• Naked and Not Ashamed

    12 July, 2020

    Beginning His ministry at a marriage, we see Jesus signalling the ultimate marriage - the Lamb and His Bride. After creation, shame came with sin and death. In the new creation Jesus removes the shame, uniting us with Himself, bringing to fulness the…

  • A Good Deposit

    05 July, 2020

    We are taken through the first fourteen verses of the first chapter of Paul's second letter to Timothy, by way of encouraging us to continue faithful in the face of suffering, and in the vigour of the Gift of God in the gospel. With Christ the centre…

  • Apprenticed to God

    28 June, 2020

    Discipleship, or better, apprenticeship, with the Lord Jesus has the eternal principle of the Cross at the very heart of it. Expressed there is God, in eternal love, giving all of Himself to us, in Christ. In so doing, He wins from us our utter…

  • Prophetic Nowness in Psalm 118

    21 June, 2020

    We view several verses of Psalm 118 by way of seeing the Holy Spirit's prophetic nowness with some of the events of the week of Jesus final entry into Jerusalem, and His crucifixion and resurrection.

  • A Servant's Delight

    14 June, 2020

    In Peter's mother-in-law we see a picture of the Church set free to serve the Lord and one another in the will of God, that we might proceed from the revelation of the Son in us, to our destiny of the revelation of the Son in fulness through us as…

  • Christ First

    07 June, 2020

    Through the lens of the incident where the man of much wealth quizzes Jesus about the "price" required to obtain eternal life, Ross considers the only access being via the matchless worth of Christ.

  • Outside the Camp

    31 May, 2020

    The true church of Jesus Christ in the western world has lost over the centuries, and continues to lose, an immense amount of credibility such that in our day we live in a post-christian society. As Jesus, on earth, had no honour in His own "country…

  • Neither Alone, Nor Lonely

    24 May, 2020

    During the global pandemic and the isolation governments have required, this is a time to attend to what is most essential in our life in God; namely, a deep, spiritual, fellowship with Jesus.

  • Grace

    17 May, 2020

    Continuing a series of talks tracing the progression of the unfolding of the salvation history of God's bringing to pass of His eternal purpose from the Old Testament to the New Testament, Ross briefly covers the transition from law to grace.

  • Salvation History

    10 May, 2020

    From the Fall in Genesis through to Jesus' coming and atoning sacrifice on the cross, Ross briefly traces the spiritual history of Israel in the course of God bringing His Messiah into the world.

  • The Children's Bread

    03 May, 2020

    As we consider the faith of the Syro-Phoenician woman who pled with Jesus to deliver her demonically possessed daughter, we discover the riches of the Lord made freely available to the implicitly trusting heart.

  • Practical Prayer

    26 April, 2020

    At the heart of the Christian life is prayer. In this brief message Ross looks at some of its perennially salient features.

  • Life on the Other Side

    19 April, 2020

    In the grip of the fear of death, Jesus' disciples discover a dimension of the mastery this Man has over the forces of nature, and from the incident we learn something of what it means for us to have passed from death to life in Jesus.

  • The Apostles, Ordinary People

    12 April, 2020

    We look at the way the apostles come to terms with the wonder of the resurrection of Jesus, after the desolation of His crucifixion.

  • On a Meaningful Life

    01 April, 2020

    Terry overviews the Life we have in Jesus, covering various aspects such as meaning, security, love, fulfillment, satisfaction, significance, identity and acceptance, which he cites as stabilizing elements of our relationship with the Lord worth…

  • The Unity of the Faith

    28 March, 2020

    From Paul's letter to the Ephesians, we look at the Unity of the Spirit, and the Unity of the Faith, and this parallel line of thought with being on the Foundation of Christ, and then building upon that foundation, and the relevance of that to our…

  • With Full Assurance of Faith

    21 March, 2020

    With reference to the passages in the apostle John's first letter, in which John speaks of what we, in Christ, know and are assured of, Bob encourages us in difficult days concerning the power and security we have in Jesus as we trust in Him in…

  • The Church

    15 March, 2020

    With the Lord's illustration of the Vine and the branches from John 15 in mind, we see the centrality of Christ to the life, fruitfulness and indestructibility of His Church.

  • The One Foundation

    08 March, 2020

    Paul's "heavenly vision" (Acts 26:19) - "For me to live is Christ" - was the foundation that lay behind all he was and did in his life's service of Jesus. Paul is set forth as an example for us all, that we should be solidly on the same foundation…

  • Upping the Ante on Prayer

    01 March, 2020

    In this message on prayer we are urged above all to surrender ourselves to the Lord in all seasons of prayer, seeking His will and purpose, and guarding against the intrusion of our own preferred agenda.

  • The Heavenly Vision

    23 February, 2020

    We look at Paul's "heavenly vision" in his defence before king Agrippa, by way of uncovering the meaning of "vision" in both the lives of individual believers, and how that works out in the local assembly.

  • My Father Works Until Now

    16 February, 2020

    John's account of Jesus walking on the water is brief in the extreme. When we look into it though, in the wider context of Jesus' whole manner of living, we find inspiring implications for our own knowledge of the Lord and our life in Him.

  • Knowing it was the Lord...

    02 February, 2020

    In this final sign in John's gospel we see the Lord in His third post-resurrection appearance to the disciples, moving them from the apprehension of Himself according to the outward apprearance, to that of inward spiritual illumination in…

  • Resurrection Life

    19 January, 2020

    Having complete mastery of death, Jesus was delivered to death, by way of bringing life to us. Now, in Him, we who live are likewise delivered to death - devotion to the will of God - that Jesus' life might be manifest in us as we overcome in His…

  • Blessed to be a Blessing

    12 January, 2020

    Looking briefly at Jonah's ministry in the light of the truth that we are called of God and equipped to be a blessing, Rob encourages us to seek real connection with those we are sent to share the gospel with.

  • Grieving Over Sin

    05 January, 2020

    We are encouraged to know the Lord's grief over sin, being aware of His love and mercy in that light, that we might grieve in a godly manner over both sin in ourselves, as well as in the world around us, and be moved to the appropriate godly response…

  • The Light of Life

    29 December, 2019

    We look at the man born blind, and given sight by Jesus, confronting the leadership of Israel in testimony to Jesus, and thereby typifying believers in this dispensation confronting the world in testimonty to Jesus. He is the Light of the world, and…

  • It's Coming, It's Coming, It's Coming, It's Here

    22 December, 2019

    With a brief review of the promises of Christ's first coming, and the faithfulness of God to His word, we are encouraged to live day by day now ready for, and in expectancy of His second coming.

  • John The Baptist

    15 December, 2019

    Reading through Luke chapter one, Ross observes the annunciation, the birth and ministry of John the Baptist, touching the matters of faith and unbelief, fulfillment of prophecy, angelic visitation, and the sovereign power of God.

  • A Nation not Prepared, A Messiah not Anticipated

    08 December, 2019

    Briefly sketching from the time of Malachi, Ross observes how unprepared the nation of Israel was for their Messiah, and how mistaken they were in their understanding of the purpose of God in Messiah's coming.