February 6, 2022 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer

 

Introit ~ “At the Name of Jesus”

 

* Hymn ~ “Give Praise to God”

 

Welcome and Announcements

 

Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Psalm 46:10

 

* Hymn ~ “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing”

 

Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8

 

Assurance of Pardon

 

Affirmation of Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism, Q&A 1-3

 

Q. 1. What is the chief purpose for which man is made?

A. 1. The chief purpose for which man is made is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever.

 

Q. 2. What rule has God given to direct us how to glorify and enjoy him?

A. 2. The Word of God, which consists of the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, is the only rule to direct us how to glorify and enjoy him.

 

Q. 3. What do the Scriptures principally teach?

A. 3. The Scriptures principally teach what man is to believe concerning God, and what duty God requires of man.

 

* Hymn #705 ~ “I Know Whom I Have Believed”

 

Means of Grace

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

 

Old Testament Reading: Psalm 1:1-6

 

New Testament Reading: Acts 18:1-11

 

Sermon: “An Immature Church” (1 Corinthians 1:1-9)

 

Hymn #460~ “Amazing Grace”

 

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

“An Immature Church” (1 Corinthians 1:1-9)

I. Introduction

 

II. Some Background

 

III. An Opening Grounded in Doctrine

 

A. Apostolic authority

 

B. Immature saints

 

IV. Conclusion and Application

 

A. Perseverance of the saints? Yes

 

B. Election? Yes

 

Announcements

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)

 

Wednesday: Bible Education Night, 6pm dinner, 6:30 singing, and classes and Small Groups for all 6:45-7:30pm

 

February 19: “Double Baby Shower”, 10am

 

February 20: Congregational Meeting; 11:45-1pm

 

February 20: “Young Adults Get-Together”; dinner and discuss future gatherings, 5-7pm; see Pastor Henry

 

MOMS Group: Beginning this Spring, 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 Fellowship Hall

 

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 1:10-17

 

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