For this Temple of Your Spirit is built not upon our own abilities, knowledge, or restorative skill, but upon You, in Jesus Christ. In this time, we thank God for all that we have been given. This is a call to worship video geared specifically for Easter services. O God, we trust in Your power to create, to sustain, to enable. Four we all were created in Your image. Friends, let us worship God.
We are here to offer our praise and thanksgiving. I Pray that all that don't know you will find you Lord before its too late. Help us to rejoice and be glad. Thank you Jesus for all that you do for me. Forgive us our sin, and enter in.
It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. At the time for prayer requests, children participate freely. Who are we to receive such goodness? All but one of the churches surveyed have some of their children leave the sanctuary for at least part of the service, most of them just before the sermon. Take this heart, and with this mouth make Your praise and thanksgiving a reality here and now. Let the earth be glad, And let the children run and roll. Jesus, can You show me just how far the east is from the west? May this awareness lead us to approach this hour more carefully.
Help us to hear You speak to us, in our heart of hearts, as that still, small voice amidst the maelstrom, which gives us direction, and peace, and hope. Each service has a theme sentence printed at the head of the worship sheet to set the tone for worship in the minds of the worshipers. Scripture drama Since drama communicates well to children, and they were interested in trying it, we planned to have the Scripture passages acted out at a few of the services. Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth. And help us to hear Your heavenly choir. I pointed out that God is concerned when children get sick too.
O God, our Creator, continue to build this household of faith into what You want us to be. Rejoicing is a natural outcome of the joy that is in our inner most being. Free us, that we might listen for Your voice, and empower us to speak to You. We are delighted that you are here! Will we see God today? Piers speaks through Freddie the Fox, a lifelike puppet who has all kinds of adventures that the children love to hear about. We pray all this in the name of the One who asks for the voiceless, who seeks out the lost, who stands at the door and knocks. A true worshiper of God is more concerned with worshipping Holy God than promoting their personal agenda. And we are all here because of God.
Is there any suffering like my suffering That was inflicted on me In the day of his fierce anger? Not only do we stand in awe of how great You are, larger than our imagination; But we also can scarcely comprehend that You are with us this moment. There is no need to credit the re:Worship blog itself. Even as we seek, let us worship God. May the depth of Your Grace, the width of Your Love, the height of Your Joy, inspire us, here and now, to more fully be Your people, folks known not by forced friendliness, but by gracious goodwill. We need these brothers and sisters in Christ around us. Some need Your word of caution concerning roads we are hell-bent on traveling.
One could hardly fathom questioning and rebelling against the God who brought His children through the Red Sea on dry ground. God offers us new life, a fresh start, a second chance. Children in roles of musical leadership Each service would include as many children as possible on recorders and Orff instruments, or as vocalists. Children are properly appalled at the mother's use of that gift to have an old enemy murdered. Come, you who are like a child at home. So let us give thanks for the saints this day, And let us worship God. Soon we also drew in Sally Dykstra, the director of King's Kids, our children's choir.
Serve the Lord with gladness! All churches indicated that children participate in the service at least once a year. Her darkness had become His illuminating light. The second, a short proclamatory statement, is more appropriate for the call to worship, fitting the nature of the call which is doxological, not instructive. Shout to God with loud songs of joy! There is silence, And there is light. We have come together for Sabbath rest and renewal.
Take these moments, O Lord of time and space, and complete them in us, through Your Holy Spirit. Again, and again, and again! That God, who is holy, desires wholeness and joy for all people. Then let us worship well. Others of us require Your leading, for in the confusion of life we are losing our sense of direction. All the remaining parts are response. Psalm 100 Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! I will give thanks from Psalm 9 I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. People: Thank you God for your love to others Leader: All who serve in this place, who serve our God, come and shout praises.
O God, who gives to those who ask, provide for each of us in Your way, a special gift to be used for Your glory, and for the good of our neighbors. Many of them may be in a desert season. In this one, the Lord calls his people to worship—and that worship becomes an avenue for making his name renowned among the nations. As His bride we have the unique opportunity to praise His name together and make much of Him. So let us worship God. O God, who is here in this place, now in our midst; Make Your love real here and now, through Jesus Christ.