Sunday, June 26, 2011

Internet Daily Chapel for Week Of June 26, 2011 - Featuring An Exhortation: "Always Try To Set A Good Example For Other People." - plus much more.

Internet Daily Chapel for Week Of June 26, 2011
Featuring An Exhortation: "Always Try To Set A Good Example For Other
People." - plus much more.

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Worship Service, Featuring An Exhortation: "Always Try To Set A Good
Example For Other People." - plus much more.

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Welcome to the online worship service at Internet Church Of Christ. Here
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Opening Song
"Blessed Assurance"

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O Lord, we come together in Your name,
And as You promised, we know You are here.

We now invite You to reveal Yourself,
And share with us Your presence, openly,


In Jesus' holy name we pray, Amen.

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The Lord's Prayer
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The Lord's Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy Name,
thy kingdom come,
thy will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory,
for ever and ever. Amen.

Source: Book Of Common Prayer, based on
Matthew 6:9-13

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Declaration Of Faith
The Apostles' Creed
This historic affirmation of faith comes to us from the early centuries of
the Christian church.
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I believe in God, the Father Almighty,
Maker of heaven and earth:
And in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord;
Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit;
Born of the Virgin Mary,
Suffered under Pontius Pilate,
Was crucified, dead, and buried;
He descended into hell;
The third day he rose again from the dead;
He ascended into heaven
And sitteth at the right hand of God the Father Almighty;
From thence He shall come to judge the quick and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Spirit;
The holy catholic church; *
The communion of saints;
The forgiveness of sins;
The resurrection of the body;
And the life everlasting.


* Note: "catholic church" here means the entire body of
believers in Christ, not just one particular church.

Featured Segment . . .
"Always Try To Set A Good Example For Other People."
A GOOD RULE FOR LIFE . . . "Always Try To Set A Good Example For Other

"Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot
be hid.

Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a
candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good
works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven."

Matthew 5:14-16 KJV

You may not realize it, but other people are constantly observing the
things that you say and do. On the job, in traffic, among friends, out
shopping, everywhere you go you present an opportunity for other people to
observe your behaviour. So let yourself become a good example to others,
not a bad example.
In Galatians, chapter five, Paul lists seventeen things as "works of the
flesh" and nine things as "fruit of The Spirit. He says that flesh and
Spirit are in conflict. And he urges us to live by The Spirit and not by
the flesh.

Works Of The Flesh Fruit Of The Spirit

1. Adultery 1. Love
2. Fornication (Greek: porneia) 2. Joy
3. Uncleanness 3. Peace
4. Lasciviousness (lewdness) 4. Longsuffering (patience)
5. Idolatry 5. Gentleness (kindness)
6. Witchcraft 6. Goodness (moral correctness)
7. Hatred 7. Faith
8. Variance (discord) 8. Meekness
9. Emulations (jealousies) 9. Temperance (self control)
10. Wrath
11. Strife (rivalries)
12. Seditions (dissentions)
13. Heresies
14. Envyings
15. Murders
16. Drunkenness
17. Revellings (carousing)
" . . . and such . . . "


For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use
not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love
serve one another.
For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this;
Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye
be not consumed one of another.
This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not
fulfil the lust of the flesh.
For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit
against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the
other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.
But if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these;
Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath,
strife, seditions, heresies,
Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like:
of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in
time past, that they which do such things shall not
inherit the kingdom of God.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,
longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with
the affections and lusts.
If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.
Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one
another, envying one another.

May the Lord bless this presentation.

Rev. Bill McGinnis <><

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Bible Readings - Updated Automatically Each Day

New American Bible (with notes and links) -
Daily Light On The Daily Path -
National Presbyterian Church (USA) -

"All The Way My Saviour Leads Me," - by Fanny J. Crosby
ALL THE WAY MY SAVIOUR LEADS ME - by Fanny J. Crosby, 1875
- Public Domain -

All the way my Saviour leads me;
What have I to ask beside?
Can I doubt His faithful mercies,
Who through life has been my guide?
Heav'nly peace, divinest comfort,
Here by faith in Him do dwell;
For I know whate'er befall me,
Jesus doeth all things well.

All the way my Saviour leads me,
Cheers each winding path I tread;
Gives me strength for every trial,
Feeds me with the living bread.
Though my weary steps may falter,
And my soul athirst may be,
Gushing from the Rock before me,
Lo, a spring of joy I see.

All the way my Saviour leads me,
O the fullness of His love!
Perfect rest to me is promised,
In my Father's house above;
When my spirit, clothed immortal,
Wings its flight to realms of day,
This my song through endless ages:
"Jesus led me all the way."

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Prayer For You
"Go Ahead And Give Yourself To Christ"

NOTE: When you read this prayer, try to imagine hearing my voice as I
speak it to you. In this way, the prayer is reactivated, and it
the same as if I were actually praying for you at that moment.
(Just like television prayers are reactivated when you watch
them, although the videotape may have been shot years before.)

Perhaps you are a Christian even now,
You go to church and try to do your best,
You try to put His teachings in your life,
But still you do not feel that He is yours.
You do not feel the closeness that you crave.
If this is you, then say this prayer with me:
* * *
O Lord, I want you closer in my life,
I want you more to be a part of me.
I want the best relationship with you,
That anyone on earth could ever have.
I know that, "as we give, we shall receive,"
And so I now do give myself to you,
In full completeness, holding nothing back.
I'm yours, so you may use me as you will,
And take whatever things you want from me.
And now that I did give myself to you,
I pray that you will give yourself to me,
As bridegroom gives himself to his new bride.
In Jesus' holy name I pray, Amen.

by William McGinnis
Public Domain

Holy Communion
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described in the ceremony.

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Invitation To Accept Jesus Christ As Your Personal Lord And Saviour

Closing Song

"When I Survey The Wondrous Cross"
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I pray the Lord that He will lead your path
Away from the temptations all around.
I pray that when temptation lingers near,
The Lord will lead you not into its reach.
But if temptation grabs you as you pass,
I pray the Lord that you will struggle free.
In Jesus' holy name I pray, Amen.

Blessings to you in Jesus Christ our Lord.
This chapel service is now complete.

Rev. Bill McGinnis

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