Church Bulletin – June 4, 2017

Triumph Through Trials

“The king also himself passed over the brook Kidron”. 2 Samuel 15:23

David passed that gloomy brook when flying with his mourning company from his traitor son. The man after God’s own heart was not exempt from trouble, nay, his life was full of it. He was both the Lord’s Anointed, and the Lord’s Afflicted. Why then should we expect to escape? At sorrow’s gates the noblest of our race have waited with ashes on their heads, wherefore then should we complain as though some strange thing had happened unto us? The KING of kings himself was not favoured with a more cheerful or royal road. He passed over the filthy ditch of Kidron, through which the filth of Jerusalem flowed. God had one Son without sin, but not a single child without the rod. It is a great joy to believe that Jesus has been tempted in all points like as we are. What is our Kidron this morning? Is it a faithless friend, a sad bereavement, a slanderous reproach, a dark foreboding? The King has passed over all these. Is it bodily pain, poverty, persecution, or contempt? Over each of these Kidrons the King has gone before us. “In all our afflictions He was afflicted.” The idea of strangeness in our trials must be banished at once and for ever, for He who is the Head of all saints, knows by experience the grief which we think so peculiar. All the citizens of Zion must be free of the Honourable Company of Mourners, of which the Prince Immanuel is Head and Captain. Notwithstanding the abasement of David, he yet returned in triumph to his city, and David’s Lord arose victorious from the grave; let us then be of good courage, for we also shall win the day. We shall yet with joy draw water out of the wells of salvation, though now for a season we have to pass by the noxious streams of sin and sorrow. Courage, soldiers of the Cross, the King himself triumphed after going over Kidron, and so shall you. – C.H. Spurgeon

The Lord's Day Services


Sunday, June 4th

10:00a.m. Sunday School

11:00a.m. Morning Service – Dr. Larry Saunders

Communion following the morning service

5:00p.m. Special Prayer Time

6:30p.m. Evening Service – Dr. Larry Saunders

 


Weekly Events

Weekly Announcements

Tuesday, June 6th

7:30p.m. The Connect Group


Wednesday, June 7th

7:25p.m. Prayer Meeting & Bible Study


Thursday, June 8th

6:00p.m. Session Meeting

7:30p.m.  Session & Board Meeting


Friday, June 9th

7:00p.m. Good News Bible Club 


Weekly Events
Upcoming Events

Advance Announcements


Sunday, June 11th

10:00a.m. Sunday School

11:00a.m. Morning Service – Dr. Larry Saunders

5:00p.m. Special Prayer Time

6:30p.m. Evening Service – Dr. Larry Saunders


Wednesday, June 14th

7:25p.m. Prayer Meeting & Bible Study


Friday, June 16th

9:00a.m. Women’s Morning Bible Study

7:00p.m. Good News Bible Club


Upcoming Events

Special Times of Prayer

May 28, June 4, 11, 18 & 25 at 5:00 pm

Over the last number of years, we have devoted the Lord’s day afternoons in June for special prayer, concentrating on our city, province and nation. This year we want to focus on the needs of our own ministry in the both church and school. We encourage each family to participate.

Fanny J. Crosby

“God will answer your prayers better than you think. Of course, one will not always get exactly what he has asked for….We all have sorrows and disappointments, but one must never forget that, if commended to God, they will issue in good….His own solution is far better than any we could conceive.”

Please Pray for

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