February 17, 2019 Worship

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2-17-2018 weeds and wheat

 

Scripture: Matthew 13:24-46 (p. 892-3, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; but while everybody was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat … ‘Let both of them grow together until the harvest; and at harvest time I will tell the reapers, Collect the weeds first and bind them in bundles to be burned, but gather the wheat into my barn.’” (Matthew 13:24b-25, 30)

Message: Parables of the Kingdom

Theme: We can grow and make space for others to grow, too.

Hymns We Will Sing:

  •           HYMN #14      “For the Beauty of the Earth”         (DIX)
  •           HYMN #346   “For the Healing of the Nations”    (ST. THOMAS – Wade)
  •           HYMN #367 “Come, Ye Thankful People, Come”    ST. GEORGE”S WINDSOR)

Prayer of the Day: O God, your ways are beyond our understanding and your mercy is wide enough to include everyone. May we lay aside our temptation to judge, and instead seek after your heavenly kingdom on earth. Amen.

 

February 10, 2019 Worship

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2-10-2019 the golden rule

Scripture: Matthew 7:1-14, 24-29     (p. 884-5, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – “Do not judge, so that you may not be judged. For with the judgment you make you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get. Why do you see the speck in your neighbor’s eye, but do not notice the log in your own eye? (Matthew 7:1-3)

Message: The Golden Rule

Theme: We can become less judgmental when we ask God for help in being accepting and patient with ourselves.

Hymns We Will Sing:

  •           HYMN #175                  “Seek Ye First”                                                 (LAFFERTY)
  •           HYMN #821            “My Life Flows On”   (HOW CAN I KEEP FROM SINGING)
  •           HYMN #353      “My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less”                   (SOLID ROCK)

 

Prayer of the Day: O Lord, you give good things to all who ask of you. So move our hearts to the same generosity of spirit, that we might model your grace in our lives, to the glory of your name. Amen.

February 3, 2019 Worship

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2-3-2019 treasure in heaven

 

Scripture: Matthew 6:7-21 (p. 883-4, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – “When you are praying, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.” (Matthew 6:7-8)

Message: Treasure in Heaven

Theme: We are worthy simply because we exist.

Hymns We Will Sing:

  • HYMN #469      “Lord, Listen to Your Children Praying”    (CHILDREN PRAYING)
  • HYMN #468   “In My Life Lord, Be Glorified”                     (LORD BE GLORIFIED)
  • HYMN #465 “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”                (CONVERSE)

Prayer of the Day: Loving God, you desire a simple, humble relationship with us. Turn our hearts away from seeking others’ approval and toward your way of mercy and peace, as our Savior taught us. Amen.