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Preparing for Worship: August 28, 2016

Our text this week is Micah 6:1-8: 

Hear what the Lord says:
Arise, plead your case before the mountains,
and let the hills hear your voice.
2 Hear, you mountains, the indictment of the Lord,
and you enduring foundations of the earth,
for the Lord has an indictment against his people,
and he will contend with Israel.
3 “O my people, what have I done to you?
How have I wearied you? Answer me!
4 For I brought you up from the land of Egypt
and redeemed you from the house of slavery,
and I sent before you Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.
5 O my people, remember what Balak king of Moab devised,
and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him,
and what happened from Shittim to Gilgal,
that you may know the righteous acts of the Lord.”
What Does the Lord Require?
6 “With what shall I come before the Lord,
and bow myself before God on high?
Shall I come before him with burnt offerings,
with calves a year old?
7 Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams,
with ten thousands of rivers of oil?
Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression,
the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?”
8 He has told you, O man, what is good;
and what does the Lord require of you
but to do justice, and to love kindness,
and to walk humbly with your God?

Songs we will sing this week include the following, provided in a playlist here. You can also download the music using the iTunes links below:

  1. How Deep the Father’s Love for Us (iTunes)
  2. Psalm 126 (iTunes)
  3. The Lord is My Salvation (iTunes)
  4. How Sweet and Aweful is the Place (iTunes)

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Preparing for Worship: August 21, 2016

Text: Micah 5:1-4
Title: “The Hope of Israel”

The hope of Israel—the hope of the world—is the Messiah.

God promises that a golden age is coming. A God-centered world, a truth-loving world, a justice-respecting world, a peace-filled world, and a prosperity-filled world. That day is coming.

But that day is completely wrapped up in a PERSON, and dependent upon him. That hope is stationed in the living God, and the living God brings that hope to fruition in His Son. When Paul was on trial for preaching the gospel of Christ, he made plain that he was declaring Israel’s hope.

“For this reason, therefore, I have asked to see you and speak with you, since it is because of the hope of Israel that I am wearing this chain.” (Act 28:20)

The Word of God makes clear that Israel’s hope is her God.

“O Lord, the hope of Israel, all who forsake you shall be put to shame; those who turn away from you shall be written in the earth, for they have forsaken the Lord, the fountain of living water.” (Jer 17:13)

It is not surprising, then, that as the Spirit of God gives hope to the people of God through the messages found in Micah, that there is a consistent mention made of a coming ruler. When we come to chapter 5 we have zeroed in on that issue. Our outline for Sunday is as follows:

  1. THE DARK DAY OF KING ZEDEKIAH (v. 1)
  2. THE PROMISED DAY OF KING JESUS (v. 2)
  3. THE DARK DAYS UNTIL THAT GLORIOUS DAY (v. 3a)
  4. THE GLORIOUS DAY OF ISRAEL’S BIRTH (vv. 3b-4)

To prepare:

  • 2 Kings 24-25
  • Luke 2:1-7
  • Matthew 2:1-6
  • Daniel 7:13-14
  • Isaiah 24:21-23

We will celebrate our great God and Savior this Lord’s Day!

Songs we will sing this week include the following, provided in a playlist here. You can also download the music using the iTunes links below:

  1. God Undefeatable (iTunes)
  2. A Mighty Fortress (iTunes)
  3. The Lord is My Salvation (iTunes)
  4. Sovereign Over Us (iTunes)

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Preparing for Worship: August 14, 2016

Text: Micah 4:1-5
Title: “Hope Fulfilled”

Man’s fallen condition still testifies to his original state. God has put eternity in man’s heart (Eccl 3:11), but his desire for meaning and purpose has been twisted by sin, and his hope for satisfaction is misplaced.

Micah has declared God’s judgment on the nation’s leaders. Jerusalem will be destroyed (3:12), but that is not God’s final word on Zion. The future that God has planned in Christ will fulfill the hope of mankind, and the city of Jerusalem will have a central place.

This Lord’s day, we will see five specific desires of the godly that will be fulfilled in the future kingdom brought in by Christ. We will also see a present resolve that is fueled by the knowledge of that future hope.

Prepare for the sermon by reading the following texts:

  1. Isaiah 2:1-4 
  2. Zechariah 14

Songs we will sing this week include the following, provided in a playlist here. You can also download the music using the iTunes links below:

  1. Come Thou Almighty King (iTunes)
  2. Your Great Name (iTunes)
  3. In the Name of God (iTunes)
  4. God with Us (iTunes)
  5. No Greater Aim (iTunes)

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Preparing for Worship: August 7, 2016

Text: Micah 2:12-13
Title: “Hope in Despair”

Do you ever feel a sense of discouragement because of the times we live in? Does it ever seem that because the darkness is so strong, a sense of helplessness and perhaps even hopelessness settles upon you? Our text for Sunday morning reminds us that such a perspective is a false one. We serve a God who knows His people, remembers His people, and is forever faithful to His people. He has made us His own on the basis of grace – not merit. The God who began His good work in us will see it through to the very end. This week we see a clear example of the fact that God wants His people to recognize their hope, even in the midst of discouraging times.

Reading to Prepare:
Deuteronomy 30
2 Kings 18 and 19
Romans 9-11

Songs we will sing this week include the following, provided in a playlist here. You can also download the music using the iTunes links below:

1. Praise to the Lord (iTunes)
2. Raised to Life (iTunes)
3. Grace So Glorious (iTunes)
4. Shine Into Our Night (iTunes)

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Preparing for Worship: July 24, 2016

Text: Micah 1:1
Title: “God’s Unlikely Means”

This Lord’s Day we begin a study of the book of Micah. We will learn about four important things necessary to appreciate this powerful book. We will look at:

  1. THE MISSION
  2. THE MAN
  3. THE MOMENT
  4. THE MESSAGE

What we find will remind us that God makes use of means deemed small in the world’s eyes to make a major impact on us, and to remind us that the power and the glory is God’s. This should be a very encouraging Sunday.

You can prepare for the sermon by:

  • Reading the book of Micah through in one sitting
  • Read chapter one again
  • Read Jeremiah 26:12-19
  • Do all of this prayerfully, and pray for us as we prepare for worship

Songs we will sing this week include the following, provided in a playlist here. You can also download the music using the iTunes links below:

  1. We Sing as One (iTunes)
  2. Jesus, Thank You (iTunes)
  3. Here is Love (iTunes)
  4. Lord of Lords (iTunes)
  5. Trust You (iTunes)

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Preparing for Worship: July 17, 2016

Text: Hebrews 13:20–25

This Lord’s Day we finish our study of the book of Hebrews. Two things stand out in these final verses. The first, is how the writer of Hebrews prays for the people to whom he has written (vv. 20–21). The second is the set of concerns present in his final words (vv. 22–25). As we finish Hebrews we will consider whether our prayers, and our concerns, mirror what we find in God’s Word.

Songs we will sing this week include the following, provided in a playlist here. You can also download the music using the iTunes links below:

  1. The Solid Rock (iTunes)
  2. Psalm 126 (iTunes)
  3. Behold the Christ (iTunes)
  4. My Soul Longs for the Lord (YouTube)

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Preparing for Worship: July 3, 2016

Text: Hebrews 13:17-19
Title: “Our View of the Church’s Leaders”

This week we continue considering our response in worship to the truths of the New Covenant. We have already seen how the writer of Hebrews addressed the believer’s relationship to past leaders (v. 7). This Lord’s Day we see how the believer responds to the church’s present leaders (vv. 17-19).

  1. UNDERSTAND THE SOURCE OF YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO CHURCH LEADERS
  2. UNDERSTAND THE STRUCTURE OF YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO CHURCH LEADERS
  3. UNDERSTAND HOW TO SUPPORT YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH CHURCH LEADERS

We will see that obedience in these areas is tied to our spiritual vision and maturity. To embrace the Bible’s teaching about these things is nothing less than an act of worship on the part of God’s saints.

Songs we will sing this week include the following, provided in a playlist here. You can also download the music using the iTunes links below:

  1. Come Thou Almighty King (iTunes)
  2. God with Us (iTunes)
  3. He Will Hold Me Fast (iTunes)
  4. I Shall Not Want (iTunes)

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Preparing for Worship: June 26, 2016

Text: Hebrews 13:7-17
Title: “Worship’s Public Response”

On our previous Lord’s Day we looked at how believers respond to the truths of Christ’s preeminence and the glorious riches of the New Covenant. This Sunday we continue looking at a worshipful response to those truths, but this time the focus is more on the public and formal life of the church. We come this Sunday to practice what we are learning and to respond to gospel truth with the joy and obedience of genuine worship.

1. Remember True Spiritual Leaders (vs. 7-8)
2. Reject False Spiritual Leaders (vs. 9)
3. Realize The Preeminence of Jesus (vs. 10-14)
4. Render New Covenant Sacrifices to God (vs. 15-16)
5. Respect The Leaders of the Church (vs.17)

Songs we will sing this week include the following, provided in a playlist here. You can also download the music using the iTunes links below:

  1. Come Praise and Glorify (iTunes)
  2. Jesus Paid it All (iTunes)
  3. Lord of Lords (iTunes)
  4. I Will Be Still (iTunes)

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Preparing for Worship: June 12, 2016

Text: Hebrews 12:12-17
Title: “Action for the Spiritually Disheartened”

Following his teaching on how a weary believer can know courage, confidence, and comfort, the writer of the book of Hebrews now calls for action. This Lord’s Day we will see that it is not enough for a weary believer to know truth – truth must be applied.

This Sunday represents a call for action. We will see,

  1. A CALL TO TAKE COURAGE (v. 12)
  2. A CALL TO A CAREFUL COURSE (v. 13)
  3. A CALL TO REMEMBER OUR PLACE IN THE WORLD (v. 14)
  4. A CALL FOR COMMUNITY ALERTNESS (vv. 15-17)

Here are several passages that would be good to read beforehand in preparation for the sermon:

  • Isaiah 35:1-10
  • Proverbs 4:25-27
  • Deuteronomy 29:18-20
  • Genesis 29:25-34

Songs we will sing this week include the following, provided in a playlist here. You can also download the music using the iTunes links below:

  1. Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing (iTunes)
  2. How Sweet and Aweful is the Place (iTunes)
  3. Lord of Lords (iTunes)
  4. Oh the Deep, Deep Love of Jesus (iTunes)

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Preparing for Worship: June 5, 2016

Text: Hebrews 12:3-11
Title: “God’s Word for the Weary”

How should a believer process hardship with a way of life fixed on Jesus? What does persecution, suffering, and difficulty in the way of gospel commitment mean? The Christian life is lived out of our thought processes. Christian transformation (supernatural spiritual transformation) happens as our minds are renewed (Romans 12:1-2). The writer of Hebrews is calling upon his readers (and us) to get their minds right. They are suffering, and that suffering tempts them to grow weary and to give in to sin. He calls upon them to fix their attention on Christ and on the truth about how God has chosen to relate Himself to them. This Lord’s Day we will learn about

     (1) A Courage Found in the Savior
     (2) A Confidence Found in Sonship
     (3) A Comfort Found in Submission

Songs we will sing this week include the following, provided in a playlist here. You can also download the music using the iTunes links below:

  1. God of this Restless Heart (iTunes)
  2. Rock of Ages (iTunes)
  3. Sovereign Over Us (iTunes)
  4. 10,000 Reasons (iTunes)
  5. We Sing as One (iTunes)

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