Responsive Reading from Romans 10

Leader:    If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. ALL:      For the Scripture says, “Everyone who believes in him …

Responsive Reading from Ephesians 6

Leader: Be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.ALL:     For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over …

Responsive Reading: Sons of God, Children of God, Heirs of God

Leader:     For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.ALL:       For we have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” Leader:     The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,ALL:       and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and fellow …

Responsive Reading from Ephesians 1

Leader:  Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. ALL:    In love he predestined us for …

Responsive Reading: Every Eye Will See Him

Leader:     To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood and made us a kingdom, priests to his God and Father, to him be glory and dominion forever and ever.ALL:       Amen. Leader:     Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced …

Responsive Reading from Philippians 2

Leader:    Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, …

Congregational Reading from Ephesians 1 | Our Inheritance

In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of his glory. In him you also, when you heard the word …

Responsive Reading: Let us Give Thanks

Leader: Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.ALL: I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. (1 Thessalonians 5:18, Psalm 9:1 ESV) Note: this reading is useful for a Thanksgiving-themed service. At Redeemer Church, …