February 27, 2022 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer


Introit ~ “Our God, to Whom We Turn”


* Hymn #521 ~ “My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less”


Welcome and Announcements


Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Psalm 103:17-19


* Hymn #455 ~ “And Can It Be That I Should Gain”


Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: Matthew 6:25-34


Assurance of Pardon


Affirmation of Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism, Q&A 7-8


Q. 7. What are the decrees of God?

A. 7. The decrees of God are his eternal plan, according to the purpose of his will, by which, for his own glory, he has foreordained whatever comes to pass; yet in such a manner as to be in no way the author of sin.


Q. 8. How does God carry out his decrees?

A. 8. God carries out his decrees in the works of creation and providence.


* Hymn #87 ~ “The Lord’s My Shepherd, I’ll Not Want”


Means of Grace

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 43:10-13


New Testament Reading: Romans 9:14-21


Sermon: “Opposing God All We Could” (1 Corinthians 1:26 – 2:5)


Hymn ~ “All I Have Is Christ”




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

“Opposing God All We Could” (1 Corinthians 1:26 – 2:5)

I. Introduction


II. God is Responsible


A. Consider who you were


B. God’s decision


III. Conclusion and Application


A. Using adoption to make the point


B. We did oppose God all we could



Today: Nursery for children birth through three during SS and 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 planning/helping with the Ladies Spring Tea? Meet in WTR at 11:30am;


Today: Applications available for ERC members to apply for Christian School Scholarships


Today: “Soup Supper Fellowship”, 5-7:30pm


Tuesday: Baby Shower; 7pm


Wednesday: Men’s Bible Study, 6-7:30pm; 2 Timothy; dinner included


Friday: “Equipping the Saints”, 6:30pm; “Abolition of Man”


MOMS Group: Beginning April 7, twice monthly, 9:15-11am; an ERC outreach for our moms and those you invite w/ kids of all ages; childcare and classes; sign up in FH


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


Pantry: Food available for our families in kitchen


Next Week’s Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 2:6-16


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