Category Archive: Grace

On Not Losing Heart

The following message was written during Robert’s time at Tusmore Memorial Uniting Church between 1986 and 1993. Robert experienced a great deal of tragedy and disappointment in his life and career and his… Continue reading

Baptism: The water that divides or the grace that unites?

“Perhaps no command of Christ has occasioned so much controversy, bitterness and mistrust as the command to baptize. Who should be baptized? How? And what does baptism mean?” From The Water That Divides by Bridge… Continue reading

Seeing for the First Time

John 9: 1-7 – ‘As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” 3 “Neither this man nor his parents… Continue reading

The Assurance of Salvation

Ephesians 1:1-14 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To God’s holy people in Ephesus, the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus… Continue reading

Feed My Sheep

John 21: 1-19: ‘Afterward Jesus appeared again to his disciples, by the Sea of Galilee. It happened this way:2 Simon Peter, Thomas (also known as Didymus), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two other disciples were together. 3 “I’m… Continue reading

Lord of the Battlefield

It is always sad to see football teams and their coaches fighting against each other. We saw it with Port Power and John Cahill, and then Mark Williams… I’m beginning to see a… Continue reading

Buying Back What Was His

Billy Graham’s wife Ruth grew up as the daughter of a medical missionary in China. One day, a servant took the father aside, and asked him how such a lovely family could have… Continue reading

Jacob – A Testimony of Grace Undeserved

Jacob was a schemer, a plotter, a manipulator. His name literally meant ‘the deceiver’. At birth in Exodus, Chapter 25 we are told he was born grasping his brother’s heel. This was a… Continue reading

Peace in the Age of Anxiety

There was a survey taken back in the 1940s which asked people to rate what they thought were the top seven problems of society. The results were: People talking too much (a criticism… Continue reading

Perspectives on the Cross

As the years pass, I find the effects of Good Friday to be more intense. Though I am not a particularly emotional person, I find the emotion of this day more and more… Continue reading