Quest Church: A Community of Grace
QUEST CHURCH - Easter 2021
WORSHIP: April 4, 2021 - 10am
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  • 2004 Philo Rd, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    Sunday 8:00 AM

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SONG: Testimony

WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRAYER OF GENEROSITY

SONGS: Behold the Lamb

SCRIPTURE READING: Matthew 28:1-20

MESSAGE: The Victory
Pastor Casey Taylor

PRAYER + THE LORD'S PRAYER

COMMUNION
If you're worshiping at home, use the Prayer for Spiritual Communion below.

SONG: Death Was Arrested
PRAYER OF GENEROSITY
We pause for a time of generosity since giving is a part of worship.We renounce selfishness and pray God's generosity will shape our lives.

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Holy Father, you never fail to be generous. Every good thing comes from your hand. Everything I have, and all that I am, belongs to you. You call me to grow in the Way of Jesus who models self-sacrifice.

Therefore...

I renounce spending everything on myself.
I renounce the false glamor of wealth that chokes your word.
I renounce giving that costs me nothing.

I commit to growing in generosity.
I commit to helping the poor.
I commit to supporting the work of your Church.
I commit to being rich in good deeds.

Open my heart. Open my hands. AMEN.
SCRIPTURE READING
Matthew. 28:1-20

After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb.

2 There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow. 4 The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became like dead men.

5 The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. 6 He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. 7 Then go quickly and tell his disciples: ‘He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him.’ Now I have told you.”

8 So the women hurried away from the tomb, afraid yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples. 9 Suddenly Jesus met them. “Greetings,” he said. They came to him, clasped his feet and worshiped him. 10 Then Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid. Go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee; there they will see me.”

11 While the women were on their way, some of the guards went into the city and reported to the chief priests everything that had happened. 12 When the chief priests had met with the elders and devised a plan, they gave the soldiers a large sum of money, 13 telling them, “You are to say, ‘His disciples came during the night and stole him away while we were asleep.’ 14 If this report gets to the governor, we will satisfy him and keep you out of trouble.” 15 So the soldiers took the money and did as they were instructed. And this story has been widely circulated among the Jews to this very day.

16 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

(The New International Version, 2011)
MESSAGE REFLECTION
Reflect on these questions shortly after today's message. To use today's Scripture and message to connect daily with God, use the Field Guide below.

1) What has today's scripture reading and/or message shown you about God?

2) What has today's scripture reading and/or message shown you about yourself?

3) What practical next step do you need to take after today's message?