Weekly Devotion from Spurgeon’s “Morning and Evening”

“Blessed be God, which hath nor turned away my prayer.”—Psalm 66:20. N looking back upon the character of our prayers, if we do it honestly, we shall be filled with wonder that God has ever answered them. There may be some who think their prayers worthy of acceptance—as the Pharisee did; but the true Christian, in a more enlightened retrospect, …

Order of Worship for 5/28/2017

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “The LORD reigns, let the earth rejoice; let the many coastlands be glad!  Clouds and thick darkness are all around him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.” Psalm 97:1-2            The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship                                                                 Isaiah 35:1-2 …

Weekly Devotion from Spurgeon’s “Morning and Evening”

“Thou art My servant; I have chosen thee.”—Isaiah 41:9. F we have received the grace of God in our hearts, its practical effect has been to make us God’s servants. We may be unfaithful servants, we certainly are unprofitable ones, but yet, blessed be His name, we are His servants, wearing His livery, feeding at His table, and obeying His …

Order of Worship for 5/21/2017

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “This man receives sinners and eats with them … there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.” Luke 15:2, 7            The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship                                                                 Psalm …

Weekly Devotion from Spurgeon’s “Morning and Evening”

“But now is Christ risen from the dead.”—1 Corinthians 15:20. HE whole system of Christianity rests upon the fact that “Christ is risen from the dead;” for, “If Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain: ye are yet in your sins.” The divinity of Christ finds its surest proof in His resurrection, …

Order of Worship for 5/14/2017

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “I will bring them back to this place, and I will make them dwell in safety.  And they shall be my people, and I will be their God.” Jeremiah 32:37-38            The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship                                                                 Psalm 47:1-4 * Prayer …

Weekly Devotion from Spurgeon’s “Morning and Evening”

“In the world ye shall have tribulation.”—John 16:33. RT thou asking the reason of this, believer? Look upward to thy heavenly Father, and behold Him pure and holy. Dost thou know that thou art one day to be like Him? Wilt thou easily be conformed to His image? Wilt thou not require much refining in the furnace of affliction to …

Order of Worship for 5/7/2017

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “There is none holy like the LORD: for there is none besides you; there is no rock like our God.” 1 Samuel 2:2            The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship                                                                 Psalm 98:1-2 * Prayer of Invocation   Our Response to the …

Weekly Devotion from Spurgeon’s “Morning and Evening”

“The foundation of God standeth sure.”—2 Timothy 2:19. HE foundation upon which our faith rests is this, that “God was in Christ reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them.” The great fact on which genuine faith relies is, that “the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us,” and that “Christ also hath suffered for sin, …

Order of Worship for 4/30/2017

Welcome and Announcements   Scripture Meditation    “I will make you as a light to the nations, that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth.” Isaiah 49:6b              The Lord Calls Us to Worship   * Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship                                                                Hosea 6:1-3 * Prayer of Invocation   Our Response to …