• Apr2018

    When Jesus was crucified, two men were executed alongside him. English Bibles sometimes call them ‘thieves’, but this is really too soft. The kind of person who would receive the death penalty by crucifixion in the Romans Empire were the very worst of people. These men were possibly part of the...

  • You may wonder why we have children in our worship service at Grace through the Bible reading before the sermon. In Deuteronomy 29: 10-13, we find that even the children, the little ones, were to be in covenant with God: “All of you stand today before the LORD your God:...

  •   “I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.” – Psalm 121:1, 2 (ESV) We usually think that the words “good” and “desperation” don’t fit well together. That is generally our perception of...

  • Mar2018

    (Note: During our sermon series on the Apostles’ Creed, Pastor Clint Lombard decided to tackle the phrase “He descended into hell” as a blog post rather than in his sermon on “He died and was buried.”)   One of the most confusing statements in the Apostles’ Creed (a classic statement of...

  • Philippians 4:4 “Rejoice in the Lord always. Again, I will say, rejoice!” Joy is to be a permanent fixture in our biblical, Christian walk. Do we need to explain what joy is?  Not really. It is something most human beings have experienced to some extent and it is certainly something...

  • Karen & Karen Hopping: Solomon Islands (Wycliffe). Please use the following points to guide your prayers for Karen and Karen Hopping. Please continue to keep the other missionaries we support in your prayers: Dave and Anna Fowler, the Marshall family, and the Richards family.

  •   [8] Now if we have died with Christ, we believe that we will also live with him. [9] We know that Christ, being raised from the dead, will never die again; death no longer has dominion over him. [10] For the death he died he died to sin, once...

  • “Behold, the LORD’s hand is not shortened, that it cannot save, or his ear dull, that it cannot hear…” (Isaiah 59:1 ESV) Is there a person or group of people that have been so wicked, so stubbornly resistant to the Gospel, that we have considered them a “write-off”? These would...

  • “Then Mary took a pound of very costly oil of spikenard, anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped His feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the oil.” (John 12:2, NKJV) Derek Thomas, a few years back, told this story: “A dear, dear lady,...

  • Please find below a summary of recent meetings concerning our church and its ministries, and our wider denomination. 24 Feb 2018 – WPC Queensland Presbytery Meeting The meeting began with a discussion on gospel ministry in a changing society, led by Terry Clarke (formerly SCTC) and Dan Bosshard (WPC Pacific...