Category: Music for Sunday

Music for Sunday 3/18/18

Who would have thought that a Lamb could Rescue the souls of men? –Wonderful, Merciful Savior The Jews of Jesus’ time were familiar with the concept of sacrificing a lamb to atone for sins.  This was part of the system of sacrifices God had set out for them in Moses’ time.  But as they looked …

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Come, Let Us Sing for Joy!

The Lord is a great God And a great King above all gods,   In whose hand are the depths of the earth, The peaks of the mountains are His also.   The sea is His, for it was He who made it, And His hands formed the dry land. This is God.  The one …

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Music for Sunday 1/28/18

In our current series about what it means to be a disciple of Jesus, we’re seeing that Jesus doesn’t call us to some vague idea of “doing good things” and “going to church.”  We see His call: Take up your cross and follow Me.  He calls us to leave behind our old lives and give …

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Music for Sunday 1/14/18

Now as Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon who was called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. And He said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Immediately they left their nets and followed …

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Music for Sunday 12/10/17

Joy has dawned upon the world, Promised from creation— God’s salvation now unfurled, Hope for every nation. Not with fanfares from above, Not with scenes of glory, But a humble gift of love— Jesus born of Mary. —Joy Has Dawned by Keith & Kristyn Getty This is an excerpt from this year’s Christmas cantata, and …

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Fear Not!

FEAR NOT Sunday, December 3 11:00 a.m. God is with us! Join us this Sunday–the first Sunday of Advent–as our children’s choir tells of the people in the Christmas story who were told to “fear not”: Mary, Joseph, the shepherds…and us. Come, Thou long-expected Jesus, born to set Thy people free; From our fears and …

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Music for Sunday 11/12/17

Our closing song for this Sunday is By Faith, by Keith and Kristyn Getty and Stuart Townend, and as is the case with all their songs, there’s so much in the lyrics that it’s hard to catch it all when singing through a song once. That’s why I encourage you to read and consider the …

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Music for Sunday 10/29/17

This is Reformation Sunday–the last Sunday in October–but this year is a special one: it’s the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.  In October of 1517, Martin Luther published his 95 Theses, criticizing the Catholic church’s practice of selling indulgences–which meant that a person could pay the church to lessen the punishment …

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Music for Sunday 10/22/17

Still, my soul, be still and do not fear Though winds of change may rage tomorrow. God is at your side; no longer dread The fires of unexpected sorrow. Still, my soul, be still; do not be moved By lesser lights and fleeting shadows. Hold on to His ways, with shield of faith Against temptation’s …

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Music for Sunday 10/1/17

As we have been forgiven, We forgive. Forgiveness is not a natural human response.  Our understanding of true forgiveness can only come from realizing the forgiveness that we ourselves have received: all our sins, all the things that we have done to grieve God, have been wiped clean by His love. What can wash away …

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