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Psalm 107 Praise for God’s rescue

It is not made absolutely clear when this psalm was written but it seems likely it is from the time of the Exodus when the Israelites were saved from slavery in Egypt. It can help us in situations in our own lives when we need God’s rescue. Give thanks to God for his goodness and his unfailing love that endures forever.

Acts 8 Surprises in Samaria

Tertullian wrote in 197AD “the blood of the martyrs is the seed of the Church”. This passage in Acts 8 sees the church scattered after a great persecution breaks out. Philip finds himself in a city in Samaria where he proclaims the Messiah and meets Simon the Sorcerer. Peter and John join Philip and the […]

Exodus 20 v 8 The 4th Commandment

The 4th Commandment is ‘Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy’. Pastor Jeremy Ross discusses the application of this commandment to the way we spend the Lord’s Day or Sunday. The Free Church of Scotland and Presbyterian churches have had a strong reputation for observing this commandment and the Westminster Confession of Faith talks about rest and […]