• 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.

  • Forgiveness

    01 December, 2019

    Emphasizing the truth that the Lord is invariably intent upon restoration where there is fracture and disjointedness in the Body of Christ, Ross addresses the significance of forgiveness in that context.

  • Parable of the Wheat and the Tares

    24 November, 2019

    Using the parable before us, Ross highlights the importance of fruit, both as an element of a christian's life, and as a discriminator between those who follow, and those who don't follow Christ.

  • Feeding Upon the Lamb

    17 November, 2019

    Jesus fed 5000 in the wilderness as a prelude to presenting Himself as the true bread of God come down from heaven to give life to the world. We live as we feed upon Him day by day.

  • The High Call of God

    10 November, 2019

    Following Paul's repudiation, in Philippians chapter three, of every possible confidence he may have had in his own pedigree, gifts and energies in the service of God, Ken exhorts us to a whole-hearted pursuit of the Lord Jesus and His righteousness…

  • Dying to Self

    03 November, 2019

    Following Jesus' reference to the seed being fruitful through death in John 12, Ross presents our own deliverance from self and death through our identification with Christ and His Cross.

  • The Pool of Bethesda

    27 October, 2019

    We see in the deliverance of the impotent man at the pool of Bethesda, and the occasion of Paul's "thorn in the flesh", the Lord's intention that we always obtain deliverance in trouble, where that deliverance is essentially a greater revelation of…

  • God's Hope in our Suffering

    20 October, 2019

    Ross exposes a narrow theology of suffering that fails to take into consideration the sovereignty of God, and His purpose in our lives. In the face of inexplicable sufferings we are urged to trust our Lord, even finding contentment in an increased…

  • God's Abiding Grace

    13 October, 2019

    With reference to some incidents in His missionary service, Bob highlights the sovereign grace of God working in his life to preserve Him in the midst of sometimes life-threatening danger.

  • People of Christ's Light

    06 October, 2019

    Encouraging believers to "walk as children of light" Ross identifies Christ as the Source of that light. By Him we see the light, we expose darkness, and we become light through the work of His Cross. As we are delivered from self-centredness, we…

  • This Beginning of Signs

    29 September, 2019

    The sign at the marriage at Cana was recorded by John that those who read might find life in God. We see the union of the Bridegroom (Christ) and His Bride (the Church), through the Cross, anticipated in this sign.

  • Who Are You?

    22 September, 2019

    With brief reference to the service of Nehemiah, Ken exhorts us in consideration of our pursuit of the Lord's eternal purpose in our lives. Seeking the Lord's wisdom and insight we are encouraged to exercise diligence in our devotion to our Lord as…

  • Effectual Prayer

    15 September, 2019

    With reference to a selection of passages in the letter of James, Ross considers the matter of prayer. Aspects such as faith, humility, sincerity, integrity of attitude and the sovereignty of God are all touched upon.

  • The Diamond Heart of the Servant of God

    08 September, 2019

    Stephen examines the heart of the servant of God, by first observing that Jesus, the true and eternal Servant of God takes those who are anything but servants, and gives us a heart like His own. Both Joseph and Jeremiah are cited as demonstrating…

  • Only Believe - The Nobleman Father

    01 September, 2019

    In a brief consideration of the healing of the Nobleman's son in John 4, we are encouraged to look at the nature of our believing: do we seek a "sign", that is, something more than simply the truth of Jesus Himself, something outward, to buttress our…