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Church at the Chip Worship Service

Fourth Sunday of Lent: March 27, 2022


Welcome to Online Worship at Church at the Chip
If it’s your first visit, a special “Howdy” to you! You are among friends: relax and enjoy our casual cowboy setting.  Grab a Bible, light a candle, and prepare your personal Lord’s Supper elements. We trust today’s service will encourage you in your relationship with God.

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God bless you,
The Church at the Chip family


ecclesia song

We are called to faith, gathered in love
Sent with hope to change the world
We are called to faith, gathered in love
ecclesia, ecclesia, Church at the Chip

   Called to Faith, Gathered in Love,
   Sent with Hope – ecclesia!


Psalm 102

1   Hear my prayer, O Lord;
        let my cry come to you!
2   Do not hide your face from me
        in the day of my distress!
     Incline your ear to me;
        answer me speedily in the day when I call!

3   For my days pass away like smoke,
       and my bones burn like a furnace.
4   My heart is struck down like grass and has withered;
       I forget to eat my bread.

5   Becaue of my loud groaning
       my bones cling to my flesh.
6   I am like a desert owl of the wilderness,
        like an owl of the waste places;
7   I lie awake;
        I am like a lonely sparrow on the housetop.
8   All the day my enemies taunt me;
        those who deride me use my name for a curse.
9   For I eat ashes like bread
        and mingle tears with my drink,
10  because of your indignation and anger;
        for you have taken me up and thrown me down.
11  My days are like an evening shadow;
        I wither away like grass.

12  But you, O Lord, are enthroned forever;
        you are remebered throughout all generations.
13  You will arise and have pity on Zion;
        it is the time to favor her;
        the appointed time has come.
14  For your servants hold her stones dear
        and have pity on her dust.
15  Nations will fear the name of the Lord,
        and all the kings of the earth will fear your glory.
16  For the Lord builds up Zion;
        he appears in his glory;
17  he regards the prayer of the destitute
        and does not despise their prayer.

18  Let this be recorded for a generation to come,
        so that a people yet to be created may praise the Lord:
19  that he looked down from his holy height;
        from heaven the Lord looked at the earth,
20  to hear the groans of the prisoners,
        to set free those who were doomed to die,
21  that they may declare in Zion the name of the Lord,
        and in Jerusalem his praise,
22  when peoples gather together,
        and kingdoms, to worship the Lord.

23  He has broken my strength in midcourse;
        he has shortened my days.
24  "O my God," I say, "take me not away
        in the midst of my days-
      you whose years endure
        throughout all generations!"

25  Of old you laid the foundation of the earth,
        and the heavens are the work of your hands.
26  They will perish, but you will remain;
        they will all wear out like a garment.
      You will change them like a robe, and they will pass away,
27     but you are the same, and your years have no end.
28  The children of your servants shall dwell secure;
        their offspring shall be established before you.


Welcome Table

   I'm gonna sit at the welcome table
   I'm gonna sit at the welcome table one of these days
   I'm gonna sit at the welcome table
   Sit at the welcome table one of these days, one of these days

I'm gonna feast on milk and honey
I'm gonna feast on milk and honey one of these days
I'm gonna feast on milk and honey
Gonna feast on milk and honey one of these days

   Chorus

All God's children gonna sit together
All God's children gonna sit together one of these days, hallelujah
All God's children gonna sit together
All of God's children gonna sit together one of these days, one of these days

   Chorus


Ain't No Grave

O my Lord, it's a winding road
It's all bent from a heavy load
Feel the weight beneath the ground
Ain't no grave gonna hold me down

O my Lord, I can barely sing
Waiting for you and your reckoning
Angels humming, can you hear the sound
Ain't no grave gonna hold me down
Ain't no grave gonna hold me down

   I will rise, I will rise, I will rise, I will rise
   Troubles come for everyone
   Death has no respect for love
   Roll that stone I won't be found
   Ain't no grave gonna hold me down


Lord, I'm crooked from head to toe
Got dirty hands and a dirty soul
I was lost but now I'm found
Ain't no grave gonna hold me down
Ain't no grave gonna hold me down

   Chorus

Woah, Woah, Woah
Feel the weight beneath the ground
Ain't no grave gonna hold me down

   Chorus

Woah, Woah, Woah
Ain't no grave gonna hold me down
Ain't no grave gonna hold me down


We Are a Family

We are a family, for Christ has made us One
His blood is flowing through our veins
We are sisters and brothers, daughters and sons

When one of us is hurting, the rest all share the pain
When another is rejoicing, there is singing and shouting
Celebration reigns!
There is in us a unity which cannot be destroyed
In Christ we have become a family

   Chorus

You are my brother, though I do not know your name
You are my sister, though you speak a different language
And we don't even look the same
There is in us a unity which cannot be destroyed
In Christ we have become a family

  Chorus

You are my mother, come and comfort me again
You are my father, won't you offer me forgiveness
And help me to find grace again
There is in us a unity which cannot be destroyed
In Christ we have become a family

We are a family, for Christ has made us One
His blood is flowing through our veins
We are sister and brothers
Fathers and mothers
Daughters and sons
Hmmm ... Amen


Love Obeys
John 14:15-31
Jesus' Last Evening
Steve Gilbertson

John 14:15-31

Jesus knew what was coming, but his disciples were clueless. Soon he would be
betrayed, condemned, and crucified. This was their last evening together. Little
did they know that his life's work would rest in their hands. How will he prepare

them for the future they are so unprepared to face? He gave them a master class
on love. Last week the emphasis was "Love Serves." This week's lesson? "Love
Obeys."

15 "If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16 And I will ask the Father, and
he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, 17 even the Spirit of truth,
whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know
him, for he dwells with you and will be in you.

18 "I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. 19 Yet a little while and the world
will see me no more, but you will see me. Because I live, you also will live. 20 In that day
you will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you. 21 Whoever has my 
commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved
by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him." 22 Judas (not Iscariot) said
to him, "Lord, how is it that you will manifest yourself to us, and not to the world?" 23 Jesus
answered him, "If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and
we will come to him and make our home with him. 24 Whoever does not love me does not
keep my words. And the word that you hear is not mine but the Father's who sent me.

25 "These things I have spoken to you while I am still with you. 26 But the Helper, the Holy
Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your
rememberance all that I have said to you. 27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. 
Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be
afraid. 28 You heard me say to you, 'I am going away, and I will come to you.' If you loved me,
you would have rejoiced, because I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I. 
29 And now I have told you before it takes place, so that when it does take place you may
believe. 30 I will no longer talk much with you, for the ruler of this world is coming. He has
no claim on me, 31 but I do as the Father has commanded me, so that the world may know
that I love the Father. Rise, let us go from here.


“ecclesia song”

Words and Music by Steve Gilbertson

 

"Welcome Table”

Words and Music by Southern Gospel Revival

Public Domain

 

“Ain't No Grave”

Words and Music by David Crowder, Hank Bentley, Seth Philpott

© sixsteps Music

Used by Permission. CCLI License #11389917

 

“We Are a Family”

Words and Music by Steve Gilbertson