"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, April 08, 2020
Transforming Hearts, Conforming to Christ

Worship Order - Morning


 ~ Morning Worship Service      

                    April 12, 2020 
For the health and safety of our members and visitors, the officers at Covenant
have suspended in-person ministry until further notice.
We encourage you to worship with us via Facebook Live at 11 AM for Morning
Worship and 5 PM for Evening Worship. Here is the link to the Facebook
page for our worship services:  Covenant Presbyterian Church
Preaching:  Rev. Lou Veiga, Senior Pastor

Theme:  The Promise of God's Kingdom
Vow and Salutation
Call to Worship:  Psalm 99:1-5
Prayer of Invocation and Adoration

Hymn of Adoration:  #277 "Christ the Lord Is Risen Today"
God's Law:   Luke 12:32
Prayer of Confession
God's Gospel Promise:  Matthew 5:1-3
"Gloria Patri":
    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/concluding with the Lord's Prayer
     Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. 
     Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
     Give us this day our daily bread, 
     and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors.
     And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil,
     for Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory, forever. Amen.
Hymn of Preparation:   #497 "I Need Thee Precious Jesus"
Reading of God's Word:  Matthew 5:1-3
Prayer for Illumination

Sermon:  "God Blesses the Poor in Spirit"
Prayer of Application
Offering and Prayer
"Doxology" #733
Hymn of Response:  #282 "Lift Up, Lift Up Your Voices Now" 
The congregation is encouraged to be seated a few minutes early to prepare their hearts and minds
to meet with the Lord.
"God Blesses the Poor in Spirit"
Matthew 5:1-3
Teaching: God will bless the poor in spirit and will graciously grant them His kingdom.
Main Points:
1.  Jesus preached God's blessing to His disciples.
2.  God's blessing is conditional.
3.  God's blessed children are poor in spirit.