September 12, 2021
Order of Worship 9-12-2021
Call to WorshipPsalm 68:4
Sing to God, sing praises to his name; lift up a song to him who rides through the deserts; his name is the LORD; exult before him!
Hymn of Praise“All People That on Earth Do Dwell”#20
Scripture ReadingJohn 15:26-16:15
Confession of Sin and Assurance of Pardon 1 Peter 2:24
He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.
Hymn of Assurance “Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed?”#208
Confession of FaithHeidelberg Catechism #35-36
Q. 35What does it mean that He “was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary”?
That the eternal Son of God, who is and remains true and eternal God, took to Himself, through the working of the Holy Spirit, from the flesh and blood of the virgin Mary, a truly human nature so that He might become David’s true descendant, like His brothers in every way except for sin.
Q. 36How does the holy conception and birth of Christ benefit you?
He is our mediator, and with His innocence and perfect holiness He removes from God’s sight my sin—mine since I was conceived.
Presentation of Tithes and Offerings
The Preaching of God’s Word “What Have You Seen and Heard?”
Hymn of Response“O for a Thousand Tongues”#76
Benediction Jude 24
Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen.