Saturday, October 30, 2010

every common bush afire with God: Numbers 1-27; Deuteronomy 1-34

Read the purpose for these posts here.
p.s., I hope you'll be watching for these lower-case i incarnations of truth in the art you encounter.  Feel free to share them in the comment section!

Union Center Worship, Oct. 31:  Wandering
  • Surrender (Lincoln Brewster)
Welcome and Greeting One Another
  • Let God Arise (Chris Tomlin)
  • Holy, Holy, Holy (Reginald Heber/John B. Dykes, Arr., Danny Hampton)
  • All To You (Lincoln Brewster)
Offering/Life at the Center:  announce details for this year's Christmas pageant, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
    Scripture Reading:  Psalm 55: 17, 20
    Prayer of Confession:  a time for silent prayer where we listen for God's conviction, ask for His help to hear His voice and for help to obey Him.  
    • Lo, the Storms of Life Are Breaking (words: Henry Alford; music: Kevin Twit):  "By Thy birth, Thy cross and passion / By Thy tears of deep compassion/ By Thy mighty intercession/ Lord and Savior, help us!"  Download chart here.  
    • My Jesus I Love Thee (words: William Featherston; music & arr., Page CXVI) Download chart here. Listen to the song at

    Prayer of Thanksgiving:  we thank God for making a way for our forgiveness and new life through the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ

    Dramatic Sketch: (top secret!)
    Message:  Wandering in the Wilderness
    Response to the Word:  
    • Great Is Thy Faithfulness (words: Thomas O. Chisholm & William M. Runyan; music & arr. Lincoln Brewster):  "Great is Thy faithfulness, Great is Thy faithfulness / Morning by morning, new mercies I see / All I have needed Thy hand hath provided / Great is Thy faithfulness, Lord, unto me."
    • Surrender (Marc James & Lincoln Brewster)
    Linked to Worship Blog Carnival at

    Week Three: Numbers 1-27, Deuteronomy 1-34

    Moses and the Brazen Serpant
    Anthony van Dyck, 1621
    Gathering of Manna
    Nicolas Poussin, 1640's
    The Israelites' Fear of the Giants
    tempera colors on parchment, 1400-10

    Art from the blog archives
    • My learning to receive provision of friendships like manna  
    • a journal entry about waiting, wandering in the unknown
    • I talked about the example Moses interceding for the rebellious Israelites in my study of the Discipline of Intercession includes 

    The Writing on the Wall: High Art, Popular Culture and the Bible by Maggie Dawn
    The Story
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