2022-06-26

Engage Culture – Acts 4:1-10, 18-31

  • Prelude
  • Welcome | Announcements
    • Sun July 17 | 11:30am (after service) Church Picnic (Parking Lot and Dining Hall)
    • Fri July 29 | 7pm Feed My Starving Children – please contact Gerri Henze
  • Opening Prayer
  • Call To Worship – 2 Chronicles 20:16-17 ESV
    • 16 Tomorrow go down against them. Behold, they will come up by the ascent of Ziz. You will find them at the end of the valley, east of the wilderness of Jeruel.
    • 17 You will not need to fight in this battle. Stand firm, hold your position, and see the salvation of the LORD on your behalf, O Judah and Jerusalem.’ Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed. Tomorrow go out against them, and the LORD will be with you.”
  • Reading – [Acts 3:17-22 ESV]
    • 17 “And now, brothers, I know that you acted in ignorance, as did also your rulers.
    • 18 But what God foretold by the mouth of all the prophets, that his Christ would suffer, he thus fulfilled.
    • 19 Repent therefore, and turn back, that your sins may be blotted out,
    • 20 that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord, and that he may send the Christ appointed for you, Jesus,
    • 21 whom heaven must receive until the time for restoring all the things about which God spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets long ago.
    • 22 Moses said, ‘The Lord God will raise up for you a prophet like me from your brothers. You shall listen to him in whatever he tells you.
  • Worship Hymns
    • UMH 529 – How Firm a Foundation
    • TFWS 2203 – In His Time
    • TFWS 2149 – Living for Jesus
  • Offering
  • Prayer Hymn
    • TFWS 2167 – More Like You
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Sermon – “Engage Culture” – [Acts 4:1-10, 18-31 ESV]
    • 1 And as they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple and the Sadducees came upon them,
    • 2 greatly annoyed because they were teaching the people and proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection from the dead.
    • 3 And they arrested them and put them in custody until the next day, for it was already evening.
    • 4 But many of those who had heard the word believed, and the number of the men came to about five thousand.
    • 5 On the next day their rulers and elders and scribes gathered together in Jerusalem,
    • 6 with Annas the high priest and Caiaphas and John and Alexander, and all who were of the high-priestly family.
    • 7 And when they had set them in the midst, they inquired, “By what power or by what name did you do this?”
    • 8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, “Rulers of the people and elders,
    • 9 if we are being examined today concerning a good deed done to a crippled man, by what means this man has been healed,
    • 10 let it be known to all of you and to all the people of Israel that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead–by him this man is standing before you well.
    • 18 So they called them and charged them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.
    • 19 But Peter and John answered them, “Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than to God, you must judge,
    • 20 for we cannot but speak of what we have seen and heard.”
    • 21 And when they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding no way to punish them, because of the people, for all were praising God for what had happened.
    • 22 For the man on whom this sign of healing was performed was more than forty years old.
    • 23 When they were released, they went to their friends and reported what the chief priests and the elders had said to them.
    • 24 And when they heard it, they lifted their voices together to God and said, “Sovereign Lord, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and everything in them,
    • 25 who through the mouth of our father David, your servant, said by the Holy Spirit, “‘Why did the Gentiles rage, and the peoples plot in vain?
    • 26 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers were gathered together, against the Lord and against his Anointed’–
    • 27 for truly in this city there were gathered together against your holy servant Jesus, whom you anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, along with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel,
    • 28 to do whatever your hand and your plan had predestined to take place.
    • 29 And now, Lord, look upon their threats and grant to your servants to continue to speak your word with all boldness,
    • 30 while you stretch out your hand to heal, and signs and wonders are performed through the name of your holy servant Jesus.”
    • 31 And when they had prayed, the place in which they were gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and continued to speak the word of God with boldness.
  • Closing Hymn
    • TFWS 2281 – May You Run and Not Be Weary
  • Benediction
  • Postlude


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2022-06-19

Engage Prayer – Ephesians 6:10-18 & 1 Timothy 2:1-8

  • Prelude
  • Welcome | Announcements
    • Sun July 17 | 11:30am (after service) Church Picnic (Parking Lot and Dining Hall)
    • Fri July 29 | 7pm Feed My Starving Children – please contact Gerri Henze
  • Opening Prayer
  • Call To Worship – UMH 771 – Psalm 36:5-10
    • 5 Your steadfast love, O Lord, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds.
    • 6 Your righteousness is like the mighty mountains, your judgments are like the great deep; O Lord, humans and animals you save!
    • 7 O God, how precious is your steadfast love! All people may take refuge in the shadow of your wings.
    • 8 They feast on the abundance of your house, and you give them drink from the river of your delights.
    • 9 For with you is the fountain of life; in your light do we see light.
    • 10 O continue your steadfast love to those who know you, and your salvation to the upright of heart!
  • Reading – [John 17:1-12 ESV]
    • 1 When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you,
    • 2 since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him.
    • 3 And this is eternal life, that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.
    • 4 I glorified you on earth, having accomplished the work that you gave me to do.
    • 5 And now, Father, glorify me in your own presence with the glory that I had with you before the world existed.
    • 6 “I have manifested your name to the people whom you gave me out of the world. Yours they were, and you gave them to me, and they have kept your word.
    • 7 Now they know that everything that you have given me is from you.
    • 8 For I have given them the words that you gave me, and they have received them and have come to know in truth that I came from you; and they have believed that you sent me.
    • 9 I am praying for them. I am not praying for the world but for those whom you have given me, for they are yours.
    • 10 All mine are yours, and yours are mine, and I am glorified in them.
    • 11 And I am no longer in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, keep them in your name, which you have given me, that they may be one, even as we are one.
    • 12 While I was with them, I kept them in your name, which you have given me. I have guarded them, and not one of them has been lost except the son of destruction, that the Scripture might be fulfilled.
  • Worship Hymns
    • TFWS 2023 – How Majestic Is Your Name
    • TFWS 2016 – Glorify Thy Name
    • Above All – © 1999 Integrity’s Hosanna! Music
  • Offering
  • Prayer Hymn
    • UMH 393 – Spirit of the Living God
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Sermon – “Engage Prayer”
    • [Ephesians 6:10-18 ESV]
      • 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.
      • 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.
      • 12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.
      • 13 Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.
      • 14 Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,
      • 15 and, as shoes for your feet, having put on the readiness given by the gospel of peace.
      • 16 In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one;
      • 17 and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,
      • 18 praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end, keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints,
    • [1 Timothy 2:1-8 ESV]
      • 1 First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people,
      • 2 for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.
      • 3 This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior,
      • 4 who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
      • 5 For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,
      • 6 who gave himself as a ransom for all, which is the testimony given at the proper time.
      • 7 For this I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I am telling the truth, I am not lying), a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
      • 8 I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;
  • Communion
  • Closing Hymn
    • TFWS 2223 – They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Love – v1,2,4
  • Benediction
  • Postlude

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2022-06-12

Engage The Bible – Deuteronomy 8:1-3 & 1 Peter 1:23-25

  • Prelude
  • Welcome | Announcements
    • Sun July 17 | 11:30am Church Picnic (Parking Lot and Dining Hall)
    • Fri July 29 | 7pm Feed My Starving Children – please contact Gerri Henze
  • Opening Prayer
  • Call To Worship – UMH 762 – Psalm 30
    • 1 I will extol you, O Lord, for you have lifted me up, and did not let my foes rejoice over me.
    • 2 O Lord my God, I cried to you for help, and you healed me.
    • 3 O Lord, you brought up my soul from Sheol,
    • restored me to life from among those gone down to the pit.
    • 4 Sing praises to the Lord, O his faithful ones, and give thanks to his holy name.
    • 5 Surely the Lord’s anger is but for a moment; the Lord’s favor is for a lifetime.
    • Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.
    • 6 As for me, I said in my prosperity, “I shall never be moved.”
    • 7 By your favor, O Lord, you had established me as a strong mountain;
    • you hid your face, I was dismayed.
    • 8 To you, O Lord, I cried, and to the Lord I made supplication:
    • 9 “What profit is there in my death, if I go down to the pit?
    • Will the dust praise you? Will it tell of your faithfulness?
    • 10 Hear, O Lord, and be gracious to me! O Lord, be my helper!”
    • 11 You have turned my mourning into dancing; you have loosed my sackcloth and girded me with gladness,
    • 12 that my soul may praise you and not be silent.
    • O Lord, my God, I will give thanks to you forever.
  • Reading – [Matthew 24:3-14 ESV]
    • 3 As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?”
    • 4 And Jesus answered them, “See that no one leads you astray.
    • 5 For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and they will lead many astray.
    • 6 And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not alarmed, for this must take place, but the end is not yet.
    • 7 For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places.
    • 8 All these are but the beginning of the birth pains.
    • 9 “Then they will deliver you up to tribulation and put you to death, and you will be hated by all nations for my name’s sake.
    • 10 And then many will fall away and betray one another and hate one another.
    • 11 And many false prophets will arise and lead many astray.
    • 12 And because lawlessness will be increased, the love of many will grow cold.
    • 13 But the one who endures to the end will be saved.
    • 14 And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.
  • Worship Hymns
    • Living Hope – © 2011 Atlas Mountain Music
    • WS 3105 – In Christ Alone
    • Lord, I Need You – © 2011 sixsteps Music
  • Offering
  • Prayer Hymn
    • UMH 601 – Thy Word Is a Lamp
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Confirmation
  • Sermon – “Engage The Bible”
    • [Deuteronomy 8:1-3 ESV]
      • 1 “The whole commandment that I command you today you shall be careful to do, that you may live and multiply, and go in and possess the land that the LORD swore to give to your fathers.
      • 2 And you shall remember the whole way that the LORD your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble you, testing you to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments or not.
      • 3 And he humbled you and let you hunger and fed you with manna, which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that he might make you know that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of the LORD.
    • [1 Peter 1:23-25 ESV]
      • 23 since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God;
      • 24 for “All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls,
      • 25 but the word of the Lord remains forever.” And this word is the good news that was preached to you.
  • Closing Hymn
    • UMH 467 – Trust and Obey
  • Benediction
  • Postlude

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2022-06-05

LORD, Do You Even Care? – Yet I Will Rejoice In The LORD!

  • Prelude
  • Welcome | Announcements
    • Mon June 6 | 9am – 12pm Garage Sale setup
    • Wed June 8 | 5 – 8pm Garage Sale setup
    • Fri June 10 | 8am – 5pm Garage Sale
    • Sat June 11 | 8am – 12pm Garage Sale
    • Fri July 29 | 7pm Feed My Starving Children – please contact Gerri Henze
  • Opening Prayer
  • Call To Worship – UMH 881 – The Apostles’ Creed – Traditional Version
    • I believe in God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth;
    • And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord: who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried; the third day he rose from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and sitteth at the right hand of God the Father Almighty; from thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.
    • I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen.
  • Reading – [Psalm 4:1-8 ESV]
    • 1 To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have given me relief when I was in distress. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer!
    • 2 O men, how long shall my honor be turned into shame? How long will you love vain words and seek after lies? Selah
    • 3 But know that the LORD has set apart the godly for himself; the LORD hears when I call to him.
    • 4 Be angry, and do not sin; ponder in your own hearts on your beds, and be silent. Selah
    • 5 Offer right sacrifices, and put your trust in the LORD.
    • 6 There are many who say, “Who will show us some good? Lift up the light of your face upon us, O LORD!”
    • 7 You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and wine abound.
    • 8 In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.
  • Worship Hymns
    • How Great Is Our God – © 2004 sixsteps Music
    • Our God – © 2010 Atlas Mountain Songs
  • Offering
  • Prayer Hymn
    • TFWS 2055 – You Are My Hiding Place
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Confirmation
  • Sermon – “Yet I Will Rejoice In The LORD!” – [Habakkuk 3:17-19 ESV]
    • 17 Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the stalls,
    • 18 yet I will rejoice in the LORD; I will take joy in the God of my salvation.
    • 19 GOD, the Lord, is my strength; he makes my feet like the deer’s; he makes me tread on my high places. To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments.
  • Communion
  • Closing Hymn
    • UMH 673 – God Be with You till We Meet Again
  • Benediction
  • Postlude

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2022-05-29

LORD, Do You Even Care? – YAHWEH’s Glory in Hopelessness

  • Prelude
  • Welcome | Announcements
    • Mon June 6 | 9am – 12pm Garage Sale setup
    • Wed June 8 | 5 – 8pm Garage Sale setup
    • Fri June 10 | 8am – 5pm Garage Sale
    • Sat June 11 | 8am – 12pm Garage Sale
    • Fri July 29 | 7pm Feed My Starving Children – please contact Gerri Henze
  • Opening Prayer
  • Call To Worship – UMH 889 – Affirmation From 1 Timothy 2:5-6; 1:15; 3:16
    • There is one God and there is one mediator, Christ Jesus, who came as a ransom for all, to whom we testify.
    • The saying is sure and worthy of full acceptance:
    • That Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners, and was manifested in the flesh, vindicated in the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among the nations, believed in throughout the world, taken up in glory.
    • Great indeed is the mystery of the gospel. Amen.
  • Reading – [Habakkuk 3:9-16 ESV]
    • 9 You stripped the sheath from your bow, calling for many arrows. Selah You split the earth with rivers.
    • 10 The mountains saw you and writhed; the raging waters swept on; the deep gave forth its voice; it lifted its hands on high. 11
    • The sun and moon stood still in their place at the light of your arrows as they sped, at the flash of your glittering spear.
    • 12 You marched through the earth in fury; you threshed the nations in anger.
    • 13 You went out for the salvation of your people, for the salvation of your anointed. You crushed the head of the house of the wicked, laying him bare from thigh to neck. Selah
    • 14 You pierced with his own arrows the heads of his warriors, who came like a whirlwind to scatter me, rejoicing as if to devour the poor in secret.
    • 15 You trampled the sea with your horses, the surging of mighty waters.
    • 16 I hear, and my body trembles; my lips quiver at the sound; rottenness enters into my bones; my legs tremble beneath me. Yet I will quietly wait for the day of trouble to come upon people who invade us.
  • Worship Hymns
    • UMH 717 – The Battle Hymn of the Republic
    • UMH 507 – Through It All
    • Above All – © 1999 Integrity’s Hosanna! Music
  • Offering
  • Prayer Hymn
    • UMH 473 – Lead Me, Lord
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Sermon – “YAHWEH’s Glory in Hopelessness” – [Habakkuk 3:1-16 ESV]
    • 1 A prayer of Habakkuk the prophet, according to Shigionoth.
    • 2 O LORD, I have heard the report of you, and your work, O LORD, do I fear. In the midst of the years revive it; in the midst of the years make it known; in wrath remember mercy.
    • 3 God came from Teman, and the Holy One from Mount Paran. Selah His splendor covered the heavens, and the earth was full of his praise.
    • 4 His brightness was like the light; rays flashed from his hand; and there he veiled his power.
    • 5 Before him went pestilence, and plague followed at his heels.
    • 6 He stood and measured the earth; he looked and shook the nations; then the eternal mountains were scattered; the everlasting hills sank low. His were the everlasting ways.
    • 7 I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction; the curtains of the land of Midian did tremble.
    • 8 Was your wrath against the rivers, O LORD? Was your anger against the rivers, or your indignation against the sea, when you rode on your horses, on your chariot of salvation?
    • 9 You stripped the sheath from your bow, calling for many arrows. Selah You split the earth with rivers.
    • 10 The mountains saw you and writhed; the raging waters swept on; the deep gave forth its voice; it lifted its hands on high.
    • 11 The sun and moon stood still in their place at the light of your arrows as they sped, at the flash of your glittering spear.
    • 12 You marched through the earth in fury; you threshed the nations in anger.
    • 13 You went out for the salvation of your people, for the salvation of your anointed. You crushed the head of the house of the wicked, laying him bare from thigh to neck. Selah
    • 14 You pierced with his own arrows the heads of his warriors, who came like a whirlwind to scatter me, rejoicing as if to devour the poor in secret.
    • 15 You trampled the sea with your horses, the surging of mighty waters.
    • 16 I hear, and my body trembles; my lips quiver at the sound; rottenness enters into my bones; my legs tremble beneath me. Yet I will quietly wait for the day of trouble to come upon people who invade us.
  • Closing Hymn
    • UMH 371 – I Stand Amazed in the Presence
  • Benediction
  • Postlude

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2022-05-22

LORD, Do You Even Care? – The Woes

  • Prelude
  • Welcome | Announcements
    • Mon June 6 | 9am – 12pm Garage Sale setup
    • Wed June 8 | 5 – 8pm Garage Sale setup
    • Fri June 10 | 8am – 5pm Garage Sale
    • Sat June 11 | 8am – 12pm Garage Sale
    • Fri July 29 | 7pm Feed My Starving Children – please contact Gerri Henze
  • Opening Prayer
  • Call To Worship – UMH 887 – Affirmation From Romans 8:35, 37-39
    • Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?
    • Shall tribulation or distress, or persecution or famine, or nakedness or peril or sword?
    • No!
    • In all things we are more than conquerors through the One who loved us.
    • We are sure that neither death nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation,
    • will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
    • Thanks be to God! Amen.
  • Reading – [Habakkuk 2:12-20 ESV]
    • 12 “Woe to him who builds a town with blood and founds a city on iniquity!
    • 13 Behold, is it not from the LORD of hosts that peoples labor merely for fire, and nations weary themselves for nothing?
    • 14 For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD as the waters cover the sea.
    • 15 “Woe to him who makes his neighbors drink– you pour out your wrath and make them drunk, in order to gaze at their nakedness!
    • 16 You will have your fill of shame instead of glory. Drink, yourself, and show your uncircumcision! The cup in the LORD’s right hand will come around to you, and utter shame will come upon your glory!
    • 17 The violence done to Lebanon will overwhelm you, as will the destruction of the beasts that terrified them, for the blood of man and violence to the earth, to cities and all who dwell in them.
    • 18 “What profit is an idol when its maker has shaped it, a metal image, a teacher of lies? For its maker trusts in his own creation when he makes speechless idols!
    • 19 Woe to him who says to a wooden thing, Awake; to a silent stone, Arise! Can this teach? Behold, it is overlaid with gold and silver, and there is no breath at all in it.
    • 20 But the LORD is in his holy temple; let all the earth keep silence before him.”
  • Worship Hymns
    • TFWS 2270 – He Has Made Me Glad
    • UMH 507 – Through It All
    • Blessed Be Your Name – © 2002 Thankyou Music
  • Offering
  • Prayer Hymn
    • UMH 496 – Sweet Hour of Prayer
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Sermon – “The Woes” – [Habakkuk 2:6-20 ESV]
    • 6 Shall not all these take up their taunt against him, with scoffing and riddles for him, and say, “Woe to him who heaps up what is not his own– for how long?– and loads himself with pledges!”
    • 7 Will not your debtors suddenly arise, and those awake who will make you tremble? Then you will be spoil for them.
    • 8 Because you have plundered many nations, all the remnant of the peoples shall plunder you, for the blood of man and violence to the earth, to cities and all who dwell in them.
    • 9 “Woe to him who gets evil gain for his house, to set his nest on high, to be safe from the reach of harm!
    • 10 You have devised shame for your house by cutting off many peoples; you have forfeited your life.
    • 11 For the stone will cry out from the wall, and the beam from the woodwork respond.
    • 12 “Woe to him who builds a town with blood and founds a city on iniquity!
    • 13 Behold, is it not from the LORD of hosts that peoples labor merely for fire, and nations weary themselves for nothing?
    • 14 For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD as the waters cover the sea.
    • 15 “Woe to him who makes his neighbors drink– you pour out your wrath and make them drunk, in order to gaze at their nakedness!
    • 16 You will have your fill of shame instead of glory. Drink, yourself, and show your uncircumcision! The cup in the LORD’s right hand will come around to you, and utter shame will come upon your glory!
    • 17 The violence done to Lebanon will overwhelm you, as will the destruction of the beasts that terrified them, for the blood of man and violence to the earth, to cities and all who dwell in them.
    • 18 “What profit is an idol when its maker has shaped it, a metal image, a teacher of lies? For its maker trusts in his own creation when he makes speechless idols!
    • 19 Woe to him who says to a wooden thing, Awake; to a silent stone, Arise! Can this teach? Behold, it is overlaid with gold and silver, and there is no breath at all in it.
    • 20 But the LORD is in his holy temple; let all the earth keep silence before him.”
  • Closing Hymn
    • UMH 557 – Blest Be the Tie That Binds
  • Benediction
  • Postlude

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2022-05-15

LORD, Do You Even Care? – The Righteous Shall Live By Faith

  • Prelude
  • Welcome | Announcements
    • Sun May 15 | 9am Last day of Sunday School
    • Tue May 17 | 9:30 – 11:30am Blood Screening Event Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee
      • Walk-in only and no appointments to be made.
    • Mon June 6 | 9am – 12pm Garage Sale setup
    • Wed June 8 | 5 – 8pm Garage Sale setup
    • Fri June 10 | 8am – 5pm Garage Sale
    • Sat June 11 | 8am – 12pm Garage Sale
    • Fri July 29 | 7pm Feed My Starving Children – please contact Gerri Henze
  • Opening Prayer
  • Call To Worship – [Psalm 1 ESV]
    • 1 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers;
    • 2 but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night.
    • 3 He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers.
    • 4 The wicked are not so, but are like chaff that the wind drives away.
    • 5 Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous;
    • 6 for the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will perish.
  • Reading – [Isaiah 6:1-9 ESV]
    • 1 In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple.
    • 2 Above him stood the seraphim. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.
    • 3 And one called to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!”
    • 4 And the foundations of the thresholds shook at the voice of him who called, and the house was filled with smoke.
    • 5 And I said: “Woe is me! For I am lost; for I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts!”
    • 6 Then one of the seraphim flew to me, having in his hand a burning coal that he had taken with tongs from the altar.
    • 7 And he touched my mouth and said: “Behold, this has touched your lips; your guilt is taken away, and your sin atoned for.”
    • 8 And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here I am! Send me.”
    • 9 And he said, “Go, and say to this people: “‘Keep on hearing, but do not understand; keep on seeing, but do not perceive.’
  • Worship Hymns
    • UMH 348 – Softly and Tenderly Jesus is Calling
    • UMH 352 – It’s Me, It’s Me, O Lord
    • 10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord) – © 2011 Atlas Mountain Songs
  • Offering
  • Prayer Hymn
    • UMH 354 – I Surrender All
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Sermon – “The Righteous Shall Live By Faith” – [Habakkuk 2:1-5 ESV]
    • 1 I will take my stand at my watchpost and station myself on the tower, and look out to see what he will say to me, and what I will answer concerning my complaint.
    • 2 And the LORD answered me: “Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so he may run who reads it.
    • 3 For still the vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the end–it will not lie. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will surely come; it will not delay.
    • 4 “Behold, his soul is puffed up; it is not upright within him, but the righteous shall live by his faith.
    • 5 “Moreover, wine is a traitor, an arrogant man who is never at rest. His greed is as wide as Sheol; like death he has never enough. He gathers for himself all nations and collects as his own all peoples.”
  • Communion
  • Closing Hymn
    • UMH 369 – Blessed Assurance
  • Benediction
  • Postlude

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2022-05-08

LORD, Do You Even Care? – LORD, I Just Don’t Understand

  • Prelude
  • Welcome | Announcements
    • Sun May 15 | 9am Last day of Sunday School
    • Tue May 17 | 9:30 – 11:30am Blood Screening Event Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee
      • Walk-in only and no appointments to be made.
    • Fri June 10 | 8am – 5pm Garage Sale
    • Sat June 11 | 8am – 12pm Garage Sale
    • Fri July 29 | 7pm Feed My Starving Children – please contact Gerri Henze
  • Opening Prayer
  • Call To Worship – [Psalm 86:1-7 ESV]
    • 1 A Prayer of David. Incline your ear, O LORD, and answer me, for I am poor and needy.
    • 2 Preserve my life, for I am godly; save your servant, who trusts in you – you are my God.
    • 3 Be gracious to me, O Lord, for to you do I cry all the day.
    • 4 Gladden the soul of your servant, for to you, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.
    • 5 For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you.
    • 6 Give ear, O LORD, to my prayer; listen to my plea for grace.
    • 7 In the day of my trouble I call upon you, for you answer me.
  • Reading – [Psalm 42:5-11 ESV]
    • 5 Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation
    • 6 and my God. My soul is cast down within me; therefore I remember you from the land of Jordan and of Hermon, from Mount Mizar.
    • 7 Deep calls to deep at the roar of your waterfalls; all your breakers and your waves have gone over me.
    • 8 By day the LORD commands his steadfast love, and at night his song is with me, a prayer to the God of my life.
    • 9 I say to God, my rock: “Why have you forgotten me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?”
    • 10 As with a deadly wound in my bones, my adversaries taunt me, while they say to me all the day long, “Where is your God?”
    • 11 Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.
  • Worship Hymns
    • UMH 368 – My Hope Is Built
    • UMH 367 – He Touched Me
    • Jesus Messiah – © 2008 sixsteps Music
  • Offering
  • Prayer Hymn
    • UMH 349 – Turn Your Eyes upon Jesus
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Sermon – “LORD, I Just Don’t Understand” – [Habakkuk 1:12-17 ESV]
    • 12 Are you not from everlasting, O LORD my God, my Holy One? We shall not die. O LORD, you have ordained them as a judgment, and you, O Rock, have established them for reproof.
    • 13 You who are of purer eyes than to see evil and cannot look at wrong, why do you idly look at traitors and remain silent when the wicked swallows up the man more righteous than he?
    • 14 You make mankind like the fish of the sea, like crawling things that have no ruler.
    • 15 He brings all of them up with a hook; he drags them out with his net; he gathers them in his dragnet; so he rejoices and is glad.
    • 16 Therefore he sacrifices to his net and makes offerings to his dragnet; for by them he lives in luxury, and his food is rich.
    • 17 Is he then to keep on emptying his net and mercilessly killing nations forever?
  • Closing Hymn
    • UMH 445 – Happy the Home When God Is There
  • Benediction
  • Postlude

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2022-05-01

LORD, Do You Even Care? – Not The Answer I Was Hoping For

  • Prelude
  • Welcome | Announcements
    • Wed May 4 Life Line Screening – Ways to Register:
    • Sun May 15 | 9am Last day of Sunday School
    • Tue May 17 | 9:30 – 11:30am Blood Screening Event Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee
      • Walk-in only and no appointments to be made.
    • Fri July 29 | 7pm Feed My Starving Children – please contact Gerri Henze
  • Opening Prayer
  • Call To Worship – [Psalm 71:1-6 ESV]
    • 1 In you, O LORD, do I take refuge; let me never be put to shame!
    • 2 In your righteousness deliver me and rescue me; incline your ear to me, and save me!
    • 3 Be to me a rock of refuge, to which I may continually come; you have given the command to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress.
    • 4 Rescue me, O my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the grasp of the unjust and cruel man.
    • 5 For you, O Lord, are my hope, my trust, O LORD, from my youth.
    • 6 Upon you I have leaned from before my birth; you are he who took me from my mother’s womb. My praise is continually of you.
  • Reading – [Psalm 80:1-7 ESV]

    • 1 To the choirmaster: according to Lilies. A Testimony. Of Asaph, a Psalm. Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock. You who are enthroned upon the cherubim, shine forth.
    • 2 Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh, stir up your might and come to save us!
    • 3 Restore us, O God; let your face shine, that we may be saved!
    • 4 O LORD God of hosts, how long will you be angry with your people’s prayers?
    • 5 You have fed them with the bread of tears and given them tears to drink in full measure.
    • 6 You make us an object of contention for our neighbors, and our enemies laugh among themselves.
    • 7 Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved!
  • Worship Hymns
      • UMH 176 – Majesty, Worship His Majesty (2x)
      • UMH 172 – My Jesus, I Love Thee
      • Living Hope – © 2017 Phil Wickham Music

  • Offering
  • Prayer Hymn
    • TFWS 2215 – Cares Chorus
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Sermon – “Not The Answer I Was Hoping For” – [Habakkuk 1:5-11 ESV]

    • 5 “Look among the nations, and see; wonder and be astounded. For I am doing a work in your days that you would not believe if told.
    • 6 For behold, I am raising up the Chaldeans, that bitter and hasty nation, who march through the breadth of the earth, to seize dwellings not their own.
    • 7 They are dreaded and fearsome; their justice and dignity go forth from themselves.
    • 8 Their horses are swifter than leopards, more fierce than the evening wolves; their horsemen press proudly on. Their horsemen come from afar; they fly like an eagle swift to devour.
    • 9 They all come for violence, all their faces forward. They gather captives like sand.
    • 10 At kings they scoff, and at rulers they laugh. They laugh at every fortress, for they pile up earth and take it.
    • 11 Then they sweep by like the wind and go on, guilty men, whose own might is their god!”
  • Closing Hymn
    • UMH 715 – Rejoice, the Lord is King
  • Benediction
  • Postlude

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2022-04-24

LORD, Do You Even Care? – Why LORD? When LORD?

  • Prelude
  • Welcome | Announcements
  • Opening Prayer
  • Call To Worship – Psalm 16:1-6 ESV
    • 1 A Miktam of David. Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge.
    • 2 I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.”
    • 3 As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight.
    • 4 The sorrows of those who run after another god shall multiply; their drink offerings of blood I will not pour out or take their names on my lips.
    • 5 The LORD is my chosen portion and my cup; you hold my lot.
    • 6 The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.
  • Reading – [Psalm 13 ESV]
    • 1 To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. How long, O LORD? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?
    • 2 How long must I take counsel in my soul and have sorrow in my heart all the day? How long shall my enemy be exalted over me?
    • 3 Consider and answer me, O LORD my God; light up my eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death,
    • 4 lest my enemy say, “I have prevailed over him,” lest my foes rejoice because I am shaken.
    • 5 But I have trusted in your steadfast love; my heart shall rejoice in your salvation.
    • 6 I will sing to the LORD, because he has dealt bountifully with me.
  • Worship Hymns
    • UMH 318 – Christ Is Alive
    • UMH 314 – In the Garden
    • UMH 73 – O Worship the King (v 1,2,4,5)
  • Offering
  • Prayer Hymn
    • UMH 177 – He Is Lord
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Sermon – “Why LORD? When LORD?” – [Habakkuk 1:1-4 ESV]
    • 1 The oracle that Habakkuk the prophet saw.
    • 2 O LORD, how long shall I cry for help, and you will not hear? Or cry to you “Violence!” and you will not save?
    • 3 Why do you make me see iniquity, and why do you idly look at wrong? Destruction and violence are before me; strife and contention arise.
    • 4 So the law is paralyzed, and justice never goes forth. For the wicked surround the righteous; so justice goes forth perverted.
  • Closing Hymn
    • TFWS 2075 – King of Kings
  • Benediction
  • Postlude

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2022-04-17

“I Am” Statements of Jesus – I Am The Resurrection

  • Prelude
  • Welcome | Announcements
  • Opening Prayer
  • Call To Worship – UMH 888 – Affirmation from 1 Cor 15:1-6 & Col 1:15-20
    • This is the good news which we have received, in which we stand, and by which we are saved:
    • Christ died for our sins, was buried, was raised on the third day, and appeared first to the women, then to Peter and the Twelve. and then to many faithful witnesses.
    • We believe Jesus is the Christ, the Anointed One of God, the firstborn of all creation, the firstborn from the dead, in whom all things hold together, in whom the fullness of God was pleased to dwell by the power of the Spirit.
    • Christ is the head of the body, the church, and by the blood of the cross reconciles all things to God. Amen.
  • Reading – [Luke 24:1-15 ESV]
    • 1 But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared.
    • 2 And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb,
    • 3 but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.
    • 4 While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men stood by them in dazzling apparel.
    • 5 And as they were frightened and bowed their faces to the ground, the men said to them, “Why do you seek the living among the dead?
    • 6 He is not here, but has risen. Remember how he told you, while he was still in Galilee,
    • 7 that the Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men and be crucified and on the third day rise.”
    • 8 And they remembered his words,
    • 9 and returning from the tomb they told all these things to the eleven and to all the rest.
    • 10 Now it was Mary Magdalene and Joanna and Mary the mother of James and the other women with them who told these things to the apostles,
    • 11 but these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them.
    • 12 But Peter rose and ran to the tomb; stooping and looking in, he saw the linen cloths by themselves; and he went home marveling at what had happened.
    • 13 That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem,
    • 14 and they were talking with each other about all these things that had happened.
    • 15 While they were talking and discussing together, Jesus himself drew near and went with them.
  • Worship Hymns
    • UMH 302 – Christ the Lord Is Risen Today
    • UMH 304 – Easter People, Raise Your Voices
    • UMH 310 – He Lives
  • Offering
  • Prayer Hymn
    • UMH 364 – Because He Lives
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Reading – [1 Corinthians 15:1-8 ESV]
    • 1 Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand,
    • 2 and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you–unless you believed in vain.
    • 3 For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures,
    • 4 that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures,
    • 5 and that he appeared to Cephas, then to the twelve.
    • 6 Then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers at one time, most of whom are still alive, though some have fallen asleep.
    • 7 Then he appeared to James, then to all the apostles.
    • 8 Last of all, as to one untimely born, he appeared also to me.
  • Sermon – “I Am The Resurrection” – John 11:17-27
  • Communion
  • Closing Hymn
    • UMH 322 – Up from the Grave He Arose
  • Benediction
  • Postlude

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2022-04-10

“I Am” Statements of Jesus – I Am The Bread of Life

  • Prelude
  • Welcome | Announcements
  • Opening Prayer
  • Call To Worship – UMH 880 – The Nicene Creed
    • We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and unseen.
    • We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, of one Being with the Father; through him all things were made. For us and for our salvation he came down from heaven, was incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary, and became truly human. For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate; he suffered death and was buried. On the third day he rose again in accordance with the Scriptures; he ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end.
    • We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, who with the Father and the Son is worshiped and glorified, who has spoken through the prophets. We believe in the one holy catholic and apostolic church. We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins. We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.
  • Reading – [Matthew 21:1-10 ESV]
    • 1 Now when they drew near to Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, to the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples,
    • 2 saying to them, “Go into the village in front of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her. Untie them and bring them to me.
    • 3 If anyone says anything to you, you shall say, ‘The Lord needs them,’ and he will send them at once.”
    • 4 This took place to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet, saying,
    • 5 “Say to the daughter of Zion, ‘Behold, your king is coming to you, humble, and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.'”
    • 6 The disciples went and did as Jesus had directed them.
    • 7 They brought the donkey and the colt and put on them their cloaks, and he sat on them.
    • 8 Most of the crowd spread their cloaks on the road, and others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road.
    • 9 And the crowds that went before him and that followed him were shouting, “Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!”
    • 10 And when he entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred up, saying, “Who is this?”
  • Worship Hymns
    • UMH 278 – Hosanna, Loud Hosanna
    • UMH 280 – All Glory, Laud, and Honor
    • UMH 599 – Break Thou the Bread of Life
  • Offering
  • Prayer Hymn
    • UMH 389 – Freely, Freely
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Reading – [John 6:41-51 ESV]
    • 41 So the Jews grumbled about him, because he said, “I am the bread that came down from heaven.”
    • 42 They said, “Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How does he now say, ‘I have come down from heaven’?”
    • 43 Jesus answered them, “Do not grumble among yourselves.
    • 44 No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him. And I will raise him up on the last day.
    • 45 It is written in the Prophets, ‘And they will all be taught by God.’ Everyone who has heard and learned from the Father comes to me–
    • 46 not that anyone has seen the Father except he who is from God; he has seen the Father.
    • 47 Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes has eternal life.
    • 48 I am the bread of life.
    • 49 Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, and they died.
    • 50 This is the bread that comes down from heaven, so that one may eat of it and not die.
    • 51 I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.”
  • Sermon – “I Am The Bread of Life” – John 6:30-59
  • Communion
  • Closing Hymn
    • UMH 394 – Something Beautiful
  • Benediction
  • Postlude

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2022-04-03

“I Am” Statements of Jesus – I Am The Alpha and The Omega

  • Prelude
  • Welcome | Announcements
  • Opening Prayer
  • Call To Worship – UMH 850 – Psalm 133
    • 1 Behold, how good and pleasant it is when we live together in unity!
    • 2 It is like the precious oil upon the head, running down upon the beard, upon the beard of Aaron, running down on the collar of his robes!
    • 3 It is like the dew of Hermon which falls on the mountains of Zion!
    • For there the Lord has commanded the blessing, life for evermore.
  • Reading – [Isaiah 48:12-13, 17-18 ESV]
    • 12 “Listen to me, O Jacob, and Israel, whom I called! I am he; I am the first, and I am the last.
    • 13 My hand laid the foundation of the earth, and my right hand spread out the heavens; when I call to them, they stand forth together.
    • 17 Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “I am the LORD your God, who teaches you to profit, who leads you in the way you should go.
    • 18 Oh that you had paid attention to my commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea;
  • Worship Hymns
    • UMH 467 – Trust and Obey
    • UMH 295 – In the Cross of Christ I Glory
    • In Christ Alone – © 2001 Thankyou Music
  • Offering
  • Prayer Hymn
    • Lord, I Need You – © 2011 sixsteps Music
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Sermon – “I Am The Alpha and The Omega” – [Revelation 1:8 ESV]
    • 8 “I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”
  • Communion
  • Closing Hymn
    • TFWS 2129 – I Have Decided to Follow Jesus
  • Benediction
  • Postlude

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2022-03-27

“I Am” Statements of Jesus – I Am The Way, The Truth, The Life

  • Prelude
  • Welcome | Announcements
  • Opening Prayer
  • Call To Worship – ESV Hebrews 4:14
    • 14 Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.
  • Reading – [Isaiah 43:10-19 ESV]
    • 10 “You are my witnesses,” declares the LORD, “and my servant whom I have chosen, that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he. Before me no god was formed, nor shall there be any after me.
    • 11 I, I am the LORD, and besides me there is no savior.
    • 12 I declared and saved and proclaimed, when there was no strange god among you; and you are my witnesses,” declares the LORD, “and I am God.
    • 13 Also henceforth I am he; there is none who can deliver from my hand; I work, and who can turn it back?”
    • 14 Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “For your sake I send to Babylon and bring them all down as fugitives, even the Chaldeans, in the ships in which they rejoice.
    • 15 I am the LORD, your Holy One, the Creator of Israel, your King.”
    • 16 Thus says the LORD, who makes a way in the sea, a path in the mighty waters,
    • 17 who brings forth chariot and horse, army and warrior; they lie down, they cannot rise, they are extinguished, quenched like a wick:
    • 18 “Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old.
    • 19 Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.
  • Worship Hymns
    • TFWS 2149 – Living for Jesus
    • UMH 365 – Grace Greater than Our Sin
    • UMH 399 – Take My Life, and Let It Be
  • Offering
  • Prayer Hymn
    • TFWS 2195 – In the Lord I’ll Be Ever Thankful
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Sermon – “I Am The Way, The Truth, The Life” – [John 14:1-7 ESV]
    • 1 “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.
    • 2 In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?
    • 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.
    • 4 And you know the way to where I am going.”
    • 5 Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?”
    • 6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
    • 7 If you had known me, you would have known my Father also. From now on you do know him and have seen him.”
  • Closing Hymn
    • TFWS 2184 – Sent Out in Jesus’ Name
  • Benediction
  • Postlude

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2022-03-20

“I Am” Statements of Jesus – I Am The Good Shepherd

  • Prelude
  • Welcome | Announcements
  • Opening Prayer
  • Call To Worship – UMH 268 – Lent
    • O God our deliverer, you led your people of old through the wilderness and brought them to the promised land. Guide now the people of your church, that, following our Savior, we may walk through the wilderness of this world, toward the glory of the world to come; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, One God, now and forever. Amen.
  • Reading – [John 10:1-10 ESV]
    • 1 “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber.
    • 2 But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
    • 3 To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.
    • 4 When he has brought out all his own, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice.
    • 5 A stranger they will not follow, but they will flee from him, for they do not know the voice of strangers.”
    • 6 This figure of speech Jesus used with them, but they did not understand what he was saying to them.
    • 7 So Jesus again said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep.
    • 8 All who came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them.
    • 9 I am the door. If anyone enters by me, he will be saved and will go in and out and find pasture.
    • 10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.
  • Worship Hymns
    • TFWS 2087 – We Will Glorify the King of Kings
    • TFWS 2071 – Jesus, Name above All Names
    • UMH 381 – Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us
  • Offering
  • Prayer Hymn
    • UMH 393 – Spirit of the Living God
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Sermon – “I Am The Good Shepherd” – [John 10:11-16 ESV]
    • 11 I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
    • 12 He who is a hired hand and not a shepherd, who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them.
    • 13 He flees because he is a hired hand and cares nothing for the sheep.
    • 14 I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me,
    • 15 just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.
    • 16 And I have other sheep that are not of this fold. I must bring them also, and they will listen to my voice. So there will be one flock, one shepherd.
  • Communion
  • Closing Hymn
    • UMH 536 – Precious Name
  • Benediction
  • Postlude

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