What We Know
1 John 5:6-21
Call to Worship
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
From the house of the Lord we bless you.
The Lord is God, and he has made his light shine on us.
With branches in hand, join in the festal procession, up to the horns of the altar.
You are my God, and I will praise you; you are my God, and I will exalt you.
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.
After Jesus had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. As he approached Bethphage and Bethany at the hill called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here. If anyone asks you, ‘Why are you untying it?’ say, ‘The Lord needs it.’”
Those who were sent ahead went and found it just as he had told them. As they were untying the colt, its owners asked them, “Why are you untying the colt?”
They replied, “The Lord needs it.”
They brought it to Jesus, threw their cloaks on the colt and put Jesus on it.
As he went along, people spread their cloaks on the road.
When he came near the place where the road goes down the Mount of Olives,
the whole crowd of disciples began joyfully to praise God in loud voices for all the miracles they had seen:
“Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!”
“Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!”
Assurance of Pardon
So then, brothers, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh. For if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live. For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons and daughters, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!”
The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.
As you go, remember that we have received a kingdom that cannot be shaken.
May we live a life of worship and thanksgiving in response to the gift we’ve been given.
Sunday April 22 | 5:00pm – 7:00pm | 333 Warner
Don’t miss our next member meeting! We’ll be celebrating what’s been going on in our church family and sharing the latest updates. And, of course, there will be Eli’s BBQ! Members and members-in-process are welcome. Childcare will be provided during the meeting.
Women’s Spring Gathering
Friday, April 27 | 7:30pm | 333 Warner
Enjoy an evening of catching up, meeting new people and worshiping together. This evening is about sharing and growing with other. Please bring a sweet or savory snack to share.
Sunday, April 29 | 333 Warner
Babies are a blessing from the Lord! Baby Dedication is a time for those who call CTK home to bring their kids forward to be prayed for as a community as we commit to raising them together in gospel community. This is a great opportunity to invite friends and family and is open to all parents of children 18 months or younger. To sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Member Class
Saturday, May 5 | 9:00am – 2:00pm | 333 Warner
We believe church membership is an important way to commit to God and to one another. If you are interested in becoming a member of CTK or simply learning more about our church, then membership class is for you. Sign up today at ctkcincy.com/membership. Childcare will not be available. Lunch is provided.