Under Strict Medical Circumstances

(This week I’m turning the keyboard over to David Cook, past Moderator General of the PC Australia — Pastor John) When abortion law reform was introduced through Australian State Parliaments in the 1970’s, it was done so, ‘under strict medical circumstances’. Most of us believed this was a necessary reform...

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Soli Deo Gloria — Glory to God Alone

Ephesians 1.11-12 [11] In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, [12] so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of his glory....

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Weekly Devotional – One Anothering….

While we are saved, one by one, by the Lord in His infinite mercies, we are not saved to live alone. He has placed us in His Church, the Body of Christ. Our lives are to be lived in community with one another. We are to encourage and build up...

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500 Years – Timeless Truths

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, marks the 500th Anniversary what historians consider the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. Dr. Martin Luther, a member of the Augustinian order, and a theology instructor at Wittenberg University in what is now Germany, posted 95 Theses, or points of discussion, concerning the Roman Catholic doctrine...

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“Playing for Keeps”

“Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.” (1 John 3.18 ESV) God’s almighty and awesome power at work in those who believe, we’re told in the passage above. We have a new reality in our Lord Jesus. Paul is telling Titus...

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Who is this?

[23] And when he got into the boat, his disciples followed him. [24] And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by the waves; but he was asleep. [25] And they went and woke him, saying, “Save us, Lord; we are...

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The “Golden Rule” Is Not the Gospel

  Luke 6.31 “And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.” (ESV) Most of the world’s religions have something that sounds like the words of Jesus, but they tend to cast it negatively. They prohibit you from doing something unfavourably to others. Which is...

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“Lord, if you will”

[1] When he came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him. [2] And behold, a leper came to him and knelt before him, saying, “Lord, if you will, you can make me clean.” [3] And Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, “I will; be clean.” And...

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