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Experience at a Church Service of the Amazing Grace Church

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1.1 History of Christianity

Christianity is the religion based on the life, death and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, also known as the Christ or Messiah. Jesus was a Jewish teacher and prophet who lived in Palestine in the first century CE. He revealed himself to be the Son of God in fulfillment of Hebrew scripture, and taught that the Kingdom of God was imminent, bringing with it forgiveness and new life for all who believed. His claim to be the Messiah roused opposition from religious and political authorities and he was imprisoned and crucified. His followers believe that after his death, Jesus was resurrected before being taken up to heaven.

1.2 The Amazing Grace Church

On the Sunday of 4th October 2009 our group went to a non-denominational and interdependent Christian church called Amazing Grace Church at Seremban, Negeri Sembilan. Our visitation was warmly welcomed by two ushers whom gave us a bulletin about the church. The first page of the bulletin, clearly shows that the church focuses very much on building on God’s word as the first thing they mention in the bulletin is “Live by the power of God’s Word! – For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword.” (Hebrew 4:12). It also mentioned about the church’s vision– Building our lives stronger in the Word, Worship, and Witness. The church conducts three main services every week, the worship and prayer service on Friday night, word study on Saturday night and Sunday worship service. Most of the services were conducted by Pastor Gan Lee Bee Ling and his wife. The church’s vision was – Building our lives stronger in the Word, Worship, and Witness. The church moved to Seremban in 1986 and has always been associates with a network of governi...

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Reflection

The people at the Amazing grace show a tremendous devotion to the church and the whole service and it was a beautiful service with a positive message as some of the songs sung were composed by teenagers and they send a message to everyone to change Malaysia for the better, make it a place with one race and no discrimination. It is encouraging for everyone when teenagers are doing something positive with their lives and talent and are devoted and dedicating their lives to the Lord so that they too may be saved during the second coming of Jesus as they believe he will and that his coming is very near. Throughout the service we learnt that everything is possible if we put our trust or faith in something and we stick together as one like the members of this congregation who seemed to know one another.
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