I am still in Australia – heading to St Thomas’s Anglican this morning – but the work in St Peters goes on….here are last weeks sermons from Harry Mealyea and Sinclair Ferguson – both are excellent and edifying – Sinclair’s sermon on Pauls Apologetics should be complusory for all apologists and evangelists! Here is a … More Forgiveness – Pauls Apologetic – Harry Mealyea and Sinclair Ferguson + ‘See What a Morning’
When we judge others we are judging ourselves because we do the same things. But we don’t commit sexual immorality…but greed, arrogance, hatred? Idolatry – anything we put before God – even our religion is idolatry – As Stott says when we judge others it allows to both to retain our self respect and to … More Romans 2:1-11, John 1:3-5 and Psalm 51….Sermons and Songs from St Peters
“As they chose not to continue in the knowledge of God, which alone guides our minds to true wisdom, the Lord gave them a perverted mind, which can choose nothing that is right.” – Calvin. Last Sunday mornings sermon looked at Romans 1:28-32. It was not an easy message to preach, but that passage describes … More Society Today and Pentecost – St Peters services 4th June 2017
An Important Election Yesterday there was an important election which took place in Scotland. It was much closer than expected although the result turned out to be the same. The Scottish Episcopal Church voted to change its rules on marriage and to redefine marriage so that they can perform same-sex marriages. In one sense this … More An Important Vote – The SEC on SSM
Last Sunday was our Charleston Vision Day – it was special…here is Andy explaining the vision for the Charleston Church Plant Here are the full recordings of the services – morning and evening. The morning looked at Matthew 28 – the Great Commission and the evening Ezekiel 1 – The Glory of God If … More Charleston Vision Day – A New Church in Dundee
“When the truth of God is turned to a lie, his glory is obliterated.” – Calvin “ They enjoy forever the horrible freedom they have demanded, and are therefore self-enslaved” – CS Lewis The above quotes were from the sermon on Romans 1:24-27. You can listen to the full recording of the service here (if … More Full Services from St Peters – What the Bible Says About Sexuality and Jesus, The Word
A Report on the 2017 Decision to Permit Same Sex Marriage Much to no-ones surprise, the Church of Scotland General Assembly has just voted to accept the Theological Forum’s report which changes the Churches definition of marriage to include same sex marriages and to apologise to gay people for their previous understanding. I know there … More The Secularisation of the Church of Scotland – What Really Happened at the Assembly?
Last Sunday morning was very special for us in St Peters – we had a triple baptism. Sinclair Ferguson baptised his three grandsons. It was, as all baptisms are, a moving occasion. I loved Sinclair’s explanation of baptism. It was wonderful to be able to teach on ‘Children of the Promise” from Acts 2:38-39. It … More A Triple Baptism, Children of the Promise and John 1:1
The Dundee Courier printed the picture above as its cover a couple of days ago. It was very effective – at least on me and had me on my knees! I wrote to them this response and am delighted to see that today they had it as their main letter (see above) There is a … More Working Together to Break the Grip of Drugs – Letter in the Dundee Courier
Last Sunday I had the privilege of being able to preach in St Peters – I realise that for some/many this was too soon after coming out of hospital – but the Lord enabled! It was great to be able to preach on knowing God. Here again is the full service from St Peters – … More “Knowing God and Rejecting that Knowledge” – Romans 1:18-23 – Service and Sermons from St Peters.