Sunday, September 13, 2009
This is the day the Lord has made
Let us rejoice and be glad in it
Glad for the years of praying and waiting
Glad for life’s lessons in seeking, debating
Thankful to God for His faithful guiding
Trusting Him still for His continued providing
As we gather together to worship and pray
What did we see as we assembled today?
What did we see as we came through the door?
Did we notice the new smell or the rug on the floor?
Did we come to test the cushioned pews?
Or listen to the first reviews?
Did we come with joy and anticipation
To see the new building or the God of creation?
Did we silently yearn for an era now past
Or did our hearts turn to the things that will last?
Such as God’s love and God’s grace
Cause it’s the same in every place
His mercy for the old and young
To every tribe in every tongue
We gather today, yes the building is new
But we’re still rescued sinners Lord, worshipping You
We’re here to humbly thank and adore
The One who gives and gives us more
For this place is more than wood or stone
It’s more than the sum of its contents alone
It’s more than a refuge in which we can hide
It’s more than the fellow-ship we find inside
It’s more than a building where families attend
It’s more than a place to meet a with friend
It’s more than a house where angels have stood
For it is God’s house, bought with His blood
Close your eyes, Can’t you see the river?
Flowing from the heart and the hand of life’s Giver
Look up and see the roughened wood
Stained with love by Holy Blood
Blood with power to cleanse and free
And give us hope eternally
Here we are, rescued sinners, now clean
Where once only sin and darkness had been
Here we are, both young and old
The door is the same going into His fold
To the One we worship we are all the same
Rescued sinners simply praising His name
So, while here on the outside it might seem strange
In the heart of the worshipper nothing has changed
And it matters little, the time or place
As we thank God for His love and grace
Yes, here we are to worship His Name
For in God there is no ‘different’ or ‘same’
While we see the outside He knows our heart
And God sees the whole as we see a part
God seeks but one thing whether aged or youth
The heart who worships in spirit and truth
Yes! This is the day the Lord has made
We will rejoice and be glad in it…..
Glad to worship in one accord
Here within the house of the Lord
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We had a very BLESSED church dedication
TO GOD BE THE GLORY!!!!!!!!
Dean, thank-you for your help, my friend,
and may God bless you.
Josh and Bec, We missed you!
I rejoiced with those who said to me,
"Let us go to the house of the Lord" Ps. 122:1
Tom and June, thank-you for your prayers. God Bless you,