"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
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Transforming Hearts, Conforming to Christ

Worship Order - Morning

Morning Worship Service
September 17, 2017

Theme:  God Gives Us Peace
Vow and Salutation
Call to Worship:  Psalm 133

Prayer of Invocation and Adoration

Psalter of Adoration: 30B "O LORD, I Will Exalt You" (Psalter)
Reading of God's Law:  Matthew 5: 22-26; Matthew 18: 15-17
Prayer of Confession
The Gospel Promise:   Romans 5: 6-10
"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
Psalm of Preparation: 133A "Behold How Very Good It Is" (Psalter)
Reading of God's Word:  Genesis 44: 18-34
Prayer for Illumination

Sermon:  "Peacemaking: A Short Course"
Prayer of Application
"Doxology" (Red Trinity Hymnal, page 731)
Prayer for the Offering
Psalm of Response: 34C "O Sons and Daughters, Come" (Psalter)
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. 
"Peacemaking: A Short Course"
Genesis 44: 18-34
  I.  God's Peacemaker Takes the Initiative
 II.  God's Peacemaker Is Humble
III.  God's Peacemaker Seeks Peace for Himself and Others
IV.  God's Peacemaker Sacrifices in Order to Attain Peace