Order of Worship for 12/13/2015

Welcome and Announcements


Scripture Meditation    “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.  For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.”

Matthew 16:24-25


The Lord Calls Us to Worship


* Salutation                                                                   1 Corinthians 1:3

* Call to Worship                                                                 Isaiah 12:1-2

* Prayer of Invocation


Our Response to the Lord’s Call


* Hymn of Praise                           #199 “See, amid the Winter’s Snow”

Confession of Faith                                      WCF 29.6, TH, pp. 865-6

Confession of Sin                                           Psalm 32, TH, pp. 795-6

Assurance of Pardon                                                            Isaiah 1:18

Scripture Reading                                                             John 8:12-30

* Hymn of Preparation                     #225 “Once in Royal David’s City”

Congregational Prayer

Collection of Offerings

* Doxology                                                                                    # 731


The Lord Feeds Us from His Word


Scripture Reading                                               1 Corinthians 3:18-23

Ministry of the Word     “The Wisdom of the world is folly with God”



We are Dismissed with the Lord’s Blessing


* Hymn of Response                #214 “Angels We Have Heard on High”

* Benediction                                                         The Lord Blesses Us

* The Gloria Patri                                                                   TH, p. 735