Last Sunday we concluded our Great Commission Month. This week we resume our sermon series on "Not Ashamed of the Gospel"....Keep Reading
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Reflections on the New City Catechism #32 What do justification and sanctification mean? Justification means our declared righteousness before God, made possible by Christ’s death and resurrection for us. Sanctification means our gradual, growing righteousness, made possible by the Spirit’s work in us. ...
Pastor Mark turns our attention to the picture of the church that God has given us in the epistle to the Philippians. He reflects on the beauty of the church as God has revealed to us in His word, and encourages us to consider how we too, can bring God glory through His body, the church. ...
Reflections on the New City Catechism #30 What is faith in Jesus Christ? Faith in Jesus Christ is acknowledging the truth of everything that God has revealed in his Word, trusting in him, and also receiving and resting on him alone for salvation as he is offered to us in the gospel....
Reflections on the New City Catechism #29 How can we be saved? Only by faith in Jesus Christ and in his substitutionary atoning death on the cross; so even though we are guilty of having disobeyed God and are still inclined to all evil, nevertheless, God, without any merit of our own but only by pure grace, imputes to us the perfect righteousness of Christ when we repent and believe in him....
Reflections on the New City Catechism #28 What happens after death to those not united to Christ by faith? At the day of judgment they will receive the fearful but just sentence of condemnation pronounced against them. They will be cast out from the favorable presence of God, into hell, to be justly and grievously punished, forever. ...
Reflections on the New City Catechism #27 Are all people, just as they were lost through Adam, saved through Christ? No, only those who are elected by God and united to Christ by faith. Nevertheless God in his mercy demonstrates common grace even to those who are not elect, by restraining the effects of sin and enabling works of culture for human well-being. ...
Throughout the week and at our weekend services, different church members are at work to serve the church and build up the church with their gifts. As the church regathers, and more ministry resume in-person meetings, there has also been more opportunities and ministry needs. ...
As part of the program for Great Commission Month, the iCare CG shared with us the recent trip some of them made to Luwuk to visit Tzi Ping and Heidi Leong, their CG members cum adopted missionaries. The trip has helped them better understand and appreciate Ping and Heidi's work among the Saluan people. If you have missed their presentation, here's a short recap of what th...Keep Reading
This Sunday is the last Sunday of our Great Commission Month. As you prepare your heart for worship this Sunday, take a moment to thank God for the one who faithfully shared the gospel with you. ...Keep Reading
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) DS is in recess. CHILDREN'S MINISTRY JUNIORS| God is LOVE -Love is the overflow of joy that God has inHimself. Key Verse: John15:9a,11 "As the Father has loved Me, so I have loved you. I have told you this so that My joy may be in you and your joy may be complete." SENIORS | EL ELYON - The Most High, King of Kin...Keep Reading
Prayer Meeting (26 May 2017) Prayer Points I.DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) Prayer Praise: - Please pray with us as we plan the study at DS for the second half of the year. - Pray for us as we consider how to better serve the needs of the church body configure DS to serve those needs. - Pray for our teachers to rest well during this recess continue to draw close to...Keep Reading
Pastor Ian shares his hope for GBC to consider how God might use us to support ministries that intentionally serve as bridges to the hearts of our neighbours....Keep Reading
Tzi Ping and Heidi, our missionaries in Luwuk, update us on the Saluan dictionary project. We are so encouraged by how God is opening doors for them to bless the Saluan community and we are very excited for the launch of the Saluan dictionary app – Kamus Saluan....Keep Reading
Joy is a result of God's salvation gift and let's give thanks to God for this gift of joy which comes at a great expense to God through the sacrifice of His Son, Jesus Christ. ...Keep Reading
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION: DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) DS is in recess. CHILDREN'S MINISTRY JUNIORS| REFUGE - God is a place of safety and shelter for His people.Key Verse: PROVERBS 18:10 "The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe." SENIORS | JEHOVAH-OR - The LORD is Light. When Jehovah-Or turns the light on evil, God's children repent.Key Ve...Keep Reading
This year’s theme song for Great Commission Month (GCM), 'May the Peoples Praise You', is a timely encouragement for Grace Baptist Church. In the midst of the hustle and bustle of everyday life, this song reminds us of the truth of God’s salvation plan....Keep Reading
Ps Ian reminds us in this post that as we enjoy and celebrate God's blessings of our soon-to-be completed new building, we need to be mindful that the church is not a building and we should be a church beyond our building!...Keep Reading
In the first of our three-part series on the theme of Not Ashamed for the Children's Corner of Grace News, we shared the story of Perpetua. In this second instalment, Rachel Wong shares with our children the example of Timothy and encourages our young ones (and us) to tell others about Jesus....Keep Reading
Since moving to CHS, various CGs have taken turns to organise the GBC Fellowship Meal every quarter after the Quarterly Congregation Meeting. Pastor Ollie shares with us why we cherish this time of coming together to have a meal....Keep Reading
Do you know that you are precious in God’s eyes? As you reflect on this week's call to worship, thank God for the precious gift of Jesus Christ who gave His life in exchange for our lives....Keep Reading
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION: DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) | 5.15 PM 6.15 PM | FELLOWSHIP HALL ON LEVEL 1Today we will wrap up our study on 1-2 Chronicles: "What Happened after Chronicles?" Today's teaching will be led by Yee Kiat. DS will be in recess after today.(Note: DS slots on 21 and 28 May have been designated for presentations by mission organizations and ministries in view...Keep Reading
What can the popular construction toy Lego teach us about building up the church of Christ? Pastor Eugene sees several parallels, and here uses those colourful little bricks to illustrate some important principles for us as we seek to establish the church on a strong foundation....Keep Reading
Long-time GBC member Esther Cher, also known as Yoke Lin, shares her testimony of being not ashamed of the gospel with Grace News writer Heng Wen Xiu. The mother-of-two talks about the living hope she has in the gospel, and the power of the Holy Spirit working in her....Keep Reading
Come and check out pre-loved items, grab some good bargains and share warm fellowship over light snacks at the Garage Sale on 13 May from 10am to 3pm. All proceeds will go to the GBC Rebuilding fund....Keep Reading
Let us proclaim our God and King to the Nations – so that they will come to worship Him! Let us turn to and remember this our God and King! ...Keep Reading
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION: DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) | 5.15 PM 6.15 PM | FELLOWSHIP HALL ON LEVEL 1 We will be doing a study on "King Josiah" led by David Koh. Yee Kiat will be teaching next week. CHILDREN'S MINISTRY JUNIORS| GOD IS UNCHANGING. God never changes.Key Verse: Malachi 3:6a 'I, the Lord, do not change.' SENIORS | JEHOVAH-EL EMETH: The Lord God of Truth.The...Keep Reading
In a context in which we are taught to cram for excellence or nothing at all, as Christians, let's cram for "well done my good and faithful servants!" as we come to another Great Commission Month this year....Keep Reading
An update of the construction progress and cash flow projections as of April 2017...Keep Reading