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Logan, The Sky Angel Cowboy
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Logan is a 13 year-old boy who lives on a ranch in a very small town in Nebraska. Logan called the radio station distraught because he had to take down a calf . His words have wisdom beyond his years. He share God's love in the story.

Insperational Video Clips
Nick Bujicic
Born with limbs, Nick lives an extraordinary life overcoming daily obstacles and prejudice
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DxlJWJ_WfA&feature=related

Team Hoyts - The World's Strongest Dad
A father's love can do for both father and son a great job and the story is touching
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flRvsO8m_KI

Why Study the Bible?
The Bible contains 66 books and was written over a period of more than 1600 years. Yet it is one book with a consistent theme: God's love and salvation for fallen mankind. Thus it is the source book of Judaism (Old Testament) and of Christianity. It has stood the test of time and the attacks of critics for the last 2000 years because it is the inspired word of God.

The Bible is, first, the history of Israel. Yet it is the history of us all, and Western culture has its roots in the Bible. We study the Bible so we may know who God is, who we are and why this world was created; then we can know the purpose and meaning of our lives. Bible study leads us to God, so it leads to Truth. Jesus said in John's gospel that if we hold to his teachings, then we will know the truth, and the truth will set us free. [John 8:31,32]

How do we study the Bible?
The Bible is the word of God, written by Holy men of old who were inspired by the Holy Spirit. We must not approach it critically but prayerfully---to learn what God is saying to us and to obey Him. There are three steps:

Observation: What does it say? Pay close attention to the passage, noticing contrast, repetition and progression, as well as the facts.

Interpretation: What does it mean? Prayerfully meditate on the contents, seeking to find its meaning, particularly in context and from the author's point of view.

Application: How does it apply to me? Are there promises to be claimed, commands to be obeyed, sins to be repented of? Look for prayer topics for yourself, for others, for your family, for the country and the world.

Our approach in Bible study is the question and answer session followed by personal reflection and testimony-writing; written lectures are also helpful. And we should avoid trying to force the Bible into theological systems such as fundamentalism or dispensationalism---for the best interpreter of the Bible is the Bible itself.

Why study "one-to-one"?
There are many different ways to study the Bible, such as through personal reading and meditation, listening to sermons and lectures, discussion groups, or on a "one-to-one" basis. All are good. But our ministry is uniquely committed to one-to-one Bible study. God saved the ancient world through one man, Noah. God gave his covenant to one man, Abraham; Jesus taught Nicodemus and the Samaritan woman one at a time. Through one-to-one Bible study, each person is a student, and each person is a teacher. This gives the opportunity for each person to study at his or her own pace, ask questions freely, and seek answers with the prayer support of a friend.

We encourage those who want to engage in serious Bible study to prepare by answering study questions in advance and afterward to write a summary of what he or she has learned, including personal, practical application (testimony). In addition, at least once a quarter, we hold a Student Bible Symposium for those who would like to share their study with others.

Our one-to-one Bible studies are evangelistic in purpose, that is, we seek to lead people---one at a time---to meet the God of the Bible personally, and to come to know Jesus as Saviour and Lord.

Bible Teachers:
Mark : 0428 122 188 Moses : 0424 265 115
Ruth : 0401 155 542 Esther : 0425 812 035

What is the good news?
God's Love

The Bible states that God Loves us and wants a personal relationship with each of us.

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16

This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. 1 John 4:10

Man's Failure
Man is sinful and therefore separated from God. He can neither experience God's love directly or have a personal relationship with Him.

As it is written: There is no one righteous, not even one; ... Romans 3:10

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God..Romans 3:23

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 6:23

God's Solution
Jesus is God's solution to the separation we experience from Him.

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Romans 5:8 Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6

When we were utterly helpless, Christ came at just the the right time and died for us sinners. Romans 5:6

Man's Response
We must accept God's only solution to the problem of sin and separation.

By grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, that no one should boast. Ephesians 2:8,9

"Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if any one hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him." Revelation 3:20.
Your Decision
You can accept Jesus right now by praying
"Lord Jesus, I need You. Thank You for dying on the cross for my sins. I open the door of my life and receive You as my Savior and Lord. Thank You for forgiving my sins and giving me eternal life. Take control of the throne of my life. Make me the kind of person You want me to be."

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