August 23, 2020
Call to Worship Psalm 111:10
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!
Hymn of Praise “Holy, Holy, Holy” #262
Scripture Reading Psalm 1
Confession of Sin and Assurance of Pardon Psalm 37:23-24
The steps of a man are established by the LORD, when he delights in his way;
though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong, for the LORD upholds his hand.
Hymn of Assurance “God, Be Merciful to Me” (1-2, 5-6) HMA #37
Confession of Faith Westminster Shorter Catechism #10-12
Q. 10 How did God create man?
A. God created man male and female, after his own image, in knowledge, righteousness, and holiness, with dominion over the creatures.
Q. 11 What are God’s works of providence?
A. God’s works of providence are, his most holy, wise, and powerful preserving and governing all his creatures, and all their actions.
Q. 12 What special act of providence did God exercise towards man in the estate wherein he was created?
A. When God had created man, he entered into a covenant of life with him, upon condition of perfect obedience; forbidding him to eat of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, upon pain of death.
The Preaching of God’s Word “The Radical Christian Life”
Hymn of Response “May the Mind of Christ My Savior” (1-2, 5-6) #390
Benediction Hebrews 13:20-21
Now may the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant, equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.