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October 16, 2017

5th Sunday Service – October 29 Mukinbudin

Hello all, Just a brief message to remind you that plans are in place for 5th Sunday combined church service to be held in Mukinbudin on October 29th. The service will begin at 10.30am to give everyone travelling time to get there. The speaker for the sermon will be Brad Patterson. During the service there […]

October 15, 2017

Nothing can separate us from God’s love

                Today for communion I want to look at a wonderful passage from Romans 8. In most Bibles it is titled, “Nothing can separate us from God’s love”. As I read through the passage, I am overcome by God’s love for us all and how secure we are […]

September 17, 2017

Communion: Peace with God through faith

For communion today I want a wonderful passage from Romans 5. In this passage we will see some great truths the Bible says we have if we trust Christ for our salvation. Peace with God Through Faith Rom 5:1  Therefore, since we have been made right in God’s sight by faith, we have peace with God […]

August 20, 2017

Communion: The human and Divine exchange

This week for communion I want to read a passage from Romans that talks about the great human and divine exchange that took place when Christ came and died on the cross for us. It has been on my heart to remind us of the standing we have with God because of Jesus’ work. Romans […]

July 23, 2017

Communion: Jesus is all we need

Our communion talk from today… When I first started reading the Bible, and in particular the NT, I really started to take note of the words in red letters. I came to learn that the words written in red were the words of Jesus. The words of Jesus fascinated me. And although I didn’t understand […]

July 17, 2017

Key verses from James

Hello all, here are the key verses from James. In his book James uses the term “My dear brothers and sisters” 10 times. These introduce some of the main themes… Book summary – My dear brothers and sisters. James 1:2 – Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for […]

July 7, 2017

Having the attitude of Christ

From our July newsletter… In Philippians 2:1-11 the Apostle Paul urges us to have a Christ like attitude in all we do. In particular he touches on three areas. 1. Be unified Paul urges the believers to be unified in Christ. He asks them to make him happy by “agreeing wholeheartedly with each other, loving one another, […]

June 25, 2017

Communion: The power at Jesus’ arrest

This week as I have been thinking about communion my mind kept on returning the arrest of Jesus before His trial and crucifixion.  This can be found in both John 18 and the parallel passed in Luke 22. As I read I saw some examples of Jesus’ power when He was arrested. Normally we think […]

May 29, 2017

Communion: The victories Jesus won

Last time I led communion I shared about how Jesus set His face like flint when he turned towards Jerusalem. Today I want to stop and take the time and focus on the victories that Jesus won for us nearly 2000 years ago. The first victory that Jesus won is the victory over sin. The […]

May 14, 2017

10 things about being generous as a Christian

Here is a snippet from our May newsletter… I was reading through 2 Corinthians 9:1-15 recently. It is the section where Paul writes to the Corinthian church about their offering for the Christians in Jerusalem. As I read through this passage I noticed 10 things about being generous. 1. It inspires others to give (v2) […]

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