Message Series: Advent 2020: Promise and Fulfillment


The Incarnation Through the Eyes of CS Lewis
John 1:1-4,14

Please note that as of November 20, 2020 Boulder County moves to a code red safety restriction for Covid-19. This means in-person Sunday gatherings at Crestview must be limited to 50 people (not including staff). This also means all attendees must make a reservation to attend in person. Thank you!

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Audio message: The Incarnation Through the Eyes of CS Lewis, Pastor Mark Quist, John 1:1-4, 14

Message audio can also be found on the Messages by Date and Messages by Series: Advent 2020: Promise & Fulfillment pages later the same day.


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Order of Worship and Song Lyrics

PRE-SERVICE: – GATHERING MUSIC… JEFF  

WELCOME AND OPENING PRAYER: JEFF

SONG: “HARK THE HERALD ANGELS SING”

HARK THE HERALD ANGELS SING

GLORY TO THE NEWBORN KING

PEACE ON EARTH, AND MERCY MILD

GOD AND SINNERS RECONCILED

JOYFUL, ALL YE NATIONS, RISE

JOIN THE TRIUMPH OF THE SKIES

WITH ANGELIC HOST PROCLAIM

CHRIST IS BORN IN BETHLEHEM

HARK THE HERALD ANGELS SING

GLORY TO THE NEWBORN KING

CHRIST, BY HIGHEST HEAV’N ADORED

CHRIST THE EVERLASTING LORD

LATE IN TIME BEHOLD HIM COME

OFFSPRING OF A VIRGIN’S WOMB

VEILED IN FLESH THE GODHEAD SEE

HAIL TH’INCARNATE DEITY

PLEASED AS MAN WITH MAN TO DWELL

JESUS, OUR EMMANUEL

HARK THE HERALD ANGELS SING

GLORY TO THE NEWBORN KING

HAIL THE HEAV’N-BORN PRINCE OF PEACE

HAIL THE SUN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS

LIGHT AND LIFE TO ALL HE BRINGS

RIS’N WITH HEALING IN HIS WINGS

MILD HE LAYS HIS GLORY BY

BORN THAT MAN NO MORE MAY DIE

BORN TO RAISE THE SONS OF EARTH

BORN TO GIVE THEM SECOND BIRTH

HARK THE HERALD ANGELS SING

GLORY TO THE NEWBORN KING

SONG: “O COME ALL YE FAITHFUL”

O COME, ALL YE FAITHFUL, JOYFUL AND TRIUMPHANT!

O COME YE, O COME YE, TO BETHLEHEM

COME AND BEHOLD HIM

BORN THE KING OF ANGELS

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM

CHRIST THE LORD

SING, CHOIRS OF ANGELS, SING IN EXULTATION

SING, ALL YE CITIZENS OF HEAVEN ABOVE!

GLORY TO GOD

ALL GLORY IN THE HIGHEST

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM

CHRIST THE LORD

YEA, LORD, WE GREET THEE, BORN THIS HAPPY MORNING

JESUS, TO THEE BE GLORY GIVEN

WORD OF THE FATHER

NOW IN FLESH APPEARING

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM

CHRIST THE LORD

RESPONSIVE READING: JEFF  (PSALM 146 AND ISAIAH 35)

LEADER: BLESSED ARE THOSE WHOSE HOPE IS IN THE LORD THEIR GOD. 

PEOPLE: STRENGTHEN THE FEEBLE HANDS, STEADY THE KNEES THAT GIVE WAY; SAY TO THOSE WITH FEARFUL HEARTS, BE STRONG, DO NOT FEAR; YOUR GOD WILL COME TO SAVE YOU. 

LEADER: HE IS THE MAKER OF HEAVEN AND EARTH, THE SEA, AND EVERYTHING IN THEM – HE REMAINS FAITHFUL FOREVER.   

PEOPLE: THE LORD SETS PRISONERS FREE.  OPENS THE EYES OF THE BLIND.  UNSTOPS THE EARS OF THE DEAF.  HE LIFTS UP THOSE WHO ARE BOWED DOWN.  SUSTAINS THE FATHERLESS AND THE WIDOW.  FRUSTRATES THE WAYS OF THE WICKED.   

LEADER: PREPARE THE WAY OF THE LORD.  MAKE A HIGHWAY IN THE DESERT LAND.   

PEOPLE: IT WILL BE CALLED THE WAY OF HOLINESS.  THE LORD HAS MADE THIS PATHWAY KNOWN.   

PRAYER: MARK   

MESSAGE: THE INCARNATION THROUGH THE EYES OF CS LEWISMERE CHRISTIANITY AND DR JERRY ROOT 

SONG RESPONSE: “COME THOUGH LONG EXPECTED JESUS”

COME, THOU LONG EXPECTED JESUS

BORN TO SET THY PEOPLE FREE

FROM OUR FEARS AND SINS RELEASE US

LET US FIND OUR REST IN THEE

ISRAEL’S STRENGTH AND CONSOLATION

HOPE OF ALL THE EARTH THOU ART

DEAR DESIRE OF EVERY NATION

JOY OF EVERY LONGING HEART

BORN THY PEOPLE TO DELIVER

BORN A CHILD AND YET A KING

BORN TO REIGN IN US FOREVER

NOW THY GRACIOUS KINGDOM BRING

BY THINE OWN ETERNAL SPIRIT

RULE IN ALL OUR HEARTS ALONE

BY THINE ALL SUFFICIENT MERIT

RAISE US TO THY GLORIOUS THRONE

CLOSING ANNOUNCEMENTS AND PARTING BLESSING:  PASTOR MARK

T/Y TO THE MANY WHO HAVE BEEN WORKING BEHIND THE SCENES TO PULL OFF OUR WEEKLY LIVESTREAM AND AUDIOVISUAL TECH NEEDED: VINCE HUFFAKER, JOE AND MARGARET VANANDEL, AND ERIC NIENHOUSE.