defend the faith, warning of the stealth of errorists, and of how down the centuries they invent doctrines and attack the authority of Scripture. He also reveals their motives and points to how the battle must be fought. 

27 Oct 2019
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters

A trick question is put to Christ by the Pharisees in the hope of discrediting Him, to persecute  Him, but He confounds them with a disarming reply that imparts all we so much need to know about the kingdom of God, and how to enter it.

The Real Gifts of the Spirit 1 Corinthians 12.8-10
23 Oct 2019
Bible Study by Dr Peter Masters

Nine revelatory and sign gifts of the Spirit given for the ministry of the Word while the Scriptures were being completed. What they were and how they were eventually given to all believers - in the Word (Ephesians 1.17-19). Also, the gifts of Romans 12.6-8.

20 Oct 2019
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

John here presents four crucial ideals for believers to aim at: 1) to take seriously personal spiritual progress or soul-prosperity; 2) to fully embrace missionary support; 3) to avoid Diotrephes-style leadership; and 4) to know how to recognise those truly approved by God.

Christian Happiness Philippians 4.4
16 Oct 2019
Bible Study by Dr Peter Masters

The meaning of the rejoice words of the New Testament, the components of Christian happiness, how it differs from ordinary earthly happiness, how to achieve it, and maintain it in times of trouble and grief, and what to avoid in order not to spoil it.

13 Oct 2019
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

The chief message of this personal letter to a Christian lady is the duty and protective power of mutual love against error. Here we define 'walking in the truth', consider how fellowship love guards against doctrinal and spiritual collapse, and summarise the main heresies over time.

13 Oct 2019
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters

In three short sentences, designed to surprise and challenge, the Lord shows the emptiness of possessing only 'material' life and clinging tenaciously to it, then the vast superiority of having life in the soul. Here is what it means to follow Christ, and be eternally safe.

6 Oct 2019
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

John sets out the authentic characteristics of truly saved believers. What he means by saying that they sin not, and how they fight sin. Here also are Satan's attempts to ruin them, and a key work of redemption - a certain and personal walk with God.

Our Debt to God Malachi 3.8
6 Oct 2019
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters

In an atheistic age people do not think about owing anything to God. But our lives, gifts, powers and bodily provisions are all from Him, and we surely owe Him thanks and obedience. How will we stand before our Maker at the end of our journey?

2 Oct 2019
Bible Study by Dr Peter Masters

This second message on spiritual awakening reviews the errors of Israel described by the prophet that must be repented of for a special visitation of the Spirit, and here are the obvious parallels with the general state of evangelicalism in our age. Revival includes reform.

Sermons preached during the last six months; for additional sermons see Full Index