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Who Is He In Yonder Stall? (preparing for MGPC 23/12/2018)

Song: Saved My Soul
Welcome:
Call to Worship
Song: In Tenderness
Prayer Of Confession
Song: Joy To The World
Affirming our Faith: New City Catechism 51
Song: Unto God Be Praise And Honour
Bible Reading: 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17 – A command to stand firm, and a blessing that reveals where the ability to stand firm comes from.
Bible Memorisation: Mark 5:19b
Song: See There In The Manger Low
Bible Reading: Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12
Sermon: Who Is He In Yonder Stall?
Song: Who Is He In Yonder Stall?
Announcements: Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: From The Squalor Of A Borrowed Stable


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Do You Not Know – Isaiah 40:28-31 by Slugs And Bugs

A musical rendition of Isaiah 40:28-31 by Randall Goodgame / Slugs & Bugs Music.


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Rise In The Darkness – Sunday Songs

We read from Isaiah 58 tonight at mgpc.
As I was reading the words this song from Nathan Clark George came to mind.
Rise In The Darkness.


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Light For The Nations (preparing for mgpc 15/1/17)

Songs of preparation: I Waited For The LORD (Psalm 40)
and Consider Christ.
Call to worship:
Praise: Jesus Shall Reign Where’er The Sun.
Corporate Prayer of Confession:
Song of assurance, confession of faith, doxology: In Christ Alone; Romans 8: 31-39; Unto God Be Praise And Honour.
Continuous reading:Daniel 5: 1 – 31 – Mysterious “handwriting on the wall” condemns King Belshazzar for his sacrilege leading to the fall of Babylon to the Persians in 539 B.C.
Bible Memorisation:
Praise: Our God Is A Great Big God.
Scripture reading: Isaiah 49: 1 – 7.
Sermon: Light For The Nations – In the second of the ‘servant songs’ we hear from one who will be all that Israel is not, and in that faithfulness bring Israel and nations to relationship with God.
Tithes and offerings.
Departing praise: Lord, Be My Vision.


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Joseph, Did You Know? (preparing for mgpc 25/12/16)

Songs of preparation: What Child Is This, Who Laid to Rest and How Suddenly A Baby Cries.
Call to worship:
Praise: O Come All Ye Faithful.
Corporate Prayer of Confession:
Song of assurance, confession of faith, doxology: Child In The Manger; The Apostles’ Creed; O Glorious God To You We Bring.
Christmas reading: Isaiah 52: 7 – 10 – The salvation of Zion is promised.
Bible Memorisation: Isaiah 53 : 7
Praise: Come On Ring Those Bells.
Christmas reading: Matthew 1: 18 – 25.
Sermon: Joseph, Did You Know? Joseph responds to God’s revelation of how his deepest needs and desires would be realised through Jesus.
Pastoral prayer.
Tithes and offerings.
Departing praise: Christians Awake, Salute The Happy Morn.


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Immanuel (preparing for mgpc 18/12/16)

Songs of preparation: Did You Know and Hear Us, O Israel’s Shepherd, Joseph’s Guide (Psalm 80).
Call to worship:
Praise: How Great Is Our God.
Corporate Prayer of Confession:
Song of assurance, confession of faith, doxology: O Little Town Of Bethlehem; The Apostles’ Creed; O Glorious God To You We Bring.
Consecutive reading: Daniel 3 – God delivers Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego from fiery furnace, into which they were cast for their refusal to worship Nebuchadnezzar’s golden image.
Bible Memorisation: Psalm 16 Verses 8 & 9
Praise: Jesus Saves Jesus Saves (Jingle Bells).
Reading: Isaiah 7: 10 – 16.
Sermon: Immanuel – Instead of richly deserved judgment God promises to send a deliverer who will be unlike any other.
Pastoral prayer.
Tithes and offerings.
Departing praise: See There In The Manger Low.


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Precious In God’s Eyes (preparing for mgpc 10/1/2016)

Songs of preparation: You Sons Of The Gods (Psalm 29).
Call to worship:
Praise: All Creatures Of Our God And King.
Corporate Prayer of Confession:
Song of assurance, confession of faith, doxology: My Heart Is Filled With Thankfulness; The Apostle’s Creed; Now To The King Of Heaven.
Consecutive reading: Ezekiel 36:22-38 – The Lord GOD declares that He will act to restore Israel for His own name’s sake, sprinkling clean water on the house of Israel, giving it a new heart and a new spirit.
Praise: Revive Us, O Lord.
Reading: Isaiah 43: 1 – 7.
Sermon: Precious In God’s Eyes. How God looks on His people reveals the character of God.
Pastoral prayer and the Lord’s Prayer.
Praise: According To Your Gracious Word
The Lord’s Supper
Tithes and offerings.
Departing praise: We Are His Children (Go Forth In His Name).