Posts by James Anderson

Sometimes the Truth Hurts, But It Still Sets Us Free!

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.” (Romans 1:16) “…for there is no difference: For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3:22b-23a) Brothers and Sisters,…

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Have We Missed It?

It’s so easy to completely miss the point! I went to church for 18 years and completely missed what it was all about! After all those Sunday Services, I still trusted in my own good deeds to earn my salvation. It wasn’t until someone showed me that salvation is not earned, but it’s a free…

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The Obedient Sacrifice

This is quite brief, but the Lord brought this thought into my mind and I’d like to share it with you. I started to think about all the animals that were used as sacrifices in the Old and New Testament times. I imagine that these animals (oxen, lambs, goats, etc.) would not have been easily…

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The Parable of The Talents (matthew 25:14-30)

Whilst reading the familiar Parable of the Talents, God spoke very clearly to me and I’ve been thinking all week about what He said. I thought I might share this. From the parable of the talents in Matthew’s Gospel: ‘After a long time, the master of those slaves came and settled his accounts with them.…

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Are You Growing Up?

‘The purpose of this is to no longer be children, tossed back and forth by waves and carried about by every wind of teaching by the trickery of people who with craftiness carry out their deceitful schemes. But practicing the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into Christ, who is the…

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The Silent Worshipper

‘The heavens declare the glory of God and the firmament sheweth his handywork.’ (Psalm 19:1) Friends, are you aware that whilst you are travelling to and from your place of work you are able to witness one of the most spectacular displays of worship? From the scriptures we learn that ‘All creation declares God’s glory’.…

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Why Do The Wicked Prosper?

Friends, Brothers and Sisters Why do the wicked prosper? WHY? Why Lord? Why does our Father continue to bless those who turn their backs on Him? Do you ever ask yourself this, or a similar question? I am encouraged to find that the psalmist asked this question (see Psalm 73). We also learn from the…

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How I Came To Know Jesus Christ

I was taken regularly to Sunday School from about the age of five years old. My parents, particularly my mother, were very firm about my younger brothers and I all attending Sunday School every Sunday. So we did. Every Sunday. My father was one of the Sunday School teachers. I remember learning about Noah, Daniel,…

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Grace – God Giving Us What We Don’t Deserve

A few weeks ago in a home group meeting, I had a very real sense of the presence of God during our worship, where we were just singing along to a cassette tape! I had stopped singing and had entered a trance like state and it was as though God himself (Jesus) was standing in…

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