For Sunday the 18th of February - 9:00am

This Sunday we will be hearing some of the most confronting and difficult of Jesus’ teachings. These include his commands that we love our enemies, that we refrain from condemning other people, and that we forgive those who hurt us.

While we may acknowledge that Jesus’ teaching has the ring of truth, and that the world would be a far better place if we lived according to Jesus’ teaching, we also have to acknowledge that obeying his teaching doesn’t come naturally. No matter how hard we try by our own strength, we will never be perfect examples of Jesus’ teaching in our words and actions.

There has only been one person who lived up to Jesus’ teaching, and that is Jesus himself. It’s as we place our trust in Jesus that we experience his power in our lives, and that we receive strength from God to love, to give, and to forgive.

This Sunday we will be meeting at 9:00am to listen to God’s Word, to give thanks to God, to pray, and to receive the Lord’s Supper. As we do this we will experience the gracious presence of God with us to help us and heal us. Our Sunday school will meet at around 9:45am.

God’s peace,

Fraser Pearce, Pastor

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