Australia began in 1788 with an indigenous population, convicts and soldiers and it became the greatest country on earth. Governor Philip arrived with the first fleet and his instructions were to enforce due observance of religion and good order…
in due course the celebration of public worship.
Governor Macquarie was always trying to improve the moral and religious well being of the Colony. Macquarie particularly wanted to encourage Christian education. James Stephen, the Parliament Under Secretary of the Colonial Office believed God was going to
make Australia a Christian nation.
Australia became known as “The Great Southland of The Holy Spirit.” Leadership came from the top. Now the leadership in Australia must be a groundswell from the people full of the Holy Spirit.