Church of Scotland St Andrews-Lhanbryd & Urquhart Parish Church Rev.

Andrew Robertson, tel 01343 843765 Morning Worship – 16th February 2014

Introit Call to worship (Men) Come, let’s shout praises to God, raise the roof for the Rock who saved us! Let’s march into his presence singing praises, lifting the rafters with our hymns! (Women) Why? Because God is the best, High King over all the gods. In one hand he holds deep caves and caverns, in the other hand grasps the high mountains. He made Ocean—he owns it! His hands sculpted Earth! (All) So come, let us worship: bow before him, on your knees before God, who made us! Oh yes, he’s our God, and we’re the people he pastures, the flock he feeds. 59 Oh, come, and let us to the Lord PSALM 95 1 Oh, come, and let us to the Lord in songs our voices raise, with joyful noise let us the Rock of our salvation praise. 2 Let us before his presence come 4 To him the spacious sea belongs, with praise and thankful voice ; for he the same did make ; let us sing psalms to him with grace, the dry land also from his hands and make a joyful noise : its form at first did take. 3 For God, a great God, and great King, 5 Oh, come, and let us worship him, above all gods he is. let us bow down withal, Depths of the earth are in his hand, and on our knees before the Lord the strength of hills is his. our Maker let us fall. Psalm 95, verses 1-6 verse 1: The Irish Presbyterian Psalter verses 2-6: The Scottish Psalter, 1929 Prayer Family talk

692 Jesus puts this song into our hearts, 1 Jesus puts this song into our hearts, Jesus puts this song into our hearts ; it’s a song of joy no one can take away. Jesus puts this song into our hearts. 2 Jesus teaches how to live in harmony, Jesus teaches how to live in harmony ; different faces, different races, he makes us one. Jesus teaches how to live in harmony. 3 Jesus teaches how to be a family, Jesus teaches how to be a family, loving one another with the love that he gives. Jesus teaches how to be a family. 4 Jesus turns our sorrow into dancing, Jesus turns our sorrow into dancing ; changes tears of sadness into rivers of joy. Jesus turns our sorrow into a dance. (Hey ! ) Graham Kendrick (b. 1950) Reading 1st Peter 2:13- 3:7 270 Put all your trust in God Befiehl du deine Wege 1 Put all your trust in God, in duty’s path go on ; walk in his strength with faith and hope, so shall your work be done. Give to the winds your fears ; hope, and be undismayed ; God hears your sighs and counts your tears, God shall lift up your head. 2 Through waves, and clouds, and storms 3 You see our weakness, Lord ; he gently clears your way ; our hearts are known to you : await his time ; so shall this night give strength to every failing hand soon end in joyful day. and keep our footsteps true. Leave to his sovereign sway Let us, in life, in death, to choose and to command ; your steadfast truth declare, then you shall marvel at his way confessing, with our final breath, how wise, how strong his hand ! your love and guardian care. Paul Gerhardt (1607–1676) adapted John Wesley (1703–1791)(alt.) Sermon – Submit to the powerful, be a Happy Slave and Subordinate in a marriage - really ????? 706 For the healing of the nations (Offering ) 1 For the healing of the nations, Lord, we pray with one accord ; for a just and equal sharing of the things that earth affords. To a life of love in action help us rise and pledge our word.



Lead us forward into freedom, from despair your world release, that, redeemed from war and hatred, all may come and go in peace. Show us how through care and goodness fear will die and hope increase. All that kills abundant living, let it from the earth be banned ; pride of status, race, or schooling, dogmas that obscure your plan. In our common quest for justice may we hallow life’s brief span.


You, Creator-God, have written your great name on humankind ; for our growing in your likeness bring the life of Christ to mind ; that by our response and service earth its destiny may find. Fred Kaan (b. 1929)

807 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow Praise God, from whom all blessings flow ; praise him, all creatures here below ; praise him above, ye heavenly host ; praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Thomas Ken (1637–1711) Prayers for ourselves and others 519 Love divine 1 Love divine, all loves excelling, joy of heaven, to earth come down, fix in us thy humble dwelling, all thy faithful mercies crown. Jesus, thou art all compassion, pure, unbounded love thou art ; visit us with thy salvation, enter every trembling heart. 2 Come, almighty to deliver ; let us all thy life receive ; suddenly return, and never, never more thy temples leave. Thee we would be always blessing, serve thee as thy hosts above, pray, and praise thee, without ceasing, glory in thy perfect love.


Finish then thy new creation : pure and spotless let us be ; let us see thy great salvation perfectly restored in thee, changed from glory into glory, till in heaven we take our place, till we cast our crowns before thee, lost in wonder, love, and praise. Charles Wesley (1707–1788) CCL Licence No 6258

Benediction Activities Tuesday 18th Thursday 20th Friday 21st Next Sunday 23rd

: Thrift shop opens 10.00a.m. to 11.30a.m. : The Guild meets at 7.30p.m. in the Church Hall – see notice : Thrift shop opens 1.30p.m. to 3.00p.m. : TOFM –"Banner making"– St Margaret’s Hall-10.00a.m. (note change) : Fellowship Breakfast from 9.30a.m. –see notice : Morning Worship – 11.00a.m. : Evening Service, St Margaret’s Hall 7.00p.m.