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In our own homes – let us rejoice in God’s wonderful love …

Taste and see ______ Lord, what You have done for us – we could never have done for ourselves! It’s so amazing what You have done for us. We were making plans for ourselves – but our plans didn’t include You! You came to us. You said to us, “I have a wonderful plan for …

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Uphill struggle or downward slope? …

Am I on the way up - or the way down? This question can be asked in terms of our social standing - upwardly mobile or downwardly mobile? Let's think about this question in a different way: Are we moving up - towards the Lord? or Are we moving down - away from the Lord? …

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In our own homes – let us celebrate the love of God …

It is no secret what God can do _____ Lord, everything seems so hopeless  – when we take our eyes off You! Help us to keep our eyes on You. Fill us with fresh hope. Sometimes, we can be optimists. Often, we’re pessimists. You’re always “the God of hope” (Romans 15:13). You’re always saying to us, …

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All glory to the Lord – the God of eternal love, the God of our eternal salvation …

"Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. 4 For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight" (Ephesians 1:3-4). We sing praise to the Lord. He has blessed us so much - …

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In our own homes – let us open our hearts to the love of Jesus, our Saviour …

In the morning, when I rise, give me Jesus - sung by Fernando Ortega Often, Lord, we have too much self-confidence and not enough confidence in You. May there be less ‘I can’ – that’s the pride we can do without – and more ‘God can’ – this is the faith we need so much. …

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See what great love the Father has lavished on us …

"Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God" (1 John 3:1, King James Version). "See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!" (1 John 3:1, New International …

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Faith laughs at impossibilities …

"Sarah laughed" (Genesis 18:12). It wasn't only Sarah who laughed. Abraham, also, laughed (Genesis 17:17). The laughter of Sarah and Abraham was the laughter of unbelief. There is, however, another laughter, a better laughter. It's the laughter of faith; "Faith laughs at impossibilities, and cries, 'It shall be done.'" (Charles Wesley). Here's a link to …

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In our own homes – let us give thanks to God for His amazing grace …

Amazing grace _____ Lord, we thank You for Your “amazing grace” – “I once was lost but now am found” (John Newton). We think about our life. Did we find our way back to You?  – No! You found us! You came looking for us – and You found us. We think about this, and we …

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Heaven came down …

"Building a tower and making a name for ourselves" (Genesis 11:4) There is no salvation in ourselves. Salvation is in Christ alone (Acts 4:12). The Lord is our "strong tower" (Proverbs 18:10). Salvation doesn't begin with ourselves. It comes to us from Christ: "Who came down from heaven to earth? - Jesus Christ,our Saviour." Here's a …

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Rejoice in the Lord … If God be for us, who can be against us?

Here's a link to a video of the hymn, "Rejoice in the Lord ... ." Read the words, and, then, listen to the hymn, and sing along with it. http://standrewstrinity.blogspot.com/2020/04/rejoice-in-lord-oh-let-his-mercy-cheer.html Rejoice in the Lord! Oh, let His mercy cheer 1 Rejoice in the Lord! Oh, let His mercy cheer; He sunders the bands that enthrall; …

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Enthusiastic and energetic … Evangelical and Evangelistic … Let’s follow Jesus …

Enthusiastic and energetic - sometimes, these are the words churches use to describe the minister they're looking for. Enthusiastic and energetic - these are words that could be used to describe the crowd at a sports event or music concert. Is there anything inherently spiritual about looking for a minister who is enthusiastic and energetic? …

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In our own homes – let us rejoice in the Lord and receive strength from Him.

This time of worship is not only for Sunday morning (or some other time on Sunday). You can come back, again and again, during the week, and be blessed by the Lord. He is with us every day. He loves us - always and forever. However difficult and distressing our present circumstances may be, let …

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In our own homes – let us lift up our hearts and voices to the Lord …

The first four worship videos are choruses I remember from my youth. I hope they will encourage you all in the Lord. The first one is sung by a young man, who is, also, playing his guitar. For God so loved the world http://standrewstrinity.blogspot.com/2020/04/for-god-so-loved-world.html _____ ‘Let us go to the Lord’s House; let us worship …

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What A Great Gospel! What A Great Saviour! What A Great Salvation! What A Great Future!

The Humbled and Exalted Christ  5 Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, 6 who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, 7 but made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men. 8 And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself …

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In our own homes – let us keep on praising the Lord …

'O Lord, You are exalted for ever… The Lord reigns, He is robed in majesty… ' (Psalm 92:8; Psalm 93:1-2).  You, Lord, are ‘exalted’. Help us to exalt You in our worship. You are not exalted because we exalt You. We exalt You because You are exalted. You are ‘exalted far above all gods’. That is why we sing, ‘I exalt …

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Let go and let God have His wonderful way …

“Take the staff, and you (Moses) and your brother Aaron, gather the assembly together. Speak to that rock before their eyes and it will pour out its water. You will bring water out of the rock for the community so they and their livestock can drink” (Numbers 20:8). Speak to the rock – this is what the Lord told Moses to do. What did Moses do? – he “struck the rock twice with …

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Read the written Word of God – and feed on Christ, God’s living Word.

"These also who erred in spirit will come to understanding, and those who complained will learn doctrine." (Isaiah 29:24). Before there can be a change in our way of living, there needs to be a change in our way of thinking. This is a change which comes to us through our Saviour, Jesus Christ. Jesus, God's …

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In our own homes – let us pray to the Lord and let us praise the Lord.

‘How I love Your Temple, Almighty Lord! How I want to be there! I long to be in the Lord’s Temple. With my whole being I sing for joy to the living God’ (Psalm 84:1-2).  Lord, we read this words, and we know that this is much more than paying lip-service to You. This is real. ‘I long …

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Praise, my soul, the King of heaven …

“Joseph is a fruitful bough,     a fruitful bough by a spring;     his branches run over the wall. 23 The archers bitterly attacked him,     shot at him, and harassed him severely, 24 yet his bow remained unmoved;     his arms were made agile by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob     (from there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel), 25 by the God of your …

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In our own homes – let us pray to the Lord and receive His blessing.

“‘I am the Beginning and the End’, says the Lord God” (Revelation 1:8).We think about the past – and we know that we cannot change it. We think about the future – and we don’t know what it holds for us. All we have is the present. We think about the past and the future …

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A time for listening to the Lord and learning from Him, thanking Him and trusting Him, worshipping Him and witnessing for Him

‘I love the Lord... I will call on Him as long as I live’(Psalm 116:1-2). Our love for God is to be a lifelong life. It is to be the love of our life. What are we to do when our love for God grows weak? We must remember His love for us. ‘Great is …

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Choruses to encourage you in the Lord

My Lord knows the way through the wilderness - http://standrewstrinity.blogspot.com/2020/04/my-lord-knows-way-through-wilderness.html -- We worship and adore Thee - http://standrewstrinity.blogspot.com/2020/04/we-worship-and-adore-thee.html -- Rolled away ... I'm so happy ... - http://standrewstrinity.blogspot.com/2020/04/rolled-away.html -- His name is wonderful - http://standrewstrinity.blogspot.com/2020/04/his-name-is-wonderful-lyrics.html -- Wonderful, wonderful, Jesus is to me -http://standrewstrinity.blogspot.com/2020/04/067-wonderful-wonderful-jesus-is-to-me-a.html -- On the victory side - http://standrewstrinity.blogspot.com/2020/04/cbc-choir-opener-on-victory-side.html -- For God so loved …

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I stand amazed in the presence of Jesus, the Nazarene …

"Come and see what God has done, his awesome deeds for mankind!" (Psalm 66:5). Where will we see what the Lord has done for us? Let us come to the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. There, we will see what a great love our Saviour has for us! Here's a link to the great hymn …

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Good Friday March of Witness

We begin with "Wondrous Love" ( also known as "Here is love, vast as the ocean". http://youtube.com/watch?v=7uRTQkdvNrY Let's pray. We thank You, Lord, for Jesus Christ – Your Son, our Saviour. What a great Saviour He is! When we think of Jesus, may our hearts be filled with true and lasting joy. We search for happiness …

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Thursday in Holy Week

Let's begin our worship with "The Old Rugged Cross." Here's a link. This will take you to the "Gospel for Johnstone Castle" website. Click on the title of the post, and then on the photo, and this will take you to the video. http://gospelforjohnstonecastle.blogspot.com/2020/04/guy-penrod-old-rugged-cross.html _____ Lord, You’re calling us to worship You with joy. You’re …

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Wednesday in Holy Week

Let's begin our worship with the hymn, "I will sing the wondrous story of the Christ who died for me." http://youtube.com/watch?v=hDPCFbAysBc _____ ‘With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O Lord!’ (Psalm 119:145). Lord, You’re calling us to pray. There is nothing more important than this. If other things have become more important in our …

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Palm Sunday Worship

Let us worship God. Let's begin with rejoicing in the Lord and giving thanks to Him. Here's a link to the song. "This is the day that the Lord has made." http://standrewstrinity.blogspot.com/2020/04/this-day-that-lord-has-made.html (When you get to this website - "God's Word from St Andrew's Trinity", you will need to click on the link, which will …

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Love has the victory forever …

"Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God. 3 Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 And hope does …

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Let us worship God (2)

‘Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord… Let us come before Him with thanksgiving… Come, let us bow down in worship…’ (Psalm 95:1-2,6). Lord, You’re calling us to worship You with joyful thanksgiving. We rejoice in You. We give thanks for Your love. You are ‘the great God’. You are ‘our God’. You are the God of creation – ‘In His hand …

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