“The conspicuous absence of the lynching tree in American theological discourse and preaching is profoundly revealing, especially since the crucifixion was clearly a first-century lynching.”
? James H. Cone, The Cross and the Lynching Tree
Welcome – Carolyn
Prelude – Stan
Lord’s Prayer – Sandra
Today’s Psalm – Sandra
Hymn – “God’s Unchanging Hand”
Children’s Time – Allison
Scripture – Matthew 16: 21-28 Ryan G.
Anthem – “Ain’t Got Time to Die” LABC Ensemble
Sermon – “Save Us From Admiration,” Chris S.
Hymn – “I Thank You Jesus”
Pastoral Prayer – Jim
Hymn – “Here I Am Lord”
Farewell – Jim
Benediction – Carolyn
Postlude – Stan
Goodbyes – All
Please join us for Bible Study following worship this morning at 11:45.
Thank you for support of the ministry of LABC. Gifts may be designated for fire recovery in Northern California or flood relief in the Gulf Coast.
College Students – please get your scholarship applications to Pastor Jim by this Thursday, September 3rd.