JOIN US FOR WORSHIP
Worship isn’t about performance; it’s about participation. This Worship Guide serves as a weekly resource as we join in singing, praying, and celebrating the work God is doing in our community. Whether you’re at the Lyric Theatre or tuning into our live stream, we’re so glad you are joining us!
Let’s jump in.
The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.
2 Corinthians 10:4-5 NIV
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Romans 12:2 NIV
God our creator and sustainer,
Our hope is in you.
Everything in us longs for you.
You uphold us with your
mighty right hand,
Faithful to redeem and forgive.
We wait patiently on you.
Day and night, we cling to your promises.
You alone are God. We serve you only.
Give us joy for today
and hope for tomorrow,
As we keep our eyes fixed on you. Amen.
HOME CHURCH: GROWING TOGETHER IN COMMUNITY
Start your time together by having a few people share where they’ve seen God at work in their lives throughout the week.
God is not contained to a service or a building. We want to live with the expectation that God is present and at work in the everyday stuff of our lives. We listen, join him in his work, and share stories of how he’s moving!
Studying The Scriptures Together
Each week, we approach the Scriptures with 4 primary questions:
1. What does this tell us about God?
2. What does this tell us about ourselves?
3. How does this help us love
4. How can we put this into practice?
These questions help guide our conversation around the Scripture each week, and encourage us to move beyond knowledge and into action together.
1. Satan literally means “accuser.” His primary tactics against us are accusation and condemnation. When we’re confronted with our sin, how would you describe the difference between conviction (from God) and condemnation (from Satan)?
2. Read Philippians 4:8-9. In a world saturated with endless information and countless voices, how do we fix and fill our minds continually on the things of God? What practices help you slow down and focus?
How You Can Pray:
Lectio Divina is the ancient practice of slow, intentional prayer in and through the Scriptures. This week, choose 1-2 verses to daily meditate and pray through. Pause on words that grab your attention, and pray around what God is saying in the passage. Spend time listening. For more resources on Lectio Divina, see below: