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Verse 1
Father of kindness
You have poured out grace
You brought me out of darkness
You have filled me with peace
Giver of mercy
You’re my help in time of need
Lord I can’t help but sing


Chorus 1
Faithful You are
Faithful forever You will be
Faithful You are
All Your promises are Yes and Amen
All Your promises are Yes and Amen

Verse 2
Beautiful Savior
You have brought me near
You pulled me from the ashes
You have broken ev’ry curse
Blessed Redeemer
You have set this captive free
Lord I can’t help but sing


Chorus 2
Faithful You are
Faithful forever You will be
Faithful You are yes You are
All Your promises are Yes and Amen


I will rest in Your promises
My confidence is Your faithfulness


All Your promises are Yes and Amen
All Your promises are Yes and Amen


CCLI Song # 7048885
Chris McClarney | Nate Moore | Tony Brown





Verse 1

I searched the world
but it couldn’t fill me
Man’s empty praise and
treasures that fade
Are never enough
Then You came along and
put me back together
And every desire is now satisfied
here in Your love


Oh there’s nothing better than You
There’s nothing better than You
Lord there’s nothing
Nothing is better than You

Verse 2

I’m not afraid to show You
my weakness
My failures and flaws
Lord You’ve seen them all
And You still call me friend
‘Cause the God of the mountain
Is the God of the valley
And there’s not a place
Your mercy and grace
won’t find me again


Bridge 1
You turn mourning to dancing
You give beauty for ashes
You turn shame into glory
You’re the only one who can


Bridge 2
You turn graves into gardens
You turn bones into armies
You turn seas into highways
You’re the only one who can


CCLI Song # 7138219
Brandon Lake | Chris Brown | Steven Furtick | Tiffany Hammer




SERMON TITLE: Living Stones

TEACHER: Dr. Assad Saif

PASSAGE: 1 Peter 2:4 – 10




The Problem: We lose sight of how precious we are to God.





1 Peter 2:4-5 (NIV)

4 As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him— 5 you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.


Main Point: You are royal priests. (vv. 4-5)



We are precious to God and so much so that you have a role to perform, you are part of a royal priesthood… and are a royal priest.
Can you believe it?




1 Peter 2:6 (NIV)

6 For in Scripture it says:
“See, I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and precious cornerstone, and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame.”


Observation 1: Jesus is the cornerstone. (v. 6)




TEKTON = Builder



Where do you put your trust?
It is in Jesus?




1 Peter 2:7-8 (NIV)

7 Now to you who believe, this stone is precious. But to those who do not believe,
“The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone,”
8 and, “A stone that causes people to stumble and a rock that makes them fall.”
They stumble because they disobey the message—which is also what they were destined for.


Observation 2: People will reject Jesus. (vv. 7-8)




1 Peter 2:9-10 (NIV)

9 But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
10 Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.


The Challenge: Live like you been changed by God. (vv. 9-10)


When you remember God’s amazing love for you, it should motivate you to step into your God given calling.
That is to be God’s masterpiece.
To find that special thing God wants you to do use to bring Him glory!


~End of Sermon~





Verse 1
My hope is built on nothing less
Than Jesus’ blood and righteousness
I dare not trust the sweetest frame
But wholly trust in Jesus’ Name


Christ alone cornerstone
Weak made strong in the Saviour’s love
Through the storm He is Lord
Lord of all

Verse 2

When darkness seems to hide His face
I rest on His unchanging grace
In every high and stormy gale
My anchor holds within the veil
My anchor holds within the veil


He is Lord Lord of all


Verse 3
When He shall come with trumpet sound
Oh may I then in Him be found
Dressed in His righteousness alone
Faultless stand before the throne


CCLI Song # 6158927
Edward Mote | Eric Liljero | Jonas Myrin | Reuben Morgan | William Batchelder Bradbury






Verse 1
We’ve seen what You can do
oh God of wonders
Your power has no end
The things You’ve done before
in greater measure
You will do again


‘Cause there’s no prison wall
You can’t break through
No mountain You can’t move
All things are possible
There’s no broken body You can’t raise
No soul that You can’t save
All things are possible
(things are possible)


The darkest night
You can light it up
You can light it up
Oh God of revival
Let hope arise
Death is overcome
You’ve already won
Oh God of revival


Verse 2
You rose in victory and
now You’re seated
Forever on the throne
So why should my heart fear
what You defeated
I will trust in You alone


Come awaken Your people
come awaken this city
Oh God of revival
pour it out…pour it out
Every stronghold will crumble
(I) Hear the chains hit the ground
Oh God of revival
pour it out…pour it out


Oh oh God of revival


CCLI Song # 7133285
Brian Johnson | Phil Wickham


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