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Recent Sermons by Dr Masters

5 Apr 2020
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

The mighty, glorious paradox of the witnessing Christian life is here seen - in weakness, Christ makes us strong; in hindrances and hardships, He provides the escape; when at the end of our resources, He supplies - a lifelong proving of His power and faithfulness to us.

1 Apr 2020
Bible Study by Dr Peter Masters

The Lord's chief complaint against Judah is their following human schemes not His Word. Here are applications to us today, both as churches, and as individuals in lockdown, along with the predicted blessings (and other conditions) that will come to the faithful.

29 Mar 2020
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

The glorious nature of Gospel ministry burdens preachers and witnessing believers to reach every form of unbelief and rebellion against God.  Here are more forms.  Here too is Satan's chief objective - the obscuring of Christ, and the necessity of the Spirit's illuminating work in salvation.

The Door of the Soul Revelation 3.20
29 Mar 2020
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Christ's famous words of hope to a gravely backslidden church lacking spiritual life apply to all people in need of reconciliation with God.  Here is the Saviour's famous illustration of the barrier between us and Himself, removed by trusting in Him and His saving work and atoning love.

22 Mar 2020
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Christ's parable of the rich fool shows a man detached from the deeper realities of life, carried along by the here-and-now, consequently forfeiting all, and surrendering his soul to judgement. Here is the love of Christ in saving both life and soul for eternity.

Liberty and Transformation 2 Corinthians 3.18
22 Mar 2020
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

The apostle shows where false teachers (promoting Jewish views) went wrong, explaining the veil over their minds and hearts. Then he advances the liberty of true conversion, and here are its components. Finally the question is answered - how does beholding Christ lead to sanctification and glory?

Acts of God Isaiah 28.1
18 Mar 2020
Bible Study by Dr Peter Masters

A prophecy about the fall of Samaria and later the Babylonian invasion of Judah tells us much about God’s method and purpose when He allows HIV, MERS, SARS, earthquakes, floods, fires, and now worldwide plague. Here also is God’s promise of personal salvation.

 

15 Mar 2020
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Learning from contrasts, including that between the law written on stone, and conversion written in the heart; the ministry of the the letter and that of the Spirit; the old and the new covenants; the administration of death and of the Spirit, with the unique glory of the latter.

11 Mar 2020
Bible Study by Dr Peter Masters

In the light of end-time events here are the themes on which to reflect for assurance, inner peace, trust, spiritual stability, and a view of the sovereign work of God. Here also are features of human nature that influence many situations.

The Triumphant Life 2 Corinthians 2.12
8 Mar 2020
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Paul reveals his great anxiety for the Corinthians, but hastens to show how he looked also at the overall scene and God's ceaseless blessing in opening doors and making Paul and others the savour of Christ everywhere; truly a model life for us all.

8 Mar 2020
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters

"Why be thankful to God?" we may ask. We grasp at attempts to explain away the evidence of design in our universe, and we do so, according to scripture, because of human pride. Here are the psalmist's steps for paying homage to God and finding Him.

The End of Time Isaiah 24 - 25
4 Mar 2020
Bible Study by Dr Peter Masters

In just one chapter of striking symbols lies the most remarkable vision of the final judgement, the setting apart of the redeemed, the end of all antagonism and the judgement of demons. It is followed by the rhapsodic praise of Zion's eternal inhabitants.

Spiritual Battle Honours 2 Corinthians 2.1
1 Mar 2020
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Despite Satan's drive to establish a hold over God's people, the Corinthian church purges out grievous sin (here are the purposes of discipline), achieves restoration for the offender, proves its obedience to the Lord, and defeats Satan's devices (these being named and described here).

1 Mar 2020
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters

When Christ healed the paralysed man at Bethesda's pool, He provided a challenge that would span the centuries. Here are the stages of reconciliation with God: a hopeless scene; a listless person; Christ's unsought initiative; a vital question; an impossible command, and a glorious outcome.

26 Feb 2020
Bible Study by Dr Peter Masters

A community so privileged with the Temple and the prophets, and so devout in worship, are to be disciplined for the failure of real dedication to the Lord - the prevailing feature of so much evangelicalism today. Here is Isaiah's challenging analysis and application.

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