Pastor John Veenstra
WE GATHER TO WORSHIP OUR GOD
Welcome and Call to Worship from Psalm 145:10-13
God’s Greeting and we greet each other
Opening Song of Praise and Prayer: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling
OUR NEW LIFE IN CHRIST
Confession of Sins
Assurance of Forgiveness & Commitment to Live in Gratitude
Song: O For A Thousand Tongues to Sing
PRAYERS AND OFFERINGS
Sunday School kids dismissed and Announcements [John]
Offertory Prayer and Offerings
Prayers of the People and Prayer for Illumination
WE HEAR GOD’S WORD
Scripture Readings: Isaiah 53, Luke 23
Message: What is Paradise?
Song of Response: Trust and Obey (When We Walk with the Lord)
WE GO OUT TO SERVE
Testimony of Faith: Our World Belongs to God #56
We long for that day when our bodies are raised, the Lord wipes away our tears,
and we dwell forever in the presence of God.
We will take our place in the new creation,
where there will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, and the Lord will be our light.
Come, Lord Jesus, come.
Closing Song: In Christ Alone
God’s Blessing to His People