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Sunday, July 5, 2015 Worship
Sixth Sunday After Pentecost

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Prelude Hymns Tunes You Could Sing "My Country 'Tis of Thee" To
(Mason, Italian Hymn, Olivet, National Anthem)
Various
Gathering Song(s) God Bless America
My Country, 'Tis of Thee # 807
Opening Hymn Sweet Hour of Prayer # 640
Special Music My Country 'Tis of Thee Sowash
Offertory Elegy on My Country 'Tis of Thee Linker
Scripture Reading

13You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love. 14The entire law is summed up in a single command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” 15If you keep on biting and devouring each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.
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So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature. 17For the sinful nature desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the sinful nature. They are in conflict with each other, so that you do not do what you want. 18But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under law.

19The acts of the sinful nature are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; 20idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions 21and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.

22But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23gentleness and self–control. Against such things there is no law. 24Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the sinful nature with its passions and desires. 25Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. 26Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other.

Galatians 5:13-26
     
Sermon Called to Be Free Galatians 5:13
     
Closing Hymn Battle Hymn of the Republic # 804
Where the Spirit of the Lord Is # 385
     
Postlude America the Beautiful Diemer

Hymnals: The Celebration Hymnal, unless otherwise noted as: SF=Sing the Faith; HLC=Hymns for the Living Church; HFG=Hymns for the Family of God

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