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Order of Worship – August 16, 2020, 10 am & 5 pm

*Indicates to stand up

10 am service

Pre-Service Song: 123: To You, O LORD, I Lift My Eyes
*Votum and Salutation
*Song: 224: Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise
Prayer
Law of God
Song: 13: How Long Will You Forget Me, LORD?
Scripture: Job 8-9:24
SERMON
Text: Job 8-9:24
Title: I Would Beg Mercy of My Judge
Theme: Job feels unable to answer to God's surpassing justice.
    1. Bildad zealously proclaims God's judgments.
    2. Job acknowledges God's transcendent justice.
    3. Still, Job is confounded by his sufferings.
*Song: 217: My God, How Wonderful Thou Art
Prayer
Offerings: Budget, Christian Education Fund
*Doxology: 569: Doxology
*Benediction

Sermon questions

1. Did Bildad speak what is true and right? Why?/Not?
2. What can we learn about managing conflict from Job's example?
3. Is Job actually blameless or not? (Explain your answer.)
4. How is the greatest answer to Job's problem revealed in Christ?

5 pm service

Pre-Service Song: 73C:1,2,5: In Sweet Communion, Lord, with Thee
*Call to Worship
*Votum and Salutation
*Song: 104:1,3,16,17: My Soul, Bless the LORD!
Prayer
Scripture: Psalm 103
Song: 180: Kind and Merciful God, We Have Sinned
Scripture: 1 John 1-2:2
SERMON
Text: 1 John 1:5-10, Heidelberg Catechism, Lord's Day 21, QA 56
Title: Fellowship and Forgiveness in God's Light
Theme: We live (walk) either in the light or in lies (darkness).
    1. The exposure of lies people tell
    2. The blessings of life in the light
*Song: 278:1,2,4: Nothing but the Blood
Prayer
Offerings: Budget, Christian Education Fund
*Confession of Faith: Apostles Creed
*Doxology: 145D:1,2,4: God, My King, Thy Might Confessing
*Benediction

Sermon questions

1. What are the three lies exposed in our text?
2. What's the connection between confession and forgiveness?
3. How are walking in the light and forgiveness related?
4. What is so gripping about John's repeated use of "if we..."?