"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
Monday, July 23, 2018
Transforming Hearts, Conforming to Christ

Worship Order - Morning

Morning Worship Service
July 22, 2018                    

Theme: Encouragement from God's Promises
Vow and Salutation
Call to Worship:  Psalm 89: 1-2
Prayer of Invocation and Adoration

Hymn of Adoration: #77  "Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven"
Reading of God's Law: Galatians 6: 7-10
Prayer of Confession
The Gospel Promise: 2 Corinthians 4: 13-18
"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: 124  "Unless the Lord Had Been There"
Reading of God's Word:  2 Corinthians 4: 1-6
Prayer for Illumination

Sermon:  "Do Not Lose Heart"
Prayer of Application
"Doxology" (Red Trinity Hymnal, page 733)
Prayer for the Offering
Psalm of Response:110B   "The Lord Has Spoken to My 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~
"Do Not Lose Heart"
2 Corinthians 4: 1-6
  I.   Do Not Lose Heart Because of God's Grace in the Gospel (v. 1)
 II.   Do Not Lose Heart Because the Kingdom of Satan is being destroyed by the Work of the Gospel (V. 2-4)
III.   Do Not Lose Heart Because God Empowers the Gospel Rather Than Man  (V. 5-6)