Friday, April 01, 2011

Unexpected Effects

The domino effect shows us how one action can spread to have tremendous impact. Jesus said that he would be "lifted up" in death, and the effects of that action are truly cosmic in scope. Through his shameful death, Jesus is glorified, the Father is glorified, Jesus' followers from all over the world are honored, and the ruler of this world is cast out. Glory shines through judgment. Join us this Lord's Day to see Jesus high and lifted up.

Come, Thou Almighty King (#63)
Glory Be to the Father
Hallelujah! What a Savior (#128)
O Sacred Head Now Wounded (#139)
Glory Be to God the Father (#72)

Scripture Reading
Old Testament: Genesis 35; Psalm 9
New Testament: Matthew 22:1-22

The Hour Has Come - John 12:20-36

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