PRELUDE –
“You Bring the Morning” by Andy Squyres


CALL TO WORSHIP – Psalm 148:11-14

“Kings of the earth and all peoples,
princes and all rulers of the earth!
Young men and maidens together,
old men and children!
Let them praise the name of the Lord,
for his name alone is exalted;
his majesty is above earth and heaven.
He has raised up a horn for his people,
praise for all his saints, for the people of Israel who are near to him.

Praise the Lord!”

Let’s stand and sing to the Lord our king!
(congregation stands)

SONG –
“Worthy Worthy” by Jacob Sooter and Mia Fieldes

CONFESSION OF SIN – Romans 1:21-23

Paul states in Romans 1:21,

“For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they
became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened. Claiming to be wise, they
became fools, and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things.”

Although God is worthy of all our worship, too often our hearts are prone towards idolatry and
the things of this world. As we read this confession of sin together aloud, let’s use this time to
pray and ask God to forgive us once again for the ways that we have neglected him throughout this week.
(everyone reads aloud)

Almighty God, we acknowledge and confess that we have sinned against you in thought,
word, and deed; we have not loved you with all of our heart, soul, mind, and strength; we
have not loved our neighbor as ourselves. Deepen within us our sorrow for the wrong we
have done, and the good we have left undone. Lord, you are full of compassion and
gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy; there is always forgiveness with you!
Restore to us the joy of your salvation; bind up that which is broken, give light to our minds, strength to our wills, and rest to our souls. Speak to each of us, and let your word abide with us until it has wrought in us your holy will. Amen.

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – Matthew 11:28-30


“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon
you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

No matter where you are or what you’ve done, Jesus is calling for you to turn from your sin and find true rest in his mercy and love today.

Let’s continue to sing and celebrate his goodness this morning!

SONG –
“Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” by John Wyeth and Robert Robinson

PRAYER
(congregation sits)

CHILDRENS’ DISMISSAL
0-5 Years Old Dismissal
(congregation stands)

SONG –
“Make Us One” by Twila Paris

SCRIPTURE READING – Joshua 1:10-18

(congregation stands)

And Joshua commanded the officers of the people, “Pass through the midst of the camp and command the people, ‘Prepare your provisions, for within three days you are to pass over this Jordan to go in to take possession of the land that the Lord your God is giving you to possess.’”

And to the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh Joshua said, “Remember the word that Moses the servant of the Lord commanded you, saying, ‘The Lord your God is providing you a place of rest and will give you this land.’ Your wives, your little ones, and your livestock shall remain in the land that Moses gave you beyond the Jordan, but all the men of valor among you shall pass over armed before your brothers and shall help them, until the Lord gives rest to your brothers as he has to you, and they also take possession of the land that the Lord your God is giving them. Then you shall return to the land of your possession and shall possess it, the land that Moses the servant of the Lord gave you beyond the Jordan toward the sunrise.”

And they answered Joshua, “All that you have commanded us we will do, and wherever you send us we will go. Just as we obeyed Moses in all things, so we will obey you. Only may the Lord your God be with you, as he was with Moses! Whoever rebels against your commandment and disobeys your words, whatever you command him, shall be put to death. Only be strong and courageous.”

End with “This is the Word of the Lord.”
Congregation: “Thanks be to God.”


SERMON – “A Change Of Command” from Pastor Theo
(congregation sits)


SONG –
“In Christ Alone” by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend

LORD’S TABLE

OFFERING
(congregation stands)

SONG –
“Oh How Good It Is” by Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty, Ross Holmes, Stuart Townend

BENEDICTION

ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTLUDE –
“Because He Lives” by David Crowder Band

PRELUDE –
“Hold Still” by Taylor Leonhardt

CALL TO WORSHIP – Colossians 3:16-17


Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly,
teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom,
singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs,
with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
And whatever you do, in word or deed,
do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus,
giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Let’s stand and give thanks to our God,
Encouraging one another as we sing the truths of his word!

SONG –
“Come Praise and Glorify” by Bob Kauflin and Tim Chester

CONFESSION OF SIN – Isaiah 66:1-2

“Thus says the Lord:
“Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool; what is the house that you would build for me, and what is the place of my rest?

All these things my hand has made,
and so all these things came to be, declares the Lord.

But this is the one to whom I will look: but he who is humble and contrite in spirit and trembles at my word.”

In light of God’s majesty and splendor, Let’s take this moment in our service to acknowledge and confess that we too often neglect God’s word to our detriment. As I read the words of this confession of sin this morning, Please use this time to pray along silently with me in your heart.

Lord, though you should guide us, we inform ourselves;
though you should rule us, we control ourselves;
though you should fulfill us, we console ourselves.
We think your truth too high, your will too hard,
your power too remote, your love too free. But they are not!
And without them, we are of all people most miserable.
Now heal our confused minds with your word,
heal our divided wills with your law,
heal our troubled consciences with your love,
heal our anxious hearts with your presence,
all for the sake of your Son,
who loved us and gave himself for us.

Amen.
(Moment of Silence)

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – Luke 7:46, 50

God’s word is not only used to convict us of our sin
but also as a means to comfort us in our shame.
For to all who repent and turn to Christ for salvation,

God himself declares to us,

“Your sins are forgiven… Your faith has saved you; go in peace.”
Let’s continue to celebrate the Lord who saves his people

SONG –
“Now Why This Fear?” by Augustus Toplady and Doug Plank

PRAYER

CHILDRENS’ DISMISSAL
0-5 Years Old Dismissal

SONG –
“How Firm a Foundation” by Unknown

AFFIRMATION OF FAITH – IBC Statement of Faith Paragraph 1

Before we hear the Word of the Lord read aloud this morning,

Let’s affirm our common faith together by reading aloud our church’s statement of faith concerning the Holy Scriptures.

We believe that the Holy Bible was written by men divinely inspired,
and is a perfect treasure of heavenly instruction;
that it has God for its author, salvation for its end,
and truth without any mixture of error for its matter;
that it reveals the principles by which God will judge us;
and therefore is, and shall remain to the end of the world,
the true center of Christian union, and the supreme standard
by which all human conduct, creeds, and opinions should be tried.

SCRIPTURE READING – Joshua 1:1-9


After the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, the Lord said to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ assistant, “Moses my servant is dead. Now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, you and all this people, into the land that I am giving to them, to the people of Israel. Every place that the sole of your foot will tread upon I have given to you, just as I promised to Moses. From the wilderness and this Lebanon as far as the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites to the Great Sea toward the going down of the sun shall be your territory. No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life. Just as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not leave you or forsake you. Be strong and courageous, for you shall cause this people to inherit the land that I swore to their fathers to give them. Only be strong and very courageous, being careful to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded you. Do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may have good success wherever you go. This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success. Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Reader: “This is the Word of the Lord.”

Congregation: “Thanks be to God.”

SERMON

SONG –
“He Will Hold Me Fast” by Ada Ruth Habershon and Matthew Merker

LORD’S TABLE

OFFERING

SONG –
“We Will Feast in the House of Zion” by Joshua Moore and Sandra McCracken

BENEDICTION
(congregation sits)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTLUDE –
“It Is Well With My Soul” by Keith and Kristyn Getty

PRELUDE –
Brethren we have met to worship” by Bart Millard

CALL TO WORSHIP –

“Who is like the Lord our God,
who is seated on high,
who looks far down
on the heavens and the earth?
He raises the poor from the dust
and lifts the needy from the ash heap,
to make them sit with princes,
with the princes of his people.
He gives the barren woman a home,
making her the joyous mother of children.

Praise the Lord!”

SONG –
Come, Let Us Worship” by Maranatha

CONFESSION OF SIN – Matthew 6:25-30

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink,
nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than
clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet
your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by
being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? And why are you anxious about
clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you,
even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. But if God so clothes the grass
of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?”

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – John 1:12,16

“But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children
of God, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God…For from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.”
Because of Christ’s life, death, and resurrection,
Those who trust in him can know that we are children of God,
And that God our Father always takes care of his own.
Let’s continue to sing and worship our God and Father this morning!

SONG –
Your Will Be Done” by Jonny Robinson and Rich Thompson

PRAYER

CHILDRENS’ DISMISSAL

SONG –
Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus” by Helen Lemmel

SCRIPTURE READING – Psalm 127

A Song of Ascents. Of Solomon.


Unless the Lord builds the house,
those who build it labor in vain.
Unless the Lord watches over the city,
the watchman stays awake in vain.
It is in vain that you rise up early
and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil;
for he gives to his beloved sleep.
Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord,
the fruit of the womb a reward.
Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth.
Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them!
He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.

SERMON

SONG –
“All Glory Be to Christ” by Dustin Kensrue

LORD’S TABLE

OFFERING

SONG –
All I Have Is Christ” by Jordan Kauflin

BENEDICTION

ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTLUDE –
Children of the Living God” by Fernando Ortega

PRELUDE –

“The Bridge” by Taylor Leonhardt

CALL TO WORSHIP – Psalm 147:1-6

Praise the Lord!

For it is good to sing praises to our God;

    for it is pleasant, and a song of praise is fitting.

The Lord builds up Jerusalem;

    he gathers the outcasts of Israel.

He heals the brokenhearted

    and binds up their wounds.

He determines the number of the stars;

    he gives to all of them their names.

Great is our Lord, and abundant in power;

    his understanding is beyond measure.

The Lord lifts up the humble;

    he casts the wicked to the ground.

In spite of the distress of life’s circumstances, 

We can still praise God knowing that he is the protection of his people.

Let’s stand and sing of the majesty of our sovereign God!

(congregation stands)

SONG –

How Great Is Our God” by Chris Tomlin, Ed Cash, and Jesse Reeves

CONFESSION OF SIN

God’s glory should always humble us and remind us that our fellowship with him is solely grounded upon his goodness and mercy. 

As we reflect on this week, let’s come together and corporately confess our sins before God and ask him to forgive us and restore us back in right relationship with himself. 

Pray this prayer with me aloud. 

(Everyone Read Aloud)

Father of mercies, we confess that we have sinned against you. By your Holy Spirit, come and work repentance into our hearts. Help us to see you as you are: with outstretched arms, a loving heart, and power to save. Help us to see Jesus, the friend of sinners, and to follow him more faithfully. As we have received him, so strengthen us to walk in him, depend on him, commune with him, and be conformed to him. Give us an experience of your grace that makes us bold for others, that we might joyfully tell our friends and neighbors of your saving mercy. 

Amen.

(Moment of Silence)

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – Jeremiah 31:34

To all who turn from their sin and trust in Christ by faith, 

The Lord declares over us:

And I will be their God, and they shall be my people. 

And no longer shall each one teach his neighbor and each his brother, saying, 

‘Know the Lord,’ for they shall all know me, 

from the least of them to the greatest, declares the Lord. 

For I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.

As we ourselves look to Christ for our salvation,

Let’s continue to sing and encourage one another 

to find our refuge in Jesus Christ alone.

SONG – 

Jesus I Come” by George Coles Stebbins and William True Sleeper

PRAYER

(congregation sits)

CHILDRENS’ DISMISSAL

0-5 Years Old Dismissal

(instruct the congregation to stand for the next song)

SONG –

What a Friend We Have in Jesus” by Charles Crozat Converse and Joseph Medlicott Scriven

SCRIPTURE READING – Psalm 142  Instruct the Congregation to Stand. End with “This is the Word of the Lord.” 

(congregation stands)

A Maskil of David, when he was in the cave. A Prayer.

With my voice I cry out to the Lord;
    with my voice I plead for mercy to the Lord.
I pour out my complaint before him;
    I tell my trouble before him.

When my spirit faints within me,
    you know my way!
In the path where I walk
    they have hidden a trap for me.
Look to the right and see:
    there is none who takes notice of me;
no refuge remains to me;
    no one cares for my soul.

I cry to you, O Lord;
    I say, “You are my refuge,
    my portion in the land of the living.”
Attend to my cry,
    for I am brought very low!
Deliver me from my persecutors,
    for they are too strong for me!
Bring me out of prison,
    that I may give thanks to your name!
The righteous will surround me,
    for you will deal bountifully with me.

SERMON – “When You’re In A Cave”

(congregation sits)

SONG –

In Christ Alone” by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend

LORD’S TABLE

OFFERING

(congregation stands)

SONG –

We Will Feast in the House of Zion” by Joshua Moore and Sandra McCracken

BENEDICTION

ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTLUDE – 

“Waiting” by Antoine Bradford

PRELUDE –

“Shall Be Forever” by Colorvault

CALL TO WORSHIP – Psalm 33:1-4

Shout for joy in the Lord, O you righteous!

    Praise befits the upright.

Give thanks to the Lord with the lyre;

    make melody to him with the harp of ten strings!

Sing to him a new song;

    play skillfully on the strings, with loud shouts.

For the word of the Lord is upright,

    and all his work is done in faithfulness.

Let’s stand and sing and give thanks to the Lord who does all things well!

(congregation stands)

SONG –

Holy, Holy, Holy” by John Bacchus Dykes and Reginald Heber

CONFESSION OF SIN – Isaiah 6:5

In light of the awesome and terrifying holiness of God, 

the prophet Isaiah cries out in Isaiah 6:5:

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!

As we reflect on the awesome holy splendor of our God,

let us also remember that we are an unclean people. 

Because of our sin, none of us are fit to stand before his presence, 

and all of us stand condemned.

Let’s take this moment now to pray in our hearts, asking God to be merciful to sinners like us and to once again cleanse us from all of our unrighteousness.

(Moment of Silence)

SONG – 

Not in Me” by David L. Ward and Eric Shumacher

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – Isaiah 6:6-7

The one of the seraphim flew to me,

Having in his hand a burning coal that he had taken with tongs from the altar.

And he touched my mouth and said:

“Behold, this has touched your lips; 

your guilt is taken away, 

and your sin atoned for.”

While there is nothing we can do to wash the stain of sin away, 

Jesus Christ in his mercy promises cleansing and purity to those who repent and trust in him!

Because of what Christ has done on the cross, 

God’s people can now celebrate in his presence 

declaring his goodness and extolling the riches of his grace.

Let’s stand and sing together!

SONG – 

Yet Not I But Through Christ In Me” by Jonny Robinson, Michael Farren, and Rich Thompson

PRAYER

(congregation sits)

CHILDRENS’ DISMISSAL

0-5 Years Old Dismissal

(instruct the congregation to stand for the next song)

SONG –

Only a Holy God” by Dustin Smith, Jonny Robinson, Michael Farren, and Rich Thompson

SCRIPTURE READING – Psalm 106  Instruct the Congregation to Stand. End with “This is the Word of the Lord.” 

(congregation stands)

Praise the Lord!

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good,

    for his steadfast love endures forever!

Who can utter the mighty deeds of the Lord,

    or declare all his praise?

Blessed are they who observe justice,

    who do righteousness at all times!

Remember me, O Lord, when you show favor to your people;

    help me when you save them,

that I may look upon the prosperity of your chosen ones,

    that I may rejoice in the gladness of your nation,

    that I may glory with your inheritance.

Both we and our fathers have sinned;

    we have committed iniquity; we have done wickedness.

Our fathers, when they were in Egypt,

    did not consider your wondrous works;

they did not remember the abundance of your steadfast love,

    but rebelled by the sea, at the Red Sea.

Yet he saved them for his name’s sake,

    that he might make known his mighty power.

He rebuked the Red Sea, and it became dry,

    and he led them through the deep as through a desert.

So he saved them from the hand of the foe

    and redeemed them from the power of the enemy.

And the waters covered their adversaries;

    not one of them was left.

Then they believed his words;

    they sang his praise.

But they soon forgot his works;

    they did not wait for his counsel.

But they had a wanton craving in the wilderness,

    and put God to the test in the desert;

he gave them what they asked,

    but sent a wasting disease among them.

When men in the camp were jealous of Moses

    and Aaron, the holy one of the Lord,

the earth opened and swallowed up Dathan,

    and covered the company of Abiram.

Fire also broke out in their company;

    the flame burned up the wicked.

They made a calf in Horeb

    and worshiped a metal image.

They exchanged the glory of God

    for the image of an ox that eats grass.

They forgot God, their Savior,

    who had done great things in Egypt,

wondrous works in the land of Ham,

    and awesome deeds by the Red Sea.

Therefore he said he would destroy them—

    had not Moses, his chosen one,

stood in the breach before him,

    to turn away his wrath from destroying them.

Then they despised the pleasant land,

    having no faith in his promise.

They murmured in their tents,

    and did not obey the voice of the Lord.

Therefore he raised his hand and swore to them

    that he would make them fall in the wilderness,

and would make their offspring fall among the nations,

    scattering them among the lands.

Then they yoked themselves to the Baal of Peor,

    and ate sacrifices offered to the dead;

they provoked the Lord to anger with their deeds,

    and a plague broke out among them.

Then Phinehas stood up and intervened,

    and the plague was stayed.

And that was counted to him as righteousness

    from generation to generation forever.

They angered him at the waters of Meribah,

    and it went ill with Moses on their account,

for they made his spirit bitter,

    and he spoke rashly with his lips.

They did not destroy the peoples,

    as the Lord commanded them,

but they mixed with the nations

    and learned to do as they did.

They served their idols,

    which became a snare to them.

They sacrificed their sons

    and their daughters to the demons;

they poured out innocent blood,

    the blood of their sons and daughters,

whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan,

    and the land was polluted with blood.

Thus they became unclean by their acts,

    and played the whore in their deeds.

Then the anger of the Lord was kindled against his people,

    and he abhorred his heritage;

he gave them into the hand of the nations,

    so that those who hated them ruled over them.

Their enemies oppressed them,

    and they were brought into subjection under their power.

Many times he delivered them,

    but they were rebellious in their purposes

    and were brought low through their iniquity.

Nevertheless, he looked upon their distress,

    when he heard their cry.

For their sake he remembered his covenant,

    and relented according to the abundance of his steadfast love.

He caused them to be pitied

    by all those who held them captive.

Save us, O Lord our God,

    and gather us from among the nations,

that we may give thanks to your holy name

    and glory in your praise.

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel,

    from everlasting to everlasting!

And let all the people say, “Amen!”

    Praise the Lord!

SERMON – “The Song of God’s Salvation”

(congregation sits)

SONG –

Come Ye Sinners Poor and Needy” by Fernando Ortega, John Andrew Schreiner, and Joseph Hart

LORD’S TABLE

OFFERING

(congregation stands)

SONG –

I Will Glory in My Redeemer” by Steve Cook and Vikki Cook

BENEDICTION

ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTLUDE – 

“The Gospel is Rest” by Elias Drummer

PRELUDE – “They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love” by Jars of Clay

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP – Romans 15:5-7

May the God of endurance and encouragement

grant you to live in such harmony with one another,

in accord with Christ Jesus,

that together you may with one voice

glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Therefore welcome one another

as Christ has welcomed you,

for the glory of God.

SONG –

Come Praise and Glorify” by Bob Kauflin and Tim Chester

CONFESSION OF SIN – Ephesians 4:19-31

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths,

but only such as is good for building up,

as fits the occasion,

that it may give grace to those who hear.

And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God,

by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander

be put away from you,

along with all malice.

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – Ephesians 4:32

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted,

forgiving one another,

as God in Christ forgave you.

SONG –

His Mercy Is More” by Matt Boswell and Matt Papa

PRAYER

EVERYONE:

Our Father in heaven,

hallowed be your name.

Your kingdom come,

your will be done,

on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread,

and forgive us our debts,

as we also have forgiven our debtors.

And lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from evil.

For yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.

CHILDREN’S DISMISSAL

SONG –

Make Us One” by Twila Paris

SCRIPTURE READING – Psalm 133

A SONG OF ASCENTS. OF DAVID.

Behold, how good and pleasant it is

when brothers dwell in unity!

It is like the precious oil on the head,

running down on the beard,

on the beard of Aaron,

running down on the collar of his robes!

It is like the dew of Hermon,

which falls on the mountains of Zion!

For there the Lord has commanded the blessing,

life forevermore.

SERMON – “True Unity”

SONG –

Behold the Lamb (Communion Hymn)” by Keith & Kristyn Getty and Stuart Townend

THE LORD’S TABLE

OFFERING

SONG –

Oh How Good It Is” by Keith & Kristyn Getty, Ross Holmes, and Stuart Townend

BENEDICTION – 1 Peter 3:8

Finally, all of you, have unity of mind,

sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTLUDE – “Hineh Ma Tov” by James Wilson

PRELUDE –

“Cherry Blossoms” by Andy Squyres

CALL TO WORSHIP – Psalm 33:1-4

Shout for joy in the Lord, O you righteous!

    Praise befits the upright.

Give thanks to the Lord with the lyre;

    make melody to him with the harp of ten strings!

Sing to him a new song;

    play skillfully on the strings, with loud shouts.

For the word of the Lord is upright,

    and all his work is done in faithfulness.

Let’s stand and praise our God for the Lord is upright and faithful!

(congregation stands)

SONG –

O Worship the King” by Chris Tomlin, Johann Michael Hayden, Robert Grant

CONFESSION OF SIN – Psalm 14:1-3

The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”

    They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds;

    there is none who does good.

The Lord looks down from heaven on the children of man,

    to see if there are any who understand,

    who seek after God.

They have all turned aside; together they have become corrupt;

    there is none who does good,

    not even one.

God is worthy of all of our adoration and honor.

But often God’s people tend to act rather foolishly in this life. 

Rather than live our lives before his presence at all times and in all places, 

Often we tend to act as if God does not exist and his rules don’t really matter. 

Let’s take a moment of silence now to pray to the Lord 

and repent of the ways we have foolishly neglected his presence and rejected his rule.

(Moment of Silence)

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – Ephesians 2:12-13

The apostle Paul assures the people of God in Ephesians 2:12-13 when he states:

(R)emember that you were at that time separated from Christ, 

alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, 

having no hope and without God in the world. 

But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off 

have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

No matter how far we may be from the Lord this morning, the Lord promises to draw near to all who turn from their sin and trust in Christ for their salvation.

SONG – 

Jesus, Thank You” by Pat Sczebel

PRAYER

(congregation sits)

CHILDRENS’ DISMISSAL

0-5 Years Old Dismissal

(instruct the congregation to stand for the next song)

SONG –

Only a Holy God” by Dustin Smith, Jonny Robinson, Michael Farren, and Rich Thompson

SCRIPTURE READING – (Adda) Psalms 92 Instruct the Congregation to Stand. End with “This is the Word of the Lord.” 

(congregation stands)

A Psalm. A Song for the Sabbath.

It is good to give thanks to the Lord,

    to sing praises to your name, O Most High; 

to declare your steadfast love in the morning,

    and your faithfulness by night,

to the music of the lute and the harp,

    to the melody of the lyre.

For you, O Lord, have made me glad by your work;

    at the works of your hands I sing for joy.

How great are your works, O Lord!

    Your thoughts are very deep!

The stupid man cannot know;

    the fool cannot understand this:

that though the wicked sprout like grass

    and all evildoers flourish,

they are doomed to destruction forever;

    but you, O Lord, are on high forever.

For behold, your enemies, O Lord,

    for behold, your enemies shall perish;

    all evildoers shall be scattered.

But you have exalted my horn like that of the wild ox;

    you have poured over me fresh oil.

My eyes have seen the downfall of my enemies;

    my ears have heard the doom of my evil assailants.

The righteous flourish like the palm tree

    and grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

They are planted in the house of the Lord;

    they flourish in the courts of our God.

They still bear fruit in old age;

    they are ever full of sap and green,

to declare that the Lord is upright;

    he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.

SERMON – “Ever Full of Sap” (Nathan) 

(congregation sits)

SONG –

Great Is Thy Faithfulness” by Thomas Obediah Chisholm and William Marion Runyan

LORD’S TABLE

OFFERING

(congregation stands)

SONG –

How Great Thou Art” by Stuart K. Hine

BENEDICTION

ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTLUDE – 

“LEAD ME” by Young Oceans

PRELUDE –

“Promise of Life” Kelsey Breedlove

CALL TO WORSHIP – Psalm 100:1-3

Make a joyful noise to the LORD, All the earth!

Serve the LORD with gladness!

Come into his presence with singing!

Know that the LORD, he is God!

It is he who made us, and we are his.

Let’s stand and make a joyful noise to the Lord our maker!

(congregation stands)

SONG –

Be Thou My Vision” by Eleanor Henrietta Hull and Mary Elizabeth Byrne

CONFESSION OF SIN –

God of love, it is your will that we should love you with heart, soul, mind, strength, 

and our neighbor as ourselves, but we are not sufficient for these things. 

We confess that our affections continually turn away from you: 

from purity to lust, from freedom to slavery, 

from compassion to indifference, from fullness to emptiness. 

Have mercy on us. 

Order our lives by your holy Word, 

and make your commandments the joy of our hearts. 

Conform us to the image of your loving Son, Jesus, 

that we may shine before the world to your glory. 

Amen.

(Moment of Silence)

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – Psalm 103:11-14

For as high as the heavens are above the earth,

    so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him;

as far as the east is from the west,

    so far does he remove our transgressions from us.

As a father shows compassion to his children,

    so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him.

For he knows our frame;

    he remembers that we are dust.

SONG – 

Lord I Need You” by Christy Nockels, Daniel Carson, Jesse Reeves, Kristian Stanfill, and Matt Maher

PRAYER

CHILDRENS’ DISMISSAL

0-5 Years Old Dismissal

SONG –

Take My Life and Let It Be” by Frances Ridley Havergal and Henri Abraham Cesar Malan

SCRIPTURE READING – James 4:13-17 Instruct the Congregation to Stand. End with “This is the Word of the Lord.” 

13 Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”— 14 yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes. 15 Instead you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that.” 16 As it is, you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil. 17 So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.

SERMON – “What Tomorrow May Bring”

SONG –

All Glory Be to Christ” by Dustin Kensrue

LORD’S TABLE

OFFERING

SONG –

Build My Life” by Brett Younker, Karl Martin, Kirby Kaple, Matt Redman, Pat Barrett

BENEDICTION

ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTLUDE – 

“SHEMA” by Will Carlisle

PRELUDE –

“Come As You Are” by David Crowder

CALL TO WORSHIP – Psalm 107:1-3

Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good,

For his steadfast love endures forever!

Let the redeemed of the LORD say so,

Whom he has redeemed from trouble

And gathered in from the lands,

From the east and from the west, 

From the north and from the south.

SONG –

All Praise to Him” by Bob Kauflin and Matt Merker

CONFESSION OF SIN – Jeremiah 2:4-5; 11-13

Hear the word of the Lord, O house of Jacob, and all the clans of the house of Israel. 

Thus says the Lord:

“What wrong did your fathers find in me

    that they went far from me,

and went after worthlessness, and became worthless?

Has a nation changed its gods,

    even though they are no gods?

But my people have changed their glory

    for that which does not profit.

Be appalled, O heavens, at this;

    be shocked, be utterly desolate,

declares the Lord,

for my people have committed two evils:

they have forsaken me,

    the fountain of living waters,

and hewed out cisterns for themselves,

    broken cisterns that can hold no water.

SONG – 

Be Magnified” by Lynn DeShazo

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – Romans 8:28-30

To all who trust in Christ as their only hope in life and death, the Lord gives us this comfort

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, 

for those who are called according to his purpose. 

For those whom he foreknew 

he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, 

in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. 

And those whom he predestined he also called, 

and those whom he called he also justified, 

and those whom he justified he also glorified.

Let’s continue to sing of the marvelous care of the Lord!

SONG –

He Will Hold Me Fast” by Ada Ruth Habershon and Matthew Merker

PRAYER

(congregation sits)

CHILDRENS’ DISMISSAL

0-5 Years Old Dismissal

SCRIPTURE READING – Psalm 121 Instruct the Congregation to Stand. End with “This is the Word of the Lord.” 

A Song of Ascents.

I lift up my eyes to the hills.

    From where does my help come?

My help comes from the Lord,

    who made heaven and earth.

He will not let your foot be moved;

    he who keeps you will not slumber.

Behold, he who keeps Israel

    will neither slumber nor sleep.

The Lord is your keeper;

    the Lord is your shade on your right hand.

The sun shall not strike you by day,

    nor the moon by night.

The Lord will keep you from all evil;

    he will keep your life.

The Lord will keep

    your going out and your coming in

    from this time forth and forevermore.

SERMON – “Finding Help in Fearful Times”

SONG –

On Christ the Solid Rock I Stand” by Edward Mote

LORD’S TABLE

OFFERING

SONG –

Sing to the King” by Billy Foote

BENEDICTION

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PARENTAL BLESSING & BABY DEDICATION

POSTLUDE – 

Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus” by Louisa M. R. Stead and William James Kirkpatrick

PRELUDE –

“Come As You Are” by David Crowder

CALL TO WORSHIP – Psalm 105:1-3

Give thanks to the LORD, call on his name; make known among the nations what he has done. Sing to him, Sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts. Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice. 

Let’s stand and sing together of the wondrous works of the LORD!

(congregation stands)

SONG –

Your Grace Is Enough” by Matt Maher

CONFESSION OF SIN

In spite of his grace towards us, too often God’s people are tempted to go our own way. 

Let’s take this time in our service to repent of our sins, and renew our commitment to follow the Lord wherever he may lead us. Pray with me this prayer out loud.

(Everyone Read Aloud)

Almighty God, we acknowledge and confess that we have sinned against you in thought, word, and deed; we have not loved you with all of our heart, soul, mind, and strength; we have not loved our neighbor as ourselves. Deepen within us our sorrow for the wrong we have done, and the good we have left undone. Lord, you are full of compassion and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy; there is always forgiveness with you! Restore to us the joy of your salvation; bind up that which is broken, give light to our minds, strength to our wills, and rest to our souls. Speak to each of us, and let your word abide with us until it has wrought in us your holy will. Amen.

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – Isa. 53:5-6

In spite of our sin, God’s people can find pardon and forgiveness in the completed work of Christ at the Cross. 

(For) He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. We all, like sheet, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquities of us all. 

Let’s stand and sing, for the servant of the LORD has saved his people from their sins!

SONG –

All I Have Is Christ” by Jordan Kauflin

PRAYER

(congregation sits)

CHILDRENS’ DISMISSAL

0-5 Years Old Dismissal

SONG – 

Take My Life and Let It Be” by Frances Ridley Havergal and Henri Abraham Cesar Malan

SCRIPTURE READING – John 13:1-17 Instruct the Congregation to Stand. End with “This is the Word of the Lord.” 

(congregation stands)

Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. During supper, when the devil had already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, to betray him, Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he had come from God and was going back to God, rose from supper. He laid aside his outer garments, and taking a towel, tied it around his waist.Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to wipe them with the towel that was wrapped around him. He came to Simon Peter, who said to him, “Lord, do you wash my feet?” Jesus answered him, “What I am doing you do not understand now, but afterward you will understand.” Peter said to him, “You shall never wash my feet.” Jesus answered him, “If I do not wash you, you have no share with me.” Simon Peter said to him, “Lord, not my feet only but also my hands and my head!”Jesus said to him, “The one who has bathed does not need to wash, except for his feet, but is completely clean. And you are clean, but not every one of you.” For he knew who was to betray him; that was why he said, “Not all of you are clean.”

When he had washed their feet and put on his outer garments and resumed his place, he said to them, “Do you understand what I have done to you? You call me Teacher and Lord, and you are right, for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that you also should do just as I have done to you. Truly, truly, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him. If you know these things, blessed are you if you do them.

SERMON – “Divine Hospitality”

(congregation sits)

SONG –

Jesus Paid It All” by Alex Nifong, Elvina M. Hall, and John Thomas Grape

LORD’S TABLE

OFFERING

(congregation stands)

SONG –

O Church Arise” by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend

BENEDICTION

ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTLUDE – 

Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus” by Louisa M. R. Stead and William James Kirkpatrick     

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