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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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Order of Service 11/08

Prelude

Song Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery

Announcements

Call to Worship: Psalm 119:65-69

Prayer of Invocation

Hymn 10 Come Thou Almighty King

Scripture Reading: Exodus 14:5-31

Hymn 216 My Hope is Built on Nothing Less

Hymn 142 My Song is Love Unknown

Scripture Reading: John 5:39-47

Pastoral Prayer

Offering

Sermon: Hebrews 11:23-40: Faith From Moses to Messiah

Hymn 260 Am I a Soldier of the Cross?

Benediction

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Lord’s Supper Order of Service 04/08

Prelude

Welcome

Prayer of Invocation

Call to Worship:  Revelation 5:6-12

Hymn 197 Behold the Glories of the Lamb

New Hymn 142 My Song is Love Unknown. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iv7OZSoA22w

CCD Declaration #15

Scripture Reading: James 4:8-10

Hymn 76 How Sad Our State

Silent Prayer

Prayer of Confession

Scripture Reading: Romans 5:1-2

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Hymn 232 I Will Sing of My Redeemer

Fence

Prayer of Consecration

Distribution of Elements – Hymn 229 And Can It Be; Hymn 212 Here is Love

Closing Hymn 250 May the Mind of Christ, My Saviour

Benediction

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Order of Service 04/08

To walk by faith is to lovingly draw near to God for the hope of His excellent glory. Hebrews 11:8-22, our sermon text, illustrates what faith looks like.

We are called by God to worship Him through a reading of Psalm 100. We then unite our voices in the triumphant hymn, “Come Christians Join to Sing”.

Our Old Testament reading gives us the dramatic account of Abraham offering up Isaac in obedient faith. We then sing praise to Abraham’s God in “The God of Abraham Praise”. We follow this with a paraphrase of Psalm 23, “Good Shepherd of My Soul” where David teaches us that the life of a believer is one of a sheep following the Lord in trusting faith.

Our New Testament reading in 2 Corinthians teaches us the difference between walking by faith and walking by sight. We then lift our hearts in faith and pray a petitionary prayer together. Our faith responds to God in giving, while we prepare our hearts with “Speak, O Lord”. We put out the welcome mat for God’s Word, before closing with the doxology and benediction.

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Prelude

Song 33 Thou Art Worthy O Lord

Call to Worship: Responsive Reading 15 (Psalm 100)

Prayer of Invocation

Hymn 190 Come Christians Join to Sing

Scripture Reading: Genesis 22:1-19

Hymn 7 The God of Abraham Praise (6 stanzas)

Song 17 Good Shepherd of My Soul

Scripture Reading: 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:9

Pastoral Prayer

Offering: Congregational Song 31 Speak, O Lord

Sermon: Hebrews 11:8-22: The Faith of the Patriarchs

Announcements

Hymn 13 Doxology

Benediction

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Order of Service 28/07

Prelude

Call to Worship: Romans 4:1-7

Prayer of Invocation

Hymn 31 All Creatures of Our God and King (link)

Scripture Reading: Genesis 4:1-8

Hymn 269 My Faith Looks Up to Thee (link)

Song 27 O Great God (link)

Scripture Reading: Romans 10:6-18

Pastoral Prayer

Offering: Congregational Song 8 Change Your Church

Sermon: Hebrews 11:1-6: Faith Before the Flood

Hymn 293 For All the Saints (link)

Benediction

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Order of Service 21/07

Prelude

Call to Worship:  Psalm 18:1-19

Prayer of Invocation

Hymn 53 – I Sing the Mighty Power of God

Scripture Reading: 2 Timothy 2:1-4

Song 21 – In Christ Alone

Scripture Reading: Romans 13:11-14

Prayer

Offering Song 20 – Complete in Thee

Sermon:  The Invisible Battle

Hymn 61 – How Firm a Foundation (Acapella)

Postlude

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Order of Service 14/07

Prelude

Call to Worship  Ps30

Prayer of Invocation

Hymn 57 Praise to the Lord the Almighty

Scripture Reading Daniel 3:19-25

Hymn 181 Hail, Thou Once Despised Jesus

Scripture Reading 1 Peter 4: 12-19

Prayer

Offering Hymn 214 It is Well With My Soul

Sermon 1 Peter 1:6-7: The Short-Term Reality of our Glorious Salvation

Hymn 241 How Firm a Foundation (Acapella)

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