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    1. Lyrics, Scriptures & Pictures for Jan 17, 2021

      Open The Eyes Of My Heart: Paul Baloche


      Open the eyes of my heart, Lord

      Open the eyes of my heart

      I want to see You

      I want to see You


      Open the eyes of my heart, Lord

      Open the eyes of my heart

      I want to see You

      I want to see You


      [Chorus:]

      To see you high and lifted up

      Shining in the light of Your glory

      Pour out Your power and love

      As we sing holy, holy, holy


      [Chorus]


      Holy, holy, holy

      Holy, holy, holy

      Holy, holy, holy

      I want to see You


      Open the eyes of my heart, Lord

      Open the eyes of my heart

      I want to see You

      I want to see You


      [Chorus]


      Holy, holy, holy

      Holy, holy, holy

      Holy, holy, holy

      I want to see You


      Take My Life: Norton Hall Band


      Take my life and let it be

      Consecrated, Lord, to Thee.

      Take my hands and let them move

      At the impulse of Thy love;

      At the impulse of Thy love.


      Take my feet and let them be

      Swift and beautiful for Thee.

      Take my voice and let me sing,

      Always, only, for my King;

      Always, only, for my King.


      Take my silver and my gold;

      Not a mite would I withhold;

      Take my moments and my days,

      Let them flow in endless praise;

      Let them flow in endless praise.


      Take my will, and make it Thine;

      It shall be no longer mine.

      Take my heart; it is Thine own;

      It shall be Thy royal throne;

      It shall be Thy royal throne.


      Take my heart; it is Thine own;

      It shall be Thy royal throne;

      It shall be Thy royal throne.


      Acts 13:1-5

      Among the prophets and teachers of the church at Antioch of Syria were Barnabas, Simeon (called “the black man”), Lucius (from Cyrene), Manaen (the childhood companion of King Herod Antipas), and Saul. 2 One day as these men were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Appoint Barnabas and Saul for the special work to which I have called them.” 3 So after more fasting and prayer, the men laid their hands on them and sent them on their way.


      4 So Barnabas and Saul were sent out by the Holy Spirit. They went down to the seaport of Seleucia and then sailed for the island of Cyprus. 5 There, in the town of Salamis, they went to the Jewish synagogues and preached the word of God. John Mark went with them as their assistant.


      Numbers 8:5-11

      Then the Lord said to Moses, 6 “Now set the Levites apart from the rest of the people of Israel and make them ceremonially clean. 7 Do this by sprinkling them with the water of purification, and have them shave their entire body and wash their clothing. Then they will be ceremonially clean. 8 Have them bring a young bull and a grain offering of choice flour moistened with olive oil, along with a second young bull for a sin offering. 9 Then assemble the whole community of Israel, and present the Levites at the entrance of the Tabernacle. 10 When you present the Levites before the Lord, the people of Israel must lay their hands on them. 11 Raising his hands, Aaron must then present the Levites to the Lord as a special offering from the people of Israel, thus dedicating them to the Lord’s service.


      1. Lyrics, Scripture & Pictures for Jan 10, 2021

        Way Maker


        You are here

        Moving in our midst

        I worship You

        I worship You


        You are here

        Working in this place

        I worship You

        I worship You


        Waymaker

        Miracle Worker

        Promise Keeper

        Light in the darkness

        My God

        That is who You are


        You are here

        Touching every heart

        I worship You

        I worship You


        You are here

        Healing every heart

        I worship You

        I worship You


        You are here

        Mending every heart

        I worship You

        I worship You


        You are here

        Turning lives around

        I worship You

        I worship You


        That is who You are

        That is who You are

        That is who You are

        That is who You are


        Waymaker

        Miracle Worker

        Waymaker

        Miracle Worker

        Waymaker

        Miracle Worker

        Waymaker

        Miracle Worker


        Even when I don't see it, You're working

        Even when I can't feel it, You're working

        You never stop, You never stop working

        You never stop, You never stop working


        I Know That My Redeemer Lives


        I know that my Redeemer lives;

        what comfort this sweet sentence gives!

        He lives, He lives, who once was dead;

        He lives, my everliving Head.


        He lives triumphant from the grave,

        He lives eternally to save,

        He lives all-glorious in the sky,

        He lives exalted there on high.


        He lives to bless me with His love,

        He lives to plead for me above,

        He lives my hungry soul to feed,

        He lives to help in time of need.


        He lives to grant me rich supply,

        He lives to guide me with His eye,

        He lives to comfort me when faint,

        He live to hear my soul's complaint.


        He lives to silence all my fears,

        He lives to wipe away my tears,

        He lives to calm my troubled heart,

        He lives all blessings to impart.


        He lives, my kind, wise, heav'nly friend,

        He lives and loves me to the end;

        He lives, and while He lives, I'll sing;

        He lives, my Prophet, Priest, and King.


        He lives and grants me daily breath;

        He lives and I shall conquer death;

        He lives my mansion to prepare;

        He lives to bring me safely there.


        He lives, all glory to His name!

        He lives, my Jesus, still the same.

        Oh, the sweet joy this sentence gives,

        "I know that my Redeemer lives!"


        Acts 12:20-25

        Now Herod was very angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon. So they sent a delegation to make peace with him because their cities were dependent upon Herod’s country for food. The delegates won the support of Blastus, Herod’s personal assistant, 21 and an appointment with Herod was granted. When the day arrived, Herod put on his royal robes, sat on his throne, and made a speech to them. 22 The people gave him a great ovation, shouting, “It’s the voice of a god, not of a man!”


        23 Instantly, an angel of the Lord struck Herod with a sickness, because he accepted the people’s worship instead of giving the glory to God. So he was consumed with worms and died.


        24 Meanwhile, the word of God continued to spread, and there were many new believers.


        25 When Barnabas and Saul had finished their mission to Jerusalem, they returned, taking John Mark with them.


        1. published a newsletter

          ReadHappy New Year (Important Information Inside)

          For I am about to do something new.

            See, I have already begun! Do you not see it?

          I will make a pathway through the wilderness.

            I will create rivers in the dry wasteland.

          Isaiah 43:19


          Happy New Year!

          Lo and behold, God creates, sustains, and is with us this very January day. 2020 is now in our rearview mirror. We had a low key celebration at the ol’ Talbot residence with lots of food and a little bit of noise. We love ya guys and are eagerly awaiting what our good Lord has in store for all of us this brand new year.


          Let’s see, where shall I begin . . . ah, yes, I know: we’ve updated our website (fcogtulare.com) so that you can now go back and watch our previous Sunday Services. We’re also working on a studio so that we can deliver quality online content with an interactive experience. We’ll be sure to keep you in the loop as we progress forward. 


          Serve Tulare will begin focusing on getting to know our church neighborhood this Thursday. Jesus commands us to love our neighbors, yet if we do not know our neighbors then how are we to love? We are still interested in helping individuals and families in need. If you would like to be a part of Serve Tulare please contact either myself (Pastor Aaron) or Pam Dally.


          An interactive James Bible Study will begin February 1, 6pm and will run for 9 weeks, ending March 29. The Bible Study will take place online as well as in the parking lot on our FCOG radio station (accessible only in our south parking lot). We’ll be incorporating the 12 Spiritual Disciplines as we work our way through James. 


          Finally, I’ll be hosting an Informational Meeting on January 28, 6pm here on Campus and online, entitled COVID-19: The Great Reset. We are not just amidst a global pandemic but also a global reset that will change how we interact economically, socially, geopolitically, environmentally, and technologically. All of this is outlined and planned by the World Economic Forum (you can pick up their book here) with support from over 600 businesses and groups (such as Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Bank of America, etc.). The intention of the meeting is to pass on information that will give us a greater understanding of the times allowing us to better discern and pray. 


          It’s a new year and God is on the move. Let’s continue to follow in His ways as He creates a path for all of us.


          Happy New Year,

          Pastor Aaron

          1. Sounds like great stuff coming up 🎣👍🏼 I’m looking forward to James study 📚 and the reset message and more. Thanks Pastor for your continued efforts and dedication to our church and community. 🤗
        2. published a newsletter

          ReadDrive In Christmas Eve Service
          Thursday, 4pm Southside of Campus 88.1 FM

          So the Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we have seen his glory, the glory of the Father’s one and only Son.

          John 1:14


          Ho, ho, ho:


          The big, bearded, jolly man in the red coat isn't the only one full of laughter and joy - we are too! It's not because of the sweet presents under the tree (though that helps), nor because of the heaped over plates of mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, turkey, etc (or maybe a goose for this Christmas?!?); it's because God came to us, fully man and fully, well, God! His home wasn't our home so He made His home here among us. And if that's not worth at least a smile, remember that He's still making His home among us through His Holy Spirit.


          Ho, ho, ho says Santa Clause as he dishes out toys. Yet, imagine the divine joy and laughter as Jesus dishes out His unfailing love and faithfulness. How glorious! And even more so than a heavenly Christmas star. We see the glory of God on full display in Jesus. What joy!


          If you can, drop in on Christmas Eve, 4pm, south side of the campus for a joyful drive in service. It's safe and is a fantastic way to worship our Savior. Can't wait to see you there!


          Merry Christmas!

          Pastor Aaron

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            Thursday, December 31st, 2020, 12:00 am – Friday, January 1st, 2021, 11:30 pm