September Sermon Series
September 2: “Caring for the City”: Nehemiah 11, Rev. 21:9-27: Psalter Reading 122: One of the issues facing Jerusalem in Nehemiah’s time was its diminished population. In order for the city of God to be a flourishing city, there was a call for people in the villages to move into it. In a sense, a call for the people of God to enter into the city of Jerusalem and dwell there is a sign of that final city, the New Jerusalem. We will share in the Lord’s Supper.
604 Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart
424 Shepherd of Souls, Refresh and Bless
439 Christ Shall Have Dominion
September 9: “Dedication of the Wall”: Nehemiah 12:27-47; Psalter Reading 124: Finally, after work and struggle, the people of God hold a service of dedication for the finished wall of Jerusalem.
103 Holy God, We Praise Your Name
16 Come, Let Us Sing unto the Lord
614 Now, Israel May Say, and That in Truth
September 16: “Cleaning House”: Nehemiah 13:1-14; Psalter Reading 26: No sooner does Nehemiah go to report to the Persian king when corruption and threat again rise up in Jerusalem, which demands that Nehemiah make a hasty return to confront the enemies of God’s people and temple.
100 Holy, Holy, Holy!
355 We Are God’s People
347 The Church’s One Foundation
September 23: “Honoring the Sabbath”: Nehemiah 13:15-22; Psalter Reading 92:
1 All People That on Earth Do Dwell
164 O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing
390 Lord of the Sabbath, Hear Us Pray
September 30: “In His Image”, Rev. Agnes Taylor. Genesis 1:2b-31; I Corinthians 15:47-49. Psalter Reading: Psalm 8:1-9 What does it mean to be created in the image of God?