Greetings and welcome to 2018. May you all be blessed in this year and the ones to come. Today’s post is a TruthTalk sermon called ‘The Joy of our Salvation’, which Dr. Christopher Peppler preached at Lonehill Village Church on Christmas day. In this TruthTalk we hear about what is described as ‘a silver
It is hard to believe, but another year is ending and it’s Christmas time again. What a year it has been! The flood of change coming upon the world threatens to wash us out into deep waters, and so we need to focus on the rock of our salvation, the Lord Jesus Christ.
Have you ever wondered if Jesus was really born on the 25th December? Would shepherds and their sheep be outdoors in the fields in the middle of winter? And what are we supposed to make of the cynics who say that the Christmas birth story is just a variation of the ancient myth of
On the 25th December each year most Christians choose to celebrate the birthday of the Lord Jesus Christ.Shopping malls used to be festooned with decorations, Christmas trees stood in the windows of most stores, and carols filled the air. Not any more. Now, at best, you see a token decoration and a ‘Happy Holidays’
Ask most Christians to quote their favourite verse and a good number will cite John 3:16. One of my favourite verses is John 1:14 ‘The Word became flesh and lived for a while among us…’ I thrill every time I read those words. God the Son chose to take the very form of a
I was driving an ex-minister friend of mine to a Sunday service when he turned to me and said, “So what’s your doctrine of gambling?” He had just won a lottery and was wrestling with his conscience. Many Christians wrestle a little with Christmas. Should we celebrate it, after all it is a pagan festival.