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Sunday Service – Christ Church Downtown (9:30)
March 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Announcements & Meditation
– Call to Worship –
Minister: Grace, mercy, and peace to you, from God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Congregation: And also to you.
Minister: Lift up your hearts!
Congregation: We lift them up to the Lord!
Jehovah to My Lord Has Said, p. 150
– Confession –
Why Do the Heathen Nations Vainly Rage, p. 4–5
CONFESSION OF SIN
Congregation is invited to kneel if able
+ ASSURANCE OF PARDON
Minister: Your sins are forgiven through Christ.
Congregation: Thanks be to God!
Minister: Christian, what do you believe?
Congregation: I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, His only begotten Son, our Lord. He was conceived by the Holy Ghost, and born of the virgin, Mary. He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried. He descended into Hades. On the third day He rose again from the dead, ascended into Heaven, and sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty; from thence He will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Ghost, the holy Catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen.
Minister: Praise the Lord.
Congregation: Praise, O you servants of the Lord,
Minister: Blessed be the name of the Lord
Congregation: From this time forth and forever.
Minister: From the rising of the sun
Congregation: To the going down of the same
Minister: The Lord’s name is to be praised.
Congregation: The Lord is high above all nations,
Minister: And His glory above the heavens.
Jesus Shall Reign, p. 311
– Consecration –
+ SCRIPTURE READING
Obadiah 17–21; Romans 4:13–25
Reader: The Word of the Lord.
Congregation: Thanks be to God!‘
How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds, p. 307
Opening: Acts 4:11–12
Thanksgiving: Hebrews 13:5
Petitions: Hebrews 4:14–16
O Lose, How Deep, How Broad, How High!, p. 317
CC: Psalm 118 (Douglas Wilson)Sermon
CCD: Psalm 2 (Ben Merkle)Sermon
Ending with The Lord’s Prayer
The Church’s One Foundation, p. 327
– Communion –
O Come with Thanks, vs 1–4
O Come with Thanks, vs 5–8
– Commissioning –
+ CLOSING DOXOLOGY
The congregation may raise hands
CHARGE & BENEDICTION
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace, comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work. Amen. 2 Thess. 2:16–17