Why Christ “alone”?

Sermon delivered by Dr Mark Baddeley, lecturer at Queensland Theological College, as part of the 500 Reformation Celebrations at Hervey Bay Presbyterian Church Scripture Readings Psalm 29 Ephesians 1:1-114 Introduction Reformers coined the idea of life "solas". The Bible alone By grace alone By Faith alone Through Christ alone, The glory of God alone. How … Continue reading Why Christ “alone”?

Abraham the Father of all Believers (6)

God’s unilateral agreement of grace Scripture Readings Galatians 3:6-18 Genesis 15 Introduction Dear family of God, It is impossible for the sinking swimmer to negotiate with the lifesaver agreements before he is rescued.  At that point in time the lifesaver is in charge; the troubled swimmer is in need.  To survive he needs to obey … Continue reading Abraham the Father of all Believers (6)

Doing Good (2)

Doing good can destroy the purpose of grace Scripture Readings Micah 6:6-8 Galatians 3:1-23  Introduction My dear brothers and sisters, A dear friend of ours told me about a neighbour, and old man, sick and preparing himself for his last days.  He asked my friend to visit him because he wanted to discuss things thing … Continue reading Doing Good (2)