July 30, 2023: What Kind of Love is This?

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost


Scripture: Romans 8:26-39; Matthew 13:31-33

Reverend Dr. Desi Larson

  • Prelude: “I Need Thee Every Hour,” music by Robert Lowry, arr. by Richard Elliott; Pauline Olsen, organ
    © 2014 Lorenz Corporation
    ONE LICENSE #A-741127
  • Introit: “Here I Am, Lord,” music and words by Dan Schutte, adapt. by Carlton R. Young; Trinity Singers
    © 1981 OCP
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  • Hymn 71: “Glory Be to the Father (Gloria Patri),” music by Henry W. Greatorex, 1851
  • Hymn 540: “I Love Thy Kingdom Lord,” music by Aaron Williams (1770), words by Timothy Dwight (1801)
  • Hymn 3040: “You are My All in All,” music by Dennis Jernigan, arr. by William S. Moon, words by Dennis Jernigan
    © 1991 Shepherd’s Heart Music, Inc.
    CCLI # 2564464
  • Offertory: “In This Holy Hour,” music by Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Pauline Olsen, organ
    © 2000 Lorenz Corporation
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  • Hymn 95: “Praise God from Whom all Blessings Flow”, words by Thomas Ken, 1674, music attr. to Louis Bourgeois, 1551
  • Special Music: “Majesty (Here I Am,” words and music by Martin Smith and Stuart David Garrard, arr. by David T. Clydesdale; Beth Balance, Randy Grubbs, Betsy Noland, Greg Scherer, Patty Shoop, Kathy Wraith, Cynthia Zenner, vocals
    © 2003, 2004 Curious? Music, arr. © 2008 Word Music
    CCLI # 2564464
  • Readings from Scripture: Romans 8:26-39; Matthew 13:31-33; David Owen Hastins
  • Sermon: “What Kind of Love is This?” Pastor Desi Larson
  • Hymn 2241: “The Spirit Sends Us Forth to Serve,” American folk melody, words by Delores Dufner
    © 1993 Delores Dufner. Published by OCP Publications
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  • Benediction Hymn 338: “Where He Leads Me,” music by John S. Norris, words by E. W. Blandy, 1890; Trinity Singers
  • Postlude: “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus,” music by Robert W. Thygerson; Pauline Olsen, organ
    © 2001 Lorenz Publishing Company
    ONE LICENSE #A-741127