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Worship Under the Tent

Outdoor Service
September 13, 2020
9:30am

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Invitation

Join us Sunday, September 13, for Worship Under the Tent! We will be together outside for the morning worship hour.

Children 3yrs-1st grade will have their own outdoor program during the sermon time. For those who know ahead of time, we are asking that you sign your children up HERE to help the leaders plan.

Please bring your own chair or blanket to sit on and enjoy the morning with us. We hope you can make it!

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Digital Bulletin

Welcome to EBC! We are so glad you are able to join us today for this special outdoor service! Children ages 3 through 1st grade are invited to an outdoor Junior Church during the sermon time - listen for directions for where to go.

Worship Songs

Reckless Love

Before I spoke a word You were singing over me
You have been so so good to me
Before I took a breath You breathed Your life in me
You have been so so kind to me

O the overwhelming never-ending reckless
Love of God
O it chases me down fights 'til I'm found
Leaves the ninety-nine
I couldn't earn it I don't deserve it
Still You give Yourself away
O the overwhelming never-ending reckless
Love of God

When I was Your foe still Your love fought for me
You have been so so good to me
When I felt no worth You paid it all for me
You have been so so kind to me

There's no shadow You won't light up
Mountain You won't climb up
Coming after me
There's no wall You won't kick down
Lie You won't tear down
Coming after me

CCLI Song # 7089641
by Caleb Culver | Cory Asbury | Ran Jackson
© 2017 Cory Asbury Publishing | Richmond Park Publishing | Watershed Worship Publishing | Bethel Music Publishing
CCLI License # 882069


Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me)

One day when heaven was filled with His praises
One day when sin was as black as could be
Jesus came forth to be born of a virgin
Dwelt among men my example is He
The Word became flesh and
The light shined among us, His glory revealed

Living He loved me, dying He saved me
Buried He carried my sins far away
Rising He justified freely forever
One day He's coming, O glorious day, O glorious day

One day they led Him up Calv'ry's mountain
One day they nailed Him to die on a tree
Suffering anguish despised and rejected
Bearing our sins my Redeemer is He
The hands that healed nations
Stretched out on a tree and took the nails from me

One day the grave could conceal Him no longer
One day the stone rolled away from the door
Then He arose over death He had conquered
Now is ascended my Lord evermore
Death could not hold Him
The grave could not keep Him from rising again

One day the trumpet will sound for His coming
One day the skies with His glories will shine
Wonderful day my beloved one bringing
My Savior Jesus is mine

CCLI Song # 5064359
by Mark Hall, Michael Bleecker
© 2009 Word Music, Club Zoo Music, SWECS Music, My Refuge Music
CCLI License # 882069

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Tithes & Offerings

God has created all things, and he has given us the responsibility of managing what He has entrusted to us. It honors God when we give back a portion of what He has given us in order to help see His Kingdom come and His will be done on earth.

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You may give online using the link above or place your donation in the offering box outside.

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Sermon

Pastor Pete
"Rebuild" - Ezra
Ezra 8

List of the Family Heads Returning With Ezra

1 These are the family heads and those registered with them who came up with me from Babylon during the reign of King Artaxerxes:

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The Return to Jerusalem

15 I assembled them at the canal that flows toward Ahava, and we camped there three days. When I checked among the people and the priests, I found no Levites there. 16 So I summoned Eliezer, Ariel, Shemaiah, Elnathan, Jarib, Elnathan, Nathan, Zechariah and Meshullam, who were leaders, and Joiarib and Elnathan, who were men of learning, 17 and I ordered them to go to Iddo, the leader in Kasiphia. I told them what to say to Iddo and his fellow Levites, the temple servants in Kasiphia, so that they might bring attendants to us for the house of our God. 18 Because the gracious hand of our God was on us, they brought us Sherebiah, a capable man, from the descendants of Mahli son of Levi, the son of Israel, and Sherebiah’s sons and brothers, 18 in all; 19 and Hashabiah, together with Jeshaiah from the descendants of Merari, and his brothers and nephews, 20 in all. 20 They also brought 220 of the temple servants—a body that David and the officials had established to assist the Levites. All were registered by name.

21 There, by the Ahava Canal, I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions. 22 I was ashamed to ask the king for soldiers and horsemen to protect us from enemies on the road, because we had told the king, “The gracious hand of our God is on everyone who looks to him, but his great anger is against all who forsake him.” 23 So we fasted and petitioned our God about this, and he answered our prayer.

24 Then I set apart twelve of the leading priests, namely, Sherebiah, Hashabiah and ten of their brothers, 25 and I weighed out to them the offering of silver and gold and the articles that the king, his advisers, his officials and all Israel present there had donated for the house of our God. 26 I weighed out to them 650 talents of silver, silver articles weighing 100 talents, 100 talents of gold, 27 20 bowls of gold valued at 1,000 darics, and two fine articles of polished bronze, as precious as gold.

28 I said to them, “You as well as these articles are consecrated to the LORD. The silver and gold are a freewill offering to the LORD, the God of your ancestors. 29 Guard them carefully until you weigh them out in the chambers of the house of the LORD in Jerusalem before the leading priests and the Levites and the family heads of Israel.” 30 Then the priests and Levites received the silver and gold and sacred articles that had been weighed out to be taken to the house of our God in Jerusalem.

31 On the twelfth day of the first month we set out from the Ahava Canal to go to Jerusalem. The hand of our God was on us, and he protected us from enemies and bandits along the way. 32 So we arrived in Jerusalem, where we rested three days.

33 On the fourth day, in the house of our God, we weighed out the silver and gold and the sacred articles into the hands of Meremoth son of Uriah, the priest. Eleazar son of Phinehas was with him, and so were the Levites Jozabad son of Jeshua and Noadiah son of Binnui. 34 Everything was accounted for by number and weight, and the entire weight was recorded at that time.

35 Then the exiles who had returned from captivity sacrificed burnt offerings to the God of Israel: twelve bulls for all Israel, ninety-six rams, seventy-seven male lambs and, as a sin offering, twelve male goats. All this was a burnt offering to the LORD. 36 They also delivered the king’s orders to the royal satraps and to the governors of Trans-Euphrates, who then gave assistance to the people and to the house of God.

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Closing Song

You Alone

You are the only One I need

I bow all of me at Your feet
I worship You alone

You have given me more
Than I could ever have wanted
And I want to give You my heart
And my soul

You alone are Father
And You alone are good
You alone are Savior
And You alone are God

I'm alive, I'm alive, I'm alive, I'm alive
(x4)

CCLI Song # 2182124
David Crowder | Jack Parker
© 1998 worshiptogether.com songs
CCLI License # 882069

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pastorpete@ebcnorfolk.org
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