5-1-22 Worship Folder




Call to Worship                                                               1 Timothy 1:17

To the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.


* Hymn # 38                               “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise” 

Call to Confession                                                              Isaiah 45:16

All of them are put to shame and confounded; the makers of idols go in confusion together.

Prayer of Confession 

Assurance of Pardon                                                    Isaiah 45:17, 22

But Israel is saved by the LORD with everlasting salvation; you shall not be put to shame or confounded to all eternity….Turn to me and be saved, all the ends of the earth! For I am God, and there is no other.

* Hymn # 481                                        “Turn Your Eyes upon Jesus” 

* Old & New Testament Scripture Reading:

Law: Deuteronomy 10:12-22 (Circumcised Hearts Care for Widows)

Prophets: Isaiah 10:1-4 (Woe to Unjust Leaders)

Catholic Epistles: James 2:1-7 (Impartial Followers of Christ)

* 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 35-36

Q. What is sanctification?

A. Sanctification is the work of God’s free grace, whereby we are renewed in the whole man after the image of God, and are enabled more and more to die unto sin, and live unto righteousness.

Q. What are the benefits which in this life do accompany or flow from justification, adoption, and sanctification?

A. The benefits which in this life do accompany or flow from justification, adoption, and sanctification, are, assurance of God’s love, peace of conscience, joy in the Holy Ghost, increase of grace, and perseverance therein to the end.

Pastoral Prayer 

* Hymn # 44                                                        “How Great Thou Art” 

Tithes and Offerings 

* Hymn # 88 (verse 1)           “With Grateful Heart My Thanks I Bring”

With grateful heart my thanks I bring, before the great thy praise I sing;

I worship in thy holy place and praise thee for thy truth and grace;

For truth and grace together shine in thy most holy word divine.

* Prayer of Thanksgiving

Sermon Series: Mark 

* Prayer for Illumination 

* Sermon Text                                                                  Mark 12:38-44

* 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: “Eating or Emulating Widows?”   Pastor Michael Mock 

Sermon Outline: Following 

Prayer for Transformation 

Lord’s Supper: A Meal of All He Had

* Eucharistic Hymn # 499                       “Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me” 

* Benediction 

* Departing Hymn # 55 (Verse 1)                      “To God Be the Glory”

To God be the glory, great things he has done!

So loved he the world that he gave us his Son,

Who yielded his life an atonement for sin,

and opened the life-gate that we may go in.

Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, let the earth hear his voice!

Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, let the people rejoice!

O come to the Father thro’ Jesus the Son,

and give him the glory, great things he has done!




Sermon Outline:

Sermon Text: Mark 12:38-44    “Eating or Emulating Widows?”

True religion keeps one unstained from the world and cares for the widow.

Warning (vv. 38-40)

People (v. 38)

Pretense (vv. 38-40)

Punishment (v. 40)


Widow (vv. 41-44)

God & Widows

Exodus 22:22-23

Deuteronomy 10:18; 24:7

Psalm 68:5

Proverbs 15:25

Isaiah 10:1-4

Acts 6:1-7

1 Timothy 5:1-16

James 1:27

Sacrificing Self

Sacrificing Others

Abuse in the World

Abuse with the Word


  • 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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