August 28, 2022 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer

 

Introit ~ “Look Upon Us, Blessed Lord”

 

* Hymn ~ “The Love of God”

 

Welcome and Announcements

 

Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Psalm 100:1-3

 

* Hymn ~ “How Deep the Father’s Love for Us”

 

Anthem ~ “Faith and Hope and Love”

 

Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: Matthew 22:36-40

 

Assurance of Pardon

 

Affirmation of Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism, Q&A 37-38

 

Q. 37. What benefits do believers receive from Christ at death?

A. 37. The souls of believers are at their death made perfect in holiness and immediately pass into glory and their bodies, being still united to Christ, rest in their graves until the resurrection.

 

Q. 38. What benefits do believers receive from Christ at the resurrection?

A. 38. At the resurrection Christ will immediately raise up in glory all believers; he will openly acknowledge and acquit them in the day of judgement, graciously rewarding them according to their works of faith, and they will enter into the full enjoyment of God for all eternity.

 

* Hymn ~ “The Gift of Love” (Hopson)

 

Means of Grace

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

 

Old Testament Reading: Deuteronomy 10:12-22

 

New Testament Reading: 1 John 4:7-12

 

Sermon: “The Power of Love” (1 Corinthians 13)

 

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

 

Communion

 

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

>1 Corinthians 13)

I. Introduction

 

II. The Love Chapter

 

A. Still talking about spiritual gifts

 

B. More on cessation

 

III. Application and Conclusion

 

A. Help from the first “Great Awakening”

 

B. Jesus embodies 1 Corinthians 13

 

Announcements

Today: Nursery for children birth through three during Worship.

 

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

 

Communication from us? Please fill out a Communication Card (on back table)

 

Today: Sign-up for MOMS group; begins Sept. 15; 10-11:30am; childcare, “Shepherding a Child’s Heart”

 

Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday: Abortion Outreach Ministry

 

Friday: “Equipping the Saints”; 6pm

 

Saturday: Baby shower

 

Sunday School: September 11 “Kickoff”; classes for all begin September 18

 

Bible Education Night: Begins Sept. 14 (2nd and 4th Wednesday’s); 6pm dinner, 6:30 singing, 6:45-7:30pm classes and Small Groups for all

 

Fall Dates to Remember: Sept. 15 “Evangelism Training” (Ray Comfort model) for Puyallup Fair Outreach on 9/17; Oct. 1 “Men’s Breakfast”; Oct. 23 “Reformation Sunday”; Oct. 28-29 “Slaying Leviathan Conference”

 

Food Pantry: Food available for church families in kitchen

 

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

 

Next Week’s Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 14:1-25

 

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