Think As Jesus Taught

“Pray without ceasing…” 1 Thessalonians 5:17

 Our thinking about prayer, whether right or wrong, is based on our own mental conception of it. The correct concept is to think of prayer as the breath in our lungs and the blood from our hearts. Our blood flows and our breathing continues “without ceasing”; we are not even conscious of it, but it never stops. And we are not always conscious of Jesus keeping us in perfect oneness with God, but if we are obeying Him, He always is. Prayer is not an exercise, it is the life of the saint. Beware of anything that stops the offering up of prayer. “Pray without ceasing…”— maintain the childlike habit of offering up prayer in your heart to God all the time.

Jesus never mentioned unanswered prayer. He had the unlimited certainty of knowing that prayer is always answered. Do we have through the Spirit of God that inexpressible certainty that Jesus had about prayer, or do we think of the times when it seemed that God did not answer our prayer? Jesus said, “…everyone who asks receives…” (Matthew 7:8). Yet we say, “But…, but….” God answers prayer in the best way— not just sometimes, but every time. However, the evidence of the answer in the area we want it may not always immediately follow. Do we expect God to answer prayer?

The danger we have is that we want to water down what Jesus said to make it mean something that aligns with our common sense. But if it were only common sense, what He said would not even be worthwhile. The things Jesus taught about prayer are supernatural truths He reveals to us.

Oswald Chambers

The Lord's Day Services

Sunday, May 28th

10:00a.m. Sunday School

11:00a.m. Morning Service – Pastor John Bodner

5:00p.m. Special Prayer Time

6:30p.m. Evening Service – Dr. Frank McClelland

Fellowship & Refreshments following the evening service. (Team #3)

Weekly Events

Weekly Announcements

Wednesday, May 31st

7:25p.m. Annual General Meeting

Thursday, June 1st

7:30p.m.  Youth Fellowship

Friday, June 2nd

9:00a.m. Women’s Morning Bible Study

7:00p.m. Good News Bible Club 

Weekly Events
Upcoming Events

Advance Announcements

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

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

Upcoming Events

Annual General Meeting

We encourage all members and adherents to attend our Annual General Meeting. It is a time to give thanks to God for His grace and goodness in our ministry. There will also be an update on the Commission of Presbytery that visited in March 2017.

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.

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