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Order of Service 18/08

Hebrews 12:1-4 are justly celebrated as magnificent verses encouraging endurance, by fixing our eyes upon Jesus, the Finisher of the Faith. We do that this morning in corporate worship. We are called to worship by Psalm 47. We then exalt our King by singing of His perfections as Final Prophet, Priest, and King, in “Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendour”.

Our reading from the Tanakh is a Messianic prophecy that Messiah would “set His face as a flint” and persevere to the end. We can run with endurance, because He did. We follow this up with a folk hymn that anticipates finishing the race, because our hope is that “To Be With Christ” is better far. We add a doxology to this with “Glory Be to the Father”.

Our New Testament reading contains the promise that overcomers, those who finish, will inherit the glories and joys of the New Jerusalem. For the joy set before us, we endure. We then pray as a church family, before offering our gifts, while singing our hymn of the month, “My Song is Love Unknown”. We then study Hebrews 12:1-4, and finish with the hymn “May the Mind of Christ My Saviour”. We depart with God’s blessing.

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Prelude

Song 31 Speak O Lord

Announcements

Call to Worship: (Hymn 38) Psalm 47:1-2, 5-6

Prayer of Invocation

Hymn 192 Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendour

Scripture Reading: Psalm 50:4-10

Song 35 To Be With Christ

Hymn 12 Glory Be to the Father

Scripture Reading:  Revelation 21:1-7

Pastoral Prayer

Offering: Hymn 142 My Song is Love Unknown

Sermon: Hebrews 12:1-4 Faithful to the Finisher of the Faith – to the Finish!

Hymn 250 May the Mind of Christ, My Saviour

Benediction

Postlude

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