January 8, 2023 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer


Introit ~ “Rejoice, the Lord Is King”


* Hymn #100~ “Holy, Holy, Holy”


Welcome and Announcements


Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Psalm 121:1-2


* Hymn ~ “Christ Our Hope in Life and Death”


Confession of Sin

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


Assurance of Pardon


Affirmation of Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism, Q&A 73-75


Q. 73. Which is the eighth commandment?

A. 73. The eighth commandment is: You shall not steal.


Q. 74. What is required in the eighth commandment?

A. 74. The eighth commandment requires us to obtain lawfully, and to further, the wealth and material well-being of ourselves and others.


Q. 75. What is forbidden in the eighth commandment?

A. 75. The eighth commandment forbids whatever does or may unjustly hinder our own or our neighbor’s wealth and material well-being.


* Hymn ~ “All, At Last, Is Well”


Means of Grace

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer


Old Testament Reading: Psalm 63:1-8


New Testament Reading: 2 Corinthians 5:1-10


Sermon: “Live and Die Well” (Philippians 1:12-26)


Hymn #518 ~ “Christ, of All My Hopes the Ground”




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

“Live and Die Well” (Philippians 1:12-26)

I. Introduction


II. Paul and the Gospel


A. The gospel’s advance


B. Some comments regarding the intermediate state


III. Conclusion and Application


A. Do you know how to die?


B. Do you know how to live?



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: Sunday School resumed, 9-9:45am; classes for all


Today: A reminder to our little ones


Abortion Ministry: Monday at TPP; Tuesday at CR, 9-11am


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


January 27-29: “High School Snow Camp” near Leavenworth


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 1:27-2:4


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