Sunday AM . September 20, 2020

The Presence of God

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Paul's closing counsels set before us the duties of Christian cheerfulness, keeping spiritual perspective and faith alive, being of one mind as a church family and maintaining harmony.  Here are the steps to be taken, and the great reward of God's presence in our midst. Full Service Recordings:
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Sunday AM . September 6, 2020

Testing Ourselves for Faith

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
First, the problem when believers reform their behaviour but without any depth of repentance. Here is vital counsel. Then Paul tells us that if Christ is in us, it is fairly plain to see. Here are the signs of His dwelling in true believers. Full Service Recordings:
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Sunday AM . August 30, 2020

Strength for Servants

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
The apostle discloses how he experienced in mysterious manner entry into paradise, to prepare him for all rigours he must endure.  He speaks also of the affliction given him to maintain humility, and to show him and us that every achievement is the Lord's doing. Full Service Recordings:
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Sunday AM . August 23, 2020

Why Paul Suffered

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Paul's labours and sufferings 1) added to his authentication 2) revealed his love for Christ and souls 3) showed his human limitations 4) preserved his humility 5) equipped him to comfort others 6) exposed human hostility 7) deepened desire for glory 8) set standards for consecration. Full Service Recordings:
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Sunday AM . August 2, 2020

The Fall and Rise of an Apostle

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
The harrowing list of pains, pressures and trials, endured by Paul as a continuous authentication of his ministry as an apostle, starts at Damascus, with his ignominious escape. Here is the first of the purposes of Paul's many sufferings and how it applies to us.
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Sunday AM . July 26, 2020

The Life of Paul

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Paul speaks reluctantly of his life and work to defend his standing, so attacked by heretics.  Here is his level of commitment, contention for the truth, and faithfulness through labours, privation and persecutions.  Is our commitment diluted by the affluence, comfort and self-care of our age? Full Service Recordings:
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Sunday AM . July 19, 2020

Defending the Church

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
How superficial the Corinthians were in letting false teachers get in!  They only had to claim to be Christian preachers and no questions were asked.  When good people lay aside discernment the result is Satanic conquest.  A similar war faces sound churches today. Full Service Recordings:
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Sunday AM . July 12, 2020

The Battle for the Mind

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Beginning with Paul's apostolic authority, this passage presents his reliance on God's power rather than human schemes, showing how strongholds of human thought void of biblical foundation may be thrown down by the truth.  Here also is the need for true submission to Christ. Full Service Recordings:
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Sunday AM . July 5, 2020

Gifts: Sowing and Reaping

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
The apostle's instructions for giving have often been found surprising, being chiefly spiritual matters.  The priority of the Gospel is emphasised even in relief offerings, and a precious list of aims and attitudes is given, bringing a reward of spiritual not fleshly enrichment. Full Service Recordings:
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Sunday AM . June 28, 2020

The Graces of the Christian

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Six graces are listed: faith (conviction), witness, knowledge, diligence (earnestness), love for the cause and stewardship.  Then follow seven aspects of such graces that challenge the heart and show the spirit in which they are exercised.  This passage uniquely defines dedicated spiritual living. Full Service Recordings:
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Sunday AM . June 28, 2020

The Graces of the Christian

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Six graces are listed: faith (conviction), witness, knowledge, diligence (earnestness), love for the cause and stewardship. Then follow seven aspects of such graces that challenge the heart and show the spirit in which they are exercised. This passage uniquely defines dedicated spiritual living.
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Sunday AM . June 7, 2020

How Believers Repent

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Believers may, like those of Corinth, make serious mistakes and need to repent and reform.  Here the apostle chronicles the Corinthian readiness to change, highlighting seven distinct components of a believer's repentance, so that restoration to full blessing and fruitfulness may be experienced. Full Service Recordings:
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Sunday AM . May 31, 2020

The Unequal Yoke

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Fellowship with false teachers nearly ruined the Corinthian church, leading to this passage on the utter incompatibility of believers being united with unbelievers (as churches or as individuals entering into marriage).  Here are God's reasons, and the command to stand apart from apostate churches or denominations. Full Service Recordings:
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Sunday AM . May 31, 2020

The Unequal Yoke

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Fellowship with false teachers nearly ruined the Corinthian church, leading to this passage on the utter incompatibility of believers being united with unbelievers (as churches or as individuals entering into marriage).  Here are God's reasons, and the command to stand apart from apostate churches or denominations.
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Sunday AM . May 24, 2020

The Example of a True Minister

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Paul is a model for all believers, especially preachers.  Here he lists our weapons, such as preaching and witness, to be maintained regardless of our reception, even despite great violence, and through lows and highs - making many rich, and though having nothing, yet possessing all things.
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Sunday AM . May 17, 2020

God’s Terms for Blessings

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
The apostle gives inspired and essential conditions for instrumentality in Gospel work.  Beginning with a strong plea to avoid fruitlessness, he stresses the necessity of a consistent life, resilience through all hardship, and five positive qualities which must be exhibited, by the Spirit's help.
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Sunday AM . May 10, 2020

Dynamic Christian Living

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
These verses reveal first the means by which Paul sustained his unflagging zeal; secondly the radical change of outlook brought about by conversion, and thirdly the compelling obligation for evangelism which is given to every true believer: are we really saved, and are we genuine witnesses?
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Sunday AM . May 3, 2020

The Motivation of Believers

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
The apostle says - all will appear at the judgement seat, saved and lost.  Will the sins of the saved be revealed?  What will be the basis of judgement?  What are the 'good' deeds referred to?  Here also is Paul's concern for the salvation of souls.
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Sunday AM . April 26, 2020

The Soul’s Final Triumph

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
At death the believer's soul enters its heavenly home, capable of praise, fellowship, love and learning, and awaiting only the resurrection body.  Here is the greatest imaginable incentive to holiness and service and how it should always be in the forefront of our minds.
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Sunday AM . April 5, 2020

The Paradox of the Christian Life

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
The mighty, glorious paradox of the witnessing Christian life is here seen - in weakness, Christ makes us strong; in hindrances and hardships, He provides the escape; when at the end of our resources, He supplies - a lifelong proving of His power and faithfulness to us.
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Sunday AM . March 29, 2020

The Glory of Christ in Conversion

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
The glorious nature of Gospel ministry burdens preachers and witnessing believers to reach every form of unbelief and rebellion against God.  Here are more forms.  Here too is Satan's chief objective - the obscuring of Christ, and the necessity of the Spirit's illuminating work in salvation.
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Sunday AM . March 22, 2020

Liberty and Transformation

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
The apostle shows where false teachers (promoting Jewish views) went wrong, explaining the veil over their minds and hearts. Then he advances the liberty of true conversion, and here are its components. Finally the question is answered - how does beholding Christ lead to sanctification and glory?
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Sunday AM . March 15, 2020

The Greatest Contrasts in History

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Learning from contrasts, including that between the law written on stone, and conversion written in the heart; the ministry of the the letter and that of the Spirit; the old and the new covenants; the administration of death and of the Spirit, with the unique glory of the latter.
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Sunday AM . March 8, 2020

The Triumphant Life

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Paul reveals his great anxiety for the Corinthians, but hastens to show how he looked also at the overall scene and God's ceaseless blessing in opening doors and making Paul and others the savour of Christ everywhere; truly a model life for us all.
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Sunday AM . March 1, 2020

Spiritual Battle Honours

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Despite Satan's drive to establish a hold over God's people, the Corinthian church purges out grievous sin (here are the purposes of discipline), achieves restoration for the offender, proves its obedience to the Lord, and defeats Satan's devices (these being named and described here).
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Sunday AM . February 23, 2020

Spiritual Participation

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
An insight into Paul's deep sense of the priesthood of all believers. Shared intercession comes first (he needs them), then shared sincerity, then a shared anointing (not just the preacher), finally shared proving of the Lord (the local church needs no external oversight).
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Sunday AM . February 2, 2020

The Father of Mercies

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Beginning with God as a compassionate Father over His children, Paul moves to sufferings incurred for the sake of Christ and the Gospel, especially his own experience of 'so great a death', and its spiritual purpose - that of delivering him from self-trust.
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Wednesday PM . August 14, 2019

Looking To The Lord Jesus Christ

Sermon by Pastor Jonathan Stobbs
Sunday PM . July 21, 2019

The Unspeakable Gift

Sermon by Pastor Ibrahim Ag Mohamed
Sunday PM . July 7, 2019

Reconciled With God

Sermon by Pastor Ibrahim Ag Mohamed
Sunday PM . March 17, 2019

The Re-Creation of Life

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
The Bible describes the necessity of conversion to God. In this verse it is presented as something radical, sudden, a complete event accomplished in an instant by God, and not by us. Here are the great features, and how we may come to it.
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Sunday PM . August 5, 2018

Clothed With Christ’s Righteousness

Sermon by Pastor Ibrahim Ag Mohamed
Wednesday PM . June 6, 2018

Securing the Presence of God

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Far more than 'sundry' good wishes, here are Paul's five conditions for the presence of God: the maintaining of joy; living a full-spectrum Christian life; knowing how to gain comfort in trials; being of one mind with believers; and being a peace-maker.
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Sunday PM . September 3, 2017

The Concept of Eternal Life

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Paul outlines the teaching that runs through the Bible about Heaven, showing the way to be accepted by God and also the way God confirms to those who believe in Him that they possess everlasting life. There is surely no greater knowledge than this.
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Sunday AM . September 3, 2017

Pressed by Christ’s Love

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
The apostle explains his persistence in service, however arduous, as being driven by Christ's love to him, showing how the power of that love comes from reflecting on it. Here are the elements that awaken and compel our souls, proving also that new life is within.
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Sunday PM . November 27, 2016

God Keeps His Promises

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
The Bible is a book of promises. They are the overtures of God to our souls, pointing the way out of alienation from Him and a spiritual living death, and urging us to something infinitely better. Here are God's promises and how He keeps them.
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Sunday PM . November 20, 2016

Expanding Your View of Life

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Many think that Christianity gives a narrow, restricted view of life, when it is a materialistic outlook that imposes a limiting cage. Here is the vastly wider view that comes from listening to God's Word, and what it means to know and prove Him.
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Wednesday PM . August 31, 2016

Grace In Affliction

Sermon by Pastor Chris Hand
Sunday PM . August 21, 2016

Put Off the Old

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Sunday PM . July 26, 2015

Becoming Spiritually Alive

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
In the Bible, the 'natural' person is incomplete, lacking spiritual life and experience. By contrast, the 'spiritual' person has heard the call of Christ, and obtained from Him an understanding of life's spiritual and eternal context, and a personal relationship with God. Here is how.
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Wednesday PM . March 20, 2013

The Necessity and Blessings of Separation

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
The Lord's binding commands (in a series of texts)to stand apart from doctrinal unbelief and from sinfully conceived aspects of worldly culture. How in the case of worldly methods "the medium the message". The result of disobedience, and the place of secondary separation.
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Wednesday PM . July 25, 2012

Paul Our Pattern

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
Aspects of Paul's God-given example, including his simplicity, courage (only he could reform the church at Jerusalem!), loyalty to his calling, great feelingfulness, and spirit of sacrifice - body, heart and mind. What an inspiration, challenge and aim is his life, yet speaking across the centuries.
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Wednesday PM . May 30, 2012

Exploring the Love of Christ

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
A single study showing the nature of Christ's love for His own, which in turn compels, motivates and energises us to love and serve Him. Illustrated by reference to various miracles of Christ, each highlighting a distinctive, precious and heart-warming aspect of His love.
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Sunday PM . November 27, 2011

Life’s Most Essential Crisis

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
The most important 'if' in the Bible is here - 'If any man be in Christ' he is a new creation. How do we come to be 'in Christ' - united with Him? And in what way is our life newly created? What exactly do we experience?
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Sunday PM . May 22, 2011

Our Lease on Life

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
A message for those seeking for God, taken from Paul's great illustration of the body as a temporary tent of the soul. Despite our breaking the terms of the 'lease', Christ has made a way of forgiveness and new life
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Sunday PM . July 18, 2010

God’s Promises to Mankind

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters
It is astonishing that the Creator should make promises to created beings who are indifferent to Him. Yet He does, and His promises demonstrate His kindness and readiness to relate to us, telling of the way to find His forgiveness, and eternal life.
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