It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. The realization that Jehovah is the strength rock of our salvation is motivation enough for the joy within us that overflows in expression of singing. In the Entrance the goal is to come before the Lord.
Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving; Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms.
Welcome, lovers of God and those loved by God. Some of us are discouraged, some of us battle illness, some of us have experienced financial loss. He is extreme, vast, magnificent, and so much more that makes him indescribable.
A jumble of many words becomes less a tower of Babel, and more a simple, united song of praise. For those needing rest in the wilderness, You are God, making all things new. Instead, whether visitors, skeptics, atheists or long time believers, we have the same need: Great and awesome God, creator and source of all life, we worship and praise You.
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. And yet You have drawn us here. Project your voice with breath support from the diaphragm and speak with a smile.
The consequence of failing to worship this Great God is twofold. Make us aware, through Your Holy Spirit, that You are here among us. Call to worship from Psalm 5 But I, through the abundance of your steadfast love, will enter your house. Where did this car come from?
Yes, Lord, make us free Get free church media. You are an awesome God! We come today to give our hearts, minds, souls and all our energy in adoration to God. In the name of Jesus Christ, we pray.
We praise You, O God. Lead me, O Lord, in your righteousness because of my enemies; make your way straight before me. Thank You, Lord, for who You are and what You do. But we cannot attend to them without You For in spite of the inadequacy of our words, this worship is addressed to You. It is too long, tends to be instructive, and requires reading.
The children of Israel who were rebellious in Spirit were not allowed to enter the rest of the Promise Land. Give thanks to him; bless his name!
Welcome to Stone Crossing Church. Only in returning and rest are we saved, in quietness and trust are we strengthened. For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods.
Your love is steady and does not falter, unlike our own. They tested and tried Him. This invitation can be used to acknowledge that not everyone comes to worship from the most ideal circumstances—but worship can still be a place where they find peace.
First, He is a "Great God. Teach us Your tough love.Wonderfully written! There are two things that I want to communicate every week: 1) It is God who has called us to worship. Therefore, the welcome is not in my name or in the name of CrossPointe Coast (our church), but in the name of the Lord I both call and welcome the people to congregate in worship.
Prayers, Affirmations of Faith, Prayers of Confession, Litanies CALLS TO WORSHIP AND OPENING PRAYERS Opening Prayer Lord God, you are a redeeming God. The call to worship is simply "come." This is an exhortation could we be so bold as to say commanded) to assemble or congregate for the purpose of worship.
The call goes out to the people of God. The call to worship is not a time for responsive readings. Responsive readings are kept for the Service of the Word when content and instruction constitute the goal of the worshiping community.
In the Entrance the goal is to come before the Lord. Practice reading the call to worship well enough that it lives and breathes. Don't think you can avoid the call to worship. Whatever is spoken first. Our call to worship this morning is from Psalm (NRSV) Let this be recorded for a generation to come, so that a people yet unborn may praise the Lord.Download