The sermons preached at the outset of the new ministry in Inverness are now available online: Ambassadors for Christ The Ambassadors’ Message
The media have reported the remarks of Mr Alexander MacLean, a ruling elder in the Dingwall congregation of the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland, made in his capacity as religious representative at the meeting of the Highland Council’s Education, Children and Adult Services (ECAS) Committee on 26 January 2017. The Committee was dealing with a [Read more…]
Three of the papers from the 2016 Theological Conference are available on the site, accessible by selecting Theological Conferences from the Audio menu.
[A lecture given in Barnoldswick on 31 December 2016] We are on the threshold of a new year. This year ends with much anticipation of change in 2017. Election results contrary to the expectations of many, both for Brexit in the United Kingdom and for a radically different president in the United States, have dramatically [Read more…]
The common idea that the desire to change from the singular thee and thy to the plural you and your in addressing God is a modern phenomenon is scotched by a comment of Thomas Boston (1676-1732) in a sermon on the third petition of the Lord’s Prayer (Works, vol 2, p 587). Described in the [Read more…]
[This is the sixth set of questions based on John Owen’s treatise on Spiritual Mindedness. This set is based on Chapter 11, accessible at this link.] Q21 Where is the source of spiritual mindedness in the soul? It is in the affections. Q22 What is the uniqueness of the affections? Affections are the only power [Read more…]
[This fourth set of questions is to help in reading John Owen’s great treatise on Spiritual Mindedness. These are based on Part 1, chapter 10, accessible at the link highlighted.] Q17 What will help us when we find great difficulty in this duty? a) we ought to be humbled by the vanity, inconstancy and earthly mindedness [Read more…]
Sermons are now available on the website in the Ndebele language of Zimbabwe at this link.
[This third set of questions is to help in reading John Owen’s great treatise on Spiritual Mindedness. These are based on Part 1, chapter 5, chapter 6, chapter 7, chapter 8 and chapter 9, accessible at the links highlighted.] Q12 What is the spiritually minded response to God’s calls to us in providence? We are [Read more…]
As you are reading this article perhaps you are smelling something. Maybe someone is cooking in the kitchen or perhaps someone has walked past you who is wearing some perfume or after-shave. If so, some of the six million smelling cells inside your nose have been stimulated. Have you ever noticed that, when you have [Read more…]