Order of Service

                                                        Worship Service    October 13, 2019

 

Words of Welcome: We welcome you in the name of our Risen Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ! If you are visiting us for the first time, please take a moment to fill out the Visitor’s Card and place it in the offering plate later in the service.

* Call to Worship: 1 Chronicles 29:10-13

“Blessed are you, O Lord, the God of Israel our father, forever and ever. Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, for all that is in the heavens and in the earth is yours. Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, and you are exalted as head above all. Both riches and honor come from you, and you rule over all. In your hand are power and might, and in your hand it is to make great and to give strength to all. And now we thank you, our God, and praise your glorious name.”

*Prayer of Invocation (Leader)

Hymn of Praise       “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise”                No. 38

Silent Confession of Sin

Corporate Prayer/Confession of Sin (A Prayer of David in Psalm 51)

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin! For I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me. Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight, so that you may be justified in your words and blameless in your judgment. Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me. Behold, you delight in truth in the inward being, and you teach me wisdom in the secret heart. Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.

Promise of Forgiveness: Hear the promise of forgiveness from Romans 5:2 “Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.”

*Hymn of Encouragement        And Can It Be That I Should Gain”        No. 455

*Old Testament Reading Jonah 3

Confession of Faith: The Belgic Confession, Article 20

Leader: Christian, what do we believe about the Justice and Mercy of God?

Congregation: We believe that God-- who is perfectly merciful and also very just-- sent his Son to assume the nature in which the disobedience had been committed, in order to bear in it the punishment of sin by his most bitter passion and death. So God made known his justice toward his Son, who was charged with our sin, and he poured out his goodness and mercy on us, who are guilty and worthy of damnation, giving to us his Son to die, by a most perfect love, and raising him to life for our justification, in order that by him we might have immortality and eternal life.

**Hymn “      My Faith Has Found a Resting Place”                  468

Prayer of Thanksgiving -

Worship Through Giving - “Shall We Gather at the River” Choir

*Hymn of Preparation “All I Have is Christ”/ Kauflin

Pastoral Prayer Pastor Dave

*New Testament Reading 1 Timothy 1:12-17

Ministry of the Word “Mercy to the Worst of Sinners” Pastor Dave

The LORD’s Supper

Preparation

Words of Institution     Mark 14:12-25

Hymn 246, Verse 1-3

Distribution of the Elements

Hymn 246, Verse 1-3

*Doxology

“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. Amen”

*Benediction

 

If you are able, please stand during times indicated (*)

                                         
                                            

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