Sermons on Christology

Sermons on Christology

Jesus is God ( 21 min)

Dr A.J. Higgins preaches on the proof for the deity of Christ found in the Gospel of John Ch 5.17-21. The Lord Jesus is seen there as having unique ability, unparalleled unity (with His Father), unrivalled capability, uninterrupted intimacy (with His Father), unlimited capacity and unquestionable reliability. (Recorded at the Gospel Hall Toronto Easter Conference, 30th Mar 2024)

All This Was Done (14 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the 3 mentions of the fascinating expression “all this was done” in the Gospel of Matthew. Readings: Matt 1:20-23, 21:2-5, 26:51-56. (Recorded in Mount Sterling Gospel Hall, WI, USA)

A Devotional Meditation on Isaiah 53 (48 min)

Richard Collings preaches on Christ in Isaiah 53 where the Holy Spirit through the prophet Isaiah highlights the supremacy, sorrows, sufferings, sacrifice and satisfaction of Christ. (Recorded in Helions Bumpstead Gospel Hall, Essex, UK)

The Cross of Christ (58 min)

David Vallance preaches on the cross of Christ in the epistle of Paul to the Galatians. The cross of Christ saves me from sin, secures me for heaven, and separates me from the world. (Recorded at Helions Gospel Hall Easter conference, 30th Mar 2018)

The Hind of the Morning (42 min)

Harold Paisley preaches on the Lord Jesus as the “hind of the dawn” (Heb: Aijeleth Shahar) from Psalm 22. The hind is a picture of Christ in the mystery of its birth, the manner of its growth, the majesty of its bearing etc. (Recorded in Scotland)

Able Not To Sin, or Not Able to Sin? (24 min)

David Vallance addresses the question of Christ’s impeccability and asks was He “able not to sin”, or in fact “not able to sin”, and if the latter, in what sense was the “temptation in the wilderness” real? Readings: Heb 4:14-15, 9:27-28. (Recorded at Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA, on 18th Feb 2024)

Christ My Lord (32 min)

Andrew Ussher preaches on Christ as the believer’s Lord. The significance of the Lordship of Christ over the believer’s life can hardly be overstated. Is He your Lord too? Readings: Luke 2:11, John 13:13-14, 20:27-28, Rom 10:9, 1 Cor 7:39, 1 Thess 4:16-17, Jas 4:13-16. (Message preached at the Tampa Gospel Hall conference, 14th Jan 2024) Complete series: Christ my Saviour Christ my advocate Christ my Great High Priest Christ my Lord

Christ My Great High Priest (31 min)

Andrew Ussher preaches on Christ as the Great High Priest of His people. What does this office of Christ involve? What does He do for us as our Great High Priest? Learn the basics of this vast topic. Readings: Heb 2:14-18, 4:14-16, 5:1-2, 7-10, 7:23-27, 9:11-12, 24-28, 10:19-24. (Message preached at the Tampa Gospel Hall conference, 13th Jan 2024) Complete series: Christ my Saviour Christ my advocate Christ my Great High Priest Christ my Lord

Christ My Advocate (33 min)

Andrew Ussher preaches on Christ as the Christian’s advocate. If a Christian sins, he or she already has at the Father’s right hand an advocate – Jesus Christ the righteous. But what does this mean? What does Christ do as our advocate? Readings: Rom 6:1-2, 15, 8:31-34, 1 John 1:7-2:2. (Message preached at the Tampa Gospel Hall conference, 13th Jan 2024) Complete series: Christ my Saviour Christ my advocate Christ my Great High Priest Christ my Lord

Christ My Saviour (30 min)

Andrew Ussher preaches on Christ as Saviour. He looks at the why, the what and the how of salvation, and defines several gospel words such as justification, reconciliation and regeneration. Readings: Matt 1:21, 22:42, Luke 2:11, Rom 5:9, 8:28-30, Eph 2:4-5, Phil 1:21, 3:20-21, Heb 7:23-25. (Message preached at the Tampa Gospel Hall conference, 13th Jan 2024) Complete series: Christ my Saviour Christ my advocate Christ my Great High Priest Christ my Lord

Christ in the Book of Revelation (45 min)

Jim Flanigan preaches on the manifestation of Christ in the book of the Revelation as He returns to earth to reveal His glory and set up His kingdom. That event will be the great reversal of what happened to Christ when He came the first time, to die at the place called Calvary. Readings: Rev 10:1-6, 19:11-16. (Message preached in Northern Ireland) Complete series: The Presentation of Christ in the Gospels The Presentation of Christ in the Acts of the…

Christ in Hebrews (54 min)

Jim Flanigan preaches on the presentation of Christ in the epistle to the Hebrews, which is “Christ supreme”. There are 8 mentions of “Jesus” in Hebrews, and Mr Flanigan takes up the christological content of Chs 1 and 2 in this expository message. Readings: Heb 1:1-4, 2:8b-9, 13:10-14. (Message preached in Northern Ireland) Complete series: The Presentation of Christ in the Gospels The Presentation of Christ in the Acts of the Apostles The Presentation of Christ in Romans The Presentation…

Christ in Romans (49 min)

Jim Flanigan preaches on Paul’s portrayal of Christ in his epistle to the Romans. Christ in relation to the world (Chs 1-8), to Israel (Chs 9-11) and to the Church (Chs 12-16). Readings: Rom 1:1-4, 8:31-39. (Message preached in Northern Ireland) Complete series: The Presentation of Christ in the Gospels The Presentation of Christ in the Acts of the Apostles The Presentation of Christ in Romans The Presentation of Christ in Hebrews The Presentation of Christ in the Revelation

Christ in the Acts of the Apostles (47 min)

Jim Flanigan preaches on how Christ is portrayed in the Acts of the Apostles, in particular drawing attention to 7 references to “Jesus of Nazareth” in the book. Reading: Acts 2:22-24, 6:13-15, 7:54-60. (Message preached in Northern Ireland) Complete series: The Presentation of Christ in the Gospels The Presentation of Christ in the Acts of the Apostles The Presentation of Christ in Romans The Presentation of Christ in Hebrews The Presentation of Christ in the Revelation

Christ in the Gospels (52 min)

Jim Flanigan preaches on how the 4 Gospels – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John – present the Lord Jesus Christ. He links each gospel to a different aspect of of the person of Christ, and links the authors of each Gospel to their particular Gospel in fascinating ways. Reading: John 20:30-31, 21:25. (Message preached in Northern Ireland) Complete series: The Presentation of Christ in the Gospels The Presentation of Christ in the Acts of the Apostles The Presentation of Christ…

Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane (28 min)

David Vallance speaks doctrinally and devotionally about the experience of the Lord Jesus Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane. (Message preached in Iowa, USA, 28th Feb 2015) Complete series: The deity of Christ The virgin birth and humanity of Christ The impeccability of Christ The atonement of Christ Christ’s death, resurrection and ascension Christ at the right hand of God and returning Christ in the garden of Gethsemane

Christ at the Right Hand of God and Returning (40 min)

David Vallance expounds Philippians 2:5-11, and outlines Christ’s steps down and His steps back up to heaven. Then he explains the current high priestly work of Christ in heaven. Finally he looks at the topic of the rapture of the church. (Message preached in Iowa, USA, 28th Feb 2015) Complete series: The deity of Christ The virgin birth and humanity of Christ The impeccability of Christ The atonement of Christ Christ’s death, resurrection and ascension Christ at the right hand…

The Death, Resurrection and Ascension of Christ (34 min)

David Vallance preaches on the events recorded in the last few chapters of the Gospel of John concerning the death, burial, resurrection, appearances, and ascension of Christ back to heaven. (Message preached in Iowa, USA, 28th Feb 2015) Complete series: The deity of Christ The virgin birth and humanity of Christ The impeccability of Christ The atonement of Christ Christ’s death, resurrection and ascension Christ at the right hand of God and returning Christ in the garden of Gethsemane

The Atonement of Christ (22 min)

David Vallance preaches on the atoning work of Christ, outlining and explaining 4 of the main associated terms: propitiation, redemption, reconciliation and justification. (Message preached in Iowa, USA, 28th Feb 2015) Complete series: The deity of Christ The virgin birth and humanity of Christ The impeccability of Christ The atonement of Christ Christ’s death, resurrection and ascension Christ at the right hand of God and returning Christ in the garden of Gethsemane

The Impeccability of Christ (46 min)

David Vallance preaches on the childhood development of Christ, and then takes up the subjection of His temptations in the wilderness and Christ’s impeccability. Could Christ have sinned? If not, how were His temptations real, and how can He truly sympathise with Christians? Reading: Luke 2:39-52. (Message preached in Iowa, USA, 28th Feb 2015) Complete series: The deity of Christ The virgin birth and humanity of Christ The impeccability of Christ The atonement of Christ Christ’s death, resurrection and ascension…

The Virgin Birth of Christ (38 min)

After some introductory information about the deity and eternal sonship of Christ from Hebrews 1, Colossians 1 etc., David Vallance preaches about the virgin birth and the humanity of Christ. Reading: Heb 1:1-4. (Message preached in Iowa, USA, 28th Feb 2015) Complete series: The deity of Christ The virgin birth and humanity of Christ The impeccability of Christ The atonement of Christ Christ’s death, resurrection and ascension Christ at the right hand of God and returning Christ in the garden…

The Deity of Christ (42 min)

David Vallance preaches on the deity of Christ. He takes up Christ’s pre-existence, His title “only begotten” and “first-begotten”, and the “I am” titles in John’s gospel. Reading: John 1:1-18. (Message preached in Iowa, USA, 28th Feb 2015) Complete series: The deity of Christ The virgin birth and humanity of Christ The impeccability of Christ The atonement of Christ Christ’s death, resurrection and ascension Christ at the right hand of God and returning Christ in the garden of Gethsemane  

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,…

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.

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)

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)

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)

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

Far Above All (43 min)

Elton Fairfield preaches a wide-ranging message on the person of Christ – His essence, His exaltation and His experience. Christ is “far above all”. Readings: Heb 1:1-3, Eph 1:15-2:1, Matt 17:1-5. (Message preached in Ballymena, 12.10.2019)

The Uniqueness of Christ (47 min)

Jim Flanigan (1931-2014) preaches a richly doctrinal and devotional message on “the uniqueness of Christ”. Reading: Heb 7:4. (Message preached in Ballymena, 13th Mar 1982)

Postures of Christ in the Book of Daniel (43 min)

David Gilliland preaches on three postures of Christ in the book of Daniel: walking in the fire (Ch 3), sitting on the cloud (Ch 7) and standing above the river (Chs 10-12). Readings: Dan 3:24-26, 7:1-14, 10:4-9, 11:27, 35, 40, 12:4-13. (Message preached at the Vancouver Fall Conference, Canada, 2012)

The Great Commission (32 min)

Jim Allen preaches on the restoration of Peter at the fire on the seashore of Galilee and the commission the Lord gave to both Peter and John. Reading: John 20:15-25. (Message preached in Scotland in the year 2,000). Complete series: The Last Sign – Jim Allen In the Garden of Gethsemane – Jim Flanigan The Lord’s Religious Trials – Jim Allen The Lord’s Civil Trials – Jim Allen The Crucifixion – Jim Flanigan The Lord’s Death and Burial – Jim…

Christ on The Lake Shore (32 min)

Jim Flanigan preaches on the post-resurrection incident where the Lord Jesus meets His disciples on the shore of Lake Galilee after they have caught 153 fish. Reading: John 21:1-14. (Message preached in Scotland in the year 2,000). Complete series: The Last Sign – Jim Allen In the Garden of Gethsemane – Jim Flanigan The Lord’s Religious Trials – Jim Allen The Lord’s Civil Trials – Jim Allen The Crucifixion – Jim Flanigan The Lord’s Death and Burial – Jim Allen…

The Risen Christ (37 min)

Jim Flanigan preaches on the post-resurrection appearances of Christ to His disciples, especially His interaction with doubting Thomas, who expressed worship to the risen Christ in the famous exclamation “My Lord and My God”. Reading: John 20:10-31. (Message preached in Scotland in the year 2,000). Complete series: The Last Sign – Jim Allen In the Garden of Gethsemane – Jim Flanigan The Lord’s Religious Trials – Jim Allen The Lord’s Civil Trials – Jim Allen The Crucifixion – Jim Flanigan…

The Empty Tomb (28 min)

Jim Allen preaches on the resurrection of Christ, who rose on the first day of the week leaving an “empty tomb” for the disciples to examine and understand that His prediction had come true and that He really was the Son of God. Reading: John 20:1-18. (Message preached in Scotland in the year 2,000). Complete series: The Last Sign – Jim Allen In the Garden of Gethsemane – Jim Flanigan The Lord’s Religious Trials – Jim Allen The Lord’s Civil…

Christ’s Death and Burial (34 min)

Jim Allen preaches on the death and burial of the Lord Jesus Christ. John the apostle was there to witness the actual death of Jesus and the proof of it given in the soldier piercing the Lord’s side which brought forth blood and water. Reading: John 19:31-42. (Message preached in Scotland in the year 2,000). Complete series: The Last Sign – Jim Allen In the Garden of Gethsemane – Jim Flanigan The Lord’s Religious Trials – Jim Allen The Lord’s…

The Crucifixion of Christ (34 min)

Jim Flanigan preaches on the subject of the crucifixion of Christ. Mr Flanigan for many years led tours to Israel and includes some observations from his visits to Jerusalem in this message. Reading: John 19:19-30. (Message preached in Scotland in the year 2,000). Complete series: The Last Sign – Jim Allen In the Garden of Gethsemane – Jim Flanigan The Lord’s Religious Trials – Jim Allen The Lord’s Civil Trials – Jim Allen The Crucifixion – Jim Flanigan The Lord’s…

The Civil Trials of Christ (34 min)

Jim Allen preaches on the civil trials of Christ that took place after the Jewish leaders took Him early on the morning of the crucifixion to Pontius Pilate, the Roman Governor of Judea. Reading: John 18:28-40. (Message preached in Scotland in the year 2,000). Photo: The “Pilate stone”. Complete series: The Last Sign – Jim Allen In the Garden of Gethsemane – Jim Flanigan The Lord’s Religious Trials – Jim Allen The Lord’s Civil Trials – Jim Allen The Crucifixion…

The Religious Trials of Christ (39 min)

Jim Allen preaches on the religious trials of Christ. The Lord endured 6 trials, 3 religious and 3 civil. Here Mr Allen focuses on the Lord being tried by Annas and Caiaphas, and brings in the story of the denials of Peter. Reading John 18:12-27. (Message preached in Scotland in the year 2,000). Photo: The ruins of Caiaphas’s palace in Jerusalem. Complete series: The Last Sign – Jim Allen In the Garden of Gethsemane – Jim Flanigan The Lord’s Religious…

In The Garden of Gethsemane (28 min)

Jim Flanigan preaches on the events following the Passover in the Upper Room as the Lord Jesus crossed the brook Kidron and entered into the Garden of Gethsemane, where He anticipated Calvary and was was betrayed by Judas and then arrested. Reading: John 18:1-11. (Message preached in Scotland in the year 2,000). Complete series: The Last Sign – Jim Allen In the Garden of Gethsemane – Jim Flanigan The Lord’s Religious Trials – Jim Allen The Lord’s Civil Trials –…

The Last Sign (40 min)

Jim Allen preaches on “the last sign” that the Lord Jesus performed prior to His crucifixion. The raising of Lazarus precipitated the Lord’s arrest, trial and death, and Mr Allen sets out the event in all its significance and power. Reading: John 11:4-6, 21, 32, 40. (Message preached in Scotland in the year 2,000). Complete series: The Last Sign – Jim Allen In the Garden of Gethsemane – Jim Flanigan The Lord’s Religious Trials – Jim Allen The Lord’s Civil…

The Cross and My Relationship to the Saviour (51 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the cross’s effect on my relationship to the Lord Jesus Christ my Saviour. Christ “gave Himself” to redeem “to Himself” a special people. The paragraphs, the Person and the purpose of Titus 2:11-15 are expounded. (Message preached in the Gospel Hall, Newry, Northern Ireland) Complete Series “Crucial Christianity” – The cross affects my relationship to: To sinners – He gave Himself a ransom for all (1 Tim 2:6) – Gospel preaching To my self – He gave…

The Cross and My Relationship to My Spouse (71 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the cross’s effect on my relationship to my spouse. In Ephesians 5:22-33 the Bible teaches that the model for marriage is the relationship between Christ and the church, which means that the cross must positively impact my marriage. (Message preached in the Gospel Hall, Newry, Northern Ireland) Complete Series “Crucial Christianity” – The cross affects my relationship to: To sinners – He gave Himself a ransom for all (1 Tim 2:6) – Gospel preaching To my self…

The Cross and My Relationship the Saints (63 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the cross’s effect on my relationship with other Christians. The love expressed to me in the cross of Christ, must affect my attitude to others who also belong to the Lord. Reading: Eph 4:31-5:6. (Message preached in the Gospel Hall, Newry, Northern Ireland) Complete Series “Crucial Christianity” – The cross affects my relationship to: To sinners – He gave Himself a ransom for all (1 Tim 2:6) – Gospel preaching To my self – He gave Himself…

The Cross and My Relationship to Society (56 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the cross’s effect on my relationship to society, or what the Bible calls “this present evil world”. The blood of Christ fits me for heaven; the cross of Christ finishes me for this world. Readings: Gal 1:3-5, 6:14. (Message preached in the Gospel Hall, Newry, Northern Ireland) Complete Series “Crucial Christianity” – The cross affects my relationship to: To sinners – He gave Himself a ransom for all (1 Tim 2:6) – Gospel preaching To my self…

The Cross and My Relationship to Self (53 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the cross’s effect on my “self”. The Christian has been crucified with Christ, which means the life he or she now lives is “no longer I, but Christ”. The cross properly understood is the end of self. Readings: Gal 1:13-16, 21-24, 2:8, 11-14, 19-21. (Message preached in the Gospel Hall, Newry, Northern Ireland) Complete Series “Crucial Christianity” – The cross affects my relationship to: To sinners – He gave Himself a ransom for all (1 Tim 2:6)…

The Cross and Sinners (44 min)

David Gilliland preaches the gospel from 1 Tim 2:5-6, in particular highlighting the phrase “He gave Himself a ransom for all” and proclaiming the freeness, fulness, function and fruit of the cross of Christ. (Message preached in the Gospel Hall, Newry, Northern Ireland) Complete Series “Crucial Christianity” – The cross affects my relationship to: To sinners – He gave Himself a ransom for all (1 Tim 2:6) – Gospel preaching To my self – He gave Himself for me [not…

The ‘Arch’ Titles of Christ (27 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the 6 ‘arch’ titles of Christ in the New Testament, revealing Him as the President, the Pledge, the Pioneer, the Priest, the Pastor and the Prince. Readings: 1 Cor 15:20, Col 1:18, Heb 4:14, 12:2, 1 Pet 5:5, Rev 1:5-6. (Message preached in Belfast, 2005)

The Manhood of Christ Typically (54 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the manhood of Christ typically, from the meal or grain offering Leviticus chapter 2. He speaks of the meal offering’s substance (what it was made of), its shape (how it was presented), and the sustenance that it provided to the priests. (Message preached in Northern Ireland) Complete series: The manhood of Christ historically (Luke 2) The manhood of Christ practically (Phil 2) The manhood of Christ doctrinally (Heb 2) The manhood of Christ typically (Lev 2)…

The Manhood of Christ Pictorially (54 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the manhood of Christ pictorially, from the book of Ruth, in particular Ruth Ch 2. He outlines 10 ways in which Boaz is a picture of Christ. (Message preached in Northern Ireland) Complete series: The manhood of Christ historically (Luke 2) The manhood of Christ practically (Phil 2) The manhood of Christ doctrinally (Heb 2) The manhood of Christ pictorially (Ruth 2) The manhood of Christ typically (Lev 2)

The Manhood of Christ Doctrinally (57 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the manhood of Christ doctrinally, from Hebrews chapter 2, a passage that brings before the reader the three anointed offices of Christ, prophet, priest and king, all of which are tied to His humanity. (Message preached in Northern Ireland) Complete series: The manhood of Christ historically (Luke 2) The manhood of Christ practically (Phil 2) The manhood of Christ doctrinally (Heb 2) The manhood of Christ pictorially (Ruth 2) The manhood of Christ typically (Lev 2)

The Manhood of Christ Practically (55 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the manhood of Christ practically, from Philippians Ch 2:1-11, a passage about the attitude, action and award of Christ’s humility. Mr Gilliland highlights numerous features of the perfect character of Christ – His courage, His convictions, His commitment, His considerateness, His compassion, His calmness and His cheerfulness. (Message preached in Northern Ireland) Complete series: The manhood of Christ historically (Luke 2) The manhood of Christ practically (Phil 2) The manhood of Christ doctrinally (Heb 2) The…

The Manhood of Christ Historically (54 min)

David Gilliland preaches on the manhood of Christ historically from Luke Ch 2. The chapter outlines the place, purpose, programme and perfection of Christ’s manhood. Topics covered include the virgin birth, the incarnation, and the meaning of the ‘inn’ and the ‘manger’. (Message preached in Northern Ireland) Complete series: The manhood of Christ historically (Luke 2) The manhood of Christ practically (Phil 2) The manhood of Christ doctrinally (Heb 2) The manhood of Christ pictorially (Ruth 2) The manhood of…

7 Purposes of the Lord’s Miracles (41 min)

Michael Penfold preaches on 7 leading purposes of the Lord’s miracles: manifestation, signification, authentication, vindication, illustration, education and anticipation. Readings: John 2:11, 3:1-2, 5:35-6, 20:30-31. (Message preached in Redditch Gospel Hall, 4th Dec 2022) Sessions: 1. Seven characteristics of the Lord’s miracles 2. Seven purposes of the Lord’s miracles

7 Characteristics of the Lord’s Miracles (47 min)

Michael Penfold preaches on 7 leading characteristics of the Lord’s miracles, which were numerous, unique, public, efficacious, undeniable, compassionate and artless. How can we still believe in miracles in the secular West? Are miracles “contrary to nature”? What about the claims of miracles in Christendom? Readings: Acts 2:22, 10:38-39. (Message preached in Redditch Gospel Hall, 3rd Dec 2022) Sessions: 1. Seven characteristics of the Lord’s miracles 2. Seven purposes of the Lord’s miracles

A Funeral Like No Other (17 min)

Michael Penfold preaches on the unique funeral of the Monarch of the ages, our Lord Jesus Christ, outlining 5 unique aspects of the funeral of the King of Kings. (Message preached in Chalfont St Peter, 18 Sept 2022)

Christ Supreme – in the Parables He Told (31 min)

Colin Hutchison preaches on the supremacy of Christ in the parables He told. Does Christ have first place in your life? This is the third part in a series of 3 messages on the supremacy of Christ. Readings: John 13:1-14, Luke 7:37, 40-50, Matt 22:1-5, Luke 19:11-13 (Message preached in Scotland in 2012)

Christ Supreme – in the Lives He Touched (35 min)

Colin Hutchison preaches on the supremacy of Christ in the lives He touched. Does Christ have first place in your life? This is the second part in a series of 3 messages on the supremacy of Christ. Readings: Luke 24:13-18, 22:54-62, Mark 3:1-5, John 5:1-9 (Message preached in Scotland in 2012)

Christ Supreme – in the Miracles He Performed (37 min)

Colin Hutchison preaches on the supremacy of Christ in the miracles He performed. Does Christ have first place in your life? This is the first part in a series of 3 messages on the supremacy of Christ. Readings: Matt 8:1-3, 16, 23-27, 9:18-19, 23-26 (Message preached in Scotland in 2012)

4 Things the Lord Became (32 min)

Albert Leckie (1920-1988) preaches a devotional Christ-exalting message on 4 things the Lord became. He became flesh (John 1:14); He became poor (2 Cor 8:9); He became obedient (Phil 2:8); and He became dead (Rev 1:18). (Recorded in Redditch Gospel Hall, UK).

The Word Became Flesh (44 min)

Phil Coulson preaches on the incarnation of Christ, and the profound stoop of the eternal Son of God in becoming flesh. Mr Coulson addresses the question of whether the Lord took anything from Mary and what the Bible means when it says of Christ “a body hast Thou prepared Me”. Readings: John 1:14, Phil 2:5-8, Heb 10:5-7, Eph 4:9-10, Psa 139:1-16. (Messages preached in Kingsmoss, Northern Ireland)

The Last Glimpse (19 min)

Jim Flanigan (1931-2014) was saved as a boy of 11 in Belfast, shortly after his mother’s homecall. When his family home was destroyed in the air blitz of May 1941, the motherless young Jim was evacuated from the city. Back in Belfast 2 years later he was taken by a friend to Parkgate Avenue Gospel Hall where he grasped the principle of gathering to the name of the Lord in accordance with the pattern of the New Testament. In 1946…

The Hidden Years of the Carpenter of Nazareth (21 min)

Harold Paisley (1924-2015) preaches an unusual word on the hidden years of Christ in Nazareth in 4 parts: the hidden years 1. foreshadowed, 2. foretold, 3. factual, and 4. fruitful. A touching and richly devotional look at the person of Christ that will warm your heart. Readings: Exod 16:33, Isa 50:4, Luke 2:51-52, Heb 4:14-16. (Message preached at the Toronto Easter Conference, 24th March 1989) Further listening: Harold Paisley’s testimony Harold Paisley 50 Years in the Lord’s work Video of…

Behold the Man! (50 min)

Michael Penfold preaches a wide-ranging message on the person of Christ, based on Pilate’s exclamation “Behold the Man!”, under 7 headings. Behold the deity of this man, the humanity of this man, the humility of this man, the purity of this man, the consistency of this man, the ability of this man, the victory of this man. Reading: John 19:1-6 (Message preached in Derriaghy, 2017) (Photo above: the “Garden Tomb” in Jerusalem)

Part 2 – The Temptation of Christ (45 min)

PART 2 – David Vallance continues on the theme of the temptation of Christ in the wilderness, but in this second message, after examining the character of each of the three temptations, he shows how Satan uses these same temptations with us. Satan tempts us to be something, to do something and to gain something. He works with the lust of the flesh, the pride of life and the lust of the eyes. This insightful message will open your understanding…

Part 1 – The Temptation of Christ (26 min)

PART 1 – David Vallance preaches a most interesting and instructive message on the temptation of Christ in the wilderness. He explains the three temptations of Christ by Satan and traces their character through Scripture. He tackles the difficult questions of 1. Could Christ have sinned? and 2. If not, in what way was the temptation real? Although only 26 minutes long, this message is packed full of sound and weighty doctrinal content, and will repay repeated listening. Reading: Matthew…

Great Are The Offices He Bears (48 min)

Michael Penfold preaches on the three great mediatorial offices of the Messiah – ‘prophet’, ‘priest’ and ‘king’. The only person able to hold all three offices at one time is the Lord Jesus. The character, purpose and timing of each of these roles of Christ is examined, with special attention being given to His priesthood. The title of this message is taken from Samuel Medley’s famous hymn, “Come let us sing the matchless worth”, which contains the lines, “Great are…

The Glory of God, and Jesus Standing (44 min)

Ian Jackson preaches on the martyrdom of Stephen in Acts 7:54-60, and Stephen’s view of “the glory of God and Jesus standing”. He draws out numerous lessons from this pivotal passage concerning Israel, the church, God’s purpose for this age and the significance of “the man in the glory”, and the Holy Spirit’s present ministry on earth (Message preached in Bicester 22nd April 2019)

Christ in His Office as Prophet (42 min)

Dan Rudge preaches on the topic of Christ’s office as prophet from Deut 18:15-22. He defines what a prophet is, and then distinguishes between Christ as prophet, as priest and as king. He explains how Christ fulfilled the prophetic office, only speaking what He heard from His Father. Dan also gives counsel from Deut 18 as to how to avoid falling for the many false prophets that are moving freely in Christendom today (Message preached 7th Oct 2018)

One Person – Two Natures (36 min)

Michael Penfold preaches on the incarnation of Christ. Answering the mistaken idea that “the Lord took nothing from Mary”, Michael proves from Scripture that our incarnate Saviour was both conceived in and connected to His mother, and that this fact is vital for our redemption. In addition, the fact that the Lord Jesus had two natures – deity and humanity – in one person (‘hypostatic union’) is expounded. It is vital that Christ’s person is never divided, and His natures…

What does it mean that Christ is our “Advocate”? (36 min)

Michael Penfold preaches on the topic of the advocacy of Christ. He differentiates between Christ’s offices of Mediator, High Priest and Advocate, and explains the meaning of the word “advocate” as used by John in 1 John 2:1, setting it in the context of John’s first epistle to show how, when and why Christ acts as our advocate (Message preached 3rd Dec 2017)

Christ as the Mediator (36 min)

Mervyn Hall speaks on Christ in His role as our Mediator. Starting with Job’s lament in the Old Testament that there was no ‘daysman’, Mervyn traces the truth through to the New Testament and presents its fulfilment in Christ. He underlines the need that the Mediator be possessed of the same substance of the one for whom he acts, and the same essence as the One to whom He acts (Message preached 26th Nov 2017)

Christ on the Mount of Olives (38 min)

Thomas West preaches on the topic of the Mount of Olives in relation to the Lord Jesus. The Mount of Olives is where the Lord “went apart”, was “alone”, was “arrested”, from where he “ascended” and to where He will “arrive” on His return. An instructive and practical look at this interesting subject. Readings: John 7, Matt 26, Acts 1 and Zech 14 (Message preached May 11th 2017)

The Significance of the Title “Son of God” (41 min)

Mervyn Hall preaches on the title “the Son of God”. He outlines the “distinction between persons” in the Trinity on the one hand, and the “oneness in nature” shared by the Father, Son and Holy Spirit on the other. The eternal sonship of Christ is defended as well as His absolute deity. The exclusive rights of the Son in relation to heirship in principle and in particular are expounded (Message preached 19th Mar 2017)

What Does “Only Begotten Son” Mean? (40 min)

Michael Penfold preaches on the expression “the only begotten Son” (Gk: monogenes) and explains its significance. He also takes up another title of Christ, “the first-begotten” (Gk: prototokos), and expounds its meaning. Finally, he takes up the words “This day have I begotten Thee” and, starting in Psalm 2, reveals the import of this precious expression (Message preached 26th Feb 2017)

The Submission and Suffering of Christ (25 min)

Michael Penfold speaks on the submissiveness and sufferings of Christ, based on the apostle Peter’s remarks in his first epistle. Peter learned, while witnessing the sufferings of Christ, how to react in a spiritual way to difficult circumstances in society, the workplace, the home and the assembly (Message preached 15th Dec 2013)

The Patience and Endurance of Christ (29 min)

Mervyn Hall speaks on the patience and endurance of Christ – He Who endured the contradiction of sinners against Himself (Heb 12:3). That contradiction involved a questioning of the Lord’s purpose, parentage, principles and power, yet He responded with patience and grace – ever the perfect Saviour! (Message preached 8th Dec 2013)

The Holiness and Sinlessness of Christ (24 min)

Michael Penfold speaks on the holiness and sinlessness of Christ, Who did no sin, knew no sin and in Whom is no sin. He addresses two vital theological questions: “Could the Lord Jesus Christ have sinned?”, and “What was the purpose of the temptation in the wilderness?” (Message preached 1st Dec 2013)

The Wisdom and Knowledge of Christ (24 min)

Michael Penfold speaks on the wisdom and knowledge of Christ. Wisdom in His person, in creation, in incarnation, in salvation and in kingdom administration. He explains that the Lord Jesus was both omniscient and omnipresent the whole time He was on earth, having left behind none of His divine attributes at the incarnation (Message preached 17th Nov 2013)

The Power and Authority of Christ (21 min)

Mervyn Hall speaks on the power and authority of Christ, that is His ability and liberty. He distinguishes between the two and presents some detail as to Christ’s power over disaster, demons and death – power over the natural, physical and spiritual worlds (Message preached 10th Nov 2013)

The Glory and Majesty of Christ (23 min)

Mervyn Hall speaks on the “glory of Christ” under 3 headings: His essential glory, His official glory and His moral glory. Starting in John 17 and drawing from other sections of John’s gospel, Mervyn gives a helpful overview of this grand subject that will reward further meditation, exploration and development (Message preached 27th Oct 2013)

Deity in Manifestation – Humanity in Perfection (24 min)

Michael Penfold introduces a series on the character of our Lord Jesus Christ. Under the headings of “Deity in manifestation” and “Humanity in Perfection” he reminds his audience of some foundational truths in connection with the person and character of Christ – true man, true God – containing in Himself a perfect balance of flawless features and characteristics (Message preached 20th Oct 2013)

A Real, Risen, Returning Christ (26 min)

Michael Penfold compares the epistles of Paul, Peter and John, men who wrote of faith, hope and love respectively. Each was an eye-witness…to the resurrection, to the transfiguration and the incarnation. They urge us, in turn, to believe in a risen Christ, to hope in a returning Christ and to love a real Christ (Message preached 4th Aug 2013)

Aspects of the Ministry of Christ as High Priest (24 min)

James Armstrong speaks on 4 things that Christ does for us as our Great High Priest. He bears four burdens: Ex 28:12 “their names on his shoulders” (our security), 28:29 “their names on his heart” (our sympathy) 28:30 “the urim and thummim” (our guidance), and 28:38 “the holy mitre” (our acceptance) (Message preached 13th Jan 2013)

A Meditation on Christ’s Miracles (30 min)

Malcolm Radcliffe preaches on the dispensational, practical and evangelistic lessons to be drawn from the unique intertwined narratives of the raising of Jairus’s daughter and the healing of the woman with the issue of blood (Message preached in Bicester, Easter 4th April 2010)

Christ and His Coming (41 min)

Albert Hull preaches on “Christ and His compassion” and “Christ and His coming” in a devotionally rich message on the person of Christ, delivered with warmth and freshness (Message preached in Bicester, Easter 13th April 2009)

Christ and His Church (27 min)

Albert Hull preaches a powerful message on “Christ and His Control” and “Christ and His Church”. Mr Hull had a unique gift for devotional heart-warming ministry on the person of Christ (Message preached in Bicester, Easter 12th April 2009)

Christ & His Creation (31 min)

Albert Hull preaches on “Christ and His Creation” and “Christ and His Cross”, a message delivered with joy and power. Enjoy! (Message preached at Bicester, Easter 11th April 2009)

The Second Coming of Christ (42 min)

SECOND COMING OF CHRIST – Mervyn Hall expounds upon the timing and context of the Lord’s return, drawing particular attention to the pictures provided by the morning star and the sun of righteousness (Message preached 2nd April 2009)

The High Priestly Ministry of Christ (40 min)

HIGH PRIESTLY MINISTRY OF CHRIST – Gordon Stewart handles the ascension of Christ and His high priestly ministry in heaven. He gives insights from Christ’s prayer in John 17 and from the the High Priest in Exod 28 (Message preached 26th March 2009)

The Resurrection of Christ (48 min)

RESURRECTION OF CHRIST – Norman Mellish preaches on the facts, faith and future connected with Christ’s resurrection. He develops the consequences of the resurrection as outlined in the New Testament epistles (Message preached 19th March 2009)

The Death of Christ (48 min)

DEATH OF CHRIST – Robert Plant preaches a rich devotional word of ministry on Psalm 69. He takes up the “lily” in the Psalter and draws his audience into a fresh appreciation of the sufferings of Christ (Message preached 12th March 2009)
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