Online Worship Resources
Sunday morning worship is streamed here each week starting around 9:20am for the 9:30am worship service. Once you hit the “Play” button in the video area below (after 9:20am), you should see the video. If not, try the link below to go directly to YouTube and look for the “Live” video there.
Sermon audio is available on our podcast:
Grow Up Into Him: Jesus Calls Us To Follow Him into the Fullness of His Will
Last month we learn from Scripture about life like a plant with God himself as our perfect and gracious Gardener. Great. Now what?
It’s time to grow. As little kids, we long to grow up, to dress up in mom’s jewels or put on dad’s shoes. We just can’t wait to get bigger. Growing up is important, but it can be hard. That’s why growing up in faith is not just God’s will for us, but also his work in us.
It all starts with God’s powerful Word. Countless Bible passages encourage us to keep growing: keep growing in God’s grace, keep growing in your knowledge of Christ, keep growing up to a more and more mature faith.
In this series, God teaches us what it is to be called out of dark clouds of ignorance and unbelief and shapes us to see the world and the purpose of our lives his way.
And God blesses his Word so that we grow up in him, what it means to know him, imitate him, serve him, and worship him with the time we are given.
That’s the kind of growing up we all want for the rest of our lives.
Take Up Your Cross (August 30)
Be Your Brother’s Keeper (September 6)
Forgive Like God Forgives (September 13)
Serve God’s Way (September 20)
Grow Down to Grow Up (September 27)
Fixed on Fruits (October 4)
Reserve your spot for In-Person Worship below, choosing either the 8:15am or 9:30am service for the coming Sunday:
Please note: after picking the time/date below, # of tickets, and clicking “register”, you will be taken to the Eventbrite webpage and asked to give your name and email address to finish registering. Thank you!
What is worship?
The central truth of the Christian faith is this: “All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus” (Romans 3:23, 24). In all of history and in all of creation, no better news exists for human beings than this good news. Through Christ, God frees us from the guilt we have carried and the eternal punishment we deserve.
The gospel, however, does more than release us from death. It also enlivens a spontaneous outpouring of gratitude and praise, of love and respect for God. This thankful response the Bible calls worship.
Receiving from God and responding to God are the heart and soul of the public worship of the Christian Church. Believers desire to express in public what they believe in private, and they long to share with other Christians what they believe as individuals. In public worship therefore, God speaks and his people respond. God serves the congregation and the congregation serves God.
Gathering into an assembly is natural for a group that considers itself to be the body of Christ. But there is much more than a theological symbol in this gathering. The members of the church see a very practical reason for coming together in worship. The author of the letter to the Hebrews put his finger on it when he wrote, “Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching” (Hebrews 10:25). The encouragement that believers give their brothers and sisters is invaluable.
At Living Savior, we love God and desire to worship him “in spirit and in truth”. We love God’s Word and the comfort it offers. We love people and want to help them know God and his salvation in his Son, Jesus Christ. We love families and seek to help parents in their important roles. Singles and married couples, old and young, men and women all will find a warm welcome here.