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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     

PRELUDE –

“My Shepherd Will Supply My Need” by Isaac Watts

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP – Psalm 95:6-7

Oh come, let us worship and bow down;

    let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!

For he is our God,

    and we are the people of his pasture,

and the sheep of his hand.

SONG –

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

CONFESSION OF SIN 

(please read aloud)

Almighty and most merciful Father, 

we have erred and strayed from Your ways like lost sheep. 

We have followed too much the devices and desires of our own hearts. 

We have offended against Your holy laws. 

We have left undone those things which we ought to have done; 

and we have done those things which we ought not to have done; 

and there is no health in us. 

O Lord, have mercy upon us, miserable offenders. 

Spare those, O God, who confess their faults. 

Restore those who are penitent; 

according to Your promises declared unto mankind in Christ Jesus our Lord. 

Grant that we may hereafter live a godly, righteous, and sober life; 

to the glory of His holy name. 

Amen.

SONG – 

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

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – Psalm 32:3-5 NIV

When I kept silent,

    my bones wasted away

    through my groaning all day long.

For day and night

    your hand was heavy on me;

my strength was sapped

    as in the heat of summer.

Then I acknowledged my sin to you

    and did not cover up my iniquity.

I said, “I will confess

    my transgressions to the Lord.”

And you forgave

    the guilt of my sin.

BAPTISM

SONG –

Jesus Strong and Kind” by Colin Buchanan, Jonny Robinson, Michael Farren and Rich Thompson

PRAYER

(you may be seated for prayer)

CHILDREN’S DISMISSAL

(children ages 0-5 may be dismissed for Kid’s Corner)

SCRIPTURE READING – Psalm 23

(please stand for the reading of God’s Word and respond with, “Thanks be to God”)

A Psalm of David.

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.

    He makes me lie down in green pastures.

He leads me beside still waters.

    He restores my soul.

He leads me in paths of righteousness

    for his name’s sake.

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,

    I will fear no evil,

for you are with me;

    your rod and your staff,

    they comfort me.

You prepare a table before me

    in the presence of my enemies;

you anoint my head with oil;

    my cup overflows.

SERMON – “Comfort By Still Waters”

SONG –

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

LORD’S TABLE

(if you are trusting in Christ for your salvation, which is ordinarily indicated by being a baptized member in good standing of a local church, you are invited to eat and drink with us in remembrance of him – even if you are a member of another gospel-preaching church; please take the bread and juice from the table during the song and wait to partake until directed)

OFFERING 

SONG –

It Is Well with My Soul” by Horatio Gates Spafford and Philip Paul Bliss

BENEDICTION

ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTLUDE –

“Psalm 23” by Shane and Shane

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PRELUDE –

“You Hold It All Together” by All Sons and Daughters

CALL TO WORSHIP – (Psalm 98:7-9) (Arthur)

The Psalmist commands all creation in Psalm 98:7-9 saying

Let the sea resound, and everything in it,

    the world, and all who live in it.

Let the rivers clap their hands,

    let the mountains sing together for joy;

let them sing before the Lord,

    for he comes to judge the earth.

He will judge the world in righteousness

    and the peoples with equity.

Let’s celebrate the King who comes in righteousness and justice!

(congregation stands)

SONG –

All Praise to Him” by Bob Kauflin and Matt Merker

CONFESSION OF SIN

Although the Lord truly is a King of righteousness and justice, he is also a God of immense mercy and forgiveness. If you today are feeling the weight and guilt of shame, the Lord today is inviting you to find your refuge from judgment in him. As a church, let’s pray this prayer out loud, asking God to once again forgive us of our sin and restore sinners like us into right relationship with himself. Pray with me out loud. 

(Everyone Read Aloud)

Gracious God, our sins are too heavy to carry, too real to hide, and too deep to undo. Forgive what our lips tremble to name, what our hearts can no longer bear, and what has become for us a consuming fire of judgment. Set us free from a past that we cannot change; open to us a future in which we can be changed; and grant us grace to grow more and more in your likeness and image, through Jesus Christ, the light of the world. Amen.

(Moment of Silence)

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – (Luke 5:20)

To all who repent of their sins and seek refuge in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ on their behalf, the Lord himself declares, 

“Your sins are forgiven.”

Let’s continue to praise the Lord for his marvelous salvation.

SONG –

To The Cross I Cling” by Isaac Wimberley, Matt Boswell, and Michael Bleecker

PRAYER

(congregation sits)

CHILDRENS’ DISMISSAL

0-5 Years Old Dismissal

(instruct the congregation to stand for the next song)

SONG – 

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

SCRIPTURE READING – Psalm 16 Instruct the Congregation to Stand. End with “This is the Word of the Lord.” 

(congregation stands)

A Miktam of David.

Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge.

I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;

    I have no good apart from you.”

As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones,

    in whom is all my delight.

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.

The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup;

    you hold my lot.

The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;

    indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.

I bless the Lord who gives me counsel;

    in the night also my heart instructs me.

I have set the Lord always before me;

    because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.

Therefore my heart is glad, and my whole being rejoices;

    my flesh also dwells secure.

For you will not abandon my soul to Sheol,

    or let your holy one see corruption.

You make known to me the path of life;

    in your presence there is fullness of joy;

    at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

SERMON – “Praise and Preservation”

(congregation sits)

SONG –

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

LORD’S TABLE

OFFERING

(congregation stands)

SONG –

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

BENEDICTION

ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTLUDE – 

“Omnipotent” by Beautiful Eulogy

PRELUDE –

Immortal Invisible God Only Wise” by Walter Chalmers Smith

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP – Psalm 24:7-10

Lift up your heads, O gates!

    And be lifted up, O ancient doors,

    that the King of glory may come in.

Who is this King of glory?

    The Lord, strong and mighty,

    the Lord, mighty in battle!

Lift up your heads, O gates!

    And lift them up, O ancient doors,

    that the King of glory may come in.

Who is this King of glory?

    The Lord of hosts,

    he is the King of glory! 

SONG –

All Creatures of Our God and King” by Jonathan Baird, Ryan Baird, St. Francis of Assisi, and William Henry Draper

CONFESSION OF SIN – Mark 14:61-64

“Again the high priest asked him, ‘Are you the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?’

And Jesus said, ‘I am,

and you will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of Power, 

and coming with the clouds of heaven.’ 

And the high priest tore his garments and said, 

‘What further witnesses do we need? 

You have heard his blasphemy. What is your decision?’ 

And they all condemned him as deserving death.” 

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – Ephesians 2:4-8

“But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us,

even when we were dead in our trespasses,

made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved— and raised us up with him 

and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, 

so that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace 

in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. 

For by grace you have been saved through faith. 

And this is not your own doing; 

it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.”

BAPTISM

SONG –

You Are My King (Amazing Love)” by Billy J. Foote

PRAYER & CHILDREN’S DISMISSAL

(Please be seated for prayer. Children ages 0-5 may be dismissed for Kid’s Corner after the prayer.)

AFFIRMATION OF FAITH – Apostle’s Creed

(everyone read aloud)

We 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.

He descended into hell*

and on the third day he rose again from the dead.

He ascended into heaven,

and is seated at the right hand of God the Father Almighty;

from thence he shall come to judge the living and the dead.

We 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.

* Meaning place of the dead

** Meaning universal

SONG – 

Sing to the King” by Billy Foote

SCRIPTURE READING – Psalm 47

(please stand for the reading of God’s Word and respond with, “Thanks be to God”)

Clap your hands, all peoples!

    Shout to God with loud songs of joy!

For the Lord, the Most High, is to be feared,

    a great king over all the earth.

He subdued peoples under us,

    and nations under our feet.

He chose our heritage for us,

    the pride of Jacob whom he loves. Selah

God has gone up with a shout,

    the Lord with the sound of a trumpet.

Sing praises to God, sing praises!

    Sing praises to our King, sing praises!

For God is the King of all the earth;

    sing praises with a psalm!

God reigns over the nations;

    God sits on his holy throne.

The princes of the peoples gather

    as the people of the God of Abraham.

For the shields of the earth belong to God;

    he is highly exalted!

SERMON – “Shout To God!”

SONG –

Let Us Love and Sing and Wonder” by John Newton and Laura Taylor

LORD’S TABLE

(if you are trusting in Christ for your salvation, which is ordinarily indicated by being a baptized member in good standing of a local church, you are invited to eat and drink with us in remembrance of him – even if you are a member of another gospel-preaching church; please take the bread and juice from the table during the song and wait to partake until directed)

OFFERING 

SONG –

Let Your Kingdom Come” by Bob Kauflin

BENEDICTION & ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTLUDE –

“All the Poor and Powerless” by All Sons and Daughters

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PRELUDE –

“Great Are You Lord” by All Sons and Daughters

CALL TO WORSHIP – Psalm 33:1-4

The Psalmist cries out to the people of God stating,

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. 

SONG –

All Praise to Him” by Bob Kauflin and Matt Merker

CONFESSION OF SIN

Gracious God, 

we confess that we have longed too much for the comforts of this world. 

We have loved the gifts more than the giver. 

In your mercy, help us to see 

that all the things we pine for are shadows, but you are substance; 

that they are quicksands, but you are mountain; 

that they are shifting, but you are anchor. 

We plead your forgiveness on the merits of Jesus Christ. 

Accept his worthiness for our unworthiness, his sinlessness for our transgressions, 

his fullness for our emptiness, his glory for our shame, 

his righteousness for our dead works, his death for our life. 

We pray in Jesus name. 

Amen.

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – Psalm 103:12-14

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 –

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

PRAYER

CHILDRENS’ DISMISSAL

0-5 Years Old Dismissal

SONG – 

How Great Thou Art” by Stuart K. Hine

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

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”— 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. Instead you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that.” As it is, you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil. So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.

SERMON – “What Tomorrow Will Bring”

SONG –

Be Magnified” by Lynn DeShazo

LORD’S TABLE

OFFERING

SONG –

All Glory Be to Christ” by Dustin Kensrue

BENEDICTION

ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTLUDE –

Immortal Invisible God Only Wise” by Walter Chalmers Smith

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