Central United Methodist Church
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Endicott, New York
Central United Methodist Church, Endicott, NY
A Reconciling Congregation

"Christ, the Living Bread"
Rev. Gladys Blake
August 19, 2018
      

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DESCRIPTION PRESENTER(s) START TIME
Preparing for Worship Sean Stafford 0:01
Greeting Rev. Gladys Blake 2:05
Announcements Carl Northrup 2:43
We Are Called to Worship Carl Northrup 8:40
"Spirit of God, Descent Upon My Heart" Song # 500 10:00
"How Can I Keep From Singing" Women's Quartet: Denise Johnson, Suzette Marino, Pat Breneman, Claire Labbe 13:18
Ephesianws 5:15-20 Tom Hall 15:50
"My Heart is in Your Keeping" Women's Quartet 16:59
Pastoral Prayer & Lord's Prayer Rev. Gladys Blake 21:35
John 6:51-58 Pam Russell 24:11
Sermon - "Christ the Living Bread" Rev. Gladys Blake 26:21
"Precious Name" Song # 536 56:08
Musical Benediction Women's Quartet 57:47
Blessing Rev. Gladys Blake 58:45
Preparing for the Week Sean Stafford 59:22

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Scripture

 

SCRIPTURE READING #1 August 19                                       Tom Hall

Ephesians 5:15-20                                                                        N.T. p.194

 

Be careful then how you live, not as unwise people but as wise, making the most of the time, because the days are evil. So do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. Do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit, as you sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs among yourselves, singing and making melody to the Lord in your hearts, giving thanks to God the Father at all times and for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

 

 

SCRIPTURE READING #2 for August 19                            Pam Russell

John 6:51-58                                                                            The Message

 

“I’m telling you the most solemn and sober truth now: Whoever believes in me has real life, eternal life. I am the Bread of Life. Your ancestors ate the manna bread in the desert and died. But now here is Bread that truly comes down out of heaven. Anyone eating this Bread will not die, ever. I am the Bread—living Bread!—who came down out of heaven. Anyone who eats this Bread will live—and forever! The Bread that I present to the world so that it can eat and live is myself, this flesh-and-blood self.”

At this, the Jews started fighting among themselves: “How can this man serve up his flesh for a meal?”

But Jesus didn’t give an inch. “Only insofar as you eat and drink flesh and blood, the flesh and blood of the Son of Man, do you have life within you. The one who brings a hearty appetite to this eating and drinking has eternal life and will be fit and ready for the Final Day. My flesh is real food and my blood is real drink. By eating my flesh and drinking my blood you enter into me and I into you. In the same way that the fully alive Father sent me here and I live because of him, so the one who makes a meal of me lives because of me. This is the Bread from heaven. Your ancestors ate bread and later died. Whoever eats this Bread will live always.”