July 24, 2022 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer

 

Introit ~ “Book of Books, Our People’s Strength”

 

* Hymn ~ “Give Him Glory!”

 

Welcome and Announcements

 

Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Isaiah 43:11-13

 

* Hymn #55 ~ “To God Be the Glory”

 

Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: 1 Corinthians 13

 

Assurance of Pardon

 

Affirmation of Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism, Q&A 23-26

 

Q. 23. What offices does Christ fill as our Redeemer?

A. 23. Christ as our Redeemer fills the offices of a prophet, of a priest, and of a king, in his states both of humiliation and exaltation.

 

Q. 24. How does Christ fill the office of a prophet?

A. 24. Christ fills the office of a prophet in revealing to us by his Word and Spirit the will of God for our complete salvation.

 

Q.25. How does Christ fill the office of a priest?

A. 25. Christ fills the office of a priest in his once offering up of himself to God as a sacrifice, to satisfy divine justice and reconcile us to God; and in making constant intercession for us.

 

Q. 26. How does Christ fill the office of a king?

A. 26. Christ fills the office of a king in making us his willing subjects, in ruling and defending us, and in restraining and conquering all his and our enemies.

 

* Hymn #598~ “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”

 

Means of Grace

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

 

Old Testament Reading: Psalm 24:1-6

 

New Testament Reading: Romans 15:1-7

 

Sermon: “Freedom and Responsibility” (1 Corinthians 10:23 – 11:1)

 

Hymn #693 ~ “Blessed Assurance”

 

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

“Freedom and Responsibility” (1 Corinthians 10:23 – 11:1)

I. Introduction

 

II. More on the Believer’s Freedom

 

A. Always be mindful of your Christian family

 

B. Following Paul who follows Jesus

 

III. Application and Conclusion

 

A. The antinomian’s contribution

 

B. The legalist’s contribution

 

Announcements

Today: Nursery for children birth through three during 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)

 

Monday and Saturday: Abortion Ministry Outreach

 

Tuesday: Pickleball; 6:30-8:30pm

 

Thursday: MOMS Playdate (all age kids); 10am at Fort Steilacoom Playground

 

Friday: Men’s “Fireside Theology”, 7:30pm

 

Saturday: “Sacred Road” mission team leaves for Yakima

 

Next Sunday: Bible Day Camp Volunteer Training, 9:00am in the Worship Training Room; 2 more Wranglers (6th-12th graders needed)

 

August 6: Double “Baby Shower”; 10am

 

August Church Picnic: August 21 (Talent Show)

 

Food Pantry: Food available for church families in kitchen

 

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

 

Next Week’s Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 11:2-16

 

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