Spirit and Truth: Frankfort 11/9/14
Call to Worship
We begin each week with a reading known as the Call to Worship. This serves as a reminder that all true worship begins with God –He is the one who initiates this divine conversation with His people and we respond.
Call to Worship: Psalm 89:1-2
I will sing of the steadfast love of the Lord, forever; with my mouth I will make known your faithfulness to all generations. 2 For I said, “Steadfast love will be built up forever; in the heavens you will establish your faithfulness.”
Song: “Everlasting God” by Brenton Brown and Ken Riley
Responsive Scripture Reading: Ephesians 2:1-7
- Leader: And you were dead in the trespasses and sins 2 in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind.
- People: But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ— by grace you have been saved— and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.
Song: “Precious Children” by Meghan Baird, Abbott Jones, and Joel Sczebel
Song: “Just As I Am” by William Batchelder Bradbury, Daniel Doss, and Charlotte Elliott
The Preaching of God’s Word
Scripture Reading: Romans 8:1-17
Sermon: Victorious Through Our Adoption; Romans 8:14-17
Worship through Response
After the sermon, we respond in a number of ways –through singing, prayer, the Offering, and the Lord’s Supper.
The Offering: As followers of Christ and as members of The Point Community Church, we joyfully participate in giving a portion of our income in a regular sacrificial way.
The Lord’s Supper: As a church, sharing the Lord’s Supper is a significant event where believers gratefully acknowledge the death of Christ as the fully payment for our sin.
Song: “Come Ye Sinners” by Dan Hamilton, Taylor Johnson, Ryan Owens, and Robbie Seay
Song: “How Deep The Father’s Love For Us” by Stuart Townend
Announcements and Prayer
Song: “The Father’s Love” by Joel Sczebel
Every week before we leave, we receive a benediction, or blessing, from God’s Word. Just as the worship gathering begins with God’s call, it ends with God’s promise of his blessing over us as we leave to go and be the church.
Benediction and Sending: Romans 8:14-15
For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. 15 For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!”
Go and be the church!