Worship Preparation

The Lord’s Day | June 16, 2019


Call to Worship I Chronicles 16:25-26

Leader: For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, and he is to be feared above all gods.


All: For all the gods of the peoples are worthless idols, but the LORD made the heavens.


Prayer of Adoration


Hymns and Songs of Adoration


Jesus Shall Reign Hymn 441

Come Ye Sinners (I Will Arise)

Abide With Me



Confession of Sin adapted from Prone to Wander, p. 26

All: Lord God Almighty, you graciously and generously fill our lives with many wonderful things. You bless us with friends, family, and wealth that most people in this world can’t even imagine. We confess today that we covet and long for things that you haven’t given us, or we are filled with fearful anxiety if we think that you might take away the things or people that we have come to love so much. Help us to trust you in all things. In Jesus’ name, Amen.


Silent Confession


Assurance of Pardon James 1:16-18

Leader: Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers. Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.


Hymn of Assurance 

Come Boldly to the Throne of Grace


Church Life Announcements 


Prayer for Offering



Doxology (with Alleluias) Hymn 733


Pastoral Prayer


New Testament Reading Hebrews 11:17-19

17 By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was in the act of offering up his only son,18 of whom it was said, “Through Isaac shall your offspring be named.”19 He considered that God was able even to raise him from the dead, from which, figuratively speaking, he did receive him back.


Old Testament Reading Genesis 22 


Sermon “The Lord Will Provide”


Confession of Faith Heidelberg Catechism 50-51


Leader: Why is it added, and sits at the right hand of God?


All: Christ ascended into heaven to manifest himself there as Head of his church, through whom the Father governs all things.


Leader:How does the glory of Christ, our Head, benefit us?


All: First, by his Holy Spirit he pours out heavenly gifts upon us, his members. Second, by his power he defends and preserves us against all enemies.


Hymn of Rejoicing

My Hope is Built on Nothing Less Hymn 521






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 unfamilar.

*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? 


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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