Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 14 Q & A 27 Q Wherein did Christ’s humiliation consist? A Christ’s humiliation consisted in his being born, and that in a low condition,1 made under the law,2 undergoing the miseries of this life,3 the wrath of God,4 and the cursed death of the cross;5 in being buried, …

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Mount Gambier Presbyterian have produced a video service that contains elements that are present when MGPC worships each week. You can find it on this page at our website. As we move toward the familiar season of Easter the strangeness and unique nature of this year moves us toward a fresh appreciation of the timeless …

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Part of worship at MGPC each week involves memorisation of a Bible verse, usually month by month. With online videos replacing our weekly worship I needed a verse to include in place of the ones presented by our regular presenters. Enter Randall Goodgame from Slugs and Bugs, whose songs I (and mine) have loved for …

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Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 13 Q & A 23 Q What offices does Christ execute as our Redeemer? A Christ, as our Redeemer, executes the offices of a prophet,1 of a priest,2 and of a king,*3 both in his estate of humiliation and exaltation. Q & A 24 Q How does Christ execute …

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The current crisis in a unique time for pastors. Usually crises are experienced on a personal or group level, but almost never on a ubiquitous level. When folk experience crisis situations we try to help them draw down of the spiritual capital God has accumulated in their lives. A crisis is not the optimal time …

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The church will not be in the building again tomorrow. Again, the video service that we’ve produced contains elements that are present when MGPC worships each week. It is not a replacement, it’s a substitute. We hope its familiarity and content will be a help and an encouragment. We also hope that it will nurture …

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The negative emotions we feel are meant to cause us to reflect on self and circumstance to consider changing what we are doing or where we are. The current cultural moment is amplifying emotions. That amplification could manifest as an increase in generalised anxiety. The situation does not create the generalised anxiety, so much as …

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