Welcome to Grace Independent Baptist Church! We want it to be easy for you to come to church. We want you to experience a great time in worship and meet friendly people who will welcome you into the family of Grace. We know that first-time visits to any church raise many questions and concerns. So please look at some Frequently Asked Questions that will hopefully give you a better idea of what to expect when you visit Grace during any one of our weekly services.
Not many people realize that in the wake of the American Revolution there was a moral slump. Drunkenness became epidemic. Out of a population of five million, 300,000 were confirmed drunkards: they were burying fifteen thousand of them each year. Profanity was of the most shocking kind. For the first time in the history of the American settlement, women were afraid to go out at night for fear of assault. Bank robberies were a daily occurrence.
"One night alone in prayer might make us new men, changed from poverty of soul to spiritual wealth, from trembling to triumphing." "Sometimes we think we are too busy to pray. That is a great mistake, for praying is a saving of time." "The cry of a young raven is nothing but the natural cry of a creature, but your cry, if it be sincere, is the result of a work of grace in you* heart." "We ought not to tolerate for a minute the ghastly and grievous thought that God will not answer prayer."
- Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Ye Must Be Born Again
Regeneration is a subject which lies at the very basis of salvation, and we should be very diligent to take heed that we really are ‘born again,’ for there are many who fancy they are, who are not. Be assured that the name of a Christian is not the nature of a Christian; and that being born in a Christian land, and being recognised as professing the