guide to worship order
for the first response of the Great Thanksgiving
personal call story
12.41, “Isaiah … saw [Jesus’] glory and spoke about him”
grief – hem of the robe, “extremity of his train”
“unclean lips”, coal to his lips
wings cover face – before the glory of the Lord (Ex 33.18-23)
wings cover feet – before the holiness of the Lord (Ex 3.5)
wings fly – to obey the word of the Lord (Ps 104.4)
name; with what awe, with what terror, with what wonder? … But you, in your
prayers and supplications, call upon him with much listlessness (Ancient
Christian Commentary on Scripture, OT X, Isaiah 1-39)
Way of the Desert) – made to be close to God … tears at what we miss
Dillard on worship – crash helmets and life preservers, lash us to our pews
“Who Is God?” – not being good enough, but being loved
Jesus in communist
guilt is forgiven, sin atoned for
shall I send?
am I, send me
leads to mission
vision required …
has touched your lips” – coal, the host
Chrysostom, in Steven A. McKinion, editor. 2004.
Christian Commentary on Scripture, OT X, Isaiah 1-39.
editor, Thomas Oden. Institute of Classical Christian Studies.
Bernard Bangley, editor. 2007. By Way of the Desert: 365 Daily
Dillard, as recalled from a magazine quote published years ago