Weekly Liturgy of Green Pond Bible Chapel

[A liturgy is simply an order of service that tells a story that forms and shapes us as we interact with it. CLICK HERE for an explanation on why we use the word “liturgy”, why we do more than just sing, and how this is a corporate discipline that shapes us]


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4/24/22

Call to Worship:

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: All Hail the Power of Jesus Name, His Mercy is More, Yet Not I

Confession/Assurance: Communion

Assurance: Jesus Thank You

Sermon Big Idea: In Revelation 8:6-13 we learned that .

Response of Assurance: It is Well

Benediction: 2Tim 4:18


4/17/22

Call to Worship: 1 Peter 1:3-5

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: Christ the Lord is Risen Today, Turn Your Eyes, Living Hope

Intercession: Elder Prayer

Affirmation of Faith and Anticipation: 1 Peter 1:6-7, 1 Corinthians 15:20-27, Romans 16:20

Anticipation: When We See Your Face

Assurance: Death was Arrested

Sermon Big Idea: In Revelation 7:9-17 we learned that the end gives meaning to the middle.

Response of Adoration and Faith: Because He Lives, O Praise the Name

Benediction: Romans 16:20


4/10/22

Call to Worship: Zechariah 9:9-12

Adoration: How Marvelous

Child Dedication

Affirmation of Faith/Assurance: Jesus Messiah, How Vast the Love, Christ is Mine Forevermore

Sermon Big Idea: In Revelation 7:1-8 we learned that believers belong to God and are protected from his wrath.

Response of Assurance: He Will Hold Me Fast

Benediction: Jude 22-23


4/3/22

Call to Worship: Romans 5:8-9

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: Let us Love and Sing and Wonder, Christ is Mine Forevermore, Christ our Hope in Life and Death

Confession/Assurance: Communion

Assurance: Man of Sorrows

Sermon Big Idea: In Revelation 6 we learned to get ready to give it all.

Response of Assurance: It Is Well

Benediction:


3/20/22

Call to Worship: Revelation 4:9-11

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: He Is Our God, Christ is Mine Forevermore, Before the Throne

Commissioning of Kevin Blanchard

Unity/Affirmation of Faith: The Church’s One Foundation

Sermon Big Idea: In Revelation 4

Response of Adoration: Only a Holy God

Benediction: Isaiah 6:5-8


3/6/22

Call to Worship: Isaiah 25:1

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: How Firm A Foundation, Psalm 62, Turn Your Eyes

Confession/Assurance: Communion

Assurance/Affirmation of Faith: Rock Of Ages

Sermon Big Idea: Psalm 9

Response of Adoration: Behold Our God

Benediction: Psalm 46:1-3


2/27/22

Call to Worship: Psalm 34:3-5

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: The Lord My God My Salvation, All Creatures of Our God and King, King of Kings

Confession/Surrender: Read Isaiah 41

Assurance/Affirmation of Faith: Now Why This Fear

Sermon Big Idea: In Revelation 3:7-13 we learn to keep enduring because Jesus keeps delivering.

Response of Anticipation/Assurance: The Father’s Love

Benediction: Psalm 34:4


2/20/22

Call to Worship: Ephesians 1:3-6

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: Come Praise and Glorify, His Mercy Is More

Confession/Surrender: Read Proverbs 4:20-27, John 4:13-14, Sing “My Worth is Not in What I Own”

Assurance/Affirmation of Faith: I Will Glory in My Redeemer

Sermon Big Idea: In Revelation 3:1-6 we learned that Jesus gives life to those who are dead. 

Response of Anticipation/Assurance: I Will Rise

Benediction: 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24


2/13/22

Call to Worship: Col 2:13-15

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: He Is Our God, Come Thou Fount, Only A Holy God

Intercession: Elder Prayer

Affirmation of Faith/Assurance: Jesus Thank You, He will Hold Me Fast, Communion

Confession/Surrender: O Lord My Rock And My Redeemer

Sermon Big Idea: In Revelation 2:18-29 we learned to conquer the call to compromise. 

Response of Confession/Assurance: O Great God

Benediction: Jude 24-25 Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever, amen.


2/6/22

Call to Worship: Psalm 40:1-4

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: Praise to the Lord the Almighty,

Confession/Assurance: Jesus Thank You, He will Hold Me Fast, Communion

Assurance/Affirmation of Faith: There is A Fountain

Sermon Big Idea: In Revelation 2:8-11 we learned that because Jesus lives, we can be faithful unto death.

Response of Confession/Assurance: Lord Have Mercy

Benediction: Jude 24-25 Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever, amen.


1/30/22

Call to Worship: 1 John 4:9-10

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: Christ Our Hope in Life and Death, Cornerstone, Christ the Sure and Steady Anchor

Confession/Submission: Prayer through Psalm 23

Assurance/Affirmation of Faith: In Feast or Fallow

Sermon Big Idea: In Revelation 2:8-11 we learned that because Jesus lives, we can be faithful unto death.

Response of Anticipation: When We See Your Face

Benediction: Psalm 46:1-3


1/23/22

Call to Worship: 1 John 4:9-10

Adoration: Let us Love and Sing and Wonder, Here is Love

Intercession: Elder Prayer

Affirmation of Faith: O Fount of Love, All I Have is Christ

Sermon Big Idea: In Revelation 2:1-7 we learned that love isn’t optional

Response: Yet Not I

Benediction: Jude 20-21


1/16/22

Call to Worship: Romans 5:1-5

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: He is Our God, Because He Lies

Confession: Our passage today points to Jesus’ powerful presence with us amidst suffering and trials. We will consider Psalm 73:21-28, confessing how we become bitter in trials, and confessing Jesus’ presence as “our good”.

Assurance/Anticipation: Read James 1:2-4, Sing Turn Your Eyes, Before the Throne

Sermon Big Idea:  In Revelation 1:9-20 we learned that our sovereign Savior sustains his church.

Response of Adoration and Faith: O Praise the Name

Benediction: Hebrews 13


1/9/22

Call to Worship: Col 1:15-20

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: His Name is Jesus, All Creatures of Our God and King, Man of Sorrows

Confession: Our passes today explains our true calling out of slavery and into a royal priesthood. We will confess how we’ve ignored our true identity and be encouraged to live into that by considering 1 Peter 2.

Assurance/Anticipation: Turn Your Eyes

Sermon Big Idea:

Response of Adoration and Faith: How Vast the Love


1/2/22

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: How Firm a Foundation/Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery, Turn Your Eyes

Confession/Assurance: Communion

Dedication: Speak O Lord

Sermon Big Idea: In Revelation 1:1-3 we learned that to persevere in the present we need to keep an eye on the end.

Response of Adoration: Behold Our God


12/12/21

Call to Worship: Eph 5:14b Get up, sleeper, and rise up from the dead, and Christ will shine on you!

Adoration/Anticipation: Joy Has Dawned

Baptism

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: Joy to the World, Hallelujah What A Savior

Submission/Affirmation of Faith: O Holy Night

Sermon Big Idea: In Isaiah 9:1-7 we learned that the Son is for us.

Response: He Who Is Mighty

Benediction: II Corinthians 4:5-6  For what we proclaim is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord… For God, who said, Let light shine out of darkness, has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.


12/5/21

Call to Worship: Psalm 33:18-22

Adoration/Anticipation: Come Thou Long Expected Jesus, Angels from the Realms

Affirmation of Faith/Presencing: God with us

Confession/Assurance: Communion

Submission/Affirmation of Faith: O Come O Come Emmanuel

Sermon Big Idea: In Isaiah 7:10-17 we learned that the divine Messiah is our only hope.

Response of Faith: This is Jesus

Benediction: 2 Thes 2:16-17


11/21/21

Call To Worship: Isaiah 25:8-9

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: Christ Our Hope In Life and Death, Cornerstone

Confession: 2 Corinthians 12:9-10

Affirmation/confession of Faith: My Worth Is not In What I Own

Assurance/Adoration: I Will Glory in my Redeemer

Sermon Big Idea:  In 2 Kings 24:1-20 we learned that the Lord is righteous when he judges; he is righteous when he justifies. 

Response of Consecration: Yet Not I But Through Christ in Me

Benediction:   I Thessalonians 5:23-24 Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He who calls you is faithful; he will surely do it.


11/14/21

Call To Worship: Isaiah 12:1-2

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: The Lord My God My Salvation, 10,000 Reasons, How Great Thou Art

Intercession: Elder Prayer

Confession: Isaiah 12:3ff

Affirmation/Assurance: In Feast or Fallow

Sermon Big Idea:

Response of Anticipation: When We See Your Face

Benediction:  Psalm 121:5-8


11/7/21

Call To Worship: 2 Peter 1:2-4

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: How Abundant, In Christ Alone, All I have Is Christ

Confession/Assurance: Communion

Affirmation/Assurance: Rock of Ages

Sermon Big Idea:

Response of Submission: Be Thou My Vision

Benediction:  Jude 1:24-25 Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen.


10/31/21

Call To Worship: Ephesians 1

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: Come Praise and Glorify, By Faith, There is a Fountain

Confession: James 4:1-10

Affirmation/Assurance: It Is Well

Sermon Big Idea: In 2 Kings 22:1-20 we learned that reclaiming the word results in repentance because of redemption. 

Response of Assurance: How Firm A Foundation

Benediction:    I Thessalonians 5:23-24 Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He who calls you is faithful; he will surely do it.


10/23/21

Call To Worship: Titus 2:11-14 11 For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, 12 instructing us to deny godlessness and worldly lusts and to live in a sensible, righteous, and godly way in the present age, 13 while we wait for the blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ. 14 He gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to cleanse for himself a people for his own possession, eager to do good works.

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: His Mercy Is More, Death Was Arrested

Confession: Psalm 51, Valley of Vision: The Divine Will, Sing: Lord Have Mercy

Affirmation/Assurance: Living Hope

Sermon Big Idea: In Daniel 4 we learned that when we humble ourselves before the Lord in repentance he will exalt us in his time. 

Response of Thankfulness: Jesus Thank You

Benediction:  Rev 1:5-6 To him who loves us and has set us free from our sins by his blood, and made us a kingdom, priests to his God and Father—to him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.


10/17/21

Call To Worship: Psalm 103:1-5

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: Jesus Messiah, Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery

Intercession: Elder Prayer

Confession: Isaiah 51:12-16

Affirmation/Assurance: Hallelujah What A Savior, Man of Sorrows

Sermon Big Idea: In 2 Kings 21:1-26 we learned when we forget God, we replace him with others. 

Response of Submission: O Great God

Benediction: Jude 1:20-21 But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life.


10/10/21

Call To Worship: Hebrews 6: 19 We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain.a 20 Jesus has entered there on our behalf as a forerunner,a because he has become a high priest forever

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: Christ Our Hope in Life and Death, Cornerstone

Confession: Prayer though Psalm 62

Affirmation/Assurance: Christ the Sure and Steady Anchor, Before the Throne

Sermon Big Idea: In 2 Kings 20:1-21 we learned that the greater Son of David reigns and rescues through self-less sacrifice. 

Response of Faith: Now Why This Fear

Benediction: Philippians 4:6-7  The Lord is near. 6 Don’t worry about anything, but in everything, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.


10/3/21

Adoration: Praise to the Lord the Almighty,

Confession/Assurance: Ephesians 2

Assurance/Submission: Grace Unmeasured, Psalm 62

Communion

Response: Power of the Cross

Sermon Big Idea: In 2 Kings 18:13-19:37 we learned that God saves by means of faith for his glory.

Affirmation of Faith: Great is Thy Faithfulness

Benediction:  2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 16 May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us eternal encouragement and good hope by grace, 17 encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good work and word


9/26/21

Call to Worship: Isaiah 9:2-4

Adoration: 10,000 Reasons, Let us Love and Sing and Wonder

Confession: Ephesians 5

Assurance/Adoration: He Who Is Mighty, O Praise the Name

Sermon Big Idea: The greater Son of David leads us in counter cultural opposition to idolatry

Response of Praise: King of Kings

Benediction:  I Thessalonians 5:23-24 Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 24 He who calls you is faithful; he will surely do it.


9/19/21

Call to Worship: Psalm 115:1 Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to your name give glory, for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness!

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith: How Vast the Love, All Creatures, Only a Holy God

Confession: Psalm 115:2ff. Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?” Our God is in heaven and does whatever he pleases. Their idols are silver and gold, made by human hands. They have mouths but cannot speak, eyes, but cannot see. They have ears but cannot hear, noses, but cannot smell. They have hands but cannot feel, feet, but cannot walk. They cannot make a sound with their throats. Those who make them are just like them, as are all who trust in them.

Assurance: Verses 11-12  You who fear the LORD, trust in the LORD! He is their help and their shield.   The LORD has remembered us; he will bless us. He will bless those who fear the LORD, both the small and the great

Song of Confession/Assurance: Lord Have Mercy

Sermon Big Idea: In 2 Kings 17:24-41 we learned that mixed worship isn’t true worship. 

Response of Confession/Submission: Be Thou My Vision

Benediction: Philippians 4:19-20 19 And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus. To our God and Father be glory forever and ever. Amen


8/15/21

Call To Worship: Colossians 2:13-15

Adoration: Come Praise and Glorify, Stronger

Intercession: Elder Prayer

Affirmation of Faith: Death was Arrested

Submission: Rock of Ages

Sermon Big Idea: 1 John 5:1-5 we learned that we love others best when we love God most.

Response of Faith: This I believe

Benediction: Jude 20-21


7/11/21

Call to Worship: Psalm 100

Adoration: Doxology of the Trinity, Here is Love

Confession: We will confess how we have suppressed the work of the Spirit by living through our sinful flesh as we read from Galatians 5:13-25.

Assurance: God With Us

Anticipation: I Will Rise

Sermon Big Idea: In 1 John 2:24-27 we learn not to give up and not to give in.

Assurance/Affirmation of Faith: He Will Hold Me Fast

Benediction: Jude 24-25     Now to him who is able to protect you from stumbling and to make you stand in the presence of his glory, without blemish and with great joy, to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, power, and authority before all time, now and forever. Amen.


7/4/21

Call to Worship: 8 For through Christ we both have access in one Spirit to the Father. 19 So, then, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with the saints, and members of God’s household, 20 built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the cornerstone. 21 In him the whole building, being put together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord. 22 In him you are also being built together for God’s dwelling in the Spirit.

Adoration/Affirmation of Faith : How Firm a Foundation, The CHurch’s One Foundation, O Lord My Rock and My Redeemer

Confession: Communion

Assurance: There is A Fountain

Sermon Big Idea: in 1 John 2:18-23 we know who’s who by asking, “who do you say Jesus is?”

Response of Faith: This I Believe

Benediction: Jude 24     Now to him who is able to protect you from stumbling and to make you stand in the presence of his glory, without blemish and with great joy, 25 to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, power, and authority before all time, now and forever. Amen.

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Seeking wholeness and integration through loving God, others, self, and creation.

Model Citizens

Exploring a life of worship in light of the resurrection

Familyhood

Discussing faith, family, fatherhood, and a fair bit of anything else.

Reformedish

incompletely reformed thoughts on God, ministry, and life

Practical Shepherding

Laboring with you in the trenches of pastoral ministry

HeadHeartHand Blog

Exploring a life of worship in light of the resurrection

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Just another WordPress.com site

Mike Ruel

Pastor Stuff | Book Reviews | Randomness

Making and Maturing

Disciples of Jesus

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Exploring a life of worship in light of the resurrection

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