Morning Service Leader: Hugh Henderson Praise Leader: Mairi De LA Haye Preacher: Iver Martin Songs: ~Holy, Holy, Holy; My Heart is Filled with Thankfulness; Ps 134(b); Ps 119:97-104; Christ is Made the Sure Foundation Readings: Acts 21:1-16 ; Psalm 119:97-104 Sermon: John 20:19-27 Evening Service Leader: Hugh Henderson Praise Leader: Mairi De La Haye Preacher: Sinclair Ferguson Songs: Praise My Soul the King of Heaven; Christ is Mine Forevermore; Ps … Continue reading Praise and Preaching – Iver Martin on John 20, Sinclair Ferguson on 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10; Alaister Begg; Steph Macleod- In Christ Alone
This week’s reviews all come under the word ‘inspiring’! TV – Servant of the People – 9/10 This one is an absolute gem! It’s so weird and quirky – a series about a history teacher in Ukraine who becomes President. It’s in Russian with subtitles. And it’s brilliant. Each episode is only 20 minutes but it’s perceptive, funny and through comedy illustrates the problem with … Continue reading Saturday Review 11 – Servant of the People; Billy Graham; Duke Ellington; The Noble Liar; Brand Luther; Searching for Schindler; John Owen vol 9; The Fox; Romans 10
Last Sunday I was unable to be at St Peters due to recovering from surgery -but they seemed to manage without me! In fact they had a great day – the Lord is at work and he doesn’t ‘need’ any of us as his servants – as though he could not work without us! Morning Service: Leader: Stewart Macgregor Praise Leader: John Cooper Preacher: Bob … Continue reading Praise and Preaching from St Petes: Titus 3 (Bob Akroyd); 1 Thessalonians 1 (Sinclair Ferguson); What a Beautiful Name
Last week I was not able to do the review – mainly because I was in hospital. This week I have a few books that I have just finished. Book – Can We Trust the Gospels? – 7/10 This is a much-needed book from Peter J Williams, the principal of Tyndale House. It is short (140 ages) and somewhat detailed and technical for some. However … Continue reading Saturday Review 10 – Can We Trust the Gospels? Killing Fields, Living Fields; Daily Readings – the Early Church Fathers; Romans 11 – To God’s Glory; Coffee House Shots; The Towering Inferno; The Ghost of Tom Joad
If you want to hear todays ‘Your Call – answering Bible Questions’ with yours truly on Premier then you can get it here – https://www.premierchristianradio.com/Shows/Weekday/Your-Call/Episodes/Your-Call1070 It was an unusual one – spirit spouses, women priests and preachers, the difference between grace and mercy, anger, the Spirit guiding, obeying your husband, personal bible difficulties and are Messianic Jews Christian? And if you missed last months… Bible … Continue reading Your Call – Bible Questions – From Spirit Spouses to Women Preachers!
Why do some people not believe? What would cause you to believe? Why did many of Pauls fellow Jews not believe – if they were the covenant people? These were the questions we looked at last Sunday. It was very moving at the end to have an elderly brother tell us that he sang Just As I am when he became a Christian in the … Continue reading Romans 10:16-21;- Why Don’t People Believe? 1 Kings 11 – The Decline of the King; Following Jesus – Praise and Preaching from St Peters
Last Sunday morning we had communion and as we usually do we continued to look at the Psalms – this time it was Psalm 89 – a psalm that is not usually listed as a favourite and yet we found it be especially helpful – God’s Word to us today. This service was in the context of the death of our brother Malcolm Farquhar … Continue reading Psalm 89; – Walking in the Light of God 1 Kings 8 – The Wise Kings Greatest Achievement; Crown Him With Many Crowns
After the ‘odious’ interview on Talk Radio – it was great to get back to doing Bible questions on Premier. How old will we look in heaven? Are the footnotes accurate in the Bible? Which version of the Bible is the best? Did Solomon sacrifice his kids and did he go to Heaven or Hell? Why does the bible say that parenting is the most … Continue reading Bible Questions – Heaven, the Bible and Worship and much more….
Last Sunday morning we looked at Romans 10:14-15 – and reflected on the importance of preaching and why it remains the primary means God uses to communicate the Gospel. We also looked at questions such as what of those who do not hear? Songs: Praise to the Lord the Almighty; Christ is Mine Forevermore; Ps 119:49-56; How Beautiful Their Feet; Go Forth and Tell (there is … Continue reading Romans 9:14-15 – Salvation Preached; Lecrae – Beautiful Feet