Believe Me, that I am in the Father, and the Father in Me
Topic: Expository Passage: John 14:7–14:15
LORD’S DAY DIVINE WORSHIP
June 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Come, let us worship and bow down, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker. For He is our God, and we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand.
Welcome and Announcements
- Osborn Roberts (1879-1948)
Keep me near Thee, gentle Savior, Though beneath Thy Cross it be;
Living in a world so sinful, ‘Tis the Cross will strengthen me;
Doubts and trials may assail me, Let my thoughts on Thee abide;
After darkness pain and sorrow, ‘Twill be light at eventide.
Be Thy Spirit ever near me, As in fear I onward move;
Love divine will safely lead me, Love beyond a Mother’s love;
Saints and angels all bear witness, Calvary hath testified,
Though the Cross be in the pathway, ‘Twill be light at eventide. Amen.
Taken from "Welsh and English Hymns and Anthems” (Reformatted) © 1995 The Welsh National Gymanfa Ganu Association, Inc., 662 Melwood Drive N.E., Warren, OH 44483.
Call to Worship* Psalm 150
Praise the Lord! Praise God in His sanctuary; Praise Him in His mighty expanse. Praise Him for His mighty deeds; Praise Him according to His excellent greatness. Praise Him with trumpet sound; Praise Him with harp and lyre.
Praise Him with timbrel and dancing; Praise Him with stringed instruments and pipe. Praise Him with loud cymbals; Praise Him with resounding cymbals. Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Hallelujah! YAH!
Hymn of Praise* Psalter 34B
“I Will at All Times Bless the Lord”
Confession of Faith The Apostle’s Creed
We believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth.
We believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried; he descended to hell. The third day he rose again from the dead. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of God the Father Almighty. From there he will come to judge the living and the dead.
We believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic* church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen.
*that is, the true Christian church of all times and all places
Preparation for Confession of Sin Ephesians 2:1-3
And you were dead in the trespasses and sins 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.
Confession of Sin
Assurance of Pardon Ephesians 2:4-7
Who 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.
Hymn of Assurance* #688
“Have Thine Own Way, Lord!”
Giving of Tithes and Offerings
Prayer of Response
Psalm 45:6-7; Matthew 11:25-27
Praise God from whom all blessings flow;
Praise Him all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
Taken from "Trinity Hymnal Revised Edition", ©1990 Great Commission Publications, Inc. Used by permission.
Preaching of God’s Word Pastor Jim Claycomb
“Believe Me, that I am in the Father, and the Father in Me”
Hymn of Affirmation #720
“Happy the Home When God Is There”
Henry W. Greatorex, 1851
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the beginning,
is now, and ever shall be, world without end.
Taken from "Trinity Hymnal Revised Edition", ©1990 Great Commission Publications, Inc. Used by permission
Blessing* Jude 24-25
Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen.
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