Forgiving people when they've wronged us isn't easy and we all wonder how many times we need to extend that grace. Pastor Russ uses Jesus' teaching from Matthew 18:21-35 to help us understand that, if we're counting wrongs, we're not really forgiving.
Join us for 29 minutes of prayer, scripture, and a number of favorite hymns, preaching and communion. You may choose to participate, or simply meditate as we tell of Jesus' invitation to "do this in remembrance of me." If you would like to share with us at the table that goes beyond earthly boundaries of time, place, and structure, we ask that you prepare a piece of bread of some type and a drink such as grape juice, wine, or water. As we pray, our prayers extend to where you are. If you are unable to eat or drink, you may want to use a symbolic gesture or mental symbol as you come together at this table of remembrance with us.
(Scroll down for an Order of Worship)
We hope that as you join us for worship you will feel a blessing from being part. Please tell friends, family, and others you know about our online church that is here with doors that are always open, walls as wide as the world, and always room at the table.
ORDER OF WORSHIP:
1. Opening music: - "Great is Thy Faithfulness" - Bev Heid
2. "I Will Sing of My Redeemer" - Southport Christian Church
3. Elder's Prayer with Lord's Prayer: Elder Susan
4. "Lead Me Lord" - DisciplesNet singers
5. Matthew 18:21-35 read by Janet Spaulding
6. "A Beautiful Life" - Dean Phelps
7. Message: "How Many Times?" Pastor Russ
8. "Love Divine, All Loves Excelling" - Dean Phelps
9. Communion: Pastor Deb
10. "Here at Thy Table, Lord" - DisciplesNet singers
11. Sending Out
--- Credits - background music: - "Great is Thy Faithfulness" - Bev Heid
If you would like to chat with one of our pastors, including talking more about belief in God, becoming a Christian or following Christ, or living as a disciple of Christ, please email us at email@example.com, or contact us using the contact information on our website, disciplesnet.org, or our Facebook page, DisciplesNet Church.
INVITATION TO GIVING:
DisciplesNet Church is a not-for-profit church that exists to cross barriers and boundaries to share the Good News of God's redeeming love. We rely on the gifts of our online viewers as we continue to grow and extend our nets around the world.
We also extend the invitation for you to be part of the DisciplesNet ministry by giving a one-time gift, or ongoing, including a tithe. Even the smallest of gifts, like the mustard seed, has a way of growing in amazing ways to share God's word and the love of Jesus Christ. We have a giving page on our website, disciplesnet.org, and email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
God bless you, and thank you for joining us!