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Presbyterian Church of the Covenant Podcast

Sunday, April 28, 2024


Welcome & News of the Church

Call to Worship

Hymn of Praise - (#376) "Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken"

Praise Songs

Confession, Assurance, and Gloria Patri

Choral Anthem

Sermon - "This Is To My Father's Glory" (John 15:1–8) - by Rev. Jason Griffice

Hymn of Response - (#462) "Living for Jesus" (verse 1)

Receiving of Our Tithes and Offerings



Pastoral Prayer

Closing Hymn - (#458) "Take My Life and Let It Be Consecrated" (verses 1, 2, & 4)

Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken

Glorious things of thee are spoken, 

Zion, city of our God; 

He whose word cannot be broken

Formed thee for His own abode. 

On the Rock of Ages founded, 

What can shake thy sure repose? 

With salvation's walls surrounded, 

Thou mayest smile at all thy foes. 

See the streams of living waters, 

Wpringing from eeternal Love, 

Well supply thy sons and daughters, 

And all fear of want remove. 

Who can faint while such a river

Ever flows their thirst to assuage? 

Grace which, like the Lord, the Giver, 

Never fails from age to age!

Round each habitation hovering, 

See the cloud and fire appear

For a glory and a covering, 

Showing that the Lord is near!

Thus deriving from their banner

Light by night and shade by day, 

Safe they feed upon the manna

Which He gives them when they pray. 


Living for Jesus

Living for Jesus a life that is true, 

Striving to please Him in all that I do; 

Yielding allegiance, glad-hearted and free, 

This is the pathway of blessing for me. 

O Jesus, Lord and Savior, 

I give myself to Thee, 

For Thou, in Thy atonement, 

Didst give thyself for me; 

I own no other Master, 

My heart shall be Thy throne; 

My life I give, henceforth to live, 

O Christ, for Thee alone. 

Take My Life and Let It Be Consecrated

Take my life and let it be

Consecrated, Lord, to Thee; 

Take my hands and let the move

At the impulse of Thy love, 

At the impulse of Thy love. 

Take my feet and let them be

Swift and beautiful for Thee; 

Take my voice and let me sing

Always, only, for my King, 

Always, only for my King. 

Take my love, my God, I pour

At Thy feet its treasure store; 

Take myself and I will be

Ever, only, all for Thee, 

Ever, only, all for Thee. 

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