11-20-22 Morning Worship Folder




Call to Worship                                                                  Psalm 87:1-3

A PSALM OF THE SONS OF KORAH. A SONG. On the holy mount stands the city he founded; the LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwelling places of Jacob. Glorious things of you are spoken, O city of God.


* Hymn Supplement pg. 40      “How Deep the Father’s Love for Us” 

Call to Confession                                                            Matthew 5:48

You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Prayer of Confession 

Assurance of Pardon                                                            Luke 12:32

Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

* Hymn Supplement pg. 44          “Before the Throne of God Above” 

The Living Church                        Reception into Communicant membership 

* Hymn # 55                                                       “To God Be the Glory” 

* Old & New Testament Scripture Reading:

Law: Genesis 2:16-17 (Life or Death)

Gospels: John 8:21-30 (The Ever-Pleasing Son)

* Pastor: This is the Word of our God.

* Congregation: The grass withers, the flower fades, but the Word of our God stands forever. 

Affirmation of Faith  Westminster Shorter Catechism, Questions and Answers 93-94

Q. Which are the sacraments of the New Testament?

A. The sacraments of the New Testament are, Baptism, and the Lord’s supper.

Q. What is baptism?

A. Baptism is a sacrament, wherein the washing with water in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, doth signify and seal our ingrafting into Christ, and partaking of the benefits of the covenant of grace, and our engagement to be the Lord’s.

Pastoral Prayer 

* Hymn # 649                                        “More Love to Thee, O Christ”

Tithes and Offerings 

* Hymn # 434 (v. 1)                “Lord, Thou Lov’st the Cheerful Giver”

Lord, Thou lov’st the cheerful giver, who with open heart and hand

Blesses freely, as a river that refreshes all the land.

Grant us then the grace of giving with a spirit large and free,

That our life and all our living we may consecrate to Thee.

* Prayer of Thanksgiving 

* Prayer for Illumination 

Sermon Series: Titus 

* Sermon Text                                                                        Titus 3:1-9

* Pastor: Thus far the reading of God’s holy Word. And may God add His blessing to the reading of His Word.

* Congregation: Thanks be to God!

Sermon Title: “Devoted to Works”                      Pastor Michael Mock 

Sermon Outline: Following 

Prayer for Transformation 

Lord’s Supper: The Good Work of Jesus’ Devotion

* Eucharistic Hymn # 565                                             “All for Jesus!” 

* Benediction 

* Departing Hymn (tune of # 304)                                 “Nunc Dimittis

Lord, let your servant now depart in everlasting peace;

mine eyes have seen salvation’s hope; my heart is now at ease.

For you’ve prepared a radiant light, the darkness to dispel;

to lead your people in your ways, and shine on Israel.


Sermon Outline:

Sermon Text: Titus 3:1-9     “Devoted to Works”


Motivated by the grace of God, God’s people devote themselves to good works.

Bad Works (vv. 2-3, 9)

Contrary to God’s Law


Not-Good Works (vv. 4-7)

Civil Goodness

Application: Legalism



Uncertain salvation


Wrong priority



Good Works (vv. 1, 3-8)

Not Basis for Salvation (vv. 3, 5)

Gifts from God (vv. 4-7)

Excellent in Themselves (v. 8b)

Blessings to Others (v. 8b)

Worthy of All Godly Effort (vv. 1, 8a)


  • Romans 11:33-36

    Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and how inscrutable His ways!
    For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been His counselor? Or who has given a gift to Him that he might be repaid?
    For from Him and through Him and to Him are all things. To Him be glory forever. Amen.

  • Cross Creek Presbyterian Church (PCA) - 430 S McPherson Church Road - Fayetteville, NC 28304
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