Epilogue 28 April

 

 

Introit                                  Lead me, Lord                                                      S.S.Wesley

Reading                               Mark, Chapter 16, Verses 14-20

Afterward he appeared to the eleven themselves as they were reclining at table, and he rebuked them for their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they had not believed those who saw him after he had risen.  And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.  Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.  And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues; they will pick up serpents with their hands; and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not hurt them; they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will recover.”

So then the Lord Jesus, after he had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.  And they went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them and confirmed the message by accompanying signs.

Psalm 65                                Thou O God art praised in Sion                         E.J.Hopkins

The psalm was followed by the prayers

Anthem                                 Greater love hath no man                                  John Ireland

Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it. Love is strong as death. Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends. Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree,

that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness. Ye are washed, ye are sanctified ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus. Ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation; That ye should show forth the praises of him who hath call’d you out of darkness into his marvellous light.

I beseech you brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies, a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto to God, which is your reasonable service

Final Hymn                         Thine be the Glory

 

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