5-15-22 Worship Folder




Call to Worship                                                                Psalm 104:1-2

Bless the LORD, O my soul! O LORD my God, you are very great! You are clothed with splendor and majesty, covering yourself with light as with a garment, stretching out the heavens like a tent.


* Hymn # 101                                          “Come, Thou Almighty King” 

Call to Confession                                                                  Joel 2:1-2

Blow a trumpet in Zion; sound an alarm on my holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, for the day of the LORD is coming; it is near, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and thick darkness! Like blackness there is spread upon the mountains a great and powerful people; their like has never been before, nor will be again after them through the years of all generations.

Prayer of Confession 

Assurance of Pardon                                                          Joel 2:12-13

“Yet even now,” declares the LORD, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning; and rend your hearts and not your garments.” Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love; and he relents over disaster.

* Hymn # 264                                   “Jesus, Keep Me near the Cross” 

* Old & New Testament Scripture Reading:

Writings: Psalm 97 (Cloud-riding God)

Prophets: Isaiah 13:1-16 (The Day of the LORD against Babylon)

Daniel 9:24-27 (The Abomination of Desolation)

Acts: Acts 2:1-13 (Proclaimed to All Nations)

Apocalypse: Revelation 6:12-17 (The Sixth Seal)

* 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 39-40

Q. What is the duty which God requireth of man?

A. The duty which God requireth of man, is obedience to his revealed will.

Q. What did God at first reveal to man for the rule of his obedience?

A. The rule which God at first revealed to man for his obedience, was the moral law.

Pastoral Prayer 

* Psalm 97A                            “The Lord Reigns (Let the Earth Rejoice)” 

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 13:3-31

* 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: “The End of the World as They Knew It”            Pastor Michael Mock 

Sermon Outline: Following 

Prayer for Transformation 

Lord’s Supper: The Supper as Preservation

* Eucharistic Hymn, Hymn Supplement pg. 10      “The Power of the Cross” 

* 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 13:3-31     “The End of the World as They Knew It”

The Son of Man preserves his elect with his Word and Spirit.

Getting the Question Right (vv. 3-4)

Who asked?

The “yous” of Mark 13

V 5

v 7

v 9

v 11

v 13

“This generation” in Mark





Nope, Not Yet (vv. 3-13)

False Christs (v. 6)

Acts 8:9-10

Famines, Wars, Earthquakes (vv. 7-8)

Acts 11

Fierce Persecution (v. 9)

Acts 8:1

Full Gospel Proclamation (v. 10)

Acts 2

Rom. 1:8

Col. 1:6, 23


Assured clarity

Assured gospel success

Assured peace

Now! (vv. 14-31)

Abomination of Desolation (v. 14)

Daniel 9

1st Week

Next 62 Weeks

Final/70th Week

Luke 21:20-21

Tribulation (v. 19)

The Coming of the Son of Man (vv. 24-27)

Dark sun, moon, fallen stars, shaken powers

Isa. 13

Isa. 34:4-5

Ezek. 32:7-8

Assurance through Figless Tree (vv. 28-31)


Assured preservation

Assured judgment

  • 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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