Today’s Worship–March 10th, 2013

Good Morning Saints!

Today’s Bible Reading & Verse

Deuteronomy 1-2

Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him! – Romans 5:9

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Today’s Song Story

Rock of Ages

Edward Plumptre served for years as chaplain and professor at King’s College in London. He taught biblical exegesis and theology, which can be pretty dull subjects –– but this hymn proves that Plumptre had a common touch. That surely was responsible for the esteem in which his students held him.

Plumptre wrote this as a processional hymn for a choir festival at Peterborough Cathedral. A choir festival involved gathering choirs from churches throughout the diocese –– a dozen or more choirs with scores of singers. Imagine those choirs processing down the long center aisle of the cathedral –– one after the other –– with the cross and banner held aloft at the beginning of the processional. When the first verse of the hymn says, "your glorious banner wave on high" and "the cross of Christ your king," it is that processional banner and cross that he had in mind.

Such a processional could go on for as long as a half hour. Plumptre wrote ten verses to this hymn for that reason, but most hymnals today include only four or five.

This is a joyous hymn from beginning to end, and so it lifts our spirits to sing it. Our rejoicing brings just a bit of heaven into our lives here on earth.

Today’s Worship Songs

Playlist

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3zeFIWkPsyIslyOf8lQLolN7UPt3W7mr&feature=mh_lolz

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Come Alive – Jeremy Camp

For All You’ve Done (I Worship You) – Vertical Church

I Want to Believe In You – Third Day

Oh Our Lord – Paul Baloche & All Sons & Daughters

Forever Reign – Hillsong Chapel

Who You Are – Bethel

Grace Abounds – Hillsong

Burn Away – Meredith Andrews

Today’s Worship is a ministry of The Servant’s House, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Come visit our Facebook page –

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For information concerning our place and time of our Sunday worship call us at 514-451-4385 or 514-929-6098 or email me @ worshipper_777@hotmail.com
May Christ richly bless you!
Gerry Desjardins
Worship Pastor
The Servant’s House
9641 Blvd. LaSalle,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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