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Sunday, May 23, 2021

For a livestream of the service, click here at 10 am on Sunday morning. Afterwards it will be available at the same link as a recording. If it doesn’t work properly at 10, it might mean we had a technical issue. If so, we will send out a new link to the recording.

If you prefer a bulletin, click this link: Bulletin 21-05-23 web. It contains most of the material below.

 

CALL TO WORSHIP

EPHESIANS 3:14-21

14 I bow my knees before the Father,
15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named,
16 that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you
to be strengthened with power
through his Spirit in your inner being,
17 and that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—
so that you, being rooted and grounded in love,
18 may have strength to comprehend with all the saints
what is the breadth and length and height and depth,
19 and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge,
that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.

20 Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly
than all that we ask or think,
according to the power at work within us,
21 to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus
throughout all generations, forever and ever.
Amen. 

 

PRAISE & WORSHIP

HOLY, HOLY, HOLY (HYMN 70)
Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty!
Early in the morning our song shall rise to Thee;
Holy, Holy, Holy! Merciful and Mighty!
God in Three Persons, blessed Trinity!

Holy, Holy, Holy! All the saints adore Thee,
Casting down their golden crowns around the glassy sea;
Cherubim and seraphim falling down before Thee,
Which wert and art and evermore shalt be.

Holy, Holy, Holy! Though the darkness hide Thee,
Though the eye of sinful man Thy glory may not see;
Only Thou art holy—there is none beside Thee
Perfect in pow’r, in love and purity.

Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty!
All Thy works shall praise Thy name in earth and sky and sea;
Holy, Holy, Holy! Merciful and Mighty!
God in Three Persons, blessed Trinity!

 

LET THE RIVER FLOW Words and music by Darrell Patton Evans.
Let the poor man say, “I am rich in him.”
Let the lost man say, “ I am found in him.”
Let the river flow.
Let the blind man say, “I can see again.”
Let the dead man say, “I am born again.”
Let the river flow.
Let the river flow. Let the river flow.
Holy Spirit come. Move in power.
Let the river flow (repeat).
D ©1995 Mercy / Vineyard Publishing; CCLI #692008

 

THERE’S A RIVER OF LIFE
There’s a river of life flowing out of me;
makes the lame to walk and the blind to see;
opens prison doors, sets those captives free;
I’ve got a river of life flowing out of me.

Spring up, O well, within my soul.
Spring up, O well, and make me whole.
Spring up, O well, and give to me
that life abundantly.
D (CCLI #692008)

 

ALL WHO ARE THIRSTY by Brenton Brown and Glen Robertson
All who are thirsty, all who are weak,
come to the fountain,
dip your heart in the stream of life.
Let the pain and the sorrow be washed away
in the waves of his mercy
as deep cries out to deep.

We sing, “Come, Lord Jesus, come!
Come, Lord Jesus, come.”

 

MINISTRY OF THE WORD

Scripture: Psalm 95:1-7

SERMON: When the Extraordinary is Normal
Luke 17:1-19

 

ONE BIG IDEA
We are called to an abundant love, faith, obedience, and gratitude.

1) We can abound in love and faith.

2) We can abound in obedience.

3) We can abound in gratitude.

 

RESPONSE TO THE WORD

SAME POWER by Jason Ingram & Jeremy Camp
I can see the waters raging at my feet.
I can feel the breath of those surrounding me.
I can hear the sound of nations rising up.
We will not be overtaken, we will not be overcome!

I can walk down this dark and painful road.
I can face ev’ry fear of the unknown.
I can hear all God’s children singing out:
We will not be overtaken, we will not be overcome!

The same power that raised Jesus from the grave,
The same power that commands the dead to wake,
Lives in us, lives in us!
The same power that moves mountains when He speaks,
The same power that can calm a raging sea,
Lives in us, lives in us! He lives in us, lives in us!

We have hope that His promises are true.
In His strength there is nothing we can’t do.
Yes. we know there are greater things in store.
We will not be overtaken, we will not be overcome!

Greater is He that is living in me!
He’s conquered our enemy!
No power of darkness, no weapon prevails.
We stand here in victory, in victory.
CCLI Song # 7031700; © 2015 Capitol CMG Amplifier & Only In You Publishing (Admin. by Capitol CMG Publishing), Open Hands Music & So Essential Tunes (Admin. by Essential Music Publishing LLC), CCLI License # 692008

 

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER
Feel free to respond in prayer, aloud or silently, as the Lord leads.

 

REVIVE US AGAIN (Hymn 485) by Willim P. McKay, 1863.
We praise Thee, O God, for the Son of Thy love,
For Jesus who died and is now gone above.

Hallelujah! Thine the glory. Hallelujah! Amen.
Hallelujah! Thine the glory. Revive us again.

We praise Thee, O God for Thy Spirit of light,
Who hath shown us our Savior and scattered our night.

All glory and praise to the Lamb that was slain,
Who hath borne all our sin and has cleansed every stain.

Revive us again; fill each heart with Thy love;
May each soul be rekindled with fire from above.

 

BENEDICTION

INVITATION TO FELLOWSHIP

 

GIVING

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