David Waldron

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Working out our salvation together

500 years ago Augustinian monk Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the wooden door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. Whilst there were others (men such as John Wycliffe and John Huss) who prepared the way for a return to Biblical Christianity, the Protestant Reformation is usually thought to have begun with Luther’s …

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Christ Exalted in Life and in Death

Sometimes we are faced with needing to make a decision between two alternatives which are both desirable. The outcome is always going to be good, whatever happens! This was true of the Apostle Paul when he wrote to the Philippian church saying “for me to live is Christ and to die is gain” {Philippians 1.21}. The …

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The Word Explains God

Just as human beings like you and me cannot look directly at the brightness of the sun, so we cannot look upon God who is perfectly glorious and holy, dwelling in unapproachable light. Moses saw a representation of God in the burning bush and hid his face. He was granted to see the ‘back of …

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Sharing in Christ

In the letter to the Philippians, the Apostle Paul is writing to a church that he had been intimately connected to since the her beginning when Lydia, a fabric seller, heard the gospel proclaimed, opened her heart to the Lord and was baptised, together with her household. Other conversions followed, including that of a town …

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Grasping the Fullness of Grace

In the introduction to his gospel, John presents the brilliant glory of Jesus Christ, who is divine, yet became physical flesh and blood. Being God, Jesus is absolutely complete as a man; 100% grace and 100% truth. He lacks in absolutely nothing. He is the fullness who has come to complete the partial which came …

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The Glory of Christ

The Glory of Christ In the morning service we continue in a series through the prologue {the first 18 verses} in John’s gospel. In verse 14, our text today, we see the astounding reality of the incarnation of Christ, “The Word became flesh”. Our Lord, as the Living Word through whom all creation came into existence, humbly descended from His exalted …

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