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Household Worship Guide – 12/01/13

A change has been made in the “Worship through Song” section. Instead of providing a song of the month, Mike will provide us with the worship set for the following Sunday.

Prayer

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.

Address God and Praise Him for Who He Is (Matthew 6:11)

  • The Names of God: Adonai
  • Meaning: The Lord, My Great Lord
  • Psalm 8; Isaiah 40:3-5; Ezekiel 16:8; Habakkuk 3:19

Thank God for All That He Has Provided (Ephesians 5:20)

Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.

Pray For the Ministry of Other Churches (Matt. 28:18-20)

  • Olive Branch Ministries Church,  San Jacinto – Website

Pray For the Gospel to Spread Among All Peoples (Matt. 9:37-38)

  • Country: South Africa
  • Population – 48,600,000
  • Religion – Ethno-religious, Evangelical 21{e0b72a53c242df1424785628340537005f8b2ebeecfbb0205a95286f7b4c8fc9}
  • Aids Among Adults 14{e0b72a53c242df1424785628340537005f8b2ebeecfbb0205a95286f7b4c8fc9}
  • Missionary: Dave Webster: Church Planter – Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, Richard Raven: Church Planter – Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • Overview
    “South Africa is the most diverse nation in Africa, encompassing a vast array of cultures and languages. Along with South Africa’s population from black African ancestry (80 percent), the country hosts Africa’s largest communities of people from European, Asian, and multiethnic descent. Its constitution recognizes eleven official languages: two from European origins (English and Afrikaans, a derivative of Dutch) and nine from indigenous Bantu origins. South Africa’s landscape is just as diverse, containing everything from dry deserts, to high mountains, to lush coastlands, with typical African wildlife populating this dramatic scenery. The diversity is also seen in the gulf between its classes. Although South Africa has the largest economy and the fifth highest per capita income in Africa, almost 25 percent of its population lives in abject poverty, surviving on less than $1.25 per day. Multiplying the complexity of the nation, South Africa’s democratic government is housed in three separate capital cities: Pretoria (executive), Bloemfontein (judicial), and Cape Town (legislative).The South African government permits freedom of religion, and in recent years, the country’s emphasis on diversity has taken on pluralistic overtones in elevating non-Christian faiths such as Islam, Hinduism, and ethnic African religions. In spite of these relatively new developments, plus older issues like the lingering effects of apartheid, the church in South Africa has a rich history of mission endeavors throughout all of Africa and even the world. Biblical Christianity remains vital and strong in some places and continues to be an influential force in South Africa. Doctrinal, racial, and spiritual unity are needed, though, for a Church with the great mission challenges that come with living in a post-Christian society” (heartcrymissionary.com).

Give us this day our daily bread

Pray For Yours and Your Family’s Needs (Matthew 6:11)

Pray For One Another (James 5:16)

  • Log into the CITY for a list of families to pray for.

Pray For Those Who Feed, Lead, And Care For The Flock (Col. 4:3; 2 Thess. 3:1)

  • Elders: Joe Anady, Steve Bovee, Kris Vanderschuit
  • Deacons: Dave Anady, Mike Thezier

Pray For Kings And Those In Authority (1 Timothy 2:2)

  • Local: Hemet & San Jacinto Mayor Pro Tem – Larry Smith, Alonso Ledezma
  • State: State Assembly & Sentate – Melissa A. Melandez, Bill Emmerson
  • Nation: Vice President &Secretary of State – Joe Biden, John Kerry

Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.

Ask Forgiveness From God And Others. Forgive Those Who Sinned Against You. (1 John 1:9)

lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Pray That God Would Strengthen Us From Giving Into Temptation (James 1:12-17).

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Worship through Song

Sunday Worship Set 

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Preparing for the Lords Day

Our Sermon Text for This Sunday: Galatians 3:27-4:7 (The entire text may not be covered this Sunday) 

“27 For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. 28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave[a] nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. 29 And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to promise.

I mean that the heir, as long as he is a child, is no different from a slave, though he is the owner of everything, 2 but he is under guardians and managers until the date set by his father. 3 In the same way we also, when we were children, were enslaved to the elementary principles of the world. 4 But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, 5 to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons. 6 And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!” 7 So you are no longer a slave, but a son, and if a son, then an heir through God.”

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Family Scripture Reading

The scriptures follow the reading plan for families outlined in Emmaus Passages booklet.

  • Sunday – 1 Chron. 29, 2 Pet. 3
  • Monday – 2 Chron. 1, 1 John 1
  • Tuesday – 2 Chron. 2, 1 John 2
  • Wednesday – 2 Chron. 3-4, 1 John 3
  • Thursday – 2 Chron. 5:1-6:11, 1 John 4
  • Friday – 2 Chron 6:12-42, 1 John 5
  • Saturday – 2 Chron. 7, 2 John

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Catechism  Instruction of Gods Word

Doctrinal Standard WSC #100

  • Q. What does the beginning of the Lord’s Prayer teach us?
  • A. The beginning of the Lord’s Prayer (Our Father in heaven) teaches us to draw near to God with completely holy reverence and confidence, as children to a father who is able and ready to help us. It also teaches that we should pray with and for others.

Memory Verse(s)

  • “You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you” (John 15:16, ESV).

Scripture

  • Study Passage: Isaiah 63:15-19
  • Support Passages: Nehemiah 1:4-6; Psalm 123; Mark 14:36; John 15; Acts 12:5
  • Bible Story: Luke 11:11-13

Thoughts

  • Last June Joe taught on the Lord’s Prayer. Click here for the entire sermon series.
  • Here is a link to his sermon “Our Father In Heaven” based on the beginning of the Lord’s Prayer.

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