Restoring the Gospel: Episode 3

 

We look at an interview with the former members of the old congregational church. They express how deeply grieved they were that they had to let go of this building. They had come to know this building as home, but because of the depravity of those in the city and the fear of their own safety, the church was passed onto another church. That ministry also had to pass this building on, it then became a night club and a bar. The former members of the old congregational expressed their sorrow and confusion as to how this place of worship, could be used in such a manner. God in His divine will and purpose, knew exactly what he was doing all along. At Grace Gospel Fellowship we believe that ALL things work together for good to those love the Lord and are called according to His purpose. Pastor Clark shares how, many years later, God put it on His heart to pray and to fight for this building. God made it happen and is continuing to do so. Although we cannot say we know God’s purpose completely, we continue to watch this building become restored, perhaps this was part of God’s will all along. Perhaps God allowed these things to happen for this very moment, to show His power and His glory in this new light!

“The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayers of the righteous.”

– Proverbs 15:29

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Present Grace Film Series: Cain and Abel- Behind the Scenes

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Thats a wrap on our next edition in the Present Grace Film Series: Cain and Abel!! It was shot in one day over the course of 12 hours, a special thanks to all the cast and crew for bringing yet … Continue reading

Walking with God: Episode 3

Brad Morris shares his life with Christ. He expresses the overwhelming peace that he feels while he is walking in the presence of God, and the moment when he realized that he really needed the love of God. He is in wonder of the fact that God could remove his burdens in every area of his life, emotional and relational. He continues to be in wonder of God and the relationship that Brad shares with Him. Brad has also taken his own understanding of God, and used this as an opportunity to relate and to and help those around him. Although we can never pay back in full what God has done for us, through His own Son, Jesus, we can all understand that no matter what we are going through, every day is an opportunity to help those around us and to give back freely the love God has given us.

“Therefore brethren, we are debtors not to the flesh to live according to it, for if you live by the flesh than you must die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, than you shall live”

– Romans 8:12- 13

Present Grace Film Series: Job

If God is so good, then why is there so much suffering in the world and in our lives? This is a question that most of us have asked in our lifetime, on more than one occasion. Job himself is faced with this question in his life. Job was a righteous man, even God Himself says so. Job’s whole life was blessed, he prospered and there was happiness and wealth for him and his family. Then the day comes when God hands Job over to the influences and purposes of Satan himself. He loses everything he owns, loved ones and even his own health only to be left alone to ask God, “Why?”

Although we cannot answer these questions for you, only God Himself can answer those questions for the individual, God is never too far away to hear us when we call on him. No matter what the obstacle is that we are faced with in our lives, He is always there to comfort us, to listen to us and to carry us through. Job was stripped away of all he loved and cherished, and without a cause but the Lord was there for him through every moment, protecting him and holding Job is His hands and in His plan. Most times, through these hardships in our lives, we find the strength to cling closely to Him and through our suffering we find that even if we never know why these things are so, like Job, we can pass the strength to others that He gives to us. If we draw near to Him, he will draw near to us and through all of the pain we face every day, our greatest and most precious moments come from the love that He so freely gives us.

“After Job prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his fortunes and gave him twice as much as he had before”

– Job 42:10