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Sunday 23 June  11am & 6.30pm: Dr Peter Masters


Sunday 16 June 2024 | 6:30pm

The Disaster of Investing All in Earth, not Heaven

The richest king of his time, who indulged to extremes in pleasure, intellectual pursuits and creative skills, and who kept 700 wives - Solomon - eventually found a godless life futile and turned to the Lord. Here is his experience and his appeal to all for conversion.
Sunday 16 June 2024 | 11:00am

God’s Glory in View

The climax of 1 Peter is the prayer that we, having suffered in some measure on earth, will be fully repaired, fixed firmly on the road, providing a sure basis for those who follow us. Here also we explore the definition of God's glory.
Wednesday 12 June 2024 | 7:30pm

A Parable of Perseverance

'For the earth which drinketh in the rain that cometh oft upon it, and bringeth forth herbs meet for them by whom it is dressed, receiveth blessing from God: But that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned.'
Sunday 9 June 2024 | 6:30pm

Behold Your God

Who God is, His attributes, purposes and plans are often unknown to people today. Nor do we know how God views us and reaches out to us. Here is the God of the Bible, with His infinite kindness and power, and how He may be known.
Sunday 9 June 2024 | 11:00am

Attacks of the Devil

The apostle Peter asserts the necessity of restraint and abstention concerning self-indulgence, coupled with watchfulness for temptations. Then he warns of Satan's constant activity, and gives the roaring, devouring lion analogy, showing the believer's response, and God's sovereign purpose.

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Articles

Six Biblical Steps for Guidance
Dr Peter Masters

This article presents the traditional view that we are to seek guidance from the Lord in all the major decisions of life, and he will clarify our thinking, or overrule our circumstances. ‘Shew me thy ways, O Lord; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me.’ (Psalm 25.4-5)

How Do We Love God?
Dr Peter Masters

How do we love God who is invisible? He is seen in creation, in salvation, and also in our experience in the ongoing Christian life. How do we love God who is untouchable? But he is touchable by prayer. How do we love God who is unhearable? But we do hear him in his Word. Read much, and we hear him much.

The Day Of The Lord Will Come
Dr Peter Masters

What is meant by the day of the Lord? It is clear that Peter is speaking about the very end of time, when the Lord will come, the skies will pass away, and the earth melt and be burned up. When will Christ return? The answer is in the analogy. He will come when society is asleep.

Keeping the Church Separate from the World
Dr John Gresham Machen

‘..if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted?' In these words our Lord established at the beginning the distinctness and separateness of the church. If the sharp distinction is ever broken down between the church and the world, then the power of the church is gone.

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Books

Worship or Entertainment?

Dr Peter Masters


Where will your church be five or ten years from now? – asks the author. With the adoption of contemporary music worship many have already changed beyond recognition. Yet more will do so. Here are four essential principles which Jesus Christ laid down for worship, and by which every new idea must be judged.



The Real Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Dr Peter Masters


Is there a second blessing or baptism of the Spirit after conversion? Is the believer meant to struggle against sin, or does the Spirit sanctify by grace? What is the witness of the Spirit? And what is meant by the filling of the Spirit? Here are answers to all such questions with ‘proof texts’.



Classic Counsels

C H Spurgeon


Soul-stirring topics from the finest messages of the Prince of Preachers. Topics included are: obtaining certain assurance; help for doubting seekers; encouraging outsiders and advising seekers; relief for the downcast; developing faith; the Christian and places of entertainment, and others.



A Seeker’s Problems

Dr Peter Masters


This booklet is for those who desire Christian conversion, but have run into difficulties. Perhaps you have prayed for forgiveness and new life but there has been no answer to that prayer, and now you have left off trying. Various problems trouble seekers, and here are some that are commonly raised – yours may be among them.




Metropolitan Tabernacle Bookshop

The Tabernacle Bookshop is a Christian Bookshop based in London, stocking a variety of sound Christian books from famous authors such as Thomas Watson, John Owen, C.H. Spurgeon, Jay Adams and many others – including Peter Masters, pastor of the Metropolitan Tabernacle since 1970.

The Tabernacle Bookshop is one of the UK’s oldest reformed Christian bookshops and the largest distributor of Christian Sunday School lessons.

See the bookshop website for opening hours and more information.

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