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With joy for each other And gratitude to God. And let us worship God. This is what God is doing: Let us join in, and let us worship God. In the rosy-gray light of the early day, In the cool damp of the morning, We rise to praise our Maker.
Surrounded by colored glass and incandescent light, Greeted by the voices of the saints, We worship the One who loves us. Let us worship God. Come, children of God: We are blessed by work and rest, by word and silence.
Come, women and men who follow the Christ, who has not led you astray. We have traveled His path, and know glory and sacrifice. We offer our sacrifice of praise; we offer our very selves.
What, then, shall we say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us? God offers us new life, a fresh start, a second chance.
That God, who is holy, desires wholeness and joy for all people. So then, let us say that, and let us worship our God. This one is based on a prayer by St.
Catherine of Siena, 14th c. We say the prayer of a mystic: Dear Lord, it seems that you are so madly in love with your creation that you could not live without us.
So you created us; and then, when we turned from you, you redeemed us. Yet you are God, and have no need of us. Your greatness is made no greater by our creation; your power is made no stronger by our redemption.
You have no duty to care for us, no debt to repay us. It is love, and love alone, which moves you. Praise the Lord, O my soul."All the earth will worship Thee, and will sing praises to Thee; They will sing praises to Thy name." Psalm O come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation.
All content (c) The Author/initiativeblog.com - Content may be used in church and other worship situations, but must be credited to The Author/initiativeblog.com and may not be reproduced for profit or otherwise distributed without permission. A call to worship includes laying aside our personal desires, preferences, and plans and picking up the attitude of praise.
So, come, let us worship Holy God and sing joyfully to Him. He alone is. Call-and-response is a very effective way to get in touch with the Holy spirit, for both the audience and the musician him/herself The most powerful imagery in a Praise and Worship Song is imagery that points people to God.
A Collection of Liturgy Resources Call to Worship Prayers of Confessions Opening Prayers Offertory Prayers Prayers of Dedication. Responsive Calls to Worship 1. Now is the moment of grace. This is the hour of blessing.
Today is the day of salvation. Here is the path to new life. Let us sing and worship together as we praise God’s holy. Psalm Psalm , ESV Praise the Lord! Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!
or The earth is the LORD’s, and everything in it, The world and all who live in it. Understanding the Call to Worship.