Christian Service

Christian Service

How to Discern the Guidance of God (9 min)

Jack Hunter (1916-1994) outlines how to discern the guidance of God in one’s life from the experience of Jacob. Jacob had an inward conviction, plus matching outward circumstances, plus a communication from the Lord, and finally heaven’s confirmation. (From a message preached in Vancouver, Canada).

Earnestly Contending (38 min)

Tom Meekin (1947-2017) preaches on the topic of “earnestly contending for the faith” and looks at the need not only to contend for right things, but not to contend for wrong things. Readings: Jude 1:1-4, Luke 22:24-27. (Message preached in Ballymena, 21st Nov 1981)

A Heart to Fear God (18 min)

Jack Hay preaches on Deut 5:29 “O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!” He exhorts his audience to have a heart for God at all times and in all things (Message preached 16th Apr 2017)

The Secret of the Christian Life (25 min)

Sandy Higgins preaches on the “balanced Christian life” from Luke 10. The calling and service of the Christian are revealed section by section until the “Mary and Martha” incident at the end. From there we learn that the secret to the Christian life is “the secret Christian life” (Message preached April 6th 2015)

The Ministry of the Prophet (18 min)

Colin Hutchison highlights three men who should have been priests – Jeremiah, Ezekiel and John the Baptist – but each of whom God sent forth as prophets because of the broken state of God’s people. Each man had a specific ministry to adjust the people hearts, to adjust the condition of God’s house and to make straight the way of the Lord. A challenging message (Message preached in Bicester, Easter 5th April 2015)

The Vow of the Nazarite (35 min)

John Grant preaches on the vow of the Nazarite from Numbers 6. He urges separation unto the Lord as he outlines the cause, the character, the conditions and the conclusion of the Nazarite’s vow. A warm hearted exhortation to dedication to the Lord (Message preached in Bicester 1st April 2013)

The Devotion of the Hebrew Servant (38 min)

John Grant preaches on the devoted Hebrew servant of Exod 21 and applies it to his audience as an illustration of the devotion that should mark present day Christians. The narrative provides a challenging line of ministry on our bond-service to Christ, the best of Masters (Message preached in Bicester 30th Mar 2013)

Service For Christ (26 min)

Harold Hatt links three statements (“What wilt Thou have me to do?”, “Whatsoever He saith unto you, do”, and “All that thou sayest unto me I will do”) and gives challenging ministry on service for Christ (Message preached at Bicester, Easter 15th Apr 2006)

Serving God in a Busy, Demanding World (36 min)

Phil Coulson preaches on serving the Lord in a busy world where our heavy life commitments often leave us with little time for the things of the Lord. How are we to navigate the difficult choices in the work place, and all the demands of a mortgage and other financial commitments, so that we can still be useful to the Lord? Reading: Mark 1:16-20 (Message preached 17th April 2006)

Christian Service from Romans 12 (24 min)

Norman Mellish preaches on Romans ch 12. He compares the three sections of the chapter with the levitical service of Gershon, Kohath and Merari at the tabernacle altar (Message preached in Bicester, Easter 28th March 2005)

Paul the Apostle and Levite (24 min)

Dan Gillies takes up the concepts of Paul the Levite and Priest from Romans 1 and shows him handling precious truths such as the humanity and Messiahship of Christ typified in the ark of the covenant & its contents (Message preached in Bicester, Easter 28th March 2005)