Worship Preparation

The Lord’s Day | October 13, 2019


Prelude 
 

Call to Worship Psalm 95:6

All: Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the LORD, our Maker!

Prayer of Adoration 

Song and Hymn of Praise
Eternal Weight Of Glory

It Is Well (With My Soul)

Call to Confession of Sin Hebrews 10:24-25

Leader: And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

Silent Confession

Assurance of Pardon Colossians 3:12-13

All: Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.

Songs of Assurance
Only A Holy God

His Mercy Is More

Church Life Announcements

Prayer for Offering


Offertory

Doxology, Hymn 731

Confession of Faith Heidelberg Catechism 76

Leader: What does it mean to eat the crucified body of Christ and to drink his shed blood? 

All: First, to accept with a believing heart all the suffering and the death of Christ, and so receive forgiveness of sins and life eternal. Second, to be united more and more to his sacred body through the Holy Spirit, who lives both in Christ and in us. Therefore, although Christ is in heaven and we are on earth, yet we are flesh of his flesh and bone of his bones, and we forever live and are governed by one Spirit, as the members of our body are by one soul.                                                  


Pastoral Prayer 

 

Old Testament Reading Isaiah 45:20-22


New Testament Reading Acts 2: 42-47

42 And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. 43 And awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were being done through the apostles. 44 And all who believed were together and had all things in common. 45 And they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had need. 46 And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts,

47 praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.


Sermon, Acts
"A Supernatural Community"   Ken Langley

Hymn of Rejoicing
There Is Power In The Blood

Benediction

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Further Reflection

*Take some time to read the words and sing the songs before Sunday and rejoice in the Lord. This will help you to engage in the singing, especially if the songs are unfamiliar.

*Sin has separated us from God, but Jesus has done away with our sin by his death and resurrection and therefore we can have a full, intimate relationship with God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Do you come to the worship service as someone who is separated from God? 

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More resources on worship

The Victorious Lamb  Sermon 5/26/19

What is Your Song? Blog Post

Songs We Sing Together Blog Post

Then Sings My Soul Blog Post

Storied Worship Blog Post

Music at Peace Blog Post

Worship Reformation - Sermon from 10/8/17

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