"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
Friday, March 23, 2018
Transforming Hearts, Conforming to Christ

Worship Order - Morning

Morning Worship Service
March 25, 2018                    

Theme:  The Suffering Church
Vow and Salutation
Call to Worship:  Revelation 22: 16, 17
Prayer of Invocation and Adoration

Psalm of Adoration: 138A "With All My Heart, My Thanks I'll Bring"
Reading of God's Law: 1 John 2: 15-17
Prayer of Confession
The Gospel Promise:   1 John 3: 1, 2
"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:  #504 "I Am Trusting Thee, Lord Jesus"
Reading of God's Word:   Revelation 1: 9
Prayer for Illumination

Sermon:  "Partaking in Christ's Sufferings"
Prayer of Application
"Doxology" (Red Trinity Hymnal, page 731)
Prayer for the Offering
Hymn of Response: #686 "Thy Way, Not Mine, O Lord"
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.
 ~Sermon Outline~
"Partaking in Christ's Sufferings"
Revelation 1: 9
  I.  The Bondservants of God Share in Jesus' Sufferings
 II.  Sharing in Jesus' Sufferings Requires Patient Endurance
III.  The Bondservants of God Suffer Because They Are Faithful Witnesses