Oct 12, 2012

Call to Worship: Hebrews 4: 12-16

Here’s a call to worship based on Hebrews 4:12-16.  It was written by Dan Schifeling, and posted on his worshipcalls blog.

Call to Worship
(based on Hebrews 4:12-16)

Sisters and brothers, we gather this day to hear and learn
from God’s Living Word!
For God’s Word is alive and active,
sharper than any two-edged  sword.
It cuts through our spirits and souls,
through our joints and marrow,
until it discovers the desires and intentions of our hearts.
Before God, none can hide.
All are naked and exposed to the eyes of the One
who requires us to tell the truth of our lives.
Yet we have a great High Priest who has soared to the heights of heaven,
and he is Jesus, the Son of God!
Let us therefore hold fast to our faith in him.
For he understands our weaknesses.
He faced all our temptations, yet without giving in to sin.
Let us go boldly to his throne of grace.
There we will receive mercy and grace to match our every need.
In the shelter of Christ’s mercy and grace,
let us dare to hear and explore
the truth of God’s Living Word for our lives.
Let us worship God!

~ written by Dan Schifeling, one of the Co-Pastors of the Church of the Nativity UCC in Buffalo, NY.  Posted on worshipcalls blog. http://worshipcalls.blogspot.ca/