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What is the Gospel? (41 min)

Mervyn Hall preaches on the question “What is the gospel?” It is the power of God unto salvation:- From what? (from sins); For who? (Everyone who believes); By what? (By a revelation of a gift of righteousness from God). Readings: Rom 1:1, 13-18, 1 Cor 15:1-8. (Message preached in Chalfont St Peter Gospel Hall, Bucks, UK, 12th Nov 2023) Complete Series: Who am I? Who is Jesus? What is the gospel? Why the resurrection? What next?

Who is Jesus? (41 min)

Mervyn Hall preaches on the question “Who is Jesus?” The Lord Jesus said He was “the Son of God”, the Christ “sent from God”, and “the only way to God”. Readings: John 10:24-38, 8:48-59, 14:1-6, Matt 16:13-18 (Message preached in Chalfont St Peter Gospel Hall, Bucks, UK, 5th Nov 2023) Complete Series: Who am I? Who is Jesus? What is the gospel? Why the resurrection? What next?

Who Am I? (38 min)

Mervyn Hall preaches on the question “Who am I?” Answering from the Bible, he provides three responses: I am made in the image of God, I am subject to the judgment of God, and I am an object of the love of God. Readings: Gen 1:25-19, 2:15-17, 20, Rom 5:6-8, 12, 19, John 3:16. (Message preached in Chalfont St Peter Gospel Hall, Bucks, UK, 29th Oct 2023) Complete Series: Who am I? Who is Jesus? What is the gospel? Why…

His Claim is True, His Work is Done, His Victory is Sure (47 min)

After outlining a series of proofs for the resurrection of Christ, Michael Penfold preaches on “what the resurrection proves”. The resurrection of Christ proves that 1. His claim to be the Son of God is true; 2. His atoning work is done; and 3. His victory is sure, which will be seen when He returns to reign over the earth in His millennial kingdom. Readings: John 20:30-31, Acts 1:3, 17:31, Rom 1:1-4, 4:25. (Message preached in Coleford Gospel Hall, Somerset,…

You Will Hear a Voice Behind You (31 min)

David Gilliland preaches on people in the Bible who heard the voice of the Lord behind them. From Isaiah 30 “a voice for your ears”, from John 20 “a voice for your tears”, and from Revelation 1 “a voice for your fears”. Readings: Isa 30:18-21, John 20:11-17, Rev 1:9-13, 17-19. (Message preached in Lurgan, Northern Ireland, May 2023)

Barometer of an Assembly (34 min)

Sandy Higgins preaches on the mentions in 1 Corinthians of the word “love”. He takes up the remedy of love and the realms of love in an assembly, highlighting the great “love chapter” of Ch 13. Readings: 1 Cor 4:14-21, 8:1-3, 13:1-13, 16:13-14, 21-24, 2 Cor 11:10-11, 12:14-15. (Message preached in Waterloo, Iowa, USA, in 2005). Complete series on “Repetition and Reinforcement to Deal with the Chaos in Corinth”: Blemishes in an Assembly: mentions of “among you” in Corinthians Boundaries in…

Blots in an Assembly (45 min)

Sandy Higgins preaches on the mentions in 1 Corinthians of the word “shame”. His outline: The shame of ingratitude (Ch 4); the shame of inadequacy (Ch 6); the shame of inconsistency (Ch 11); the shame of inconsideration (Ch 11); the shame of indecency (Ch 14); the shame of ignorance (Ch 15). Readings: Gen 2:25, Exod 32:25, 1 Cor 4:14-16, 6:5-7, 11:6, 22, 14:33-38, 15:33-34, 1 Tim 2:1-2, 8-15. (Message preached in Waterloo, Iowa, USA, in 2005). Complete series on “Repetition…

Blindness in an Assembly (35 min)

Sandy Higgins preaches on the mentions in 1 Corinthians of the word “judge”. His outline: Premature judgment (Ch 4); postponed judgment (Ch 5); prohibited judgment (Ch 6); providential judgment (Ch 11); permissible judgment (Ch 11). Readings: 1 Cor 4:1-5, 8, 5:1-3, 6-8, 11-13, 6:1-3, 5, 11:13, 29-32. (Message preached in Waterloo, Iowa, USA, in 2005). Complete series on “Repetition and Reinforcement to Deal with the Chaos in Corinth”: Blemishes in an Assembly: mentions of “among you” in Corinthians Boundaries in an…

Burdens in an Assembly (49 min)

Sandy Higgins preaches on the mentions in 1 Corinthians of “every man” or “any man”. His outline: Contributing my labour (Ch 3); Conduct in light of the Bema (Ch 4); Consecrating myself to God (Ch 7); Considering the welfare of others (Ch 10); Cultivating gift (Ch 12); Communicating materially (Ch 16). Readings: 1 Cor 3:8, 13, 4:3-5, 7:7, 17, 20, 24, 29-31, 10:24, 12:7, 11, 18, 16:1-3. (Message preached in Waterloo, Iowa, USA, in 2005). Complete series on “Repetition and…

Be Subject in an Assembly (34 min)

Sandy Higgins preaches on the mentions in 1 Corinthians of “subjection/submission”. His outline: Personal submission (Ch 9); doctrinal submission (Ch 11); practical submission (Ch 14); vocal submission (Ch 14); governmental submission (Ch 16); universal submission (Ch 15). Readings: 1 Cor 9:19-21, 23-27, 11:1-10, 14:29-34, 15:24-28, 16:10, 12-16. (Message preached in Waterloo, Iowa, USA, in 2005). Complete series on “Repetition and Reinforcement to Deal with the Chaos in Corinth”: Blemishes in an Assembly: mentions of “among you” in Corinthians Boundaries in an…

Biases in an Assembly (33 min)

Sandy Higgins preaches on the mentions in 1 Corinthians of the verb “think” in 1 Corinthians. His outline: How I think and how I build (Ch 3); How I think and how I behave (Ch 8); How I think and how I boast (Ch 10); How I think and my brother (Ch 12); How I think and the Bible (Ch 14). Readings: 1 Cor 3:1-3, 9-13, 18-20, 8:1-2, 10:12, 12:22, 14:36-38. (Message preached in Waterloo, Iowa, USA, in 2005) Complete…

Boundaries in an Assembly (48 min)

Sandy Higgins preaches on mentions in 1 Corinthians of the word “fellowship”. After looking at the principle, purpose and peril of boundaries, Dr Higgins outlines 5 implications of fellowship (Ch 1), 5 inconsistencies in fellowship (Ch 5), and 5 incompatibilities in fellowship (2 Cor 6). Readings: 1 Cor 1:10, 10:14-22, 31-33, 2 Cor 6:11-7:1. (Message preached in Waterloo, Iowa, USA, in 2005). Complete series on “Repetition and Reinforcement to Deal with the Chaos in Corinth”: Blemishes in an Assembly: mentions of…

Blemishes in an Assembly (50 min)

Sandy Higgins preaches on the mentions in 1 Corinthians of the expression “among you” and links them to a blemish in the Corinthians’ identity (Ch 1), a blemish in their maturity (Ch 3), a blemish in their purity (Ch 5), a blemish in their harmony (Ch 6), a blemish in their unity (Ch 11) and a blemish in their theology (Ch 15). Readings: 1 Cor 1:1-3, 5, 9-13, 3:1-3, 5:1-2, 6:5-6, 11:17-18, 20-22, 27, 30, 15:12. (Message preached in Waterloo,…

I Ripped the Door of the Meeting House Off Its Hinges! (25 min)

Wallace Buckle was born in Forteau, Labrador, Canada, into a poor fishing family. He left home at 16 and got a job in Seven Islands (Sept-Îles), Quebec, at 80 cents an hour. That’s where this recording, made in New Jersey, USA, in 1984, begins. He began gambling and drinking and living it up in the world. However, a near scrape with death, and the tragic loss of a friend and a work colleague led Wallace to return home. At that…

Old Worship vs New Worship (38 min)

Michael Penfold explains the difference between “old worship” and “new worship”. The Lord Jesus taught the woman at the well in John Ch 4 that the way God’s people worshipped in the old times was changing. Worship today must be “in spirit” and “in truth”, but the tendency is often to revert to the forms of the past. Reading: John 4:19-24. (Message preached in Weymouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, 15th Oct 2023) Rightly Dividing the Word Handout Complete “Rightly Dividing the…

Priests vs Bishops (40 min)

Michael Penfold explains the difference between priests and bishops (overseers), replacing the common cultural conception of what priests and bishops are with a correct biblical understanding. Readings: 1 Pet 2:4-10, 5:1-4. (Message preached in Weymouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, 15th Oct 2023) Rightly Dividing the Word Handout Complete “Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth” series: State vs Standing Local assembly vs the Body of Christ Male vs Female Roles Priests vs Bishops Old Worship vs New Worship

Male vs Female Roles (38 min)

Michael Penfold explains the difference between the roles that God has given to men and women in marriage and in the assembly. Going back to Genesis he highlights the creation of the sexes in chapter 1, the assignment of the roles of the sexes in chapter 2, and the reversal of roles in chapter 3. Readings: 1 Cor 11:3, Eph 5:24-25, Gal 3:28-29. (Message preached in Weymouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, 14th Oct 2023) Rightly Dividing the Word Handout Complete “Rightly…

Local Assembly vs the Body of Christ (44 min)

Michael Penfold explains the difference between the local assembly and the body of Christ under 5 headings: definition, composition, distinction, description and ramification. Readings: Matt 16:18, 18:17-20. (Message preached in Weymouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, 14th Oct 2023) Rightly Dividing the Word Handout Complete “Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth” series: State vs Standing Local assembly vs the Body of Christ Male vs Female Roles Priests vs Bishops Old Worship vs New Worship

State vs Standing (40 min)

Michael Penfold explains the difference between the Christian’s “standing” before God, and his or her every day “state”. Understanding the difference between and the relationship between a believer’s eternal position and his or her daily practice is vital. Readings: 2 Tim 2:15, Eph 1:3-6, 4:1-3. (Message preached in Weymouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, 14th Oct 2023) Rightly Dividing the Word Handout Complete “Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth” series: State vs Standing Local Assembly vs the Body of Christ Male vs…

The 4 Water Baptisms of the New Testament (6 min)

David Vallance sets out the differences between the 4 water baptisms found in the New Testament. First, John’s baptism; second, the 12 disciples’ baptism; third, “Jewish” baptism; and finally Christian baptism. In this presentation Mr Vallance tackles the question of some of the transitional anomalies in the book of Acts. (Presented in Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA, 10th Nov 2022)

The Saviour’s Friends (49 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the words of Christ about His friends and friendship in His teaching and parables. Then he homes in on the expression of Christ to His disciples “You are My friends”. Reading: John 15:12-27. (Message preached in Newtownbreda Gospel Hall, Northern Ireland) Complete series “The Bible Society of Friends”: The Stranger’s Friend The Shepherd’s Friend The Student’s Friends The Sufferer’s Friends The Saviour’s Friends

The Sufferer’s Friends (37 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the interaction Job had with his three friends Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar, who tried to comfort Job and explain his suffering. How do we react to the suffering of others? Readings: Job 2:11-3:1, 6:14-17, 19:1-3, 17-27, 32:2-10, 42:7-12. (Message preached in Newtownbreda Gospel Hall, Northern Ireland) Complete series “The Bible Society of Friends”: The Stranger’s Friend The Shepherd’s Friend The Student’s Friends The Sufferer’s Friends The Saviour’s Friends  

The Student’s Friends (54 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the advice of Solomon to his son Rehoboam about the subject of friends. Good lasting friendships are scarce, and one needs to understand biblical principles to realise and enjoy them. Readings: Various verses in Proverbs and Song of Solomon about friends. (Message preached in Newtownbreda Gospel Hall, Northern Ireland) Complete series “The Bible Society of Friends”: The Stranger’s Friend The Shepherd’s Friend The Student’s Friends The Sufferer’s Friends The Saviour’s Friends

The Shepherd’s Friend (52 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the covenant friendship between David and Jonathan. It was a surprising friendship, a strong friendship etc. Readings: 1 Sam 18:1-5, 19:1-2, 4-7, 20:1-2, 8-9, 11-17, 41-42, 23:14-18, 2 Sam 1:25-27, 9:1-3. (Message preached in Newtownbreda Gospel Hall, Northern Ireland) Complete series “The Bible Society of Friends”: The Stranger’s Friend The Shepherd’s Friend The Student’s Friends The Sufferer’s Friends The Saviour’s Friends

The Stranger’s Friend (52 min)

David Gilliland preaches on Abraham, the friend of God. The commencement, the comfort, the communication and the commitment of the friendship. Readings: James 2:20-24, Gen 18:1-9, 17-19, 22-23, 33. (Message preached in Newtownbreda Gospel Hall, Northern Ireland) Complete series “The Bible Society of Friends”: The Stranger’s Friend The Shepherd’s Friend The Student’s Friends The Sufferer’s Friends The Saviour’s Friends  

Do Not Despair: God is Still on the Throne (30 min)

Mark Sweetnam preaches on the scene and events described in Revelation Chs 4 and 5, examining 4 things found in heaven that come from earth, and highlighting the sovereignty and rule of the throne of God in heaven. (Message preached at Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA, 21st Oct 2023)

Three Choices for the Christian (36 min)

Sandy Higgins preaches on three choices for the Christian from 1 Peter 4. The choice to live for the will of God; the choice to live for the welfare of others; and the choice to live for a world to come. Readings: 1 Pet 4:1-13 (Message preached at the Vancouver Thanksgiving Conference, 2014)

I’ve Always Believed, Yet I Cannot Say I’m Saved (23 min)

Thomas Francey grew up on a farm on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. He heard the way of salvation from childhood. As a youth, the premature deaths of a number of acquaintances spoke to him loudly about the fact of eternity. He wanted to be right with God, but though he “always believed” he could not say “I am saved”. Is that you? Readings: John 3:16, 36, Acts 16:30-31. (Testimony given in Ballykeel Gospel Hall,…

Come Near to Christ…Now (8 min)

Frank Sona preaches on the words of Joseph to His brothers, “Come near to me.” After all the failures, regret and difficulties of our lives, the Lord still graciously invites us to come near to Him now. Reading: Gen 44:18-45:8. (Message preached at Blue River Conference, WI, USA, 2023)

The Christian’s Confidence (17 min)

Brandon Doll preaches on Caleb’s confidence in God. He stilled the people, he rent his clothes, but through faith in the person and promises of God he wholly followed the Lord into old age, Readings: Num 13:30-33, 14:6, 24, 30, Josh 14:6-15. (Message preached Lancaster, WI, USA, in 2019)

Exploring the History and Meaning of the Passover (63 min)

John Grant preaches on the topic of the Passover under 4 headings: servitude, salvation, separation and service. A thorough exposition of all aspects of this feast of the LORD. Reading: Exodus 12. (Message preached in Stark Road Gospel hall, Livonia, MI, USA, on 14th Jan 2006)

The King of Persia’s Appreciation of God’s House (36 min)

Robert Plant preaches on the epistle of Artaxerxes, King of Persia, to Ezra the Jewish scribe, in which the King sets out his amazing appreciation for God’s house in Jerusalem: the preparations for the house, the place of the house, priority of the house, the privilege of the house etc. Do you share the same appreciation? Reading: Ezra 7:10-24 (Message preached at Bridgewater Conference, NS, Canada, Easter 2023) (Photo: The remains of Solomon’s temple in Jerusalem)

A Lesser Known Type of Christ (51 min)

After a brief introduction to the subject of typology, Michael Penfold preaches on Daniel as a clear – though lesser-known – type of Christ, particularly from the story of the den of lions. Reading: Dan 6:1-3. (Message preached in Winnipeg Gospel Hall, MB, Canada, 6th Oct 2023) Photo of oil painting of “Daniel’s Answer to the King” by Briton Riviere (1890) from the Manchester Art Gallery.

Beneficial Things (30 min)

David Gilliland preaches on three things described as good or beneficial in Scripture: “It is good to be here” (a summit worth remembering), “It is good to bear the yoke in one’s youth” (a shoulder worth yielding), and “It is good to draw near to the Lord” (a sanctuary worth visiting). Readings: Matt 17:1-5, Lam 3:22-32, Psa 73:1-3, 16-19, 28 (Message preached at Midland Park Gospel Hall, NJ, USA, 15th Sept 2023)

The Resurrection of Christ (21 min)

John Meekin preaches on the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ, looking at the topic historically, personally doctrinally etc. Reading: 2 Tim 2:4-8. (Message preached in Roseisle, MB, Canada, 30th Sept 2023)

He Bears our Burdens (22 min)

Dan Rudge preaches on two of the four burdens that Christ, our great High Priest, bears on our behalf. Reading: Exodus 28 (Message preached in Roseisle, MB, Canada, 30th Sept 2023)

It Is a Thing Most Wonderful – Hymn (3 min)

The hymn “It is a thing most wonderful”, beautifully sung by young people from Roseisle Gospel Hall in Manitoba, Canada. I cannot tell how God could love A child so weak and full of sin; His love must be most wonderful If He could die my love to win. It is a thing most wonderful, Almost too wonderful to be, That God’s own Son should come from heaven, And die to save a soul like me. And yet I know…

The City Foursquare (44 min)

Jim Flanigan concludes his Revelation series of sermons by preaching on the New Jerusalem, known as “the city foursquare”. Reading: Revelation Chs 21 and 22. (Message preached in Parkgate Avenue Gospel Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland) Complete series of sermons on “The Book of Revelation”: The promise of His coming How to Understand the symbolism The seven lampstands The rainbow circled throne The Lamb and the Book The Great Tribulation Eternity The Beast (666) Babylon The reign of the King The…

The Millennial Kingdom of Christ (46 min)

Jim Flanigan preaches on the subject of the millennial reign of Christ in His kingdom. He takes a premillennial view of the Lord’s return in glory, and teaches the return and recovery of God’s earthly people Israel to the Lord, and to the land promised to Abraham. Reading: Revelation Ch 20. (Message preached in Parkgate Avenue Gospel Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland) Complete series of sermons on “The Book of Revelation”: The promise of His coming How to Understand the symbolism…

The Glory of the Return and Reign of the King (46 min)

Jim Flanigan preaches on the subject of the return and the reign of the Lord Jesus Christ. Reading: Revelation Chs 19. (Message preached in Parkgate Avenue Gospel Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland) Complete series of sermons on “The Book of Revelation”: The promise of His coming How to Understand the symbolism The seven lampstands The rainbow circled throne The Lamb and the Book The Great Tribulation Eternity The Beast (666) Babylon The reign of the King The Millennium The City foursquare

Babylon in History and Prophecy (50 min)

Jim Flanigan preaches on the subject of the city and system of Babylon in history and prophecy, and how that city relates to the beast of the end times. Reading: Revelation Chs 17 and 18. (Message preached in Parkgate Avenue Gospel Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland) Complete series of sermons on “The Book of Revelation”: The promise of His coming How to Understand the symbolism The seven lampstands The rainbow circled throne The Lamb and the Book The Great Tribulation Eternity…

The Beast – 666 (44 min)

Jim Flanigan preaches on “the beast” of the book of Revelation, the end time global ruler with the number 666. His designation, his domination and his doom. Readings: Rev 13:1-18, 17:7-18. (Message preached in Parkgate Avenue Gospel Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland) Complete series of sermons on “The Book of Revelation”: The promise of His coming How to Understand the symbolism The seven lampstands The rainbow circled throne The Lamb and the Book The Great Tribulation Eternity The Beast (666) Babylon…

Eternity – There Is No End (40 min)

Jim Flanigan takes up the subject of eternity. There is no end to the great eternity, either in heaven or the lake of fire. In which will you be? Reading: Revelation Ch 20:11-21:5. (Message preached in Parkgate Avenue Gospel Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland) Complete series of sermons on “The Book of Revelation”: The promise of His coming How to Understand the symbolism The seven lampstands The rainbow circled throne The Lamb and the Book The Great Tribulation Eternity The Beast…

Will the Church go through the Great Tribulation? (51 min)

Jim Flanigan takes up the subject of the Great Tribulation, and proves from Scripture that the church, which is Christ’s body, will not pass through any part of that period, which is known as “Jacob’s trouble”. Reading: Revelation Ch 7. (Message preached in Parkgate Avenue Gospel Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland) Complete series of sermons on “The Book of Revelation”: The promise of His coming How to Understand the symbolism The seven lampstands The rainbow circled throne The Lamb and the…

The Lamb and the Book (48 min)

Jim Flanigan expounds Revelation Ch 5, the chapter about the 7-sealed book. He outlines the waiting document, the wondering universe, the weeping apostle, the worthy Lamb, the worshipping host and the watching cherubim. (Message preached in Parkgate Avenue Gospel Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland) Complete series of sermons on “The Book of Revelation”: The promise of His coming How to Understand the symbolism The seven lampstands The rainbow circled throne The Lamb and the Book The Great Tribulation Eternity The Beast…

The Rainbow-Circled Throne (42 min)

Jim Flanigan expounds Revelation Ch 4, a chapter about the rainbow-circled throne in heaven. This is really an exposition of the doctrine of the sovereignty of God. (Message preached in Parkgate Avenue Gospel Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland) Complete series of sermons on “The Book of Revelation”: The promise of His coming How to Understand the symbolism The seven lampstands The rainbow circled throne The Lamb and the Book The Great Tribulation Eternity The Beast (666) Babylon The reign of the…

The 7 Lampstands of Revelation (45 min)

Jim Flanigan expounds Revelation Chs 2 and 3, and takes up the topic of the letters to the 7 churches of Asia. He looks at them historically, prophetically and practically. He gives his view on what the angel of each church is. (Message preached in Parkgate Avenue Gospel Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland) Complete series of sermons on “The Book of Revelation”: The promise of His coming How to Understand the symbolism The seven lampstands The rainbow circled throne The Lamb…

How to Understand the Symbolism (42 min)

Jim Flanigan starts in Revelation Ch 1 and gives an introduction to the book of Revelation, explaining why it should be studied and how its symbolism should be interpreted. Reading: Rev Ch 1. (Message preached in Parkgate Avenue Gospel Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland) Complete series of sermons on “The Book of Revelation”: The promise of His coming How to Understand the symbolism The seven lampstands The rainbow circled throne The Lamb and the Book The Great Tribulation Eternity The Beast…

The Promise of His Coming (43 min)

Jim Flanigan inherited David Craig’s large wall chart on the book of Revelation. Mr Craig had used it for Bible teaching for 40 years, and Mr Flanigan then made use of it for many more years, so much so that he became known as “Mr Revelation”. In this 12-part series, Mr Flanigan expounds the book of Revelation from a pre-tribulational, pre-millennial viewpoint. In this first installment he speaks on the promise, purpose, and some of the problems associated with the…

7-Fold Old Testament Proof of the Superiority of the Son of God (50 min)

Mervyn Hall preaches on the 7 Old Testament quotations in Hebrews 1 that prove the supremacy of the Son of God and His superiority over angels. 1. “Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten Thee.” 2. “I will be to Him a Father, and He shall be to me a Son.” 3. “Let all the angels of God worship Him.” 4. “Who maketh His angels spirits, and His ministers a flame of fire.” 5. “Thy throne, O God,…

7-Fold Statement of the Deity of the Son of God (42 min)

Mervyn Hall preaches on the seven-fold statement of the deity of the Son of God in Hebrews 1:1-4. The Son is the established heir, the creator of the universe, the effulgence of glory, the image of God, the upholder of all things, the sin-purger, and the seated one. Reading: Hebrews 1. (Message preached in the Gospel Hall, Osborne Road, Northampton, UK, 15th Oct 2019) Complete series: The 7-Fold Statement of the Deity of the Son of God in Hebrews 1…

I Don’t Believe in Being Born Again (42 min)

Bert Snippe didn’t like being told he needed to be born again. An ambitious businessman who liked to have a good time, Bert had grown up going to church and saying his prayers. He was a good person, and was definitely not going to hell, so he thought. But at 25 years of age the unthinkable happened – Bert became born again by the grace of God. Listen or watch to find out how. (Story told in Windsor Gospel Hall,…

Is Your Life Different? (36 min)

Andrew Ussher preaches on the walk of the believers from Paul’s epistle to the Ephesians. My walk needs to be consistent with what God has done and is doing in my life. Is your life different to what it was before you were saved, and different to the world around you? (Message preached in Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA, 29th Oct 2017)

Does Grace Mean I Can Live As I Like? (48 min)

Michael Penfold explains from Scripture that what Christians say they believe must be reflected in the way they live. This is what the Bible expects. In Romans, justification leads to sanctification; in Ephesians, grace leads to godliness; in Titus, doctrine leads to duty; in James, faith leads to works, and in 1st John, the new birth leads to new behaviour. (Coleford Gospel Hall, Somerset, 21st Nov 2020)

I Kept Putting Salvation Off (19 min)

Brody Thibodeau had opportunity after opportunity to be saved, but at each point he always found a reason to put it off. Whether as a sports following teen, or a partying University student, or a busy married man, there was always something made him kick the issue of salvation down the road. But God in grace pursued him and Brody was eventually saved at 23 years of age through reading the book Safety Certainty and Enjoyment (Testimony given in Canada…

Roseisle Conference Singing (30 min)

Hymn singing from Roseisle Gospel Hall conference, Manitoba, Canada. Hymns: Rock of ages cleft for me I’m but a stranger here Our Lord is now rejected When I survey the wondrous cross Just as I am without one plea Praise God from whom all blessings flow My redeemer O what beauties Christians go and tell of Jesus The gospel of Thy grace O Christ He is the fountain Man of sorrows O Christ in Thee my soul has found Recorded…

Jacob’s Well Compared to the Lord Jesus’s Well (59 min)

“Drawing Water from Bible Wells” – Part 6 – David Gilliland preaches on the story of the Lord Jesus, weary with His journey, sitting on Jacob’s well and revealing Himself to the woman of Samaria. After a look at the theme of water in the Gospel of John. Mr Gilliland draws contrasts between Jacob’s well and “Jesus’s well” – the living water that springs up on the inside of believers in Christ. Reading: John 4:1-7. (Message preached in Portavogie, Northern…

A Refreshing Well in the Wilderness (53 min)

“Drawing Water from Bible Wells” – Part 5 – David Gilliland preaches on well at Beer, where Israel drank refreshing water on their way to the land of promise. Israel’s hinderances included death, defeat, discouragement, and dearth. The dearth was overcome by the well at Beer; a well connected with a gift, a gathering, a getting, and a gladness. Readings: Num 20:22, 28-29, 21:1-3, 10-13, 16-20, 24, 33, 35, 22:1. (Message preached in Portavogie, Northern Ireland) Complete Series: The well…

The Royal Significance of the Gihon Spring (50 min)

“Drawing Water from Bible Wells” – Part 4 – David Gilliland preaches on the topic of the Gihon Spring and items connected with it – a gutter, a conduit, a tunnel (Hezekiah’s) and a pool (Siloam). Gihon: the area of it, the abundance of it and the royal associations of it. Readings: 2 Sam 5:6-8, 1 Kings 1:33-39, 45, 2 Chron 32:1-6, 30, Isa 7:1-4, 14, 8:5-8, John 9:10-11. (Message preached in Portavogie, Northern Ireland) Complete Series: The well of…

The Vital Work of Digging Wells (55 min)

“Drawing Water from Bible Wells” – Part 3 – David Gilliland preaches on the story of the digging of wells in the days of Isaac. He outlines the essentials, enemies, example, environment and enthusiasm of digging wells. Pilgrims have tents of witness, priest have altars of worship and pastors have wells of water. Are you willing to do the hard work of digging to bring refreshment for the people of God? Reading: Genesis 26. (Message preached in Portavogie, Northern Ireland)…

The Well of Him that Liveth and Seeth Me (56 min)

“Drawing Water from Bible Wells” – Part 2 – David Gilliland preaches on the well Lahai-roi – “the well of Him that liveth and seeth me.” He outlines the territory, terms and titles of the well where God revealed Himself to Hagar. She found Him to be a seeking, searching, sensitive, sovereign, seeing and speaking God. Readings: Gen 16:6-14, 25:7-11. (Message preached in Portavogie Gospel Hall, Northern Ireland) Complete Series: The well of Bethlehem (Soldiers at the well) The well…

The Well of Bethlehem (43 min)

“Drawing Water from Bible Wells” – Part 1 – David Gilliland preaches on the story of three of David’s mighty men breaking through the army of the Philistines to fetch David a drink from the well of Bethlehem, and draws out lessons therefrom. Reading: 2 Sam  23:13-17. (Message preached in Portavogie, Northern Ireland) Complete Series: The well of Bethlehem (Soldiers at the well) The well of Him that liveth and seeth me (Slave-girl at the well) The vital work of…

Greater Than Jonah and Solomon (43 min)

Dan Rudge preaches on Christ as greater than Jonah and Solomon – greater than Jonah’s service, sacrifice and suffering, and greater than Solomon’s wisdom, wealth and work. Reading: Matt 12:41-42. (Message preached in Osborne Road Gospel Hall, Northampton, 12th Jan 2019)

Are You Satisfied with Christ? (13 min)

Brandon Doll preaches on the tendency of the human heart to be dissatisfied with Christ and to retreat from the presence of the Lord, highlighting Adam and Eve, Cain, Jonah and those asked by the Lord “Will you also go away?” Readings: Gen 3:8, 4:16, Jonah 1:3, 10, 4:2, John 6:66-69. (Message preached in Blue River, Wisconsin, USA, 2009)

I Had a Sense of Emptiness (13 min)

Growing up in Nova Scotia, Canada, Rick Morse had a sense of emptiness. Early on he researched the philosophies of the world looking for the answer to life. He tried looking at various religions and cults. Then he turned to atheism, and finally to drugs, but nothing satisfied. Nothing made any sense. Until he heard the gospel. Reading the first 5 chapters of the book of Romans twice over brought him to repentance and faith. (Testimony given in Canada, 12th…

Sexual Immorality (39 min)

Andrew Ussher preaches on the topic of sexual immorality. Noting that the holy standards of Scripture are opposed to the “values” of the culture of today, Andrew expounds the divine principles of holiness, preservation and restoration – and the need to flee temptation, to stay clean and useful to the Lord. Reading: 1 Thess 4:1-8. (Message preached 28th Oct 2017 in Stark Road Gospel hall, Livonia, MI, USA)

Liberty and the Christian Conscience (37 min)

Mervyn Hall preaches on the topic of Christian liberty, and what to do when your own, or another’s conscience, is troubled by a particular issue, albeit not one related to fundamental doctrine. Readings: Rom 14:1-3, 10-13, 21-23, 15:1-7, Gal 5:13-15, 1 Pet 2:13-16. (Message preached in Northampton, 22nd Sept 2018)

It Will Be a Great Day When HE Comes (42 min)

Michael Penfold preaches on the day when God will vindicate His Son, His Word, His ways and His honour – in the “regeneration” when Christ returns to earth to reign. Then the nations will be blessed, as redeemed Israel becomes the centre of the earth geographically, the head of the nations governmentally and the light of the nations spiritually. Readings: Eph 1:9-10, Titus 3:4-5, Matt 19:28. (Message preached in Huyton Gospel Hall, Liverpool, 19th Apr 2019)

Which Part of the Verse Are You In? (21 min)

Gary Good’s grandfather spent 10 years trying to disprove the Bible, but found out he couldn’t! Then God saved him, and so the gospel came into the Good family. His grandson Gary grew up hearing the gospel but his head knowledge didn’t save him. The Lord used John 3:36, a verse with two clear parts, to enlighten him to the way of salvation. (Testimony given in Canada on 9th Aug 2021)

I Fooled Everyone…Except God (16 min)

Phil Collicutt passed off as a Christian for 7 years, but he wasn’t really saved. He said he was, and he even got baptised and took part in the Lord’s Supper, but he had no peace, and he found meetings and conferences boring. Then he heard Marvin Derksen telling his story of salvation and it shook Phil up because of its similarity with his own situation. Finally Phil admitted it to himself: “Phil Collicutt, you are not saved and you…

The Blessing of a Godly Home (46 min)

Ian Jackson preaches on the home of Amram and Jochebed, the parents of Moses. Their marriage was entered into on divine principle; their house run by divine order; their children viewed from a divine perspective, and their home blessed by divine favour. Reading: Heb 11:23-28. (Message preached in Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA on 20th Nov 2022)

The Christian and Morals (49 min)

Phil Coulson preaches on the moral standards of behaviour expected of the regenerated child of God from Ephesians 4:17-5:22. The new birth brings about a change of life that evidences a real work of God in salvation. (Message preached in Ballymena, 29th Nov 2008). 2-part series: Why the moral decline (in the nation)? The Christian and morals

Why the Moral Decline? (42 min)

Phil Coulson preaches on the condition of the nation and what lies behind its moral decline. Behind every moral decline is a spiritual decline. Reading: Psalm 2:1-3. (Message preached in Ballymena, 22nd Nov 2008). 2-part series: Why the moral decline (in the nation)? The Christian and morals

The Character Required of Genuine Disciples (33 min)

Mervyn Hall preaches on the beatitudes from Matthew’s Gospel, highlighting the attitude, appetites, and actions of a genuine disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ, Reading: Matt 4:1-5:16. (Message preached in Chalfont St Peter, 10th Sept 2023)

The Spirit of Lawlessness (51 min)

Tom Bentley (1924-2011) preaches on the spirit of lawlessness that will be seen in the days of the Antichrist, which is already in evidence in the world, and which is pictured in the life and death of Absalom in the Old Testament. Reading: 2 Sam 15:10-13. (Message preached in Ballymena 29th Jan 1983).

Our Saviour – Sinless, Silent and Selfless (22 min)

John Grant preaches on three aspects of Christ from 1 Peter 2 – sinless in his character, silent in his trial, selfless in his death. Readings: 1 Pet 1:1-5, 2:21-25. (Message preached at Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA, Nov 2011)

I Wanted to Have a Very Exciting Testimony (15 min)

Ross Swan grew up in a large family. Being the last child, by the time he grew up all of his family had been saved except him. In 1977 his father had a heart attack and went home to heaven, which was a powerful voice to Ross. Then John McCracken and Bill Bingham came with a Tent and held gospel meetings. Ross had always wanted to have an exciting testimony to be able to tell, but in the end he…

I Don’t Need Jesus; I Don’t Want Jesus (19 min)

Richard Pardy hated Sunday School and thought Christians were hypocrites. As a young man he lived the party lifestyle. He told his Christian friend “I don’t need Jesus, I don’t want Jesus and if you’re going to talk to me about Jesus I’m leaving.” Years later a work colleague asked a 27-year-old Richard, “If you were to die today where would you be?” Listen to hear how this led to Richard and his wife Pauline being saved. (Testimony given in…

Honouring the Lord Even When You’re Hurting (35 min)

Andrew Ussher preaches on the importance, possibility and need to honour the Lord even when we are hurting from slander and false accusation. Instead of defending yourself, fighting back and trying to reset the narrative, keep your eyes on the Lord, who “when He was reviled, reviled not again.” Reading 1 Peter 2:19-24. (Message preached at Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA, Nov 2019)

Little Is Much If God Is In It (22 min)

Philip Tinsley preaches on some of the little things in Scripture – a little cake, a little cloud, a little call, a little captive and a little child. The lesson? Little is much if God is in it. 1 Kings 17:1, 8-16, 24, 18:42-46, 19:12, 2 Kings 5:1-5, 13-15, Mark 9:33-37. (Message preached in Winnipeg, MC, Canada, 4th July 2023)

Stewardship in Corinthians (54 min)

David Gilliland takes up the subject of stewardship in Paul’s epistle to the Corinthians. Each of us are stewards of all that the Lord has given us. How are we carrying out that stewardship? Reading: 1 Cor 4:1-5 (Message preached in Northern Ireland in January 2002) Complete series: Lordship in Corinthians Fellowship in Corinthians Headship in Corinthians Membership in Corinthians Stewardship in Corinthians

Membership in Corinthians (61 min)

David Gilliland takes up the subject of membership in Paul’s epistle to the Corinthians. Membership in relation to morality in Ch 6, and membership in relation to ministry in Ch 12. Readings: 1 Cor 6:15-18, 1 Cor 12:12-27 (Message preached in Northern Ireland in January 2002) Complete series: Lordship in Corinthians Fellowship in Corinthians Headship in Corinthians Membership in Corinthians Stewardship in Corinthians

Headship in Corinthians (66 min)

David Gilliland takes up the subject of headship in Paul’s epistle to the Corinthians. Headship in relation to the godhead, genders, glories and gatherings. He expounds what the Bible has to say on the issue of head coverings. Reading: 1 Cor 11:1-16 (Message preached in Northern Ireland in January 2002) Complete series: Lordship in Corinthians Fellowship in Corinthians Headship in Corinthians Membership in Corinthians Stewardship in Corinthians

Fellowship in Corinthians (57 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the topic of “fellowship” from Paul’s letters to the Corinthians. Mr Gilliland explains the perspective, preciousness, participants, prohibitions, and permanence of assembly fellowship. Readings: 1 Cor 1:9-12, 10:15-24, 2 Cor 6:14-16, 13:14. (Message preached in Northern Ireland in January 2002) Complete series: Lordship in Corinthians Fellowship in Corinthians Headship in Corinthians Membership in Corinthians Stewardship in Corinthians

Lordship in Corinthians (54 min)

David Gilliland begins a series on some of the “ships” in Corinth, by looking at the topic of “lordship”. After giving some background on the city of Corinth, Mr Gilliland describes how the apostle Paul emphasises the lordship of Christ in his first epistle to “the church of God in Corinth”. Reading: 1 Cor 1:1-10 (Message preached in Northern Ireland in January 2002) Complete series: Lordship in Corinthians Fellowship in Corinthians Headship in Corinthians Membership in Corinthians Stewardship in Corinthians

My Life Was a Broken Mess (32 min)

Dave Chisolm grew up going to church, but as a young man he got into drink, drugs and fighting. By the age of 33 his life was a broken mess, living daily on the edge of suicide. He kept crying out to God for help, and God answered his prayer through the life-changing gospel of Jesus Christ. Dave was saved by the grace and power of God on 16th Jan 1983. 40 years later, he told his life story in…

The World’s Gone Mad – Here’s Why (35 min)

It’s common nowadays to hear people exclaim “The world’s gone mad”. In recent years the religious, political, family and community narratives the older generation grew up with have all pretty much collapsed. How did this happen? What’s going on? Michael Penfold explains that the character of the present madness is nothing new. It has the same character as the madness that overwhelmed the world at the beginning of human history. Readings: Gen 3:1-6, Rom 5:12-14, 18-21. (Message preached in Chalfont…

The Future of Christ (61 min)

Phil Coulson preaches on the future of Christ – starting with the rapture and heading on into the Millennium and the eternal state. Reading: Zech 6:1-15. (Message preached in River Road Gospel Hall, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada, June 2023) Complete series: The sinlessness of Christ The high priesthood of Christ The greatness of Christ The future of Christ

The Greatness of Christ (51 min)

Phil Coulson preaches on the greatness of Christ from the beginning of the Bible to the end. Reading: Heb 7:1-4. (Message preached in River Road Gospel Hall, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada, June 2023) Complete series: The sinlessness of Christ The high priesthood of Christ The greatness of Christ The future of Christ

The High Priesthood of Christ (54 min)

Phil Coulson preaches on the high priesthood of the Lord Jesus Christ. What is priesthood? Why do we need Christ to be our great high priest? In what was are believers priests? Reading: Heb 5:1-14. (Message preached in Roseisle, Manitoba, Canada, June 2023) Complete series: The sinlessness of Christ The high priesthood of Christ The greatness of Christ The future of Christ

The Sinlessness of Christ (44 min)

Phil Coulson preaches on the sinlessness of Christ. The Lord was tested in all points like we are, sin apart, and is thus able to sympathise with us and bear our infirmities. Readings: Matt 1:1-5, 13-17, 4:1-11, Heb 4:14-16. (Message preached in Roseisle, Manitoba, Canada, June 2023) Complete series: The sinlessness of Christ The high priesthood of Christ The greatness of Christ The future of Christ

Bethany as the Local Assembly (20 min)

Harold Paisley (1924-2015) preaches on the village of Bethany as a picture of the local assembly. Bethany was the place of His person, His precepts and His sympathy. Readings: Luke 9:51-56, 10:38-39, 24:50-51, John 11:33-36, 12:2-3, Acts 1:10-11. (Message preached at Stark Road Gospel Hall conference in Livonia, MI, USA).

You Cannot Run from God (21 min)

Allan Quigley resented his Christian upbringing in Nova Scotia, and having to constantly go to gospel meetings. He left home at 17 to head to Ontario, causing heartbreak to his parents. But he soon discovered you cannot run from God. The following Sunday, to his own astonishment and with great reluctance, he found himself in yet another gospel meeting 1,800 km from home! Follow the story as the Lord worked in Allan’s life to bring him back to Nova Scotia…