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SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 9:30AM

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WATCHWORD

Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus. Philippians 2:5

SONG Our God

Water You turned into wine, opened the eyes of the blind
There’s no one like You – none like You

Into the darkness You shine, out of the ashes we rise
There’s no one like You – none like You

Our God is Greater, Our God is stronger, God, You are higher than any other
Our God is Healer, Awesome in power our God, our God

Into the darkness You shine, out of the ashes we rise
There’s no one like You – none like You

Our God is Greater, Our God is stronger, God, You are higher than any other
Our God is Healer, Awesome in power our God, our God

Our God is Greater, Our God is stronger, God, You are higher than any other
Our God is Healer, Awesome in power our God, our God

And if our God is for us, then who could ever stop us
And if our God is with us, then what could stand against

And if our God is for us, then who could ever stop us
And if our God is with us, then what could stand against

Our God is Greater, Our God is stronger, God, You are higher than any other
Our God is Healer, Awesome in power our God, our God

Our God is Greater, Our God is stronger, God, You are higher than any other
Our God is Healer, Awesome in power our God, our God

And if our God is for us, then who could ever stop us
And if our God is with us, then what could stand against

CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESS

Blessed be the holy Trinity, +one God, who creates, redeems and sustains us and all of creation.
Amen.

Let us confess our sin in the presence of God and of one another.

Silence for personal reflection

Faithful God,
Have mercy on us. We confess that we are captive to sin and cannot free ourselves. We turn from your loving embrace and go our own ways. We pass judgment on one another before examining ourselves. We place our own needs before those of our neighbors. We keep your gift of salvation to ourselves. Make us humble, cast away our transgressions, and turn us again to life in you through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.

God hears the cries of all who call out in need, and through his death and resurrection, Christ has made us his own. Hear the truth that God proclaims: Your sins are forgiven in the name of +Jesus Christ. Led by the Holy Spirit, live in freedom and newness to do God's work in the world. Amen.

PRAYER OF THE DAY

God of love, giver of life, you know our frailties and failings. Give us your grace to overcome them, keep us from those things that harm us, and guide us in the way of salvation, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.

READING Philippians 2:1-13

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.

Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

The word of the Lord. Thanks be to God.

SONG Rescue

You are the source of life; I can’t be left behind
No one else will do; I will take hold of You, I need you, Jesus; I need you, Jesus

My heart is Yours for life; I need Your hand in mine
No one else will do; Lord I put my trust in You

I need You Jesus, come to my rescue, where else can I go
There’s no other name by which I am saved
Capture me with grace, I will follow You; I will follow You

My heart is Yours for life; I need Your hand in mine
No one else will do; Lord I put my trust in You

I need You Jesus, come to my rescue, where else can I go
There’s no other name by which I am saved
Capture me with grace, I will follow You; I will follow You

BRIDGE:

This world has nothing for me; this world has nothing for me
This world has nothing for me; this world has nothing for me

I need You Jesus, come to my rescue, where else can I go
There’s no other name by which I am saved
Capture me with grace, capture me with grace
I will follow You; I will follow You

GOSPEL Matthew 21:23-32

And when he entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came up to him as he was teaching, and said, “By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?” Jesus answered them, “I also will ask you one question, and if you tell me the answer, then I also will tell you by what authority I do these things. The baptism of John, from where did it come? From heaven or from man?” And they discussed it among themselves, saying, “If we say, ‘From heaven,’ he will say to us, ‘Why then did you not believe him?’ But if we say, ‘From man,’ we are afraid of the crowd, for they all hold that John was a prophet.” So they answered Jesus, “We do not know.” And he said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do

“What do you think? A man had two sons. And he went to the first and said, ‘Son, go and work in the vineyard today.’ And he answered, ‘I will not,’ but afterward he changed his mind and went. And he went to the other son and said the same. And he answered, ‘I go, sir,’ but did not go. Which of the two did the will of his father?” They said, “The first.” Jesus said to them, “Truly, I say to you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes go into the kingdom of God before you. For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the prostitutes believed him. And even when you saw it, you did not afterward change your minds and believe him.

The gospel of the Lord. Praise to you O Christ.

SERMON Pastor Tori

SONG The Voice of the Lord

Whose voice is this that is over the water
That thunders and shakes the mountains and plains
Whose voice is this which skips ‘cross the desert
The wilderness sings at the sound of Your name
Whose voice is full of wonder – and majesty untold
Whose voice is this that is calling the nation
To rise up and praise You with great shouts of joy

Whose voice is this that has called me from darkness
That chose me before the foundation was laid
Whose voice is this that has called me beloved
And tells me I’m free and my debt has been paid
Whose voice is full of wonder – and majesty untold
Whose voice is this that is calling His children
To rise up and praise Him with great shouts of joy

The voice of the Lord is calling His children, the voice of the Lord is shaking the earth
The voice of the Lord echoes like thunder,
Is awesome in glory, Hear – hear the voice of the Lord

Let those who have an ear hear His mighty voice, His voice is deep inside my soul

The voice of the Lord is calling His children, the voice of the Lord is shaking the earth
The voice of the Lord echoes like thunder,
Is awesome in glory, Hear – hear the voice of the Lord

The voice of the Lord is calling His children, the voice of the Lord is shaking the earth
The voice of the Lord echoes like thunder,
Is awesome in glory, Hear – hear the voice of the Lord

PROFESSION OF FAITH

I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth.

I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord. He was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit, And born of the virgin Mary, He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried; he descended into hell. On the third day he rose again; he ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again to judge the living and the dead.

I 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.

PRAYERS OF THE COMMUNITY

OFFERING

Offerings can be given to one of the ushers before or after the service.

OFFERTORY PRAYER

Merciful Father,
We offer with joy and thanksgiving what you have first given us - ourselves, our time, and our possessions, signs of your gracious love. Receive them for the sake of him who offered himself for us, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

LORD’S PRAYER

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever and ever. Amen.

BENEDICTION

The Lord bless you and keep you. The Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious unto you; the Lord look upon you with favor, and give you peace. In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

SONG Keep Me in the Moment

I've been thinking 'bout time and where does it go
How can I stop my life from passing me by, I don't know
I've been thinking 'bout family, how it's going so fast
Will I wake up one morning just wishing that I could go back
I've been thinking 'bout lately, maybe I can make a change and let You change me
So, with all of my heart this is my prayer

Singing Oh Lord, keep me in the moment help me live with my eyes wide open
'Cause I don't wanna miss what You have for me.
Singing Oh Lord,show me what matters throw away what I'm chasing after
'Cause I don't wanna miss what You have for me
Keep me in the moment, Keep me in the moment, Keep me in the moment,
'Cause I don't wanna miss what You have for me

When I wake up in the morning Lord, search my heart
Don't let me stray, I just wanna stay where You are
All I got is one shot, one try, one go around in this beautiful life
Nothing is wasted when everything's placed in Your hands

Singing Oh Lord, keep me in the moment help me live with my eyes wide open
'Cause I don't wanna miss what You have for me.
Singing Oh Lord,show me what matters throw away what I'm chasing after
'Cause I don't wanna miss what You have for me
Keep me in the moment, Keep me in the moment, Keep me in the moment,
'Cause I don't wanna miss what You have for me

I've been thinking 'bout heaven And the promise You hold
So, it's all eyes on you until the day you call me home.

Singing Oh Lord, keep me in the moment help me live with my eyes wide open
'Cause I don't wanna miss what You have for me.
Singing Oh Lord,show me what matters throw away what I'm chasing after
'Cause I don't wanna miss what You have for me
Keep me in the moment, Keep me in the moment, Keep me in the moment,
'Cause I don't wanna miss what You have for me

DISMISSAL

Go in peace. Serve the Lord. Thanks be to God.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Our God words and music by Matt Redman, Jonas Myrin, Chris Tomlin and Jesse Reeves
(C)2010 Atlas Mountain Songs/sixsteps Music/Thankyou Music/Vamos

Publishing/worshiptogether.com songs
Used by permission. CCLI #2648804

Rescue words and music by Jared Anderson
(C)2003 Integrity Worship Music
Used by permission. CCLI #2648804

The Voice Of The Lord words and music by Randy Phillips and Roger Hodges
(C)2001 Ariose Music/World of Pentecost Publishing/Big God Music
Used by permission. CCLI #2648804

Keep Me In The Moment words and music by Jeremy Camp/Jordan Sapp/Matthew West
(C)Capital CMG Paragon/Only In You Publishing/Songs By J Sapp/Combusion Five
Used by permission. CCLI #2648804

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