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Adam Broke God’s Law

The whole law was summarised for Adam in one commandment, namely, that he should not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. If he had obeyed that commandment to not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, Adam would have shown that…

Easter @ Alfred Place Baptist Church, Aberystwyth

For those interested in what we have on during the Easter Weekend… 29th of March (Good Friday / Dydd Gwener Y Groglith): 10:30am @ Alfred Place, Joint Bilingual Service with Eglwys Efengylaidd Aberystwyth.  31st of March (Easter Sunday): 11am & 5pm @ Alfred Place, Services with special focus on the resurrection…

Christ’s Bible is Enough

Have you taken in what the writer to the Hebrews was saying? Jesus is the one who spoke last, and he is the one who has the last word. Jesus’s work is finished; there’s no more to do. (Hebrews 1:2) So, there’s no one else required to do it. Every…

He is Not Silent!

How might we take the doctrine of the sufficiency of scripture too far? Well, we could take it too far by saying that God is silent. God is not silent. It is wrong to say that God has not spoken since the end of the New Testament. But we need…

The Church & The Christian: Inseparable

We’re living in a very individualistic age. So, this is a very countercultural thing for us to preach. And it’s actually something that, some of you will struggle to hear because it’s not the way that you’re used to thinking. But we hold those two extremes in tension… We reject…

How Important is the Church in the Bible?

Christ told the disciples that he was building his church, he didn’t say that he was building individuals. And so, at the beginning of the book of Acts, what we have is the church. And what are the church doing? Well, they’re devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching, and to…

Making Sense of the Bible

The doctrine of the clarity of scripture is something that was rediscovered at the Reformation, it was one of the great doctrines of the Reformation brought about by Martin Luther and others. They saw that the church for too long had been hindering everyday people from understanding the Bible. The…

Signs, Wonders, Miracles and the Sufficiency of Scripture

The gifts of the Holy Spirit, distributed according to God’s will, are uniquely connected to that age of final revelation. But once that final revelation has been spoken—once those who confirmed what the Lord Jesus announced, once those who heard him confirm that died—then the word is complete. That’s the…

Praying the Word: Psalm 34:7-22

We thank you that Jesus is the Angel of the Lord who we read about in the Old Testament, Who encamps around those who fear him. That we can be hidden in the rock who is Christ, the Rock of Ages, and we are delivered by you because of him.…