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Brought Back To Life (preparing for MGPC 15/7/18)

Song: Good And Gracious King
Welcome
Call to Worship
Song: Rescuer
Prayer Of Confession
Song: Rock Of Ages
Affirming our Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism Q26
Song: Worship, Honour, Glory, Blessing
Bible Reading: Titus 3 – Instruction in sound doctrine and good works and final greetings.
Bible Memorisation: Mark 8:34-35
Song: God Whose Almighty Word
Bible Reading: 1 Kings 17: 17-24
Sermon: Brought Back To Life
Song: The Church’s One Foundation
Announcements
Pastoral Prayer
Closing Blessing
Song: One True God


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Grace For Today (preparing for MGPC 8/7/18)

Song: From The Day
Welcome:
Call to Worship
Song: Jerusalem
Prayer Of Confession
Song: Approach My Soul The Mercy Seat
Affirming our Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism Q26
Song: Unto God Be Praise And Honour
Bible Reading: Titus 2 – Having refuted false teachers in chapter 1, sound teaching is urged in chapters 2 and 3.
Bible Memorisation: Mark 8:34-35
Song: The Lord Is Great
Bible Reading: 1 Kings 17:7-17
Sermon: Grace For Today
Lord’s Supper
Song: Blessed Assurance
Announcements:
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: Jesus Thank You


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My Soul Finds Rest In God Alone by Matt Searles

I have posted couple of other songs based on Psalm 62 here and here.
The words themselves invite frequent revisitation, and minister afresh each time they are meditated upon.
This version is by Matt Searles.

The lyrics:
1.
My soul finds rest in God alone
Salvation comes from him my rock
My one defence against the foe
He holds me firm no more to fall
How long O men will you attack
And break me down, and crush my soul
Their words are sweet but in their hearts
They feed on lies and curse the Lord
2.
Find rest my soul in God alone
The source of all my joy and hope
My one defence against the foe
He holds me firm no more to fall
The Lord most high sustains my life
A place of peace amidst the waves
O put your trust in God our rock
Pour out your hearts and know his grace
3.
How frail is man, just like a breath
Both rich and poor arise and fall
When wealth may come, preserve your hearts
Don’t set your hope on earthly gold
One thing O Lord you said to me
That you are good and you are strong
You will reward to every man
According to the things we’ve done

© Matt Searles 2016


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A Light Shines In The Darkness (preparing for MGPC 1/7/18)

Order of Service
Song: Good And Gracious King
Welcome:
Call to Worship
Song: From The Day
Prayer Of Confession
Song: Beneath The Cross Of Jesus
Affirming our Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism Q26
Song: Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow
Bible Reading: Titus 1 – Greetings and the appointment of elders for the oversight of the churches.
Bible Memorisation: Mark 8: 34-35
Song: What a Friend We Have In Jesus
Bible Reading: 1 Kings 16:29-17:6
Sermon: A Light Shines In The Darkness
Song: Crown Him With Many Crowns
Announcements:
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: Arise My Soul, Arise


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Kings Behaving Badly (preparing for MGPC 17/6/18)

Song: Good and Gracious King
Welcome:
Call to Worship
Song: From The Day
Prayer Of Confession
Song: He Will Hold Me Fast
Affirming our Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism Q26
Song: Now To Him Who Loved Us
Bible Reading: 2 Timothy 3 – Warnings against false teachers and admonitions to faithfulness, particularly in light of the inspiration and adequacy of Scripture.
Bible Memorisation: Deuteronomy 6:5
Song: All People That On Earth Do Dwell
Bible Reading: 1 Kings 16:8-28
Sermon: Kings Behaving Badly
Song: And Can It Be
Announcements:
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: Never Alone


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Straight Strokes With Crooked Sticks (preparing for MGPC 10/6/18)

Order of Service
Song: From The Day
Welcome:
Call to Worship
Song: Jerusalem
Prayer Of Confession
Song: My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less
Affirming our Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism Q26
Song: Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow
Bible Reading: 2 Timothy 2 – Wholehearted devotion to gospel ministry is urged through the use of the analogies of the solider, the athlete, the farmer, the workman, the vessel, and the servant.
Bible Memorisation: Deuteronomy 6:5
Song: I Praise You Lord
Bible Reading: 1 Kings 15:25-16:7
Sermon: Straight Strokes With Crooked Sticks
The Lord’s Supper (gf bread)
Song: What A Wonderful Change
Announcements:
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: Your Love Defends Me


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Where Tears And Arguments Fall (via Dale Ralph Davis)

“…the Psalm implies that especially in prayer you must hold both emotion and reason together. In a true knowledge of God they combine. At the throne of grace, tears fall from your eyes and arguments from your lips.”
Psalm 13 – From Anguish To Assurance
Dale Ralph Davis, Slogging Along In The Paths Of Righteousness, Christian Focus, 2016, pg 20