Would That All Were As I Am

Series: Home: A Series on the Christian Family

Would That All Were As I Am

October 10, 2021 | Everett Meadors

Passage: 1 Corinthians 7:7-9

Where do unmarried people fit in the vision of the Christian home and family life? We have heard how marriage and family gloriously fulfill the design of our bodies and reflect the mystery of Christ and the Church and portray the splendor of the gospel and the eternal fatherhood of God. Are the unmarried excluded from this vision or do they have another role reflecting and magnifying different facets of divine splendor? Come and see.

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TCC Order of Worship, 10.10.21



How Marvelous

Traditional Hymn with Bridge by Shane & Shane


I stand amazed in the presence

Of Jesus the Nazarene

And wonder how He could love me A sinner condemned unclean


How marvelous how wonderful

And my song shall ever be

How marvelous how wonderful

Is my Savior's love for me


He took my sins and my sorrows 

He made them His very own

He bore the burden to Calvary 

And suffered and died alone


Forever i will sing your praise Jesus, risen King

Oh my God, I stand amazed That You love me


And, When with the ransomed in glory 

His face I last shall see

'Twill be my joy through the ages

To sing of His love for me

King Of Love

I Am They


The King of Love my Shepherd is

 whose goodness faileth never

I nothing lack if I am His and He is mine forever

And He is mine forever

Where streams of living water flow 

my ransomed soul He leadeth

And where the verdant pastures grow with food celestial feedeth


Never failing Ruler of my heart

Everlasting Lover of my soul

On the mountain high or in the valley low

The King of Love my Shepherd is

The King of Love my Shepherd is


Lost and foolish off I strayed 

but yet in love He sought me

And on His shoulder gently laid 

and home rejoicing brought me

In death's dark veil I fear no ill with 

Thee dear Lord beside me

Thy rod and staff my comfort still, 

Thy cross before to guide me


Oh Hallelujah Hallelujah

Oh Hallelujah Hallelujah


And so through all the length of days 

Thy goodness faileth never

Good Shepherd may I sing Your praise 

Within Your house forever

Within Your house forever 





Be Still My Soul

Traditional Hymn


Be still my soul, the Lord is on your side

Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain

Leave to your God to order and provide

In every change he faithful will remain

Be still my soul, your best, your heavenly friend

Through thorny ways leads to a joyful end


Be still my soul, your God will undertake

To guide the future as he has the past

Your hope, your confidence let nothing shake

All now mysterious shall be bright at last

Be still my soul, the waves and winds still know

His voice who ruled them while he dwelt below


In You I rest, in You I found my hope 

In You I trust, You never let me go 

I place my life within Your hands alone 

Be still, my soul


Be still my soul, when dearest friends depart

And all is darkened in the vale of tears

Then shall you better know his love, his heart

Who comes to soothe your sorrow and your fears

Be still my soul, your Jesus can repay

From his own fullness all he takes away


Be still my soul, the hour is hast'ning on

When we shall be forever with the Lord

When disappointment, grief, and fear are gone

Sorrow forgot, love's purest joys restored

Be still my soul, when change and tears are past

All safe and blessed we shall meet at last


His Mercy Is More

Matt Papa


What love could remember no wrongs we have done 

Omniscient all knowing He counts not their sum

Thrown into a sea without bottom or shore

Our sins they are many His mercy is more


Praise the Lord His mercy is more

Stronger than darkness new every morn

Our sins they are many His mercy is more


What patience would wait as we constantly roam

What Father so tender is calling us home

He welcomes the weakest the vilest the poor

Our sins they are many His mercy is more


What riches of kindness He lavished on us

His blood was the payment His life was the cost

We stood 'neath a debt we could never af - ford

Our sins they are many His mercy is more




In Christ Alone

Keith & Kristyn Getty


In Christ alone my hope is found,

He is my light, my strength, my song;

This Cornerstone, this solid Ground,

Firm through the fiercest drought and storm. 

What heights of love, what depths of peace, 

When fears are stilled, when strivings cease! 

My Comforter, my All in All,

Here in the love of Christ I stand.


In Christ alone! Who took on flesh 

Fullness of God in helpless babe!

This gift of love and righteousness 

Scorned by the ones he came to save:

Till on that cross as Jesus died,

The wrath of God was satisfied 

For every sin on Him was laid; 

Here in the death of Christ I live.


There in the ground His body lay

Light of the world by darkness slain: 

Then bursting forth in glorious Day

Up from the grave he rose again!

And as He stands in victory

Sin's curse has lost its grip on me,

For I am His and He is mine

Bought with the precious blood of Christ.


No guilt in life, no fear in death, 

This is the power of Christ in me; 

From life's first cry to final breath. 

Jesus commands my destiny.

No power of hell, no scheme of man, 

Can ever pluck me from His hand; 

Till He returns or calls me home, 

Here in the power of Christ I'll stand.


Revelation Song

Covered by Kari Jobe


Worthy is the Lamb Who was slain

Holy holy is He

Sing a new song to Him Who sits on

Heaven's mercy seat


Holy holy holy is the Lord God Almighty

Who was and is and is to come

With all creation I sing Praise to the King of kings

You are my everything And I will adore You


Clothed in rainbows of living color

Flashes of lightning rolls of thunder

Blessing and honor strength and glory and power be

To You the only wise King


Filled with wonder awestruck wonder

At the mention of Your name

Jesus Your name is power breath and living water

Such a marvelous mystery




Praise God from whom all blessings flow

Praise Him all Creatures here below

Praise him above ye heavenly host

Praise Father Son and Holy Ghost





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