Liturgy for October 13, 2013

Come, join us as we worship a holy and gracious God with reverence and joy!

Liturgical Element of the Week: “Why Do We Sing the Psalms?”

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"Returning from Burial of Christ" by Nikolai Ge, 1859

“Returning from Burial of Christ” by Nikolai Ge, 1859 (click image to enlarge)

ENTERING INTO WORSHIP

* Call to Worship: Psalm 107:1-9
* Invocation: Psalm 124:8
* Salutation: Ephesians 1:1-2
* Opening Prayer
* Song of Praise: O Praise the LORD, for He is Good #217:1-3

CONFESSION OF SIN

Reading of the Law:  Exodus 20:1-17
General Confession: Psalm 51:1-4

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin! For I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me. Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight, so that you may be justified in your words and blameless in your judgment. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, who together with you and the Spirit, is glorified forever. Amen.

Assurance of Pardon: Psalm 51:10-12

RESPONSE OF GRATITUDE

Song of Thanksgiving: God, Be Merciful to Me #94:3, 4
Creed: Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 75
Offerings: Psalm 116:12-14
Congregational Prayer (ending in The Lord’s Prayer)

SERVICE OF THE WORD

* Scripture Lessons: 1 Corinthians 5:6-8 (text); Exodus 12:14-20; Deuteronomy 16:3-4; Matthew 13:33
* Gloria Patri
* Song of Preparation: My Soul, Bless the LORD! #206:1, 5, 7, 8

Sermon: The Feast of the Unleavened Bread

1. “Cleanse Out the Old Leaven”
2. “That You May be a New Lump”
3. “A Little Leaven Leavens the Whole Lump”

LEAVING TO SERVE

* Song of Response: Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer #407:1-3
* Doxology: May the Grace of Christ Our Savior #487:1, 2
* Benediction: Hebrews 13:20-21
* Amen!  Three-Fold Amen

 

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