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All articles by Peter Jeffery

Peter was ordained to the ministry in 1963 at age 25 and served as the Minister at Ebenezer Congregational Church in Cwmbran, Wales. In 1972 he accepted a call to Rugby Evangelical Free Church where he ministered until 1986. In 1986 Peter went to Bethlehem Evangelical Church. There he ministered faithfully until 1994. After that, Peter had an itinerant ministry of preaching and evangelism allowing him to preach at churches and conferences in Wales, England, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, Spain, and the U.S.A.
He passed away in August 2017

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June 2017
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

‘Why do good men sin?’

A question that perplexes and confuses most of us is, ‘Why do good men sin? We see a man we have always respected and admired make a mess of his life and commit some terrible sin. We find it unbelievable and it confuses us. It almost shakes our faith and we ask, ‘How could…

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‘For a while’

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December 2016
Evangelistic

‘For a while’

Bala in North Wales is a very Welsh town. The language spoken in the homes and shops is Welsh, and the names of the houses you pass are, with very few exceptions, Welsh. One of these exceptions is the nameplate on a house passed if you enter Bala from the Dogellau road. The name…

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June 2016
Evangelistic

A hole-in-one!

It’s amazing how the game of golf can take over some men. They start playing for a little exercise and before long are addicts. They can’t get enough of the little white ball! I was never like that, but I did like to play this amazing game. Mind you, I was never very good…

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April 2016
Articles > Biblical/theological

Saving Faith

How a sinner comes to faith in the Lord Jesus Christ is a mystery of grace. How someone who has opposed the gospel for years, suddenly is humbled by that same message is beyond explanation. How a lifetime of indifference to biblical truths is changed into serious devotion to those truths is baffling. There…

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December 2015
Evangelistic

Good news for chocoholics!

Recently Aberdeen University published a report which concluded that, after research, it was clear that chocolate was good for the heart. After years of being told the contrary, this was good news for chocoholics like me! When it comes to food, I like all the wrong things. I like chocolate, chips, salted butter and…

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November 2015
Articles > Biblical/theological

Boasting in the cross (2)

Continued from Boasting in the cross (1). ‘There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit’ (Romans 8:1). This tendency in human nature is a major obstacle to someone believing the gospel. The word ‘gospel’ means ‘good…

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October 2015
Articles > Biblical/theological

Boasting in the cross (1)

‘May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world’ (Galatians 6:14). The problem with the Judaisers was that they never understood the cross. If they had, they would never have mentioned circumcision in the same breath.…

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