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Recent Full Services

Teaching service

The Christian’s Great Purpose

Ephesians 6.15

The third component of the Christian armour, the footwear, portrays us on the march for Gospel witness. It is readiness for Gospel work. Here are seven essential parts of readiness, and the means provided by God for these to remain present in the heart.

Gospel service

The Only True Freedom

John 8.36

True freedom means liberty from all forms of fame and power. Antagonistic to our wellbeing,  freedom from sin and its consequences, and all other hindrances to spiritual life and happiness. Here is why it can only come through meeting with Jesus Christ.

Teaching service

The Breastplate of Righteousness

Ephesians 6.14

The apostle shows how righteousness acts to be protective of the heart or affections in a saved person - a large target of the devil. Here is how self-denial, love for Christ and obedience to the commandments garrison the heart from pollution and shame.

Gospel service

The Roving Soul

Luke 15.11

The best known of all Christ's parables traces the journey of a lost soul into a far country away from God, before circumstances conspire to awaken and bring the wanderer to seek reconciliation, pardon, purpose, happiness and eternal life. Here is the lovingkindness of the Lord.

Bible Study

Called Unto Liberty

Galatians 5.1-13
Teaching service

The Belt of Truth

Ephesians 6.14
The foundational piece of the Christian's armour is firstly objective truth - the unchanging doctrines of the faith. (The sword, later, is Scripture used 'offensively' to make Christ known). Secondly, the belt is also subjective truth, truthfulness and sincerity for which here are helpful rules.