"All the paths of the LORD are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep His covenant and His testimonies" (Psalm 25:10).
Covenant Church (PCA) - Houston, TX
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Transforming Hearts, Conforming to Christ

Worship Order - Morning

Morning Worship Service
July 23, 2017
Theme:  God Saves Sinners
Vow and Salutation
Call to Worship:  Isaiah 55: 1-3

Prayer of Invocation and Adoration

Hymn of Adoration: #141  "God, in the Gospel of His Son"
Reading of God's Law:   2 Corinthians 7: 1
Prayer of Confession
The Gospel Promise:   1 John 1: 8, 9
"Gloria Patri"(Red Trinity Hymnal, page 735):
    Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,
    and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the
    beginning, is now and ever shall be,
    world without end. Amen, Amen.
Prayer of Thanksgiving & Supplication/Lord's Prayer
Hymn of Preparation: #465 "Marvelous Grace of Our Loving Lord"
Reading of God's Word:  Genesis 42: 6-20
Prayer for Illumination

Sermon:  "A Necessary Trial"
Prayer of Application
"Doxology" (Red Trinity Hymnal, page 731)
Prayer for the Offering
Hymn of Response: #518 "Christ, of All My Hopes the Ground"
The congregation is encouraged to use the prelude as a time of silent reflection and preparation for worship.
Please prepare your hearts and minds to meet with the Lord. 
"A Necessary Trial"
Genesis 42: 6-20
  I.  God's Prophesies Will Certainly Be Fulfilled
 II.  God's People Will Certainly Be Tried