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All articles by Peter Masters

Peter Masters has been the Minister of the Metropolitan Tabernacle in central London since 1970. He commenced the Evangelical Times, the monthly evangelical conservative newspaper

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February 2017
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Free the slaves

John Newton was the only son of a sea captain who owned a small fleet of trading vessels. Captain Newton planned a rugged upbringing for John. He left boarding school, as soon as he was old enough, for his first taste of life at sea in a vessel trading round Mediterranean ports. At 17,…

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Forty years at Spurgeon’s Tabernacle

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February 2007
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Forty years at Spurgeon’s Tabernacle

The editors have kindly asked me to sketch the Lord's work at the Metropolitan Tabernacle (or Spurgeon's Tabernacle) over the decades during which Evangelical Times has exercised its ministry. It is a privilege to respond with these details of the Lord's work here.The question is often asked - 'What has brought the Tabernacle from…

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Free the slaves!

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December 2006
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Free the slaves!

John Newton was the only son of a sea captain who owned a small fleet of trading vessels. Captain Newton planned a rugged upbringing for John. He left boarding school as soon as he was old enough for his first taste of life at sea - in a vessel trading round Mediterranean ports.At seventeen…

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Bowers of the Antarctic

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December 2005
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Bowers of the Antarctic

Henry Bowers was just 28 when in March 1912 - with Captain Scott and Dr Bill Wilson - he lay down to die in a tiny tent in a swirling blizzard. The explorers were on the return journey from the South Pole. Bowers' father, seafaring Captain Alexander Bowers, had sailed race-winning clippers and penetrated…

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Genius at Work – James Clerk Maxwell

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December 2004
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Genius at Work – James Clerk Maxwell

The family house in Edinburgh was a very strange place. Almost everything in it was designed by 'father' - a mildly eccentric barrister with a passion for mechanical things and an amazingly inventive mind.Not long after the birth of James Clerk Maxwellin 1831, his father took it into his head to design a new…

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Michael Faraday – scientist and Christian

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December 2003
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Michael Faraday – scientist and Christian

'Very few men', said Sir William Bragg, 'have changed the face of the world as Faraday has done. He was one of the greatest experimental philosophers that ever appeared ... and of his discoveries none has had more consequences than that which he made in 1831 ... on this has been founded all those…

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