April 1, 2018

Sermon
The Gift of Salvation
Michael Clary
Psalm 22

Service

Doxology/Amen
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Call to Worship
Christ is risen!
He is risen indeed!
Christ is risen!
He is risen indeed!
Christ is risen!
He is risen indeed!

I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry.
He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog,
and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure.
He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God.
Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the Lord.
-Psalm 40:1-3
 

My God
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Reading 1
When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb. And they were saying to one another, “Who will roll away the stone for us from the entrance of the tomb?” And looking up, they saw that the stone had been rolled back—it was very large. And entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, dressed in a white robe, and they were alarmed. And he said to them, “Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has risen; he is not here. See the place where they laid him. But go, tell his disciples and Peter that he is going before you to Galilee. There you will see him, just as he told you.”
-Mark 16:1-7

Entrance
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Reading 2
As they were talking about these things, Jesus himself stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you!” But they were startled and frightened and thought they saw a spirit. And he said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your hearts? See my hands and my feet, that it is I myself. Touch me, and see. For a spirit does not have flesh and bones as you see that I have.” And when he had said this, he showed them his hands and his feet.  And while they still disbelieved for joy and were marveling, he said to them, “Have you anything here to eat?” They gave him a piece of broiled fish, and he took it and ate before them. Then he said to them, “These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.” Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures, and said to them, “Thus it is written, that the Christ should suffer and on the third day rise from the dead, and that repentance for the forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
Luke 24:36-47

Assurance of Pardon
The Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from the dead, lives in you. And just as God raised Christ Jesus from the dead, he will give life to your mortal bodies by this same Spirit living within you.

-Romans 8:11

O Come to the Alter
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The Victory 
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Benediction
As you go, live in the hope of the resurrection- Remembering that Christ is with us until he comes again and we share in his resurrection. 

 

Announcements

Member Meeting
Sunday April 22   |   5:00pm – 7:00pm   |   333 Warner
Don’t miss our next member meeting! We’ll be celebrating what’s been going on in our church family and sharing the latest updates. And, of course, there will be Eli’s BBQ! Members and members-in-process are welcome. Childcare will be provided during the meeting.

Women’s Spring Gathering
Friday, April 27   |   7:30pm   |   333 Warner
Enjoy an evening of catching up, meeting new people and worshiping together. This evening is about sharing and growing with other. Please bring a sweet or savory snack to share.

Baby Dedication
Sunday, April 29   |   333 Warner
Babies are a blessing from the Lord! Baby Dedication is a time for those who call CTK home to bring their kids forward to be prayed for as a community as we commit to raising them together in gospel community. This is a great opportunity to invite friends and family and is open to all parents of children 18 months or younger. To sign up, email kids@ctkcincy.com.

New Member Class
Saturday, May 5   |   9:00am – 2:00pm   |   333 Warner
We believe church membership is an important way to commit to God and to one another. If you are interested in becoming a member of CTK or simply learning more about our church, then membership class is for you. Sign up today at ctkcincy.com/membership. Childcare will not be available. Lunch is provided.

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