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Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 ... from SermonStudio | Preaching | Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 | from the book A Journey Through the Psalms: Reflections for Worried Hearts and Troubled Times | Schuyler Rhodes |
The definition of a true friend is someone who knows all there is to know about you and still loves you. More than that, a true friend is always there for you. In the modern vernacular, a true friend, knowing all there is to know about you, still "has your back." Most people present a careful construct of themselves to >> More


Proper 11 / Pentecost 9 / OT 16 ... from SermonStudio | devotional | Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 | from the book Water From the Well | Stephen P. McCutchan |
You search out my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, O Lord, you know it completely.
-- Psalm 139:3-4

It is often helpful to hear a psalm in the context of another biblical story. The lectionary offers us the opportunity to hear this psalm in the context of >> More


Proper 11/Pentecost 9/Ordinary Time 16 ... from SermonStudio | Preaching | lectionary | Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 | from the book Hear My Voice | James Evans | Stan Purdum |
(See Epiphany 2/Ordinary Time 2, Cycle B, and Proper 4/Pentecost 2/Ordinary Time 9, Cycle B, for alternative approaches to vv. 1-6 and 13-18.)

Psalm 139 begins with a strong statement that God knows us as we really are and concludes with a sincere prayer that God will further search our hearts and reveal to us our sinfulness. If that's not enough >> More


Proper 11 ... from SermonStudio | Worship | Lectionary | Genesis 28:10-19a | Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 | Romans 8:12-25 | from the book Lectionary Worship Workbook | Beverly S. Bailey |
Hymns
There Is A Wideness In God's Mercy (LBW290, NCH23, PH298, CBH145, UM121)
Nearer, My God, To Thee (NCH606, UM528)
Out Of The Depths
(UM515, CBH133, NCH483)
Precious Lord, Take My Hand (PH404, UM474, CBH575, NCH472)
Prayer Is The Soul's Sincere Desire (CBH572, NCH508, UM492)
In The Bulb There Is A Flower (CBH614, NCH433, UM707)
If Thou But Trust In God To Guide Me (CBH576, NCH410, PH282, >> More


Proper 11 ... from SermonStudio | Worship | Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 | from the book Lectionary Worship Aids | H. Burnham Kirkland |
Words Of Assurance
There is no place where God cannot be with us. Wherever we go he will lead us and hold us fast. Amen.

Pastoral Prayer
Eternal Spirit, so high above us that we cannot comprehend you, and yet so deep within us that we cannot escape you, make yourself real to us now. In a shaken world we seek stability; in >> More


PROPER 11 ... from SermonStudio | Worship | Lectionary | Genesis 28:10-19a | Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 | Romans 8:12-25 | from the book LECTIONARY WORSHIP AIDS | B. David Hostetter |
CALL TO WORSHIP
Let us bless God from our innermost hearts, forgetting none of the benefits of Gods's compassion: pardon for our guilt, healing for our suffering, constant love and renewal of strength.

PRAYER OF CONFESSION
God of long range planning, God involved in human history, God who saves us in hope, we confess that we are impatient with your timing. We want >> More

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