Both congregations of Grace and McCloud have returned to physical worship. But in order to serve those that are still staying home for health and medical reasons, we will continue to offer the livestream for the foreseeable future.
Watch past live-streamed services and pastoral updates on youtube. (click link below)
We hope the improved audio is helpful to you all.
The Grace Community Presbyterian Church Livestream begins at 9am.
The McCloud Community Presbyterian Church Livestream begins at 11am.
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Below the video you will find the liturgy for today along with the prayers and Scriptures.
Call to Worship: Psalm 9:1-2, 6-14
Reader: I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.
People: The enemy came to an end in everlasting ruins; their cities you rooted out; the very memory of them has perished.
Reader: But the LORD sits enthroned forever; he has established his throne for justice, and he judges the world with righteousness; he judges the peoples with uprightness.
People: The LORD is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O LORD, have not forsaken those who seek you.
Reader: Sing praises to the LORD, who sits enthroned in Zion! Tell among the peoples his deeds! For he who avenges blood is mindful of them; he does not forget the cry of the afflicted.
Everyone: Be gracious to me, O LORD! See my affliction from those who hate me, O you who lift me up from the gates of death, that I may recount all your praises, that in the gates of the daughter of Zion I may rejoice in your salvation.
(9am @ GRACE)Singing: Click here (Grace Lyrics.pdf) for lyrics to all our songs for today (it will open up another window and you can follow along when we sing)
(11am @ McCloud) Singing: Click here (McCloud Lyrics.pdf) for lyrics to all our songs for today (it will open up another window and you can follow along when we sing)
Invitation to Confession: Psalm 32:1-5a
Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man against whom the LORD counts no iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit. For when I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long. For day and night your hand was heavy upon me; my strength was dried up as by the heat of summer. I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not cover my iniquity;
Silent Confession of Sin
Hear the Good News, the Assurance of Pardon! Psalm 32:5b-7, 11
I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the LORD,” and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Therefore let everyone who is godly offer prayer to you at a time when you may be found; surely in the rush of great waters, they shall not reach him. You are a hiding place for me; you preserve me from trouble; you surround me with shouts of deliverance. Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, O righteous, and shout for joy, all you upright in heart!
Singing: Gloria Patri
Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost, as it was in the beginning is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen, amen.
The Lord's Prayer
- Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever, amen.
Sermon Text: Matthew 6:14-15
Sermon Title: “Forgive others their trespasses…”
1. The Nature of Forgiveness with God
- Matthew 6:12
- What Jesus meant by being forgiven of our debts is that we must find forgiveness for our sins through trusting in Christ’s completed sacrifice, regularly repenting of our disobedience, and recognizing our daily need for God’s mercy by looking with faith to Jesus as we receive Him in the Gospel.
- Forgiveness for the Christian means...
- Leviticus 16:1-34
- Leviticus 23:26-32
- Psalm 51:16-19
- Paraphrase of Matthew 6:14-15, “For if you forgive others their trespasses, it is evidence that your heavenly Father has also forgiven you and you can be assured of your eternal inheritance of God’s mercy. But if you do not forgive others their trespasses, it is evidence that you do not understand the forgiveness of God and do not desire His mercy on His terms. Because of this, you have no assurance that will your Father forgive your trespasses either now or in eternity.”
2. The Nature of Forgiving Others
- Matthew 18:21-35
- 1 Timothy 1:12-17
Praise God from whom all blessings flow
Praise Him all creatures here below
Praise Him above ye heavenly hosts
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost
Benediction: Ephesians 4:32
Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
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