Preparing for Sunday, Jan. 22nd | “The Gospel to The Pharisee”

Preparing for Sunday, Jan. 22nd | “The Gospel to The Pharisee”

“Amazing grace! How sweet the sound, That saved a wretch like me! I once was lost, but now am found; Was blind, but now I see.”

– John Newton, Amazing Grace

This week, on Sunday, January 22nd, we continue in our series, “From Joy, For Joy / Gospel Mission.” Our sermon title is “The Gospel to the Pharisee,” and the text is from Acts 9: the conversion of Paul the Apostle. We invite you to look over this excerpt from our bulletin as we prepare our hearts to worship on Sunday.

Sermon: “The Gospel to The Pharisee”

First Scripture Reading: Acts 9:1-19

Second Scripture Reading: John 3:1-8

A Prayer for Today: “Almighty and everlasting God, mercifully look upon our infirmities, and in all our dangers and necessities stretch forth your right hand to help and defend us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.” (Epiphany – BCP, 1662)

Song for Practice: “And Can It Be”


“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.”

–Romans 12:2