August 29, 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 #521 ~ “My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less”


    Welcome and Announcements


    Adoration of God

    Call to Worship: Psalm 29:1-2


    * Hymn #123 ~ “God of Everlasting Glory”


    Confession of Sin

    * Reading of the Law: Deuteronomy 6:20-25


    Assurance of Pardon


    Affirmation of Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism; Q&A 85-86


    85. What does God require of us, that we may escape his wrath and curse, due to us for sin?

    85. To escape the wrath and curse due to us for sin, God requires of us faith in our Lord Jesus Christ and repentance leading to life together with the diligent use of all the outward means by which Christ gives to us the benefits of redemption.


    86. What is faith in Jesus Christ?

    86. Faith in Jesus Christ is a saving grace by which we receive and rest upon him alone for salvation as he is freely offered to us in the gospel.


    * Hymn ~ “How Awesome Is Your Name”


    Means of Grace

    Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer


    Old Testament Reading: Jeremiah 2:9-13


    New Testament Reading: Galatians 4:1-7


    Sermon: “Beware of Worldly Wiseman” (Colossians 2:8-10)


    Hymn #727 ~ “Lead Me, Lord, Lead Me in Thy Righteousness”




    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

  • “Beware of Worldly Wiseman” (Colossians 2:8-10)

    I. Introduction


    II. Warning Against False Teaching


    A. Don’t be taken captive


    B. “Do not do v. 8 because of vv. 9-10”


    III. Application and Conclusion


    A. A lesson from “Pilgrim’s Progress”


    B. “The Self is the creator of his own reality”


  • 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: Interested in helping to prepare meal for BEN? Meet after church


    Today: SS rosters in FH; check to see your children/youth signed up


    Today: MS and HS on American Lake; 3pm-7pm


    Saturday, September 11: Men’s/Boys’ Breakfast; “Masculinity”; 8-9:30am


    Adult Study: “Surprised by Suffering”, Sproul video; 5:45-8:45pm; (next 9/3)


    Men’s Fireside Theology: Discussion of Sproul’s “Everyone’s a Theologian”; every other Friday (next 9/10); 7:30pm


    Sept. 12: SS Kick-off, 9-9:45am; begin one worship service at 10am


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


    Pantry: Food available for our families in kitchen


    Next Week’s Sermon Text: Colossians 2:11-12