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I Will Trust My Saviour Jesus – Sunday Songs

CityAlight have new music out, an EP called Yet Not I.
I Will Trust My Saviour Jesus is one of the songs.

The lyrics:
I will trust my Saviour Jesus
When my darkest doubts befall
Trust Him when to simply trust Him
Seems the hardest thing of all
I will trust my Saviour Jesus
Trust Him when my strength is small
For I know the shield of Jesus
Is the safest place of all.
Jesus, only Jesus
Help me trust you more and more
Jesus, only Jesus
May my heart be ever yours
I will trust my Saviour Jesus
He has said His way is best
For I know the path He’s chosen
Leads to everlasting rest
Oh on that cross, how it was seen
I can go now ever trusting in the One who died for me
What could I bring for your gift is complete
So I trust you, simply trust you,
Lord, with every part of me

Words & Music: Jaywan Maxwell, Tiarne Tranter, Jonny Robinson, Rich Thompson & Lucy A. Bennett © CityAlight

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 50

Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 50

Q. What is the fourth petition?
A. “Give us this day our daily bread.” That is: be pleased to provide for all our bodily needs so that thereby we may acknowledge that you are the only source of all that is good, and that without your blessing neither our care and labor nor your gifts can do us any good. Therefore, may we withdraw our trust from all creatures and place it in you alone.

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O Come, O Come Emmanuel (11) – Christmas Songs

As promised yesterday here’s a more Pitch Perfect rendition of O Come, O Come Emmanuel, this time featuring a female group. (and seemingly one random dude)

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Don’t Worry. Be Happy! (preparing for MGPC 16/12/2018)

Song: Saviour Of The World
Call to Worship
Song: Saved My Soul
Prayer Of Confession
Song: O Little Town Of Bethlehem
Affirming our Faith: New City Catechism 50
Song: Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow
Bible Reading: 2 Thessalonians 2 – The revelation of the “man of lawlessness.”
Bible Memorisation:
Song: O The Deep, Deep Love Of Jesus
Bible Reading: Ecclesiastes 11:1 – 12:8
Sermon: Don’t Worry. Be Happy!
Song: Come, O Long Expected Jesus
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: One True God

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O Come, O Come Emmanuel (10) – Christmas Songs 2019

Today we add a male a capella version of O Come, O Come Emmanuel for Pitch Perfect fans out there.
I’ll look around for a female version.

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O Come Thou Dayspring, Come And Cheer (via Michael Kelley)

This short article on the song O Come, O Come Emmanuel by Michael Kelley has been published a couple of times on his blog and explains the biblical imagery used in the hymn that speak of longing fulfilled.

We are longing for what only Jesus can bring, just as Israel was longing for centuries for the coming of God’s chosen One who would be their deliverer.
And while Israel longed for a physical delivery, we know now that our physical deliverance from circumstantial tribulation is only a shadow of the greater deliverance we need, and therefore the greater longing that permeates every experience of our lives.

Read the whole post at Forward Progress.

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O Come, O Come Emmanuel (9) – Christmas Songs 2018

Here’s a stadium rock sort of version of O Come, O Come Emmanuel from group For King And Country, who are a Christian band based in the US with Australian roots. I hadn’t really heard of them.
There’s an interlude-y bit toward the end.