Last Sunday in the morning we had the baptism of Caleb Hartnett. We sang- Christ Alone, Cornerstone; Christ is Made the Sure Foundation; Psalm 23 (Townend); Ps 119:17-24; In Christ Alone. We read from Acts 15:22-41 and Psalm 119:17-24. The sermon was Romans 9:24-33 – The New People and the Stumbling Stone “We must give people a chance, give them an opportunity. They are … Continue reading Romans 9 – The New People and the Stumbling Stone; Jeremiah 1 – God’s Call; Baptism of Caleb Hartnett – St Peters 13th Jan 2019
Happy New Year! As we enter a New Year I want to share a wonderful sermon that John Owen preached on the 30th of April 1680. It is especially relevant to church, culture and context of today. A great message for New Years Day. We don’t know what is going to happen in the year ahead – and the trajectory for the church in the … Continue reading “The Use of Faith in a time of Reproaches and Persecution” – A New Years Day Sermon for 2019
This week we have an end of year bonus for you – three for the price of two.. Firstly our morning service from last week. Then we had a stunning evening – I have read or heard Matthew 1:18-25 every Christmas for 50 years. You would think that there was nothing more to learn…and yet I learned so much from Sinclair’s sermon. And for a … Continue reading Christmas Services from St Peters – 2 Corinthians (David), Matthew 1 (Sinclair) and Luke 2 (Craig).
Last Sunday morning we began a short three part series on Paul’s Teaching about the Incarnation. We looked at Galatians 4:4-7 – The Right Time “Its always good to have this sweet and comfortable sentence before us – it sets out Christ truly and lively, that in our whole life, in all dangers, in the confession of our faith before tyrants, and in the hour of … Continue reading The Right Time (Galatians 4:4-7); the Nativity….Praise and Preaching from St Peters 16th December 2018
Romans 9? Just before Christmas? You have to be kidding! But that is where we were at and that is where we continued. I had hoped to do the whole chapter in one sermon but the more I looked at it, the more I realised that there was a lot there for us all to wrestle with and to help us. So we only did … Continue reading Romans 9 – Does God Keep His Promises? Proverbs 4 – How to Guard Your Heart; Mary Did you Know? Pray for the West End…Worship from St Petes…
Last Sunday morning we looked at Romans 9:1-5 – Paul’s Passion and Purpose. There was no evening service as we joined together with DECA (Dundee Evangelical Churches Alliance) for their joint service, at which Sinclair preached. Songs: O Praise the Name; Joy to the World; Ps 23 (Townend); Ps 116:1-9; Hear the Call of the Kingdom Readings: Acts 12:19-25, Psalm 116 Sermon: Romans 9:1-5 – Paul’s Passion … Continue reading Paul’s Passion and Purpose – Romans 9:1-5; A Prayer and a New City Alight Hymn
Last Sunday was Remembrance Sunday – You can listen to the whole service here Calvin “He shows in this that the true and proper proof of our hope consists in this, that, when things are so confused, that the heavens seem as it were to fall with great violence, the earth to remove out of its place, and the mountains to be torn up from … Continue reading Remembrance Sunday and Proverbs
Last Sunday I was at the IFES conference in Barcelona so Sinclair preached at the morning service and Andy Bannister in the evening…if you benefit from listening to this as much as I have then you will be blessed… In the evening we had an emphasis on Solas which, under the direction of Andy, is growing and developing – they had just had a very … Continue reading 2 Timothy 3 – Sinclair Ferguson; Luke 15 – Andy Bannister – A Remembrance Hymn and Poem
Last Sunday we had communion in the morning and looked at Psalm 85. There were so many people that we had to serve communion upstairs…the stillness was special. As was the singing of Grace at the end. Songs: Saviour of the World; Only a Holy God; Ps 113; Ps 85; Grace Readings: Acts 10:24-48; Ps 113 Sermon: Ps 85 – Restoration, Revival and Righteousness Here are the quotes that … Continue reading Revival (Psalm 85), Male and Female in the Church; Owen on Love; Communion; Portuguese Praise
Last Sunday morning we had a harvest thanksgiving – it is important for a city congregation to do this – to remind ourselves of where our food ultimately comes from. We also had the baptism of Lois – who although a child was baptised on her own profession. Songs: Praise to the Lord, Psalm 139 (New Scottish); Ps 112; How Deep the Father’s Love; You … Continue reading Harvest Thanksgiving, a Baptism, Ps 139, Romans 8:35-39 and God Made Humanity, Male and Female.