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Rev Ian S McNaughton

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Rev Ian S McNaughton is presently serving as the Vice-Chairman of Barnabas Aid in the UK.
“This is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions...
‘Those who trust in the Lord’ (Ps.125:1) Living the Christian life means that we are to trust God at all times. However trusting in the Lord does not come naturally to us but trusting, said Martin Luther ‘is the plain...
It is in God’s plan that we grieve “Abraham came to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her” (Gen. 23:2b) Bereavement brings many strong emotions to the surface. These may be a sense of utter worthlessness, absolute despair, guilt,...

Loving God

“Oh, love the Lord, all you His saints!” (Ps. 31:23) The Christian doctrine of the love of God is grounded on the fact that “God is love” (1 John 4:16). To be loved and to love in return is...
Defining love is defining God: that is the testimony of the Christian Scriptures both Old and New Testaments. The topic of Love truly is a fascination in today’s world. This is why we have endless novels, films, plays and...
“This is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions...
“Hear my prayer, O Lord… For the enemy has persecuted my soul” (Ps. 143:3) When in prayer, it is essential to lay every feeling (the heart), thought (the mind), and desire (the will) of the soul before God. When...
My servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, one who fears God and shuns evil?" (Job 1:8). Following on from Suffering in the Book of Job - Part 1, we...
In John chapters 13–17 we have what is called ‘the final discourse’. Chapter 13 opens with these words: ‘Jesus knew that His hour had come and He should depart from this world to the Father’ (13:1). Before...
The man Jesus Christ was the Word (logos) Incarnate (John 1 : 1 & 2). He was God and Man in one Person. The undivided union of the two perfect natures in Christ gave infinite value to His...