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The Love of God

It was a day of rejoicing.

As we concluded our appointment at North Side, there were a lot of things to process, but I will keep it where it needs to be – Jesus has been so very faithful to our family and we love the people of North Side.  He loved each of us while we were still sinners, and I refuse to get over that!

Loved the way that our entire worship team led, and so thankful for how the worshipers went after it.  I was amazed at how much the church jumped into the new song “For the Glory.”

I love, love, love you people.

We are very thankful for the drop-in that you guys are throwing for our family.  We will see you at 4-6 today.

Service Order

  • Christ the Lord Is Risen Today w/Hallelujah Chorus – North Side Worship
  • For the Glory – North Side Worship
  • Homeward – Adoption Video with the Brooks
  • Baptism (9:30)
  • Prayer Time
  • Offertory
  • Christ Be All Around Me – Michael W. Smith
  • Because He Lives – Bill Gaither
  • Christ Is Risen (He Is Risen Indeed) – Keith and Kristyn Getty
  • Sermon – The Love of God (Rom. 5:6-10)
  • What a Savior – North Side Worship

Joy in Tribulations

Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us (Rom 5:3-5).

Special day of worship today.  Each Sunday is special with our North Side family, but it is getting even sweeter these last couple of Sundays.  The caliber of people I get to lead worship with is astounding and humbles me to this day.

Service Order

  • Date Night Video
  • Reading – Psalm 89:1
  • Here for You – Passion
  • Nothing But the Blood – Citizens and Saints
  • No Longer Slaves – I Am They
  • Prayer Time of Missionaries
  • Offertory Prayer
  • I Will Follow – North Side Worship
  • All I Have Is Christ – North Side Worship version
  • Sermon – Joy in Tribulations (Rom 5:3-5)
  • He Will Hold Me Fast – North Side Worship version

The Blessings of Justification by Faith

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.  Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God (Romans 5:1-2).

Service Order

  • Reading – Isaiah 64:1, 4
  • Open Up the Heavens – Meredith Andrews
  • Lord I Need You – Matt Maher
  • Homeward – Parenting Teenagers Workshop
  • Prayer Time
  • Trust and Obey – Chelsea Moon
  • How the Deep the Father’s Love for Us – Liberty Campus Band
  • Sermon – The Blessings of Justification by Faith (Rom 5:1-2)
  • Blessed Assurance – North Side Worship

Saving Faith

No unbelief made him waver concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong in his faith as he gave glory to God (Romans 4:20).

Great day of worship at North Side!  Loved the passion and honesty with which people worshiped today.  Great to hear testimonies, Scripture, sermon, and prayers going up!

Service Order

  • Reading – 1 Thess. 4:16-17
  • The Lion and the Lamb – Big Daddy Weave
  • There Is Power in the Blood – North Side Worship
  • Prayer Time
  • Homeward – Women’s Testimonies
  • Offertory
  • When I Think About the Lord – Jason Breland
  • Christ Is Risen – Matt Maher
  • Because He Lives – Bill Gaither
  • Sermon – Saving Faith (Romans 4)
  • Blessed Assurance – North Side Worship

Faith Alone

Is this blessing then only for the circumcised, or also for the uncircumcised? For we say that faith was counted to Abraham as righteousness. 10 How then was it counted to him? Was it before or after he had been circumcised? It was not after, but before he was circumcised (Romans 4:9-10).

Today was one of those days that I was very aware how the Spirits puts services together.  Song choices and sermon points moved together like every situation had been planned.  As the snow melted so quickly, we sang about how our lives will melt away just like snow.  Didn’t plan that one either.  So thankful for how the Spirit pulls it all together.

Service Order

  • New Doxology – Gateway Worship
  • The Lion and the Lamb – Big Daddy Weave
  • Are You Washed in the Blood? – North Side Worship
  • Baptism
  • Homeward – Men’s Retreat Testimony
  • Prayer Time
  • It’s You – North Side Worship
  • Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) – North Side Worship
  • Sermon – Faith Alone (Romans 4)
  • Grace Greater Than Our Sin – North Side Worship