Preached on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at Scott Street Mennonite Brethren Church, St. Catharines, Ontario - CANADA
Black History Month
Discover, on this special message delivered by Lead Pastor, Dr. Rob Patterson, the heritage that the city of St.Catharines (Ontario-Canada) has the events that brought many brothers and sisters to freedom from the United States.
Created To Follow the Footsteps of Jesus
1 Peter 2:20 - 25
But if you suffer for doing good and you endure it, this is commendable before God. 21 To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps. 22 ‘He committed no sin, and no deceit was found in his mouth.’23 When they hurled their insults at him, he did not retaliate; when he suffered, he made no threats. Instead, he entrusted himself to him who judges justly. 24 ‘He himself bore our sins’ in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; ‘by his wounds you have been healed.’ 25 For ‘you were like sheep going astray,’ but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.
The themes are - peace, love, unity, gratitude, and praise.
If you have been touched by this message but have never invited Jesus Christ into your heart, today is the day of salvation dear friend. So we invite you to pray with us this prayer with all your heart. "Dear God, I believe you send your Son Jesus Christ to die for my sins. I believe He rose again and gives me forgiveness. I make him Lord of my life and I ask him to please enter into my heart. Thank you Jesus Christ, and thank you that now The Holy Spirit lives in me for eternity making me a new creation!
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