January 10, 2021

  • Welcome and Announcements

    Call to Worship: Psalm 103:17-18

    17 But the steadfast love of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him,
    and his righteousness to children's children,
    18 to those who keep his covenant
    and remember to do his commandments.

    Hymn for Worship: #53–Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

    Personal Preparation for Worship

    Invocation

    Confession of Faith: WCF Chapter 25–The Church

    Q: Who is the head of the church?

    There is no other head of the church than the Lord Jesus Christ.13

    13. Col 1.18, Eph 1.22.

    Doxology: #731–Doxology

    Text: Genesis 17:15-27

    Sermon: A Struggling or Strengthening Faith

    TE Mark Kozak


    The Lord's Table of Communion


    Welcome to the Table: I Corinthians 11:26-30

    Confession of Sin

    Assurance of Pardon

    Hymn: #254–Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed (v. 1-3)

    Partaking of the Bread: I Corinthians 11:23-24

    Meditation: Galatians 2:20

    I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

    Partaking of the Juice: I Corinthians 11:25-26

    Meditation: Ephesians 1:7

    In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace.

    Hymn: #254–Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed (v.4-5)

    Benediction

  • Genesis 17:15-27

    A Struggling or Strengthening Faith

    Summary: A strengthening faith like Abraham’s (1) delights in, (2) trusts in, and (3) pursues a knowledge of God’s goodness.  

    I. Abraham’s faith: struggling or strengthening?

    II. 17: Abraham laughed.

              III. 18: Abraham’s prayer for Ishmael

    IV. 19-22: God’s response

    V.  23-27: Abraham’s obedience

    Application:


    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    January 10, 2021

    Offering: For in-person giving, the offering baskets are in the narthex for donations before or after the service. For online giving, secure donations can be given to Providence through the PCA Foundation at https://secure.egsnetwork.com/donate/33D9108056194B7

    Session Meeting: Thursday, January 14th at 7 p.m. via Zoom

    Ladies’ Zoom Open House: Thursday, January 14th, 7-9 p.m. Contact Chris Williams for details

    No Bible studies this week

    ACT Review: January 23rd via Zoom. The math class meets at 10:30 a.m. and the English class meets at 1 p.m. Please contact Chris Williams for more information at actprovidence@gmail.com.


     

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