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 article first appeared on the Premier website here – By: David Robertson | 13th March 2018 The voice of the NIV audio Bible has admitted moving away from “organised religion” through making a new documentary on the three Abrahamic religions. David Robertson responds David Suchet is a big part of my life. Every day I hear his voice – not because I am an Agatha Christie fanatic endlessly … Continue reading David Suchet has fallen for the trap of believing doctrine is divisive and doesn’t matter
Last Sunday I preached through Romans 4 in two parts – it is a chapter of Romans which is quite often neglected but is crucial because it shows how Abraham is the example of salvation for all of us. Both sermons are below and can be accessed on the St Peters website as well. Morning: Romans 4:1-8 – Abraham – Signed, Sealed and Delivered Isn’t … Continue reading Romans ch 4 – The Faith of Abraham – Our Example
Owen has the reputation of not being easy to read. Therefore I approached this first volume of his collected works of 16 with some degree of trepidation. I need not have feared! Apart from the occasional untranslated bits of Latin and at times the somewhat dated and prosaic language, the fact is that this is a beautiful book – not to be skimmed over, but … Continue reading John Owen on The Glory of Christ – A Feast for your Soul!
My phone has hardly stopped ringing over the past couple of days, with journalists from different news organisations desperate for information and ‘an informed opinion’ about the recent tragic death of Iain D Campbell. It still disappoints me that in a world where people are being killed, this is considered so newsworthy that it merits so many column inches and so much gossip. … Continue reading Tragedy in Lewis – A Pastoral Response
This article is now on the Premier Christianity website Dear Ricky, Loved your appearance on the Stephen Colbert show – two of my favourite entertainers discussing the most important subject in the world – what’s not to like?! I would like to answer some of the questions you raise in the clip below. I have heard you raise them several times before as though they … Continue reading Ricky Gervais v Stephen Colbert – The Real Answers- An Open Letter
Unbelievable – The Matt Dillahunty Showdown. You can get the actual debates from these earlier posts: http://theweeflea.wordpress.com/2014/02/17/the-atheist-experience-first-debate-with-matt-dillahunty-why-i-am-not-an-atheist/ http://theweeflea.wordpress.com/2014/02/23/549/ Reflections on why I am such a smug, dishonest, stupid, ignorant prat! When you spoke on Premier Christian Radio, you were absolutely brilliant. I doubt that any other person could cram so many logical fallacies and just plain stupidity into a sentence, while acting annoyed and being … Continue reading Unbelievable – The Matt Dillahunty Showdown – or Why am I such a smug, dishonest, stupid, ignorant prat?!