Apr 3, 2011 Liturgy

Singing: Psalm 122:1
Law
Singing: Psalm 90:7
Prayer
Scripture reading: 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Singing: Hymn 52:1
Text: 1 Corinthians 1:1-3
Sermon
Responsive Song: Hymn 55:1,2,3
Prayer
Offertory: Work of the deacons
Closing Song: Hymn 66:1,2,3

Sermon outline:
T. Paul approaches the Church of Corinth with God’s greeting.
1. His reason for this approach;
The Question
Ans. A. Because of what the church of Corinth is
Ans. B. Because of who Paul is
Reason for Gratitude
2. The instructive character of this approach;
Betraying
Laying foundation to address
1. See who Paul is
2. See what the church is
3. See the Lordship of Christ
3. The blessing in this approach.
What greeting amounts to
Joy
How to move forward

P.M.

Singing: Hymn 40:1,4,5
Profession: Hymn 1
Prayer
Scripture Reading: 1 Timothy 1:12-2:7
Singing: Psalm 82:1,2
Text: Belgic Confession 36
Sermon
Responsive Song: Psalm 47:1,2
Baptism
Psalm 47:3
Prayer
Offertory: Work of deacons
Closing Song: Hymn 76:2

Sermon outline:

Another election
T. We confess civil governments as an important ordinance of God in his work of salvation.
1. The historical background to this confession;
Okay to have an article about civil authorities?
Jarring
The connection
Circumstances
2. The redemptive background to this confession;
Proper Perspective
Civil Governments and God’s renewal plans
Examples
Applies Today too!
“Our Gracious God”
3. The practical implications of this confession.
Task of government
Providence
Not denial of responsibility
Rather, ever seeing reality
Respect
Prayer
Our Lord reigns

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