Prepare for Sunday : Change is Possible and Painful


ThemeWhen God humbles you, it’s often painful and scary, but nevertheless, it’s his kind and gracious gift to you.

Call to Worship: Deuteronomy 8:2–6 

Congregational Song #1: How Great Thou Art

Congregational Song #2: Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise

Scripture Reading: Daniel 4:34-37

Pastoral Prayer

Congregational Song #3: Jesus, Thank You

Congregational Song #4: I Asked the Lord

Offertory/Giving: (children ages 3-5 years are dismissed to Children’s Church)

Sermon: Genesis 42-44

The Lords Supper 

Congregational Song #5: Doxology

Sermon Information

Title: “Change is Possible and Painful”

Text: Genesis 42-44

The Big Idea: When God works to humble and heal people it often seems unpleasant, but it’s always good.
Three Acts in a story of transformation
Act 1: Famine (Genesis 42:-43:15)
Act 2: Feast  (Genesis 43:16-34)
Act 3: Framed (Genesis 44:1-34)