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MESSAGE FROM THE PASTOR

November 23, 2020

Yesterday Was A Great Day: But, every day can be a great day when we have Jesus walking with us.

The snow is gone. For now that is. Weather is one of the unpredictable items in our lives. Most people love change while they are young, especially with the weather. But the more advanced you are in life, the more you push back on change. The reason that is, is because we get comfortable and content with what is happening around us. We are familiar with our life and how things are going and we love it just the way it is. It’s like we like where we are and we don’t want to have to deal with change.

You know where this is going. No matter what, our lives change, we can’t stop it. I just listened to a show on the radio the other morning that said you can get an app on you phone that can tell you about your health just by taking a picture of yourself. Yes, it’s true. It will tell you not only your heart rate and many more things from only 2ft away but it will even ask you if you want the phone to call your doctor if it detects any serious physical issues in it’s testing. That’s a game changer.

Many of us make changes in our lives all the time, we just don’t realize it. When I was working at Ford, there was a man there that had the same lunch every day for forty year. But I suspect the day he retired he had something else for lunch. Used to read the paper every day just as soon as I got home from work. Then I realized that my kids were more important than day old news. You see, love can sneak in and change everything.

But what about our spiritual heart. Is it changing? How can we get to knowing how healthy it is? I believe it shows up in three ways. The first is how often we go to Jesus when no one is around. Our bibles get used and in some cases need to be replaced. The other is found in our trousers. We wear out the knees because our heart wants to kneel in front of Him to talk. Lastly, I believe the closer we get to Him the more we want to Know Him and we are ‘content‘ with change that comes with growing in Him. And continual growth is change.

 
Have a great week 
Pastor Robin

 

How are you? It would be wonderful to know all of you are doing well. Email me to let me know. Send the email to: [email protected].

 

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Online Worship ServicesOur church will continue to meet on line every week. This coming Sunday is the fifth Sunday of Lent. We will continue in 1Peter looking at chapter 2:22-25 where we will look to see the cost of our sin and what it cost Jesus for our sin and for us to be healed. Sin is pervasive until we learn what the real cost is. Join us as we meet Peter once more.

 

On Site Worship Service @ Milton Baptist Church, Sun. Mar.21st 11:00am – We are back in the building again this Fifth Sunday of Lent. We are jumping ahead in Luke’s Gospel to Luke 19: 1-10. Looking for things that not only get us to thinking about where we are in our Christian journey, but recognize how prevalent Jesus is to who we are and where we are headed. The building is clean and ready for each of you to come and join us. This week is going to be the transitional week in dealing effectively with the pandemic.

 

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Sunday’s Vote: Was a positive vote and we notified the candidate. We continue to pray that God will let us know what His answer is for us. We will wait for the candidate to also pray about it and get back to us shortly.

March 20 – Spring arrives – With all that we have been through this last year, our hope grows as we plan to move on.

March 21 – 5th Sunday of Lent — Hearing His Words: Knowing He is There Beside You.

March 28 – Palm Sunday – The King is coming

April 2 – Good Friday – It’s good for us and good for us to think about.

April 4 – Resurrection Sunday – It’s not about bunnies and chickens. It’s about Jesus coming out of the grave and conquering death.

 

 

 

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THANK YOU to everyone who continually supports the ministry here at MBC. Thank you. Our needs continue as we get through this rough point in time. We are back in the building now to worship on site. As you come to church you can again bring your offering and place it in the offering place at the front of the sound booth. There are two other ways to support the church. If for any reason you are still not comfortable in joining us in person and continue to join us on line, you can also drop your offering envelope (no cash) in our mailbox whenever you are in the neighbourhood. Lastly, you can give your offering on line by using your bank e-transfer. The church email address to use is: [email protected]

 

If they ask for a question/answer you can use: question – ‘why’ & answer – ‘offering’.

 

Thank you again for your ongoing support.

 

If you have any questions, please reach out to one of our Directors.

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PRAYING FOR THOSE AROUND US:

Ayeesha – James` cousin, condition continues to improve

David Pickerton – Bernie’s friend doing well.

Everett – having breathing problems & health issues

Our Children – at school, home & in the building, keeping well and safe

Our Candidate – as he looks to the Lord for clarity in his decision.

Our Children & Youth Ministries and its future focus with our future Youth Pastor

Pray for the health and well being of friends and neighbours & those impacted by the cv-19

CBM – pray for our missionaries and works in other lands

Family & Friends who are searching for answers in life and in their hearts

Individuals we know who are struggling with mental health & addictions

People looking for spiritual answers

Individuals struggling with everyday life stresses

Our commitment to grow in Christ & get His message out to the world around us

Our Church Board

Our Pastor & Deborah

Missionaries

True North Church & Pastor Alan

French Congregation & Pastor Caleb

3rd Heaven Ministries & Pastor Dominico

Milton Korean Presbyterian Church

House of Prayer Milton, Pakistani Congregation with Pastor Yousif/Jacqueline

South Asian Welcome Center & Sushil & Nita David

Salvation Army on Nipissing Rd.

New Dundee Baptist Church & Pastor Ron – This church is our 2021 denominational church that we as a church are to pray for. They are a small church who keep going and sharing the message of Jesus

Unspoken prayer requests

 

Let us know if there is something more we can be praying for. Just drop us a line at: [email protected]

 

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MONDAY

Philippians 4:13 – “I can endure all these things through the power of the one who gives me strength.”

 

TUESDAY

Deuteronomy 31:6 – “Be strong! Be fearless! Don’t be afraid and don’t be scared by your enemies, because the Lord your God is the one who marches with you. He won’t let you down, and he won’t abandon you.”

 

WEDNESDAY

2 Timothy 1:7 – “God didn’t give us a spirit that is timid but one that is powerful, loving, and self-controlled.”

 

THURSDAY

2 Corinthians 12:9 – “He said to me, ‘My grace is enough for you, because power is made perfect in weakness.’ So I’ll gladly spend my time bragging about my weaknesses so that Christ’s power can rest on me.”

 

FRIDAY

John 16:33 – “I’ve said these things to you so that you will have peace in me. In the world you have distress. But be encouraged! I have conquered the world.”

 

SATURDAY

1 Peter 1:20-23 – He was chosen before the creation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for your sake. Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and hope are in God. Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart. For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.

 

SUNDAY

1 Corinthians 10:12-14 – “So those who think they are standing need to watch out or else they may fall. No temptation has seized you that isn’t common for people. But God is faithful. He won’t allow you to be tempted beyond your abilities. Instead, with the temptation, God will also supply a way out so that you will be able to endure it.”

 

 

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