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Recent Sermons by Dr Masters

14 Mar 2018
Bible Study by Dr Peter Masters

Daniel's vision of four beasts extends the prophet's picture of the four empires, Babylon, Persia, Greece and Rome, that would precede the coming of Christ, with emphasis on the 'little horn', antichrist, that would devour the earth and attack the church until Christ's return.

11 Mar 2018
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

John the Baptist, the forerunner, was needed because of extreme spiritual barrenness. He called thousands to repentance, but most remained unsaved, never receiving Christ's spiritual baptism - the new birth. Here are lessons to us, and also the saving work of Christ - the Lamb of God.

11 Mar 2018
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters

One of the greatest problems of mankind is an upside-down estimation of good and bad, desirable and undesirable, here challenged by King Solomon pleading for a spiritual view of life, without which we will never seek or find God. Here are his 'shock' arguments.

7 Mar 2018
Bible Study by Dr Peter Masters

Persecution of the seed of the woman by that of the serpent flares up when subordinates of Darius plot Daniel's death, but his faith and deliverance lead to religious freedom for Jews, attestation for the prophet, worldwide testimony, and a challenge for us.

4 Mar 2018
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Four elevating verses, first, presenting Christ's eternal existence and amazing condescension to His people; secondly, showing His limitless capacity, and the meaning of 'grace for grace'; thirdly, extolling His mighty accomplishments, and fourthly, telling how He reveals and 'exegetes' the Father to provide our spiritual experiences.

4 Mar 2018
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Preachers down the centuries have identified the problem of self-righteousness as the greatest barrier to seeking Christ and salvation. Here is the evidence for its near universal hold on the hearts and minds of people, and how it is only cured by faith in Christ.

28 Feb 2018
Bible Study by Dr Peter Masters

Seventy years earlier, Nebuchadnezzar was indifferent to the true God. Later, God punished his pride (and stopped the genocide of the faithful). Belshazzar now adds insolent derision, always the last stage before judgement, and spurns repentance. Here is the 'true story' of that last night.

Wisdom or Folly? Ecclesiastes 8.1
25 Feb 2018
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Who is truly wise and understanding? - asks King Solomon.  'The Preacher' answering the question in a series of unusual and striking illustrations, showing the necessity of finding the eternal purpose of earthly life, and coming to know and walk with God.

25 Feb 2018
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Reflections on the magnificent introduction to John, glorifying Christ; eternally equal with the Father (no eternal submission), Creator and fountain of life, obscured by the Fall but always saving souls, rejected by the world but 'tabernacling' among us for the salvation of those 'born of God'.

Melody in the Heart Ephesians 5.19
18 Feb 2018
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

First, the use of psalms and hymns for personal spiritual help; secondly, the biblical authority and necessity for hymns of human composition; thirdly, the nature of melody in the heart, and fourthly, the qualities needed for valid, edifying, God-glorifying hymns.

18 Feb 2018
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Isaiah portrays God as issuing a call to us to reason or argue with Him about His terms for a relationship. What are our grounds for keeping away from Him? What would He say about this, and how would He deal with us?

14 Feb 2018
Bible Study by Dr Peter Masters

The purpose of God in the humbling (though not the conversion) of a seemingly invincible emperor shortly before his death and then the fall of the empire. Daniel is assured of God's sovereignty overall, and we glean promises for the present turmoil.

11 Feb 2018
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Romans 8 shows sanctification begins with conversion and that it is progressive lifelong. Here is how the Spirit employs the Word, the conscience, and the practice of putting to death sin. Here also are special means such as divine chastisement, suffering and mutual admonition.

11 Feb 2018
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Being 'born again' is a greatly debased term today through light usage, but it is vital to genuine conversion and spiritual life. Here is how Christ's term brings to life what happens when people come to Christ, what it feels like and what it leads to.

7 Feb 2018
Bible Study by Dr Peter Masters

Nebuchadnezzar's 'image' was Satan's scheme to achieve submission to paganism or execution of all Jews at court, and through the empire, eliminating any remnant of faithful Israel and the plan of redemption. A miracle averted all with minimal deaths. Here are mighty spiritual encouragements.

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