The Lord’s Day ~ August 18, 2019

Fellowship time 10:30 a.m.


Prelude  [196, 371 (alt. tune), 243] Announcements

Meditation: Psalm 106:1–12 Silent Prayer [193]

God welcomes us, we confess our sins and praise him:

*Call to worship: Psalm 106:1

*The Lord’s Greeting    *Invocation

*God’s law: Exodus 20:3

*Prayer of confession in unison (Psalm 86:1−4):

Hear, O LORD, and answer me, for I am poor and needy.

Guard my life, for I am devoted to you.

You are my God; save your servant who trusts in you.

Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I call to you all day long.

Bring joy to your servant, for to you, O Lord, I lift up my soul.

*Assurance of forgiveness: Isaiah 1:18

*Hymn 194 “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”

We praise God and listen to his Word:

Responsive Reading: Psalm 77 page 812

*Old Testament Scripture Reading: Hosea 11:1–11

Hymn 40 “God Is Our Refuge and Our Strength”

We pray to God and bring him our gifts:

Thanksgiving, praise, and prayer requests 

God’s people pray The Lord’s Prayer (in unison)

  Worship through tithes and offerings [434] Offertory prayer

*Hymn 30 “Our God, Our Help in Ages Past”

God speaks in the reading and preaching of his Word:

*New Testament Scripture reading: Matthew 2:13–23

  Sermon: “Exodus–Part 2” Matthew 2:13–15

God seals his grace in the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper:

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

The sacrament of the Lord’s Supper [429, 421]

God blesses us and sends us to serve him:

*Benediction *Hymn 733 “Doxology”

*Postlude [701]

*Congregation please stand if able

Welcome as we worship God today

We invite those who have confessed their faith in Christ in a Bible-believ­ing church, and are not under discipline, to partake of the Lord’s Sup­per with us. The communion tray contains both wine (the inner rings) and grape juice (the outer ring).

We welcome children in our worship services. The nursery room is available for pre-school children if needed. Children’s bulletins are available for your child to use during the service, if you wish.

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