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"Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me"

"Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me"

This is a hymn that is still sung in a number of churches today and the lyrics speak of the richness of our salvation in Christ.

"I asked the Lord that I might grow"

"I asked the Lord that I might grow"

Every Wednesday, we begin our time of study with a time of worship. New songs are taught occasionally. This blog series hopes to explain some of the new songs that have been taught. We hope that it'll encourage you to use good Christian songs as part of your daily meditation and prayer too, not to replace the value of Scripture, but to complement it. 

Rescuing Ambition by Dave Harvey

Rescuing Ambition by Dave Harvey

What comes to your mind when you think of "ambition"? Some might point to specific parts of our Bible to suggest that the ‘Christian-thing-to-do’ is to deny yourself, take up your cross to follow Jesus (Mark 8:34). In other words, some might think that Christians should have no ambition. For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul? (Mark 8:36).

Studying Christ in Handel's Messiah

Studying Christ in Handel's Messiah

“Hallelujah!” means praise — and for most Christians raised in the Western tradition, is associated with George Frideric Handel’s “Halleuljah Chorus” in his composition, “Messiah”, a common Christmas-time favourite.

But why exactly do we sing “Hallelujah” about Christ?

Surprising weakness and a glorious God

Surprising weakness and a glorious God

Who are the people that God uses? In Acts 4, we realise that the early disciples were fishermen! Yet they spoke with a surprising clarity. What can we learn from this? 

The other side of Christmas

The other side of Christmas

What happens when Christmas around and you don't feel Christmassy? In this blog post, Darius Leow, who attends our weekly Fellowship studies shares with us how Christmas took on a slightly different meaning for him this year.