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PRELUDE – “Oh Great God Give Us Rest” by David Crowder Band

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP – Deuteronomy 32:3-4

For I will proclaim the name of the Lord;
    ascribe greatness to our God!

“The Rock, his work is perfect,
    for all his ways are justice.
A God of faithfulness and without iniquity,
    just and upright is he.

Let’s stand and sing about our faithful and just God.


All Praise to Him” by Bob Kauflin and Matt Merker


Let’s confess our sins aloud together reading this corporate confession

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. 



Be Magnified” by Lynn DeShazo


When Jesus sees our faith in repenting of our sins and turning to him, he declares to us:

“Take heart, my son; your sins are forgiven.”


He Will Hold Me Fast” by Ada Ruth 

PRAYER Be Seated

SCRIPTURE READING – Exodus 14 Please stand for the reading. End with “This is the word of the Lord.” 



Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)” by Chris Tomlin, John Newton, and Louie Giglio



 “Sing to the King” by Billy Foote



POSTLUDE—“Washed by the Water” by NeedToBreathe

PRELUDE – “Good and Gracious King” by City Alight


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.

Song –

Behold, Our God” by Jonathan, Meghan, and Ryan Baird and Mark Altrogge


Woe is me!

For I am lost;

for I am a man of unclean lips;

for my eyes have seen the King,

the LORD of hosts!

Song –

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


Your guilt is taken away

and your sin atoned for.

Song –

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


SCRIPTURE READING – Zechariah 6:9-15

9 And the word of the Lord came to me: 10 “Take from the exiles Heldai, Tobijah, and Jedaiah, who have arrived from Babylon, and go the same day to the house of Josiah, the son of Zephaniah. 11 Take from them silver and gold, and make a crown, and set it on the head of Joshua, the son of Jehozadak, the high priest. 12 And say to him, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, “Behold, the man whose name is the Branch: for he shall branch out from his place, and he shall build the temple of the Lord. 13 It is he who shall build the temple of the Lord and shall bear royal honor, and shall sit and rule on his throne. And there shall be a priest on his throne, and the counsel of peace shall be between them both.” ’ 14 And the crown shall be in the temple of the Lord as a reminder to Helem, Tobijah, Jedaiah, and Hen the son of Zephaniah.

15 “And those who are far off shall come and help to build the temple of the Lord. And you shall know that the Lord of hosts has sent me to you. And this shall come to pass, if you will diligently obey the voice of the Lord your God.”

SERMON – “The Priest Who Became King”

Song –

All Praise to Him” by Bob Kauflin and Matt Merker


Song –

O Church Arise” by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend



POSTLUDE – “Ghost of a King” by The Gray Havens

PRELUDE – “Preis und Dank” by J.S. Bach, Easter Oratorio

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP – Matthew 28:1-9


Christ is Risen!


He is Risen Indeed!


Toward the dawn of the first day of the week,

Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb.

And behold, there was a great earthquake,

for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven

and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it.

His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing white as snow.

And for fear of him the guards trembled and became like dead men.

But the angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid,

for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified.

He is not here, for he has risen, as he said.

Come, see the place where he lay.

Then go quickly and tell his disciples that he has risen from the dead,

and behold, he is going before you to Galilee; there you will see him.

See, I have told you.”

So they departed quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy,

and ran to tell his disciples.

And behold, Jesus met them and said, “Greetings!”

And they came up and took hold of his feet and worshiped him.

Song –

Christ the Lord is Risen Today” by Charles Wesley


Put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander.

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – 1 Corinthians 15:17, 20a

If Christ has not been raised,

your faith is futile and you are still in your sins.

But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead!

Songs –

Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery” by Matt Boswell, Matt Papa, and Michael Bleecker

In Christ Alone” by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend

AFFIRMATION OF FAITH – The Apostles’ Creed


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 to hell

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

he ascended into heaven,

and sits 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 the saints,

the forgiveness of sins,

the resurrection of the body,

and the life everlasting.



SCRIPTURE READING – Galatians 3:26-28

SERMON – “Putting on Christ”

Song –

And Can It Be?” by Charles Wesley


Song –

Low in the Grave He Lay (Christ Arose)” by Robert Lowry



POSTLUDE – “Jesus Is Alive (House of Tea Remix)” by Shai Linne

PRELUDE – “Don’t Take Your Guns to Town” by Jonny Cash


I will greatly rejoice in the Lord;
    my soul shall exult in my God,
for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation;
    he has covered me with the robe of righteousness

Let’s stand and worship the Lord


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

CONFESSION OF SIN – Mark 1:14-15

Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, 

proclaiming the gospel of God,  and saying, 

“The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand;

 repent and believe in the gospel.”

With the arrival of Jesus the promised king, all people are now exhorted to repent of their sinful ways and turn to trust in Christ for their sole hope of salvation.

Let’s take a moment to repent of our own sins fully entrusting ourselves to Christ alone. 

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – 1 Corinthians 6:11

But you were washed, 

you were sanctified, 

you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ 

and by the Spirit of our God.


Wonderful, Merciful, Savior” by Dawn Rogers and Eric Wyse

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


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 Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary; 

suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried; 

He descended into hell; the third day He rose again from the dead; 

He ascended into heaven, and sitteth on 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 Ghost; the holy catholic Church, the communion of saints; 

the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body; and the life everlasting. 


PRAYER have people sit

SCRIPTURE READING – Matthew 26:47-56 have people stand for the reading. End with “This is the word of the Lord.” 

SERMON – “Put Away Your Sword”


I Stand Amazed in the Presence” by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel



 “Sing to the King” by Billy Foote



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

PRELUDE – “Soon and Very Soon” by Andrae Crouch

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP – Revelations 19:6-7

Then I heard what sounded like a great multitude, like the roar of rushing waters and like loud peals of thunder, shouting:

    For our Lord God Almighty reigns.
Let us rejoice and be glad
    and give him glory!
For the wedding of the Lamb has come,
    and his bride has made herself ready.

Let’s stand and worship the Lord together.


No One Higher” by Heath Balltzglier, Seth Condrey, and Steve Fee

CONFESSION OF SIN – Exodus 19:9-14

And the Lord said to Moses,

“Behold, I am coming to you in a thick cloud,

that the people may hear when I speak with you, and may also believe you forever.” 

When Moses told the words of the people to the Lord, the Lord said to Moses,

“Go to the people and consecrate them today and tomorrow,

and let them wash their garments and be ready for the third day.

For on the third day the Lord will come down on Mount Sinai

in the sight of all the people.

And you shall set limits for the people all around, saying,

‘Take care not to go up into the mountain or touch the edge of it.

Whoever touches the mountain shall be put to death.

No hand shall touch him, but he shall be stoned or shot;

whether beast or man, he shall not live.’

When the trumpet sounds a long blast, they shall come up to the mountain.”

So Moses went down from the mountain to the people and consecrated the people;

and they washed their garments.

In light of the holiness of God,

let’s take a moment to prepare our hearts to meet the Lord by confessing and repenting of our sins of the week. 

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – Romans 3:21-26

 But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from the law, although the Law and the Prophets bear witness to it—

 the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all who believe. 

For there is no distinction: 

for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

and are justified by his grace as a gift, 

through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,

whom God put forward as a propitiation by his blood, to be received by faith. 

This was to show God’s righteousness, 

because in his divine forbearance he had passed over former sins.

It was to show his righteousness at the present time, 

so that he might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus.


Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery” by Matt Boswell, Matt Papa, and Michael Bleecker

Worthy Worthy” by Jacob Sooter and Mia Fieldes


SCRIPTURE READING – Zechariah 5:1-6:8 

SERMON – “A Flying Scroll, a Woman in a Basket, and Four Chariots”


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



Oh Victory in Jesus” by Eugene Monroe Bartlett



POSTLUDE— “All Glory Be to Christ” by Dustin Kensrue

PRELUDE – “Let Us Love and Sing and Wonder” by John Newton

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP – 2 Samuel 22:47-50

“The Lord lives, and blessed be my rock,
    and exalted be my God, the rock of my salvation,
the God who gave me vengeance
    and brought down peoples under me,
who brought me out from my enemies;
    you exalted me above those who rose against me;
    you delivered me from men of violence.

“For this I will praise you, O Lord, among the nations,
    and sing praises to your name.

Let’s stand and worship the Lord together. 


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

CONFESSION OF SIN – Luke 12:16-21

And he told them a parable, saying,

“The land of a rich man produced plentifully,

and he thought to himself, ‘What shall I do,

for I have nowhere to store my crops?’

And he said, ‘I will do this: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones,

and there I will store all my grain and my goods.

And I will say to my soul, “Soul, you have ample goods laid up for many years; relax, eat, drink, be merry.”’

But God said to him,

‘Fool! This night your soul is required of you,

and the things you have prepared, whose will they be?’

So is the one who lays up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God.”

Let’s repent of the ways we rely on our own resources for our comfort rather than relying on the mercies of our Lord.


“But the tax collector stood at a distance.

He would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said,

‘God, have mercy on me, a sinner.’

“I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God.

For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled,

and those who humble themselves will be exalted.”

Just as the tax collector returned home justified, we too can know that we have been set right before God when we humble ourselves and ask for his mercy.


Give us Clean Hands” by Charlie Hall

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


SCRIPTURE READING –Zechariah 4:1-14 

SERMON – “The Day of Small Things”


Rock of Ages” by Augustus Toplady



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



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

PRELUDE – “No Longer Slaves” by Brian Johnson, Joel Case, and Jonathan David Helser

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP – Hebrews 4:14-16

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. 

For we do not have a high priest 

who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, 

but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. 

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, 

that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.


Jesus, My Only Hope” by Mark Altrogge


Father in heaven, we thank you for the freedom you have given us through the life, death and resurrection of your Son.

 But we confess today that we often live like slaves. 

Instead of living like you delight in us, we avoid you in shame and guilt. 

Instead of receiving your favor as a gift, we try to earn it with our efforts. 

Instead of accepting your freedom, we prefer our chains. 

Instead of pursuing your purposes, we cling to our short-sighted agendas. 

Forgive us. Embrace us. Cleanse us. Heal us. 

We ask this in Jesus name. 


ASSURANCE OF PARDON – Romans 8:34-39

Who is to condemn? 

Christ Jesus is the one who died

—more than that, who was raised—

who is at the right hand of God, 

who indeed is interceding for us.

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? 

Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, 

or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?

 As it is written,

“For your sake we are being killed all the day long;
    we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.”

No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. 

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, 

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.


Before the Throne of God Above” by Charitie Lees Bancroft and Vikki Cook

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


SCRIPTURE READING – Zechariah 3:1-10 

SERMON (Nathan) – “The Priest With Dirty Clothes”


Nothing But the Blood” by Robert Lowry



Promises” by Maverick City Music



POSTLUDE— “Now Why This Fear?” by Augustus Toplady and Doug Plank

PRELUDE – “Let Everything That Has Breath” by Matt Redman


I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart;
    I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.
I will be glad and exult in you;
    I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.

Let’s stand and recount the Lord’s goodness together in our worship. 


Speak, O Lord” by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend

CONFESSION OF SIN – Matthew 6:30-33

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? 

Therefore do not be anxious, saying, 

‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ 

For the Gentiles seek after all these things, 

and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. 

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, 

and all these things will be added to you.

Let’s take a moment and repent for the ways we fall into anxiety and do not trust our Heavenly Father to provide for his children. 

ASSURANCE OF PARDON –1 Thessalonians 5:9-10

For God has not destined us for wrath,

but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

who died for us so that whether we are awake or asleep we might live with him.


Come Thou Fountof Every Blessing” by John Wyeth and Robert Robinson

Promises” by Maverick City Music


SCRIPTURE READING – Jeremiah 1:1-19 



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



Jesus Strong and Kind” by CityAlight



POSTLUDE— “God is for Us” by CityAlight

PRELUDE – “Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silent” by Ralph Vaughan Williams

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP – Deut. 32:10-12

(The Lord) found him in a desert land,
    and in the howling waste of the wilderness;
he encircled him, he cared for him,
    he kept him as the apple of his eye.
Like an eagle that stirs up its nest,
    that flutters over its young,
spreading out its wings, catching them,
    bearing them on its pinions,
the Lord alone guided him,
    no foreign god was with him.


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

CONFESSION OF SIN – Neh. 9:17-21

But you are a God ready to forgive, gracious and merciful, 

slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love, and did not forsake them. 

Even when they had made for themselves a golden calf and said, 

‘This is your God who brought you up out of Egypt,’ 

and had committed great blasphemies, 

you in your great mercies did not forsake them in the wilderness. 

The pillar of cloud to lead them in the way did not depart from them by day, 

nor the pillar of fire by night to light for them the way by which they should go.  

You gave your good Spirit to instruct them 

and did not withhold your manna from their mouth 

and gave them water for their thirst.

Forty years you sustained them in the wilderness, and they lacked nothing. 

Their clothes did not wear out and their feet did not swell.


But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Since, therefore, we have now been justified by his blood, 

much more shall we be saved by him from the wrath of God.


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

 “O Church Arise” by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend

PRAYER Be seated

SCRIPTURE READING – Zechariah 2:1-13  

SERMON (Nathan) – “The Apple of God’s Eye”


Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus” by Helen Lemmel        

LORD’S TABLE (Nathan) – 


God Of This City” by Chris Tomlin



POSTLUDE— “How Firm a Foundation” by Unknown

PRELUDE – “Walk on by Faith” by Mahalia Jackson

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP – Psalm 148:13-14

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 the Lord!

Song –

Unchanging” by Chris Tomlin

CONFESSION OF SIN – Psalm 79:8-9


Do not remember against us our former iniquities;

let your compassion come speedily to meet us,

for we are brought very low.

Help us, O God of our salvation,

for the glory of your name;

deliver us, and atone for our sins,

for your name’s sake!


This is love:

not that we loved God,

but that he loved us

and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

Songs –

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

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


SCRIPTURE READING – Zechariah 1:7-21

SERMON – “A Little Faith”

Song –

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


Song –

Let Your Kingdom Come” by Bob Kauflin



POSTLUDE – “By Faith” by Keith & Kristyn Getty

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