May 20, 2018

I. Opening Song

Song:“Love Shines”

 

II. Call To Worship

ReadingPsalm 29

Call: This is the Word of the Lord. 

Response: Praise be to God

Song: “Hallelujah What A Savior”

 

III. Confession

Individual Call: Psalm 139:23-24,

 

23 Search me, O God, and know my heart!
    Try me and know my thoughts!
24 And see if there be any grievous way in me,
    and lead me in the way everlasting!

 

Corporate Call: 

Our hearts and minds naturally revolt against the truth.  We are afraid of truth as it exposes our sinful habits like a spotlight exposes spiderwebs in an attic.  So we avoid the truth and continue to weave webs of deceit and dishonesty seeking to vindicate ourselves in our own minds and in the minds of others. We lie in our speech, and we lie in our actions, we lie to ourselves, and we lie to God. We lie so that we might hide, and we lie so that we will fit in and not be exposed for who we really are. For who would accept a wretch like you and me? If we are honest, we risk rejection, but if we lie we hide for one more moment in the dark corners of our sin. Oh God, we bring nothing to you but a heart full of lies and deceit. We have heard your call, and it reminds us of our need to repent, so we confess our sins before you this morning.

Response: Father, forgive us.       

Song: “All I Have Is Christ"

 

IV. Assurance of Pardon

Corporate Call:

Who would accept a wretch like you and me? The Christ, the Son of the Blessed has come to expose the hearts of man. He has come to destroy the power of sin as a roaring fire dissipates a spider's web. The Christ has come not only come to destroy the power of sin, but he has come to redeem those who are entangled in its deceit. By the blood of his cross and through the power of his resurrection Jesus has begun to make all things new. He is himself the truth that disintegrates all shame, all guilt, all slavery.  He is the Christ who has set his people free to live in the freedom of grace and in the light of the truth. Church, Jesus has done this for you. So by the great and powerful name of Jesus, I declare to you; your sins are forgiven.

Response:  Praise be to God!

Song:“Nothing But The Blood”

 

V. Sermon                  

“Two Trials and a Verdict”

The Gospel of Mark | Mark 14:53-72 | Pastor Kyle Lammott

 

VI. Communion

As a child of the King, please come forward to eat and drink at the table He has prepared for you. Together we shall celebrate His victory & proclaim His death until He returns to feast with us again. Take heart; He has not forgotten you.

Song: “Jesus Is Better”

 

VII. Offering: (You may place your Connect Cards in the offering basket)

Call: 

Now may we respond by faithfully and generously giving of our resources to advance the work of the Gospel and God’s kingdom on earth.

Song:“All Glory Be To Christ”

 

VII. Benediction

Call: Ephesians 1:13-14, 

“In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit, 14 who is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, to the praise of his glory.”

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