Chairman’s Notes

John Bennett, Pinxton, Nottingham [SEE PROFILE BELOW]

2018 has brought its challenges for the work of Precious Seed. We started the year by moving our book printing and distribution operation from Northern Ireland to Southampton. Thank you to Howard Coles (our retired treasurer) who assisted us by organizing the transportation. With a minimum of upheaval, the shop ordering system and dispatch procedures synchronized successfully. 

Readers may also have noticed that we implemented a design refresh of the magazine, starting with the February issue. We hope that this cleaner look will make the material more accessible, whilst maintaining the same mix of expositional, devotional, and practical articles. 

One of the major tasks in the earlier part of the year was the development of policies and procedures necessary to ensure our compliance with new UK, and Europe-wide, legislation, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This has taken a considerable amount of time and effort and the consequences of that legislation are still being felt, particularly as a few magazine subscribers have failed to respond to our letters and requests. If you know of someone who has not received their magazine, please tell them to contact us to make sure their names are put back on our database. Magazine requests can be sent to the secretary or treasurer. Alternatively, telephone the number on the back of this magazine.

Alongside those practical matters, some Trust members have experienced serious health issues that have affected their ability to contribute to the work as they would wish.

We would seek your continued prayer support for the work and those that give of their valuable time to continue it. We are aware of our weakness whilst, at the same time, being aware of the increasing need. As the Apostle wrote, ‘Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it’, yet, with Paul, we add, ‘Brethren, pray for us’, 1 Thess. 5. 24, 25.
Maranatha. 

John Bennett
Chairman and General Editor

AUTHOR PROFILE: JOHN BENNETT is a member of the Precious Seed committee.

There are 24 articles in
ISSUE (2018, Volume 73 Issue 4)

2 Kings

An Assembly of the Lord’s people will be a people among whom ... - Part 1 - The Lordship of Christ is Recognized

Chairman’s Notes

Character Studies in the Book of Proverbs - The Sluggard - Part4

Collected Writings of J. M. Davies Vols. 1-3 Compiled by Mervyn Wishart

Cover Image - ‘And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write’, Rev. 3. 14.

David's Roll of Honour

Editorial

TheEpistle to the Colossians - Part 3

From Glasgow to Garenganze Ian Burness

TheGospel of Mark - Part 4

Holiness

Missionary work amongst the Hutterites in Manitoba, Canada

New Testament Church Basics – Understanding Local Assembly Character and Purpose - Michael J. Penfold

Personalities in the Nativity - Mary

Postal Bible School - Canada

Question Time - Is it wrong for a Christian to go out with someone who is not saved?

Safeguarding Children at Church in England

The Messianic Psalms - PSALM 68

The voice from behind

The World, the Flesh and the Devil Jack Hay

Their Finest Hour - Mary Magdalene

What does the Bible tell us about the future? Part 1 - The last days of the Church on earth

Word for Today - Shebet

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Hezekiah’s Confession

The Central Role of the King

On-Line Bible version 1.41

Hezekiah’s Revival

Day by Day Bible Promises

Light & Life Literature

Editorial - ‘We be brethren’, Gen. 13. 8.

Hezekiah’s Revival

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995

Editorial

The Precious Seed Web Site

Day by Day Divine Titles

God and the Nations

Eternal Security

Editorial - ‘Who is Apollos?’ 1 Cor. 3. 6.

Editorial - ‘Abstain from all appearance of evil’, 1 Thess. 5. 22.

The Chuch in Smyrna

Eternal Security

Day by Day - Bible Commands

The King in Psalm 45

Man’s Attitude to Christ

All Things

The Fear of the Lord

Approved

Could you ever love me again? Bob Cretney

Day by Day - Pictures and Parables

Editorial

Editorial

Editorial

Book Reviews

Prayer Moves Mountains John Williams

Editorial

R. B. Jones – Gospel Ministry in Turbulent Times N. Gibbard

Bible and Church Conference 2009 Peter Williams, Dirk Jongkind, Simon Gathercole

Christian Devotedness Anthony Norris Groves

Editorial

A Practical Theology of Missions: Dispelling the Mystery; Recovering the Passion

Psalm 119 For Life: Living Today In The Light Of The Word

Empty Arms Keren Baker

The Church the Body of Christ

On wings of prayer

Editorial - Do I seek to please men?

Laridian Bible Software

King Asa

King Jehoshaphat

Baptism Jack Hay

The Heavenly Physician Rommel Ghossain

Editorial - ‘For if ye do these things ye shall never fall’

Editorial - ‘The fruit of the Spirit is love’, Gal. 5. 22

e-magazine

The Tabernacle and the Offerings Albert Leckie

Roses, Marys & Others Betty Holt

Editorial - ‘Many were gathered together, insomuch that there was no room to receive them’, Mark 2.

“Thank You, King James” – the tough life of Robert Hicks James Hastings

Editorial - ‘Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you’, Matt. 28. 20.

Editorial - ‘Apollos . . . mighty in the scriptures’, Acts 18. 24.

Amaziah – ‘thine heart hath lifted thee up’

Editorial

Editorial

Working with Senior Citizens - Part 2

Editorial - ‘Touched with the feeling of our infirmities’, Heb 4. 15.

David Livingstone

Editorial - ‘In whom we have . . . the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace’, E

Voice in the Darkness - Della Letkeman

The Messiah in the Temple - Roger Liebi

Show & Tell Colin D. Jones

Life in the Big Story – Your Place in God’s Unfolding Plan - Heidi Johnston

Led by His Hand - Malcolm Coombes, ex- R.N.

The Saviour God and His Servant King - Malcolm C. Davis.

Frederick Stanley Arnot: 1858-1914

Editorial - ‘Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others’, Phil

Making Disciples – The Thessalonian Way Tim Mather

Biblical Principles of Leadership - Dr. Alexander Kurian

Possessing the Inheritance – a Concise Commentary on the Book of Joshua Malcolm C. Davis

Replacement Theology David Dunlap

Editorial

William Rhodes Lewis 1877-1964

Editorial

J. Charleton Steen, 1865 - 1931

Editorial -

Editorial

The Prophet Gad

William Trotter 1818-1865

The Epistle to Philemon - Part 1

Epistle to Philemon

Editorial

Henry Craik 1805-1866

Editorial

Changes in the Precious Seed Trust

John R. Caldwell

Chairman’s Notes

At His Feet - Part 1

The Gospel of Mark

First Samuel

At His Feet: John 11 - Weeping at His Feet

Second Samuel

The Gospel of Mark - Part 2

At His Feet - Part 3: John 12 - Worshipping at His Feet

General Data Protection Regulation - Article 29 of the EU

The Gospel of Mark - Part 3

Robert Eugene Sparks 1844-1918

TheGospel of Mark - Part 4

Their Finest Hour - Mary Magdalene

Chairman’s Notes