January 29, 2023 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer

 

Introit ~ “Come, Thou Almighty King”

 

* Hymn #523 ~ “My Hope Is in the Lord”

 

Welcome and Announcements

 

Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Psalm 5:1-3

 

* Hymn ~ “In Christ Alone”

 

Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: 1 Peter 4:1-6

 

Assurance of Pardon

 

Affirmation of Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism, Q&A 79-81

 

Q. 79. Which is the tenth commandment?

A. 79. The tenth commandment is: You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male servant, or his female servant, or his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor’s.

 

Q. 80. What is required in the tenth commandment?

A. 80. The tenth commandment requires full contentment with our own condition, and a right and charitable attitude toward our neighbor and all that is his.

 

Q. 81. What is forbidden in the tenth commandment?

A. 81. The tenth commandment forbids all discontent with our own state; envying and grieving at the good of our neighbor, together with all ungoverned longings and desires for things that belong to him.

 

* Hymn ~ “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”

 

Means of Grace

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

 

Old Testament Reading: 1 Kings 19:9-18

 

New Testament Reading: 2 Timothy 1:1-7

 

Sermon: “Got to Have Someone” (Philippians 2:19–30)

 

Hymn #32 ~ “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”

 

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

“Got to Have Someone”(Philippians 2:19-30)

I. Introduction

 

II. Timothy and Epaphroditus

 

A. A trusted colleague

 

B. And another one who was faithful

 

III. Conclusion and Application

 

A. Rarely should we minister alone

 

B. People in your life? Why not?

 

Announcements

Today: Nursery for children birth through three during Sunday School and 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: 2nd semester Sunday School classes began

 

Today: High School Youth return from Snow Camp

 

Abortion Ministry: Tuesday at CR; Thursday at TPP; Saturday at TPP

 

Pastoral Counseling? See Associate Pastor Henry Flowers

 

Food Pantry: Food available for church families in kitchen

 

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

 

Next Week’s Sermon Text: Philippians 3:1-11

 

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