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


  • Announcements

    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)