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Canyon Ministry Leaders

Andrew Gutierrez, Elder, Pastor-Teacher

Jason Drumm, Elder, Associate Pastor
Dave Lutz, Elder
Small Group Ministry
Brad Penner, Elder
Rob Leahy
Security Team
Jeff Nordyke
Childrens Ministry/Administration
Chuck Schafer
Needs Ministry
Jeff Timm
Set-Up, Tear-Down & Sound
Kristy Tracy
Womens Ministry
Jared Willis
Music Ministry

Canyon Bible Church // Prescott

Church Office: 122 N. Cortez Street, Ste. 317
Phone: 928.277.0017 CanyonPrescott.org

The Sovereigns Emotions

John 11:28-37
January 1, 2017
Prayer Meeting: 8:40

Welcome and Announcements

Song: All Glory Be to Christ
Scripture Reading: Galatians 4:1-7
Pastoral Prayer
Assurance of Pardon
Song: Now Why This Fear?
Song: Before the Thorne of God Above
Sermon: The Sovereigns Emotions
Scripture: John 11:28-37
Song: Look and See
Scripture Reading: 1 Timothy 6:15b-16

Application: Are there examples to follow? Commands to obey?

Errors to avoid? Sins to forsake? Promises to claim?
Thoughts about God? Principles to live by?

Be in prayer for the Community Pregnancy Center of
Prescott. Pray for the specific re-quests below for this upcoming year:
-We will have the mind of Christ
-We will grow daily in Christian maturity
-We will appropriate the full armor of God
-We will have a servants heart
-We will reach out to the unsaved

Canyon Announcements
Friendship Folders
Please pass the Friendship Folders, for prayer requests and
praise reports please also register your attendance. If there
is no one sitting at the end of an isle, please make sure the
worship guide gets passed.
Get to Know Canyon
The date of the next Get to Know Canyon Class has been
moved to Sunday January 22nd. This class is for all interested
in learning more about Canyon as well as those considering
membership. The class will take place after Sunday Worship
service here at Prescott High School. Lunch is provided,
please R.S.V.P. to admin@canyonprescott.org.
Lords Table in January
In January we will observe the Lords Table on the 2nd and
4th Sundays.

Book of the Month:
Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions
by Arthur Bennett
Reading Valley of Vision has been a great help to me. The
content of these prayers reflect the spiritual hunger that
exists in all of our souls. The heart cries of saints who have
gone before us have often become my own and have given
me truths to meditate on throughout the day. -Pastor Andrew
Read the blog by John MacArthur titled The Forever Exalted
Christ. Go to: http://www.gty.org/Blog/B161222/the-foreverexalted-christ

Student Ministries
Student Ministries will resume on Wednesday Jan. 18th at Miller Valley School. The Canyon JH/HS Winter Camp will be held
on January 27-29, 2017 at Tonto Rim Christian Camp. The
cost will be $149 per person. Registration is open. To register
contact Pastor Jason at jdrumm@canyonprescott.org or call
the church office at (928) 237-9520.
College Ministry
College Ministry will resume on Friday January 13th at the
Drumms house.
Mens and Womens Bible Study
Upcoming studies, for both men and women, will be held at
American Warehouse located at 226 Sheldon St. Womens
will begin Tues. Jan. 17 and Men Thurs. Jan. 19. Women can
register in the lobby of the main entrance to the Ruth Street
Theater. See the churchs website for more information.
If anyone has moved, in the past year, or has an updated address in which you think that the church may not have, please
email admin@canyonprescott.org. This is to ensure that the
church has your correct information on file.



In John 11:28-37 we learn how Jesus sees death. As we

enter a new year consider how you can grow in your
Christlikeness by 1) weeping with those who weep 2) hating sin that ultimately causes death. What does it look like
in your life to increase in these areas?

The Psalms are some of the oldest songs around. Psalm

98:1 says, Oh sing to the Lord a new song, for he has
done marvelous things. Notice the reasoning there. God
has done marvelous and not just a long time ago. God
has done marvelous things in your life, recently.Because
his mercies are new every morning, (Jer 3:23), we are
constantly searching for new ways to express our gratitude. Songs are one of those ways we express thanks
and praise. Let there be new melodies for new mercies.
We are reminded by the Psalmsto sing to him a new
song (Ps 33:3), and so we say to one another, Oh sing
to the Lord a new song (Ps 96:1) and we say to the Lord,
I will sing a new song to you, O God (Ps 144:9). Here in
the Psalms,we see a divine mandate, a command,that
we not onlysing songs, but that we should also seek to
sing new songs. May the marvelous things that he has
done constantly inspire in our hearts new and creative
chords and melodies and lyrics to sing to our God. He is



In James 1:1 we read that James, the half-brother of Jesus, calls himself a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus
Christ. This is also seen in Romans 1:1 where Paul writes
that he is a servant of Christ Jesus. In regards to servant John MacArthur writes:
Although in Greek culture it most often referred to the involuntary, permanent service of a slave, Paul elevates this
word by using it in its Hebrew sense to describe a servant
who willingly commits himself to serve a master he loves
and respects.
Pray and thank the Lord for a Master to whom the believer
can willingly commit themselves to as a servant of Jesus

Even as Paul prayed for the Thessalonians, may we also

pray. Let his words to them help our meditations as we
think about New Years. To this end we always pray for
you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling and
may fulfill every resolve for good and every work of faith
by his power, so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be
glorified in you, and you in him, according to the grace of
our God and the Lord Jesus Christ. (2 Thessalonians 1:1112) What resolves for good have you made recently? New
Years is a good opportunity for this biblical practice. How
will your resolves for good drive your work of faith in 2017?
And how will you pray, knowing that it is God who fulfills
those resolves by His power?