Wesley Church

Hymns and readings

If you were unable to get to church last Sunday ... here are the hymns and readings. (Hymn book is Singing the Faith unless otherwise specified.)

Sunday 11 November: Remembrance Sunday
HYMN 631 Awake, awake, to love and work (Hymns and Psalms)
Commemoration of WW1:
(see biblesociety.org.uk/worldwar1 for AV items)
Story – The man who dodged three bullets (on AV)
Reminiscence of his grandfather by John Simpson
Reading: Revelation 21:1–7 (on AV)
HYMN 131 By a monument of marble
HYMN 81 Now thank we all our God
HYMN 132 O God our help

Sunday 4 November
Theme: Suffering ... Hope ... Redemption through Jesus.
Following on from studies in Job and leading on to Remembrance Sunday

HYMN 354 Jesus is the Name we honour
Reading: Job 19:1-22
Reflection - Job's cry of anguish, friends' failure to comfort, Job's sense of injustice
HYMN 629 God of my faith, I offer you my doubt
Reading: Job 19:23-27
Reflection - Basis for hope
HYMN 502 I know that my Redeemer lives
Readings: Isaiah 53:4-12 and
Romans 8:28-39
Reflection - Jesus has borne all our griefs & sorrows and is with us in them

HYMN 351 In Christ alone
HYMN: Bless the Lord, O my soul (Ten Thousand reasons)

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