Jan 12

Posted by occwebsite
12th Jan 2021
The Bible warns us about outbursts of anger. Pray that we would be so aware of the indwelling presence of God's Spirit that we will not give into this and other acts of the flech. The acts of the flesh are obvious... fits of rage... I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God. Galatians 5:19-22

Get Connected

Posted by occwebsite
11th Jan 2021
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Jan 11

Posted by occwebsite
11th Jan 2021
Pray that followers of Jesus would not relate to one another out of jealousy or selfish ambition because this gives rise to disorder and evil. For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice. James 3:16

Jan 10 service | Philippians 1

Posted by occwebsite
10th Jan 2021
welcome It is hard to believe that this is only the 2nd Sunday of 2021. It's been quite a week. Last Sunday I wrote: As we , we look back at the unexpected events of 2020. I suspect that 2021 will have its share of unexpected events.  I guess we have. But as I also reminded us... All of which give us opportunities as followers of Jesus to think and live

Jan 10

Posted by occwebsite
10th Jan 2021
Pray that God will protect his children from developing  an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words 1 Timothy 6:4 It's easy for this to spill over into envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions and constant friction between people 1 Timothy 6:4-5

LIFEGroups

Posted by occwebsite
09th Jan 2021
LIFEGroups at OCC are about doing life together – creatively during this time of COVID-19. LIFEGroups study the Bible, but they are more than Bible studies. LIFEGroups pray, but they are more than prayer meetings. In the past LIFEGroups ate together, but we can't do that in this time of COVID-19. served together, but this takes on a new form in this season. LIFEGroups encourage one another, but they are

Jan 9

Posted by occwebsite
09th Jan 2021
We live in a world where many (including those who call themselves Christians) allow enmities to develop between them. James reminds us that we can become enemies of God by our friendship with the world. Pray that as God's people we will not become hostile with God or each other, but that we would walk in the depths of his love. You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with

OCC online only

Posted by occwebsite
08th Jan 2021
OCC and just about every other church in Ontario are meeting online only for the next few weeks. This is not an easy decision for churches. Worship services are like our family meals. It is the centre of the dynamic of our family life, when we connect horizontally with one another and vertically with God. When Jesus called his disciples he said, "Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny

Jan 8

Posted by occwebsite
08th Jan 2021
Throughout the ages, Christians have been lured away from a Spirit-filled and Spirit-shaped walk by a focus on witchcraft, divination and sorcery. Pray that those who practice this will not be able to entice Christians - this includes many Facebook quizzes that say they will tell you something about your personality or your strength or your future. "Let no one be found among you who... practices divination or sorcery, interprets

Jan 7

Posted by occwebsite
07th Jan 2021
The word idolatry can be defined as "extreme admiration, love, or reverence for something or someone". Pray that followers of Jesus would flee from idolatry (of people, country, or ideologies) and set their affection on the one true God. "Therefore, my dear friends, flee from idolatry." 1 Corinthians 10:14