October 17, 2021 Bulletin

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

Order of Worship

Preparation for Worship

Prelude and Silent Prayer


Introit ~ “Holy God, We Praise Thy Name”


* Hymn #295 ~ “Crown Him with Many Crowns”


Welcome and Announcements


Adoration of God

Call to Worship: Hebrews 12:22-24


* Hymn ~ “Give Him Glory!”


Confession of Sin

* Reading of the Law: Psalm 37:1-9


Assurance of Pardon


Affirmation of Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism, Q&A 91-93


Q. 91. How do the sacraments become effective means of salvation?

A. 91. The sacraments become effective means of salvation not because of any power in them or in him who administers them, but only by the blessing of Christ and the working of his Spirit in those who receive them in faith.


Q. 92. What is a sacrament?

A. 92. A sacrament is a holy ordinance appointed by Christ, by which, by visible signs, Christ, and the benefits of the new covenant, are represented, sealed and applied to believers.


Q. 93. Which are the sacraments of the New Testament?

A. 93. The sacraments of the New Testament are, two only, Baptism, and the Lord’s Supper, and these take the place of Circumcision and the Passover in the Old Testament.


* Hymn #84 ~ “Under the Care of My God, the Almighty”


Means of Grace

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer


Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 57:11-13


New Testament Reading: Matthew 4:5-7


Sermon: “My Refuge” (Associate Pastor Henry Flowers) (Psalm 91:1-16)


Hymn #32 ~ “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”




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]


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