This week we continue our sermon series, “Risking Reality,” as Dave Cover preaches a sermon entitled, “Razing Cain in our Heart” from Hebrews 11:4. The Scripture reads,
By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts. And through his faith, though he died, he still speaks.
We will take communion together this Sunday. God gives us communion to feed our faith, to help us trust in Christ’s death on our behalf. That means we have to reflect on why Christ died for us. We have to look again at ourselves and recognize our sin and ask God for forgiveness. A great way to get ready for communion, therefore, is to take some time this weekend to ask God to show you if there’s any sin in your life that you’re not seeing. Ask him for forgiveness. And if there are things you need to put right, in keeping with repentance, take the time today or this weekend to do that (e.g., Matt 5:23–24).
Here’s our song list for this Sunday (with links to lyrics and music):
Infortuna Minor [listen] – Crossing Music
All Creatures of our God and King [lyrics and listen] – words by Francis of Assisi; translated by William Draper; music “Lasst uns Erfreuen” from Ausserlesen Catholische Geistliche Kirchegesänge
Kids [lyrics and listen] – Nathan Furtado, Spencer Abbott, Adam Skatula, Brian Eichelberger, Zach Bolen
Doubting Doubts [lyrics and listen] – Nathan Furtado, Spencer Abbott, Adam Skatula, Brian Eichelberger & Zach Bolen
See you on Sunday!