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Welcome to the website of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Australia. We are a Presbyterian church, constituted as several congregations along the east coast of Australia, whose aim is to faithfully proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, in the tradition of the Protestant Reformation. We believe the truth of the Holy Bible as expressed in the Westminister Confessional Standards as originally adopted by the Reformed Church of Scotland.
 
A History of Reformed (Presbyterian) Christian Education
Rev Chris Coleborn

The Reformed Churches of Continental Europe and Scotland and England spoke of the Christian education of the youth of the Church. What did they mean by this qualification of the education of their covenant youth? They meant this: nothing less than the teaching of human knowledge within the context of God-centred Christianity. They did not mean schools only for the teaching of the Bible as such. Nor did they mean the teaching of human knowledge with some Christianity taught as an adjunct to that knowledge. Rather, they meant a study of human knowledge that was based upon, seen in the light of, and fully integrated with Divine knowledge. This perspective on knowledge, they believed, would equip students with the true tools of learning so they would be, as much as humanly possible, prepared for all that is to be faced in life and death.

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Our Christian Psalms ~ 15
Psalm 15 - Who Will Be In Heaven? 
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Vital Truths - Salvation! Who Needs It?

If what the Bible says is true (and it is), then we all do.  The greatest, most pressing need we sinners have is to escape the wrath and curse of God due to us for our sins. Surely, to people like us, Jesus Christ, the Saviour of sinners would be the most important person! Finding salvation would be our most pressing concern - wouldn’t it?

So why do so few of us take this seriously?

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Jesus, The Healer Of Satan's Woes
Mark 9:14-29

Jesus performed many wondrous miracles during His earthly ministry. The gospel of Mark especially records His power against Satan and the demons. In fact, there are nine instances of Jesus casting out demons in this gospel. The episode we consider in this article occurred immediately after Jesus came back down from the Mount of Transfiguration, with Peter, James and John.

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Consider

Grieve not the holy Spirit of God - Ephesians 4:30

In a word, the Spirit is grieved by any deviation from the strict and holy walk of a child of God – by any sense of guilt retained upon the conscience – any sin unconfessed, unrepented, and unforsaken – any known defilement of the temple He inhabits – any slight put upon Jesus – any neglect of the atoning blood – any light and trifling deportment – any uncharitable walk towards other Christians – any taking of the judgment seat against them – all these must be grieving to the Holy Spirit of God.
Octavius Winslow

 

Reformation Commenoration

Reformation Commemoration

28th October 2017

3.00 PM

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Poll

What is the greatest threat to your spiritual health & well being?
 

EPCA & PRCA Conference

Lecture 1
Genuine Church Unity - Prof. Russ Dykstra

Lecture 2
Singing Again the Songs of Zion - Rev. Mark Shand

Lecture 3
The Doctrine of the Church Visible and Invisible - Rev. David Higgs

Lecture 4
The Sweetness of the Heart - Rev. Joshua Engelsma

Lecture 5
Church and State in the Scottish Reformatio - Rev. David Torlach

Lecture 6
The Reformation s Response to the Radical Reformation - Prof. Russ Dykstra