SERMON NOTES: LEGACY 02

Prophetic Roadmap for 2019

2019 is a year:

  1. That will rise and fall on our prayer lives.
  2. To step out into new things that God is doing in your life.
  3. For a new level of maturity.
  4. To grow in and develop our faith and to exercise our faith
  5. To stand with our church family members who are believing for spouses
  6. For us to focus our prayer/action on the upcoming National Elections
  7. For us to contend for revival

WHAT WE’RE BUILDING (Part 1)

Matthew 16:18 (ESV) –  And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Last week we talked about being a BUILDER – and partnering with Jesus in the building of Toronto City Church.

This leads us to an obvious but important question: what are we building? 

  • Legacy = something tangible (that is built) that is passed from one generation to another
  • What are we building that we will pass to the next generation?
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Call to Conscience – An Important Issue with Implications on Religous Freedom

This past Sunday at Toronto City Church we had a representative from Call to Conscience share with us about a campaign that is being organized to protect the rights of doctors, nurses and other healthcare practitioners to refrain from being involved in assisted suicide. Assisted suicide is now legal in our nation and in our province here in Ontario that government is setting things up so that everyone would be forced to participate whether they feel it violates their conscience or not.

I definitely have some strong feelings about assisted suicide but also do not approach the issue without compassion and understanding. That being said, regardless of where you stand regarding the issues I think that any rational person would agree that no one should be forced to participate in this if it violates their religious beliefs, conscience or personal morality. Continue reading →