Sunday, January 31, 2010
Just Add Desperation
Come Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy
Come, ye sinners, poor and needy,
Weak and wounded, sick and sore.
Jesus ready stands to save you,
Full of pity, love and power.
Let not conscience make you linger,
Nor of fitness fondly dream;
All the fitness He requireth,
Is to feel your need of Him.
(Rev. Joseph Hart)
Note:This message came through clearly at last night's Sportsman's Dinner in Elmira. NHL veteran Dave Burrows, now of Parry Sound, spoke of hockey, hunting and heart's cry.
Almost two decades of pro hockey with Chicago, Pittsburgh and Toronto left him satisfied with his sport but desperate in his marriage.
He relates that the gentle, consistent demeanour of team-mate and Christian, Ron Ellis worked a work in drawing him to Calvary. Dave simply presented to about 175 men
the way of salvation and the fulfilment which he has discovered in Christ, together with his wife and family. They are in lay leadership now at their local PAOC church.
The event was hosted by Elmira Pentecostal Assembly and open to any men in the Region. Complete with a well prepared and delicious fish and game dinner, it was again a real success.