PREPARING FOR LCC GATHERED – WEEK OF 3.16.14
This Week’s Message
This week, we’ll be in John chapter five, verses 31-47.
39 You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me, 40 yet you refuse to come to me that you may have life.
This week marks the second Sunday of Lent. We’re reminded during this time of prayer and fasting that we don’t simply remove things from our lives, but we allow ourselves to be filled with that which is much better!
1 Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good,
for his steadfast love endures forever!
2 Let the redeemed of the Lord say so,
whom he has redeemed from trouble
3 and gathered in from the lands,
from the east and from the west,
from the north and from the south.
4 Some wandered in desert wastes,
finding no way to a city to dwell in;
5 hungry and thirsty,
their soul fainted within them.
6 Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble,
and he delivered them from their distress.
7 He led them by a straight way
till they reached a city to dwell in.
8 Let them thank the Lord for his steadfast love,
for his wondrous works to the children of man!
9 For he satisfies the longing soul,
and the hungry soul he fills with good things.
– Psalm 107
Some of the songs we’ll sing include:
This is Amazing Grace (Josh Farro, Phil Wickham and Jeremy Riddle)
Fast From, Feast On (Latifah Philips & David Wilton, inspired by a poem by William Arthur Ward)
Jesus is Better (Aaron Ivey, Brett Land)
Oceans (Matt Crocker, Joel Houston and Salomon Ligthelm)
Be Thou My Vision (Dallan Forgaill, translated by Mary E. Byrne)
Listen to “This is Amazing Grace” from Jeremy Riddle