Presentation on theme: "Sunday, October 9, 2011 Hemlock Grove Christian Church."— Presentation transcript:
Sunday, October 9, 2011 Hemlock Grove Christian Church
Leader: Having been prospered by the hand of Almighty God, and enabled by his grace to construct this building for Christian worship and teaching Congregation: We dedicate this building to the honor and glory of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit
Leader: Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” (Matthew 28:18-20) Congregation: We dedicate this building to the carrying out of the Great Commission.
Leader: Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth. (II Timothy 2:15) Congregation: We dedicate this building to the teaching of God’s Word.
Leader: Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; bring an offering and come into his courts. Worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness; tremble before him, all the earth (Psalm 96:8-9) Congregation: We dedicate this building to the beauty of his holiness
Leader: In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I give you this charge: Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage- with great patience and careful instruction (II Timothy 4:1-2) Congregation- We dedicate this building to the preaching of the Gospel
Leader: For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick, and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me. (Matthew 25:35-36) Congregation- We dedicate this building to the service of mankind
Leader: I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: If anyone adds anything to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book. And if anyone takes words away from this book of prophecy, God will take away from him his share in the tree of life and in the holy city, which are described in this book (Revelation 22:18-19) Congregation: We dedicate this building to the preservation of divine truth
Leader: To the honor of God, the exaltation of Jesus Christ his Son, and to the glory his Holy Spirit- Congregation: We dedicate this building.