By Senior Pastor Don Roy Hemingway.
Gooooooooooooooooooooood Evening brethren, peace unto you and the grace of our lord Jesus be with you. May the Almighty God of hosts stay ever with you this evening and thank you, for joining us here at ‘The Church of Jerusalem and the Christian Nation’ for worship and praise. Let us begin as is our tradition every day here at the Nation, by reading from the word of God. Amen………
Psalm 38. 21st Century King James Version (KJ21)
1 O Lord, rebuke me not in Thy wrath, neither chasten me in Thy hot displeasure!
2 For Thine arrows stick fast in me, and Thy hand presseth me sorely.
3 There is no soundness in my flesh, because of Thine anger; neither is there any rest in my bones, because of my sin.
4 For mine iniquities have gone over mine head; as a heavy burden, they are too heavy for me.
5 My wounds are foul and corrupt because of my foolishness.
6 I am troubled, I am bowed down greatly; I go mourning all the day long.
7 For my loins are filled with a loathsome disease, and there is no soundness in my flesh.
8 I am feeble and sorely broken; I have groaned because of the disquiet of my heart.
9 Lord, all my desires are known to Thee; and my groaning is not hidden from Thee.
10 My heart panteth, my strength faileth me; as for the light of mine eyes, it also is gone from me.
11 My loved ones and my friends stand aloof from my sore, and my kinsmen stand afar off.
12 They also that seek after my life lay snares for me; and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and devise deceits all the day long.
13 But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.
14 Thus I was as a man that heareth not, and in whose mouth are no reproofs.
15 For in Thee, O Lord, do I hope; Thou wilt hear, O Lord my God.
16 For I said, “Hear me, lest otherwise they should rejoice over me; when my foot slippeth, they magnify themselves against me.”
17 For I am ready for halting, and my sorrow is continually before me.
18 For I will declare mine iniquity; I will be sorry for my sin.
19 But mine enemies are alive and they are strong; and they that hate me wrongfully are multiplied.
20 They also that render evil for good are mine adversaries, because I follow the thing that is good.
21 Forsake me not, O Lord; O my God, be not far from me!
22 Make haste to help me, O Lord, my salvation!
Lord God, heavenly Father,
you did not spare your only Son,
but gave him up for us all to be our Savior,
and alongwith him
you have graciously given us all things.
We thank you for your precious, saving gospel,
and we pray that you will help us to believe
in the name of our
faithfully and steadfastly,
for he alone
is our righteousness and wisdom,
our comfort and peace,
so we may stand on the day of his appearing;
through Jesus Christ, your dear Son, our Lord. Amen.
Have a great day Brothers and Sisters of the CJCN, The Lord bless you and keep you;
The Lord make His face shine upon you and be gracious unto you;
The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace. Amen.