Getting Ready for Sunday December 13th at The Crossing


This week Dave Cover continues our sermon series in the Gospel of John with a sermon entitled, “Which Resurrection Will You Have?” from John 5:19–29. The Scripture reads,

19 Jesus gave them this answer: “Very truly I tell you, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does. 20 For the Father loves the Son and shows him all he does. Yes, and he will show him even greater works than these, so that you will be amazed. 21 For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son gives life to whom he is pleased to give it. 22 Moreover, the Father judges no one, but has entrusted all judgment to the Son, 23 that all may honor the Son just as they honor the Father. Whoever does not honor the Son does not honor the Father, who sent him.

24 “Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life. 25 Very truly I tell you, a time is coming and has now come when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God and those who hear will live. 26 For as the Father has life in himself, so he has granted the Son also to have life in himself. 27 And he has given him authority to judge because he is the Son of Man.

28 “Do not be amazed at this, for a time is coming when all who are in their graves will hear his voice 29 and come out—those who have done what is good will rise to live, and those who have done what is evil will rise to be condemned.

Here’s our song list for this Sunday (with links to lyrics and music)

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel [lyrics; Matthew Smith version] – words by unknown Latin author; translated by John M. Neale.

Savior of the Nations, Come (lyrics and listen) – words by Ambrose, Martin Luther; translated by Calvin Seerveld; music by Enchiridia, c. 16th century; arranged by Bruce Benedict

This is the Christ (lyrics; listen) – words by Martin Luther; music by Sandra McCracken

Joy to the World [lyrics; Red Mountain version] – words by Isaac Watts; music by George Frederick Handel

God with Us [lyrics; listen] – Jason Ingram and Leslie Jordan

See you on Sunday!

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