Bishop Auckland Methodist Church

Saturday 13th June

‘Holy, Holy, Holy’

Daily Reflection for Saturday

Play video to hear Rev John’s introduction

Listen to the hymn tune below and sing along with the lyrics if you wish to.

Hymn StF 13: Sing of a God in Majestic Divinity

Sing of a God in majestic divinity,
seeding the heavens with numberless stars,
forming our dust and our dreams of infinity,
God of our genes and the judge of our wars.

Sing of a Child who was cradled so tenderly,
sing of a boyhood by Galilee’s lake;
sing of a cross and a Saviour who wondrously
suffered and died for humanity’s sake.

Sing of a Spirit who daily addresses us,
lives in our sciences, nature, and arts;
moving through all of creation and blessing us,
guiding our minds and engaging our hearts.

Sing of this God who in glory and mystery
chooses to lie in humanity’s womb,
enters the prison and pain of our history,
rises triumphant and opens the tomb.

Herbert O’Driscoll (born 1928)
© Herbert O’Driscoll
CCL number 882296
Sung by Niamh Prior

Venite (Psalm 95)

Come, let us sing to the Lord

The Prayer of the Morning

Blessèd are you, Lord our God…

Psalm of the Day: 150

Praise the Lord

Reading: Revelation 4:1-11

The throne in Heaven


Jenny Prior

Te Deum Laudamus

A Song of the Church

Prayers of Intercession

Let us offer our prayer
with all God’s people
through Jesus Christ our Lord
who ever lives to pray for us.

We pray for the needs of the world…
We pray for the Church…
We pray for all in trouble or distress…
We pray for all who make a new beginning today…

(Other petitions may follow.)

  Silent Prayer

God of compassion and mercy,
listen to our prayer.
May what we ask  in Jesus Christ your Son
be done according to his word, who said,

‘Ask, and you will receive,
  Seek, and you will find,
  Knock, and the door will be opened to you.’

To you, merciful God,
Through your Son,
In the life-giving Spirit,
Be glory and praise for ever.  Amen.

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, the power, and the glory,
for ever and ever.  Amen.

Final Prayer

Lord our God…

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