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Morning Worship   4/29/18

God Gathers His People

Prelude     Please be seated quietly when musical prelude begins

The Gloria Patri
*Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost,
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
World without end. Amen.  Amen

*Call to worship:  Responsive Insert

*Hymn of Praise:     # 290  Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise

Prayer of Invocation and the Lord’s Prayer

*Hymn of Assurance:     # 665  What Time I Am Afraid

Prayer of Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, and Supplication

Presentation of Offering


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.

Profession of our Faith:  WCF 8.1 (p. 853 hymnal)

God Instructs Us in His Ways

Reading of the Word of God: - Isaiah 45:20-25
                                                       -Colossians 1: 3-8

Preaching of the Word of God:  Pastor John Schortmann
                                                     The Growth of the Gospel

     *Hymn of response:     # 512 I Lay My Sin on Jesus


* Benediction Response:          

God be merciful to me, on Thy grace I rest my plea.
Plenteous in compassion Thou, blot out my transgressions now.
Wash me, make me pure within, cleanse, O cleanse me from my sin.
(hymn #486)

* Congregation Standing   

Evening Worship   4/29/18

God Gathers His People

Prelude     Please be seated quietly when musical prelude begins

*Call to worship:  Responsive Insert

*Hymn of Praise:     # 243 Praise the Savior Now and Ever

Pastoral Prayer

Profession of our faith:  WCF 8.6  (p.853 hymnal)

Offerings: We have a collection box on the table by the sanctuary door for your evening offerings.

God Instructs Us in His Ways

*Hymn of preparation:    # 461 Not What My Hands Have Done

Reading of the Word of God:   - 1 John 3:1-8
                                                       -Genesis 12: 1-8


Preaching of the word of God:  Pastor John Schortmann
                                          The Promise of Christ to Abraham

*Hymn of response:     # 550  There Is a Land of Pure Delight


*Benediction Response:            

Not one, but all our days below,
let us in hymns employ.
And in our Lord rejoicing,
go to his eternal joy.
(hymn #393)

~A Thought to Ponder~
God does not justify us because we are worthy.
But by justifying us He makes us worthy.
Thomas Watson (d. 1686)

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