You Must be Born Again – CRC Sunday Service

April 21, 2019
(recordings of hymns and the sermon are in blue font)

Pastoral Reading
Matthew 28:1-10

Opening Hymn
Christ the Lord is Risen Today (Trinity #277)

Prayer
Focus this Week: Vickie Stein

Congregational Hymns
Jesus Christ is Risen Today (Trinity #273)

1 Jesus Christ is ris’n today, Alleluia!
our triumphant holy day, Alleluia!
who did once upon the cross Alleluia!
suffer to redeem our loss. Alleluia!

2 Hymns of praise then let us sing Alleluia!
unto Christ our heav’nly King, Alleluia!
who endured the cross and grave, Alleluia!
sinners to redeem and save. Alleluia!

3 But the pains which he endured, Alleluia!
our salvation have procured; Alleluia!
now above the sky he’s King, Alleluia!
where the angels ever sing. Alleluia!

4 Sing we to our God above Alleluia!
praise eternal as his love; Alleluia!
praise him, all ye heav’nly host, Alleluia!
Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Alleluia!

Up From the Grave He Arose (Trinity #276)

Offering Hymn
The Resurrection Hymn (CRC #77)

Choir
One Day

Scripture Reading
Jeremiah 31:31-40

Preaching the Word
You Must be Born Again – Part 1
YouTube link

Choir
Good Christian Men Rejoice and Sing!

Closing Hymn 
Jesus Lives and So Shall I (Trinity #706)

When Traditions Parade as God’s Word – CRC Sunday Sermon


PALM SUNDAY
April 14, 2019
(links to recordings of hymns and the sermon are in blue font)

Pastoral Reading
Matthew 21:1-17 (Triumphal Entry)

Opening Hymn
All Glory Laud and Honor (Trinity Hymnal #235)

Prayer
Prayer Focus this Week: Kathy Robinson

Congregational Hymns
Praise the Savior, Now and Ever (Trinity Hymnal #243)

1 Praise the Savior now and ever;
praise him, all beneath the skies;
prostrate lying, suff’ring, dying
on the cross, a sacrifice.
Vict’ry gaining, life obtaining,
now in glory he doth rise.

2 Man’s work faileth, Christ’s availeth;
he is all our righteousness;
he, our Savior, has forever
set us free from dire distress.
Through his merit we inherit
light and peace and happiness.

3 Sin’s bonds severed, we’re delivered;
Christ has bruised the serpent’s head;
death no longer is the stronger;
hell itself is captive led.
Christ has risen from death’s prison;
o’er the tomb he light has shed.

4 For his favor, praise for ever
unto God the Father sing;
praise the Savior, praise him ever,
Son of God, our Lord and King.
Praise the Spirit; through Christ’s merit
he doth us salvation bring.

My Dear Redeemer and My Lord (Trinity Hymnal #238)

Offering Hymn
When I Survey (CRC #58)

Scripture Reading
Isaiah 1:1-20

Preaching the Word
When Traditions Parade as God’s Word (link to sermon audio)
YouTube link

Closing Hymn
God’s Sufficient Word

What Does Walking on Water Mean? – CRC Sunday Sermon

April 7, 2019
(links to recordings of hymns and the sermon are in blue font)

Responsive Reading
Psalm 47 (Trinity Hymnal #803)

Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy.
How awesome is the Lord Most High,
the great King over all the earth!
He subdued nations under us, peoples under our feet.

He chose our inheritance for us,
the pride of Jacob, whom he loved.
God has ascended amid shouts of joy,

the Lord amid the sounding of trumpets.
Sing praises to God, sing praises;
sing praises to our King, sing praises.
For God is the King of all the earth;

sing to him a psalm of praise.
God reigns over the nations;
God is seated on his holy throne.
The nobles of the nations assemble as

the people of the God of Abraham,
for the kings of the earth belong to God;
he is greatly exalted.

Opening Hymn
Psalm 47 (Psalter #47A)

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