PART 1 – David Gilliland introduces the book of Proverbs (nature, name, need, nobility and navigation). He then looks at Proverbs Chapter 9 and takes up the theme of “the senseless man and his ignorance”. (Message preached in Cameron Highlands Conference, Malaysia 2004) Full series: The senseless man and his ignorance (David Gilliland) The slothful man and his indolence (Tom Bentley) The simple man and his innocence (John Grant) The scornful man and his impudence (Walter Boyd)
John Thompson (1921-2008) grew up in Northern Ireland and was saved at the age of 16, on 26th Feb 1937. A Policeman, Mr Thompson was used mightily of the Lord, while stationed in Rosslea, Co Fermanagh, to see some of his colleagues saved, among whom were John Rowe, Ernest Gribben and William Nesbitt (to hear the “Rosslea story”, and Mr Thompson’s testimony, click here). In 1951 Mr Thompson turned down promotion in the Royal Ulster Constabulary and went out full…
6 hymns from Alan Parks’s albums: 00.00 – My Redeemer O what beauties 03.50 – O Blessed Lord what hast Thou done 06.44 – Gathered to Thy name Lord Jesus 10.58 – I am waiting for the dawning 14.23 – The crowning day is coming 18.11 – Jesus is coming again To listen to more of Alan Parks’s hymns, check your streaming service or look for MP3 downloads or CDs from your music retailer. Tracks featured here used with kind…
David Vallance preaches on regaining your first love. Step one: stop loving yourself. Step two: stop loving the world. Step three: stop trying to manufacture love for God by concentrating on “my love for God”, but rather dwell on God’s love for me. Reading: Rev 1:9-2:7. (Message preached in the USA)
David Gilliland preaches on “God’s answer for stress”. He takes up the subject under various headings: the commonness of stress, the causes of stress, the complexity of stress, the categories of stress and the control of stress. Readings: John 16:33, Psa 4:1-8 (Message preached in Northern Ireland).
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)
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)
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)
Gordon Williams (1942-2018), scientist and Bible teacher, continues his series of messages on “Creation topics”. After looking at astronomy, geology, biology, he takes a look at “science and the Bible” and points to numerous places in the Bible where, by divine inspiration, the Bible has proved itself to be way ahead of the discoveries of science. Reading: 2 Tim 3:16-17. (Message given in Kamloops, Canada, 26th April 2012)
Gordon Williams (1942-2018), scientist and Bible teacher, continues his series of messages on “Creation topics” with a look at biology and Darwin’s theory of “evolution by natural selection”. He looks at the Bible concept of “kinds” and relates it to the issue of species and how the theory of evolution totally contradicts true science and the record of Genesis chapter 1. Reading: Gen 1:11-12, 20-31 (Message given in Kamloops, Canada, 25th April 2012)
Hymns from Gospel Hall conferences: 00.05 – I am waiting for the dawning 02.55 – There is a land of pure delight 05.32 – I know not when but this I know 08.58 – My Redeemer O what beauties 12.35 – God holds the key to all unknown 14.28 – Great God of wonders 17.36 – When I shall wake in that fair morn of morns 22.59 – The perfect righteousness of God 25.43 – Out of the ivory palaces…
Hymns from Gospel Hall conferences: 00.04 – What was it blessed God? 03.16 – I am so glad that our Father in heaven 05.18 – When I survey the wondrous cross 09.25 – O joy of the justified 12.36 – Jesus lover of my soul 17.01 – In the land of fadeless day 19.46 – He’ll come and tarry not 23.15 – Glory to Thee Thou Son of God most high 29.01 – Moment by moment 31.08 – The crowning…
Gordon Williams (1942-2018), scientist and Bible teacher, continues his series of messages on “Creation topics” with a look at geology and what he calls the “story of the rocks”. Mr Williams outlines the three main types of rock on planet earth: igneous rock, metamorphic rock, and sedimentary rock. He compares uniformitarianism and catastrophism, as well as discussing plate tectonics and continental drift. He tells two stories of rocks: their catastrophic formation, and the fossils they contain. Reading: Gen 1:9-27 (Message…
As the inevitable fruit of the Enlightenment and Darwin’s theory of evolution, the UK has eventually become a decidedly secular and atheistic society. Against this backdrop Michael Penfold explains “Why I am not an atheist”, and gives the biblical explanation for humanity’s widespread desire to suppress the knowledge of God. Reading: Rom 1:18-25. (Message given in Chalfont St Peter, 7th Aug 2022)
Gordon Williams (1942-2018), scientist and Bible teacher, continues his series of messages on “Creation topics” with a look at the earth – its size, structure, stability, satellite, surface etc. He outlines the anthropic principle and reveals many of the striking design features of this life sustaining planet. Reading: Gen 1:1-10. (Message given in Kamloops, Canada, 23rd April 2012)
David Vallance preaches on the qualifications for elders in 1 Timothy Ch 3, dealing with the topic both in general terms and verse by verse, also taking in the topic of deacons and commenting on the verses at the end of the chapter beginning “God was manifest in the flesh” (Message preached in Stark Road, Gospel Hall, Livonia, USA, 23rd Sept 2021)
Gordon Williams (1942-2018), scientist and Bible teacher, opens a series of messages on “Creation topics” with a look at the nature, size, beginning and end of space. He takes a tour through the world’s changing understanding of space – discussing Ptolemy, Aristotle, Newton, Einstein and Hubble along the way – and sets out what the Bible teaches on the topic. Readings: Psalm 8:1-4, 19:1-4, Gen 1:1. (Message given in Kamloops, Canada, 22nd April 2012)
David Gilliland makes the case for the uniqueness of a New Testament local assembly. It is distinct from the pagan shrine in its theology; from the Jewish synagogue in its Christology; from Christendom in its simplicity; from denominationalism in its identity; from para-church organisations in its unity; from the body of Christ in its boundary; and from every other local assembly in its autonomy. (Message preached at the Toronto Easter Conference. 2011)
Albert Hull (1936-2015), from Northern Ireland, preached the gospel and taught the truth of God for several decades mainly in Nova Scotia and other parts of Canada and North America. He was a warm-hearted, earnest and much loved servant of the Lord, who was never happier than when he was preaching the gospel of Christ to perishing sinners. Here he is, preaching on “the love of God”, in a video produced by his family soon after his home-call. More about…
PART 3 – In the third and last of his “Secrets of Survival in a Secular Society” series, David Gilliland further expounds the Upper Room ministry of the Lord Jesus. Our is not to imitate the world, nor to isolate from the world, but to be insulated against the world by the ministry of Christ. Mr Gilliland’s outline: John 13 “holiness”, John 14 “hope”, John 15 “husbandman”, John 16 “help”, and John 17 “harmony”. Readings: John 13:6, 8, 14:9, 14,…
PART 6 – Jim Baker (1934-2016) concludes his series on the Temples of Scripture by taking a broad overview of events from the rapture, through the tribulation, to the manifestation of Christ and into the Millennial Kingdom, in which time Ezekiel’s temple will be in operation with the return of the glory of the Lord. Reading: 1 Thess 4:13-18 (Message preached in Redditch, UK). (Photo: model of Herod’s temple). For a book dealing in detail with Ezekiel’s Temple, it’s construction,…
Michael Penfold speaks on the question “Is there life after death?” He divides his remarks into three sections: the case for life after death, the characteristics of life after death, and the choice of life after death. Know what to say next time someone says “No one has ever come back to tell us”. Reading: Job 14:14. (Message preached in Winchmore Hill, nr Chalfont St Peter, 19th June 2022)
Mervyn Hall addresses the big question of “the meaning of life”. He sums up his answer in two purpose statements from the Bible: “that we should seek the Lord” and “that we might know him”. Readings: John 17:1-3, Acts 17:16-27, Rev 4:10-11. (Message preached in Winchmore Hill, nr Chalfont St Peter, 12th June 2022)
PART 5 – Jim Baker (1934-2016) continues his series on the Temples of Scripture by taking a look at the temple that will be built in Jerusalem after the rapture, what he calls “antichrist’s temple”. He links the apostasy of the Jewish nation in the tribulation with events recorded in the gospels during the first coming of Christ. Reading: Matt 11:20-21, 24, 12:6, 41-42 (Message preached in Redditch, UK). (Photo: model of Herod’s temple).
John Selesnic grew up going to church and trusting in his religion to get him to heaven. But he never felt sure he would make it. What if he got hit in a traffic accident and died before the priest arrived to give him the last rites? Listen to find out how John discovered he could be “sure of heaven no matter what”. (Story told in Brampton Gospel Hall, Ontario, Canada 2022)
PART 2 – In the second of his “Secrets of Survival in a Secular Society” series, David Gilliland expounds the Upper Room ministry of the Lord Jesus as a survival kit for us to utilise now that He has gone back to heaven and left us in a hostile world. Mr Gilliland highlights the features, fruit and foes in the teaching of Christ and applies it to dealing with erroneous philosophies such as pluralism and relativism. Readings: John 14:16-20, 15:9-12,…
PART 4 – Jim Baker (1934-2016) continues his series on the Temples of Scripture by taking a look at the Temple of Herod, the temple that existed when the Lord was on earth. The nation of Israel at that time was marked by apathy and had made the house of prayer into a house of merchandise. Reading: Mal 1:6-13 (Message preached in Redditch, UK). (Photo: model of Herod’s temple).
PART 1 – Opening a series called “The Secrets of Survival in a Secular Society”, David Gilliland defines secularism and takes a look at – and refutes from the Bible – ideas such as deism, nihilism and pragmatism. Readings: John 12:31-33, 13:1, 14:17, 15:18-19, 22-24, 17:25-26 (Message preached in Curzon Street, Derby, May 2004)
PART 3 – Jim Baker (1934-2016) continues his series on the Temples of Scripture by taking a look at the temple rebuilt under Zerubbabel. This is a practical message highlighting timeless principles of recovery in assembly testimony. Readings: Ezra 1:1-11 (Message preached in Redditch, UK). (Photo: model of Herod’s temple).
Frank Sona preaches the gospel from the contrasting responses of the two thieves who died either side of the Lord Jesus on the day of His crucifixion. (Message was preached in Nash Road Gospel Hall, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 17th April 2022).
Michael Penfold gives an overview of the epistle of Paul to Titus, one of three of his “pastoral epistles”. The overview is given in three parts: “What about Crete?”, “What about Titus?”, and “What about the Epistle?”. For a chart of this overview of Titus click here. (Message preached in Chalfont St Peter, 3rd July 2022) Other book overviews: Overview of Genesis Overview of Ruth Overview of Proverbs Overview of Isaiah Overview of Daniel Overview of Joel Overview of Zechariah…
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