A week ago on 25th November, Americans celebrated their annual Thanksgiving Day. Thanksgiving is often a time where people also take the opportunity to spend quality time with family and express their gratitude to one another. What about us as Christians? Do we give thanks to our God? If yes, how often? What compels you to give thanks to God or what are the things you g...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. ...
Nicholas Quek reflects on 2020's Watch Night Service, a wonderful time of giving thanks for His grace and mercy, as well as a powerful reminder that Jesus is our one and only hope. ...Keep Reading
At the Quarterly Congregational Meeting on 3 January 2021, Elder Caleb Yap shared ten points of thanksgiving for 2020. ...Keep Reading
Pastor Ian reminds us that we have much to give thanks for even in such challenging circumstances....Keep Reading
Last Sunday, 16 August 2020, around 40 of us gathered physically for the first time since March to celebrate the Lord's Supper, and to thank God for His grace and faithfulness to GBC the last 61 years. ...Keep Reading
Pastor Ian shares how we can still join the church family for Sunday worship even if we cannot be physically there, as well as the latest measures GBC will be taking for Sunday's worship service....Keep Reading
Neo Yi Ling shares with us how members of GBC gathered on the last day of 2019 to look back on the year that had come to an end and to look forward together to what God has in store in the coming year. ...Keep Reading
Pastor Oliver shares with us the the thanksgiving and prayer requests shared during last Friday's prayer meeting. Let's join together as one church to give thanks and pray for one another. ...Keep Reading
We gave thanks and celebrated 60 years of God's faithfulness and grace last Sunday. Rachel Wong recaps the blessed time of worship and praise....Keep Reading
David and Gladys Chang have been serving with OMF in Bangkok for many years. In 2018, they were refreshed by a time of furlough back in the US and they have since returned to the field in Jul 2018. They share with us how they have experienced God's abundant love and faithfulness as they transition and how we can pray for them....Keep Reading
Four whole hours together in church to end 2018 and usher in 2019 struck many as odd, and even more as far too long. Yet as watchnight came, the hours flew by as the 100 members or so of GBC came together to share with each other how God has been so good to us the past year....Keep Reading
It's been a year since we returned to Mattar Road as a church family. On Sunday 12 August 2018 we celebrated God's goodness to Grace Baptist Church over 59 years. ...Keep Reading
This week, we count it a joy and privilege to gather with our brothers and sisters from the Chinese Congregation for a combined worship, giving thanks to God in Scripture and song for being our Deliverer and Redeemer....Keep Reading
Our Watchnight Service 2017, planned by the YA Ministry, was a time of special blessing and encouragement. Read about it and view some of the videos here....Keep Reading
On 17 Sept 2017, both the English and Chinese congregation gathered together to worship God in the newly constructed sanctuary. Neo Yi Ling recounts for us the sweet time of worship and fellowship that we enjoyed on this special day of thanksgiving. ...Keep Reading
At this season in our church life, GBC has a lot to give thanks for. Pastor Ian reminds us that it is not only good but also appropriate to express gratitude to the One who sustains us and provides us with everything we need. He suggests four ways we in turn can respond to such a generous God. ...Keep Reading
On 31 December 2016, GBC faithfully gathered for its traditional watchnight service, knowing that we have much to give thanks for....Keep Reading
On every New Year's Eve, the GBC family will come together for the Watchnight Servce. Pastor Arnold shares with us why we uphold this tradition and encourages us to take advantage of this great opportunity to attest to the awesomeness and goodness of God. We also spoke with two members who have been regularly attending the service on why they make the special effort to att...Keep Reading
On 20 Nov 2016, more than a hundred GBC members gathered to watch a screening of the recent Reformation Concert and share what God had been doing in their lives through the entire preparation process. It was an encouraging time as different ones testified to God’s faithfulness as they stepped forward to participate in faith....Keep Reading
At Watchnight Service 2015, we saw a good mix of members, the young and "not-so-old", coming together to testify of God's goodness and grace in their lives. ...Keep Reading
We have been learning this song recently, and this song literally takes for its message themes from the epistle to the Ephesians in Chapter 1. ...Keep Reading
The Young Adults had their retreat in July, and in this post, we have 4 of them sharing their experiences, lessons learnt, and how we can continue to pray for them. ...Keep Reading
40 of our young people spent the long weekend away for their annual retreat. It was a time to fellowship together and commune with God....Keep Reading
At the recent Watchnight Service, we gathered together to celebrate the end of a year, and heard testimonies of God's fatihfulness in the lives of families and individuals in our community. ...Keep Reading
Members of GBC experienced a moving time of worship during the Thanksgiving celebration on 22 Nov 2014....Keep Reading
Every year, GBC celebrates the end of the year and welcomes the next with the Watchnight Service. As 2014 draws to a close, we asked Chan Kok Pun, one of the members of the planning committee to share with us more about this year's service -- what we can expect, how we can prepare for it and why it is so important. ...Keep Reading
More than 80 members gathered together to give thanks to our Lord for what He is doing in their lives. ...Keep Reading