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, …

Responsive Reading: Te Deum

Leader: You are God and we praise You;You are the Lord and we acclaim You;You are the eternal Father;ALL: All creation worships You. Leader: To You all angels, all the powers of heaven,Cherubim and seraphim sing in endless praise,ALL: Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might;Heaven and earth are full of Your glory. …

Responsive Reading: The Glory to Be Revealed

Leader: For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us. For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God.ALL: For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of …

Responsive Reading from 1 Peter 2:4-10

Leader: As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious, you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.For it stands in Scripture: “Behold, I …