Langwarrin Christian Reformed Church ... a Light to the Nation

From the Pastor

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Through the food we eat, our daily needs are fulfilled, but he or she who eats the Bread of Life, will never ever get hungry again. Such love, we should not ignore, not for the bread of this daily life, because the Bread of eternal life is forever and Christ gave Himself for us. “Believe in Him, who was sent,” we read in our Bible Reading in John 6. We cannot do anything to be saved. We must believe! God expects of us to believe through His Spirit and faith is the gift from the Spirit. We use the Lord’s Supper because we believe. This is our motivation. Not to believe, but because we believe as His children. We confess: Sacraments are holy signs and seals for us to see. God instituted...
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From the Pastor

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Malcolm Turnbull is Australia’s 29th prime minister!!! Australian politics have changed again! Mr Turnbull’s 10-vote victory means Australia has had four prime ministers in just over two years! How should we respond to that as believers?   In Romans 13, Paul taught that God has appointed the government authorities. Paul calls the government “God’s servant.” God has ordained kings and civil officers whom He calls to govern by laws and policies so that the sinfulness of man be restrained and things be conducted in our country in good order. God even gives them the sword to punish the evildoer.   What is the task of government? God ordains the government....
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Pastor’s Notes

We need to ask: How are we treating strangers or refugees? This became a difficult political question in our times. Hundreds of thousands of refugees have fled their home countries and have arrived in European nations seeking shelter and support. So far this year, more than 366,402 refugees have made treacherous boat crossings across the Mediterranean Sea, often with tragic results. 2,800 people have died crossing the Mediterranean so far this year. These people are risking their lives to reach Europe because they have nowhere else to go. 85% of the people arriving in Europe are from conflict-affected countries, fleeing violence and desperately seeking safety. More than half are from...
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