Suraj Kasula from Nepal is studying at Edinburgh Theological Seminary. He shares his testimony about how he became a Christian, the work his wife and himself undertook in Nepal to help with relief after the recent earthquake and also his vision for Nepal when he returns in 2016 after completion of his Masters degree. Suraj […]
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 […]
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 […]
The church is growing through God’s grace. Problems can start and that is what is happening in this passage. The devil is trying to disrupt the work of the church through persecution, corruption and disunity.
The Transfiguration defies human understanding. We can but stop and stare in wonder – and behold our God. It gives us hope in a better day coming, the hope of glory. David Randall, pastor in Falkirk Free Church, is taking the service today.
The apostles have been warned not to preach in Jesus’ name but they defy this instruction. They continue to proclaim the good news that Jesus is the Christ and that he has been raised from the dead.
This bible passage looks at how much and with what attitude we should give, about God’s judgement and about hypocrisy. However, its main message is about what kind of community the church should be. The passage illustrates a bad example but within a good church.
What do people think is important to us as a church? Do people think we try to rob people of their joy and freedom?
Once a month, we have been looking at the 10 commandments and applying them to our lives. This week we are looking at the third commandment in Exodus 20, v 7: “You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God, for the Lord will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name.”
Lydia and members of her household and the Phillippian jailer and his household are baptised in this passage in Acts. Christians may have differing ideas about whether children or adults should be baptised. This has been an area of debate for a long time, the early church fathers were discussing baptism in 150AD and so was St Augustine […]