Christmas and the celebration of Christ’s birth

Christmas and the celebration of Christ’s birth are two things that must always be kept separate in our thinking! However, this has become impossible for many Christians in this age because of the impression created by the erroneous but long-established traditions of men that Christmas IS all about Christ’s birth. It is the common misapprehension

A detailed portrait of Antichrist

Notes on the up close and personal portrait of Antichrist given to Daniel. Scripture: Daniel 11:1-45 These notes cover three messages and you can listen to the audio of these Bible studies by clicking these links:  Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. The glorious man of Daniel 10:5-6 continues to speak. His purpose is outlined,

The 70 weeks

Notes on the vision of seventy weeks given to Daniel. Scripture: Daniel 9:20-27 You can listen to the audio of this Bible study here. (62 minutes) Before even beginning to consider the instruction that Daniel is given in these verses we need to remember their connection to what has gone before. In Chap 7 Daniel

The rise and fall of Antichrist, Pt3

This study is continued from The rise and fall of Antichrist, Pt2. You can listen to the audio of this message here. Please read Daniel 8:1-27 Two years after the previous vision (7:1, 8:1) Daniel is given further instruction from God. He clearly links this vision to the former, v1. He has not forgotten what

The rise and fall of Antichrist, Pt2

This study continues from Rise and fall of the Antichrist, Pt1. Please note: You can listen to the audio of this study here. Please take time to read Daniel 7:1-28 This chapter clearly deals with events that occur within a definite time period that climaxes with: the return of Christ in royal power having been

The friends of Christ

Based on a transcript of a message preached by Rev. Foster in Penticton Free Presbyterian Church on Lord’s Day November 21st, 2010. You can listen to the audio of this message here. John 15 verses 13 and 14 is my text this morning. “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down

Evaporating holiness

Based on the transcript of a message preached by Rev. Andy Foster on November 14th, 2010 in Penticton Free Presbyterian Church. I would like to concentrate on the words of Hosea 6:4: “O Ephraim, what shall I do unto thee? O Judah, what shall I do unto thee? for your goodness [is] as a morning

The rise and fall of Antichrist, Pt1

Note: You can listen to an audio recording of this study here. Please take the time to read Daniel 7:1-28 This vision is a vital part of Scripture. The material it deals with is among the most important issues of all revelation. In terms of sheer volume there is no other period of earth’s history

What is a Protestant?

To listen to an audio recording of this message, click here. “And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures, Opening and alleging, that Christ must needs have suffered, and risen again from the dead; and that this Jesus, whom I preach unto

Our need for the power of the Holy Ghost

Below is the substance of a message I delivered recently to the ministers of our Presbytery during our Fall week of Prayer held in Barrie FPC, Barrie, ON. I believe that the experience of Micah recorded in Micah 3:8 is the real need of the Church of Christ today. “But truly I am full of

The study of Bible prophecy

Notes on Daniel 7:15-16, 19, 28 I Daniel was grieved in my spirit in the midst of [my] body, and the visions of my head troubled me. I came near unto one of them that stood by, and asked him the truth of all this. So he told me, and made me know the interpretation

The gospel is no longer enough

This thinking pervades much of modern Christianity. It has infected and poisoned the thinking of evangelical, fundamentalist Churches and preachers. It is this concept that lies behind the widespread use of gimmickry to lure an audience to hear the gospel. The idea is to use ‘bait and switch’ tactics to appeal to the worldly and

The duty and blessing of Sabbath observance

Please note: Click here to listen to an audio version of this message. “If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own

World Religions Summit

Since 2005 the World Religions Summit has met annually—usually concurrent with a G8/G20 conference.  The most recent meeting was held in Winnipeg, MB just before the G8 conference in Huntsville, ON. The stated aims of this organization are to: address poverty; care for our earth; and invest in peace. Obviously it is an “inter-faith” organization

The kingdom of Christ on earth

Notes on Daniel 2:34-35, 44-45 “Thou sawest till that a stone was cut out without hands, which smote the image upon his feet that were of iron and clay, and brake them to pieces. Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, broken to pieces together, and became like the