I was blessed the the other day to lead the communion time. The 25th of October was also a special day for me, for I celebrated my 17th birthday as a follower of Jesus.
(1 Cor 11:23-26)
Sometimes these words get so common place. I dare say, almost empty. My prayer for us is when we are together that the Lord would give us ears to hear!)
2 Tim 1, 2 and Titus 3
There’s something special about being together week after week
We are a gathered people
We are a rescued people
We are story people
We are gospel people
We are family!
We share one another’s hurts, carry one another’s burdens, celebrate one another’s victories and accomplishments.
While we are all different, in this moment around this table, the Lords table, we are one!
There’s no rich or not so rich…
There’s no educated or uneducated…
No, we come together as sinners all in need of the grace and mercy of God. We come together as saints clinging to the story of the cross and the empty tomb.
We come together, together to celebrate the life that was given so that we might have life.
Let us pray (bread)
Let us pray (cup)
We come together a blessed people. A ransomed people called to be a open handed people. This morning we have an opportunity to share in the goodness of God’s provision. Passing trays is more than passing trays, it’s an opportunity to contribute in the Lord’s work.
Psalm 24:1 says the earth is the lord’s and all who live in it
We belong to God. Every part of us. Everything about us belongs to God.
This morning let us give back as we have been given too…
Let us pray