Calls To Worship
Adapted from Psalm 111
Leader: Praise the Lord.
I will extol the Lord with all my heart
People: In the council of the upright and in the assembly.
Leader: Great are the works of the Lord;
People: They are pondered by all who delight in them.
Leader: Glorious and majestic are his deeds,
People: And his righteousness endures forever.
Leader: He has caused his wonders to be remembered;
People: The Lord is gracious and compassionate.
Leader: He provides food for those who fear him;
People: He remembers his covenant forever.
Leader: He has shown his people the power of his works,
People: Giving them the lands of other nations.
Leader: The works of his hands are faithful and just;
People: All his precepts are trustworthy.
Leader: They are steadfast for ever and ever,
People: Done in faithfulness and uprightness.
Leader: He provided redemption for his people;
People: He ordained his covenant forever –
Holy and awesome is his name.
Adapted from Psalm 145
Leader: Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; his greatness is unsearchable.
People: One generation shall laud his works to another, and shall declare his mighty acts.
Leader: The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love.
People: All the Lord’s works shall give thanks to him and all his faithful shall bless him, speaking of the glory of his kingdom and telling of his power.
Leader: The Lord is near to all who call on him. Let us speak the praise of the Lord and bless his holy name forever and ever!