4-24-22 Worship Folder




Call to Worship                                                                  Psalm 42:1-2

As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God?


* Hymn Supplement pg. 55                                                 “Psalm 42” 

Call to Confession                                                                Psalm 42:7

Deep calls to deep at the roar of your waterfalls; all your breakers and your waves have gone over me.

Prayer of Confession 

Assurance of Pardon                                                            Psalm 42:5

Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.

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

* Old & New Testament Scripture Reading:

Writings: Psalm 110 (The Seated Lord of David)

Acts: Acts 2:29-36 (The Psalm of David’s Lord)

Epistles: 1 Corinthians 15:20-26 (The Resurrected King Subdues)

Catholic Epistles: Hebrews 1:1-6 (The Son’s Supremacy)

* 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 33-34

Q. What is justification?

A. Justification is an act of God’s free grace, wherein he pardoneth all our sins, and accepteth us as righteous in his sight, only for the righteousness of Christ imputed to us, and received by faith alone.

Q. What is adoption?

A. Adoption is an act of God’s free grace, whereby we are received into the number, and have a right to all the privileges of the sons of God.

Pastoral Prayer 

* Hymn Supplement pg. 70                                   “Complete in Thee” 

Tithes and Offerings 

Special Music                                                                “Rock of Ages” 

* Hymn # 432                                      “We Give Thee But Thine Own”

We give Thee but Thine own, whate’er the gift may be:

All that we have is Thine alone, a trust, O Lord, from Thee.

* Prayer of Thanksgiving

Sermon Series: Mark 

* Prayer for Illumination 

* Sermon Text                                                                  Mark 12:35-37

* 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: “How to Read the Bible”               Pastor Michael Mock 

Sermon Outline: Following 

Prayer for Transformation 

Lord’s Supper: The Meal through the Spirit

* Eucharistic Hymn # 465     “Marvelous Grace of Our Loving Lord” 

* Benediction 

* Departing Hymn # 727                    “Lead Me, Lord, Lead Me in Thy Righteousness”

Lead me, Lord, lead me in Thy righteousness, make Thy way plain before my face.

For it is Thou, Lord, Thou, Lord, only, that makest me dwell in safety.


Sermon Outline:

Sermon Text: Mark 12:35-37    “How to Read the Bible”

To read Scripture rightly is to read it as Spirit-inspired, progressive, and redemptive revelation.

Spirit-inspired Revelation (v. 36a)

On the Offense

The Question

“In the Holy Spirit”

The Holy Spirit and David

Application: Reliability

Progressive Revelation (vv. 35-37)

Slow but sure revelation

Application: Humility

Humbly accept

Humbly accept

Humbly ask

Humble self

Redemptive Revelation (v. 36b)

The Son of David

2 Samuel 7:12-16

Mark 10:47-48

Mark 11:10

The God-Man

Moses Saw

David Saw

The NT Sees

Acts 2:34-35

1 Corinthians 15:25

Hebrews 1:13

Hebrews 10:12-13

Application: Worship

  • 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.

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