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Master in Ministry (Otago) Bachelor in Applied Theology (Carey) Diploma in Mission (Carey) Pastoring Eastside Baptist since 2002

Browsing Archive: October, 2016

Justified by grace

Posted by Chris Lee on Sunday, October 30, 2016,
Let me start by reading part of a Baptist creed to you. A creed is a statement of beliefs. This one is an American Baptist one but its statements are true for us here too:
We believe that [humanity] was created in holiness, but, by voluntary transgression, fell; in consequence of which all [humanity] are now sinners, not by constraint, but choice, and are under just condemnation of eternal death without defense or excuse; 
that the salvation of sinners is wholly of grace, thro...

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Posted by Chris Lee on Saturday, October 22, 2016,
54 years ago, on the 25th August 1962 this building was officially opened.  According to reports of the time: “glorious sunny weather, large attendances, inspirational messages in song and from God’s word – these were highlights of a memorable weekend.”  The writer concluded: “we do sincerely trust that the witness of Glengarry [church] to this new and growing area will be the lighthouse and new life-bringer to many in that district.”
In 2012 we as a church celebrated being...

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God of Abundance

Posted by Chris Lee on Sunday, October 2, 2016,

God of abundance

The Holy Spirit provides all our needs and abundantly more that we could ever ask for or imagine.

The story we are focusing on is from 2 Kings and speaks of the time of the prophet Elisha.

2 Kings 4 Now the wife of a member of the company of prophets cried to Elisha, “Your servant my husband is dead; and you know that your servant feared the Lord, but a creditor has come to take my two children as slaves.” Elisha said to her, “What shall I do for you? Tell me, what...

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