August 15, 2021 Bulletin

By grace alone, through faith alone, because of Christ alone

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer


Introit ~ “Praise the Lord, Each Tribe and Nation”


* Hymn ~ “Rise Up, O Men of God”


Welcome and Announcements


Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Psalm 40:4-5


* Hymn #672 ~ “Trust and Obey”


Anthem ~ ”More Love to Thee, O Christ”


Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: Romans 12:14-21


Assurance of Pardon


* Hymn ~ “Speak, O Lord”


Means of Grace

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer


Old Testament Reading: Numbers 11:16-17


New Testament Reading: 1 Timothy 3:1-7


Sermon: “Who is Sufficient for These Things?” (2 Corinthians 2:14 – 3:6)


Ordination: Pastor Henry Flowers III (10am)


Hymn #644 ~ “May the Mind of Christ My Savior”




Response and Blessing

* Doxology to the tune of “For All the Saints” #358


Praise ye the Lord, His mighty works acclaim:

His years are endless, yet is He the same

O sing His praise, give glory to His holy name:

Alleluia, Alleluia. Amen


* Blessing/Benediction


[* indicates to please stand


Sermon Notes

“Who is Sufficient for These Things” (2 Corinthians 2:14 – 3:6)

I. Introduction


II. Priorities and Temptations


A. God’s work His way


B. And about those temptations…


III. Application and Conclusion


A. Plod forward


B. A closing charge



Today: Nursery for children birth through three during 10am worship. Nursery open for self-serve during 8am worship.


Today: The “Worship Training Room” (across from kitchen) is available for young families (livestream available).


Communication from us? Please fill out a pink card (on Information Table)


Today: Church Picnic, 1-4pm @ Sound Christian Academy; Men’s Pie Baking Contest and Talent Show; A-L side dish and dessert, M-Z side dish and salad


Adult Study: “Surprised by Suffering”, Sproul video; 5:45-8:45pm; (next 8/20)


Ladies’ Bible Study: Every other Thursday (next 8/26); 7pm; “The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment”


Men’s Fireside Theology: Discussion of Sproul’s “Everyone’s a Theologian”; every other Friday (next 8/27); 7:30pm


Youth Group: August 20 – HS and MS, 6-9pm; August 29 – HS and MS, 1pm


Next Sunday: Learn descant to “Holy, Holy, Holy”? Choir Room after church


August 21: Church movie at Liberty Theater, “Riot and the Dance: Water,” 6pm


August 29: Interested in helping to prepare meal for B.E.N.? meet after church


Please: Food and drink limited to Fellowship Hall. Thank you.


Next Week’s Sermon Text: 1 Kings 21:14-28 (Pastor Henry)


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