Our Help Is in the Name of the Lord by The Hillbilly Thomists, from their newly released second album Living For The Other Side.
Sounds like a special appearance by someone playing the spoons at one point.

My eyes are weary from my tears
From looking for You
My foes compass me about
They blaze like a fire
They blaze like a fire
Our help is in the Name of the Lord
Every hour, every day
Our help is in the Name of the Lord

A disciple of Jesus who believes in the resurrection, and who has experienced the power of the resurrection learns how that belief and experience needs to shape their priorities.

For those unable to join us at MGPC, the service will be live-streamed.
The video is available at our website and youtube channel.

Song: He Will Hold Me Fast
Call to Worship
Song: Glorious Day
Prayer Of Confession
Song: Great Is Thy Faithfulness
Affirming our Faith
Song: May The Grace Of Christ Our Saviour
Bible Reading: Acts 24: 22 – 25: 12 The Apostle Paul, charged with crimes by the Jewish authorities before the new provincial governor, Festus, appeals to Caesar.
Bible Memorisation: John 8:12
Song: Guide Me, O My Great Jehovah
Bible Reading: Luke 10:38-42
Sermon: The Good Portion
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: Cornerstone

Saw an online post mentioning that US Hot Dog chain Wienerschnitzel is again featuring a special menu item called the Aussie Dog.
Apparently it’s making a triumphant return having featured in a corresponding promotion last year.
It’s described as “a jumbo Polish dog topped with bacon, American cheese, grilled onions, jalapenos, and horseradish aioli.”
I think the only ingredient element that seems remotely legitimate to Australia are the grilled onions.

Maybe one with onions and sauce called a “Bunnings Dog” would get in legal trouble.

The prophetic voice is one that calls the people of God to cease going the wrong way and return to God. When the people of God are going the wrong way they usually have a mindset that they really are still living in faith, which is why the prophetic voice is resisted so belligerently. Cultures that have security, affluence, and general well-being are not inclined to self-examination, or to the news they are going the wrong way. The prophetic voice calls people to find security in dependence upon God, not in a complacent sense of comfort derived from blessings that may or may not be of God.
From Preaching Jeremiah by Walter Brueggemann:

Such a stable, settled community gathers around itself an illusion of security, legitimacy, and well-being, an illusion that by liturgy and ideology, by propaganda and reiteration, is made to be guaranteed long into the future by the holy fidelity of God. This preaching task of truth-telling that breaks denial is so important among us preachers now because the force of technology (permeated with therapeutic denial of a seductive kind match to a limitless consumerism that is reinforced by the certitude of militarism) has indeed produced a bubble of illusion, a totalising environment of certitude, entitlement, and privelege. That enterprise renders the steadfastness of God irrelevant. It is remote from the weakness, foolishness, and poverty of Christ.

Preaching Jeremiah, Walter Brueggemann, Fortress Press, Minneapolis, 2020, pg 87.

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