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PRELUDE – “All The Poor And Powerless” by All Sons And Daughters

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP –  Psalm 116:1-2

I love the Lord, because he has heard

    my voice and my pleas for mercy.

Because he inclined his ear to me,

    therefore I will call on him as long as I live.

Let’s stand and sing to the Lord who hears our call. 

SONG –

This is My Father’s World” by Maltbie Davenport Babcock and Franklin Lawrence Sheppard

CONFESSION OF SIN –  Matthew 6:25-27

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life,

what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on.

Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns,

and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?

And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?

And why are you anxious about clothing?

Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, 

yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. 

But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven,

will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?

Let’s take a moment to reflect and pray,

confessing the many times we’ve so often failed to trust God for our daily needs. 

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – Philippians 4:19-20

And my God will supply every need of yours

according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

To our God and Father be glory forever and ever.

Amen.

SONGS –

Jesus Strong and Kind by CityAlight

The Love of Christ is Rich and Free* by Sandra McCracken

PRAYER Be seated for prayer.

SCRIPTURE READING – Psalm 131 Please stand for the reading. End with “This is the word of the Lord.” 

SERMON – “A Calm And Quiet Soul”

SONG –

Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery” by Matt Boswell, Matt Papa, and Michael Bleecker

LORD’S TABLE – 

SONG— 

In Christ Alone” by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend

BENEDICTION

ANNOUNCEMENTS 

POSTLUDE— “Praying For You” by Lecrae

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP – Psalm 47:1-8

Clap your hands, all peoples!

Shout to God with loud songs of joy!

For the Lord, the Most High, is to be feared,

a great king over all the earth.

He subdued peoples under us,

and nations under our feet.

He chose our heritage for us,

the pride of Jacob whom he loves. Selah

God has gone up with a shout,

the Lord with the sound of a trumpet.

Sing praises to God, sing praises!

Sing praises to our King, sing praises!

For God is the King of all the earth;

sing praises with a psalm!

God reigns over the nations;

God sits on his holy throne.

Song –

Behold, Our God” by Jonathan, Meghan, and Ryan Baird and Mark Altrogge

CONFESSION OF SIN – Psalm 51:1-5

EVERYONE:

Have mercy on me, O God,

according to your steadfast love;

according to your abundant mercy

blot out my transgressions.

Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity,

and cleanse me from my sin!

For I know my transgressions,

and my sin is ever before me.

Against you, you only, have I sinned

and done what is evil in your sight,

so that you may be justified in your words

and blameless in your judgment.

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity,

and in sin did my mother conceive me.

Song –

Have Mercy on Me” by Dale Bischof and Pat Sczebel

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – 1 Timothy 1:15

The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance,

that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners.

“If you have acknowledged you’re a sinner and put your faith in Christ to save you, his death fully atones for all your sin!”

Song –

And Can It Be?” by Charles Wesley

AFFIRMATION OF FAITH – New Hampshire Confession of Faith, Article IX

We believe that Election is the eternal purpose of God,

according to which He graciously regenerates, sanctifies, and saves sinners;

that being perfectly consistent with the free agency of man,

it comprehends all the means in connection with the end;

that it is a most glorious display of God’s sovereign goodness, being infinitely free, wise, holy and unchangeable;

that it utterly excludes boasting, and promotes humility, love, prayer, praise, trust in God,

and active imitation of his free mercy.

PRAYER Be seated.

CHILDREN’S BLESSING & DISMISSAL

SCRIPTURE READING – Ephesians 1:3-14

(please stand and respond with “Thanks be to God!”

SERMON (Nathan) – “Sovereign over Salvation”

THE LORD’S TABLE

Songs –

Jesus Paid It All” by Alex Nifong, Elvina M. Hall, and John Thomas Grape

He Will Hold Me Fast” by Ada Ruth Habershon and Matthew Merker

BENEDICTION & ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTLUDE – “Election (feat. Willie Will)” by Shai Linne

The Annual Immanuel Summer Retreat is this weekend!

PRELUDE – “Lion and the Lamb” by Leeland

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP –  From Col. 2:13-14; Ps. 32:11

Grace and peace to you who were dead in your sins, 

For God has made you alive with Christ and forgiven all your sins. 

Rejoice in the LORD and be glad, you righteous; 

sing, all you who are now upright in heart

Let’s stand and sing to the God who has made us alive with Christ

SONG –

Crown Him With Many Crowns” by George Job Elvey, Godfrey Thring, and Matthew Bridges

CONFESSION OF SIN –  (From Isa. 55:7; and Mic. 7:18)

Let the wicked forsake his way

And the evil man his thoughts. 

Let him turn to the Lord, and he will have mercy on him, 

And to our God, for he will freely pardon. 

In light of his kingdom, God declares that all sinners can turn from their crooked ways and come to him for mercy and forgiveness. Let’s take a moment and examine our lives and humbly pray and ask for the Lord to forgive us and cleanse us. 

SONG — 

Be Magnified” by Lynn DeShazo

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – (From the Heidelberg Catechism Question 60) 

Congregation reads answer aloud.

60. How are you righteous before God?

Only by true faith in Jesus Christ; that is, although my conscience accuse me, that I have grievously sinned against all the commandments of God, and have never kept any of them, and am still prone always to all evil; yet God without any merit of mine, of mere grace, grants and imputes to me the perfect satisfaction, righteousness, and holiness of Christ, as if I had never committed nor had any sin, and had myself accomplished all the obedience which Christ has fulfilled for me; if only I accept such benefit with a believing heart.

SONG –

Great Is Thy Faithfulness” by Thomas Obediah Chisholm and William Marion Runyan

PRAYER Be seated for prayer.

SCRIPTURE READING – Malachi 4:1-6 Please stand for the reading. End with “This is the word of the Lord.” 

SERMON – “The End Of An Era”

SONG –

No One Higher” by Heath Balltzglier, Seth Condrey, and Steve Fee

LORD’S TABLE – 

SONG— 

Sing to the King” by Billy Foote

BENEDICTION

ANNOUNCEMENTS 

POSTLUDE— “Only Jesus” by Casting Crowns

PRELUDE – “Holy” by Matt Redman

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP – Isaiah 12:5-6

“Sing praises to the Lord, for he has done gloriously;

    let this be made known in all the earth.

Shout, and sing for joy, O inhabitant of Zion,

    for great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel.”

SONG –

Holy Is the Lord” by Chris Tomlin and Louie Giglio

CONFESSION OF SIN –  (From Psalm 5) Congregation reads the bolded sections aloud.

All: Hear our words and our groanings, O Lord.Give attention to our cry for mercy.

Minister: You are not a God who delights in wickedness; evil may not dwell with you.

The boastful shall not stand before your eyes;you hate all evildoers.

You destroy those who speak lies; you abhor the bloodthirsty and deceitful.

All: But, O Lord, we are evildoers.

We are boastful, deceitful and bloodthirsty.

Minister: By your mercy alone,

by the abundance of your steadfast love

may we enter your house.

All: Because of your Son, O Lord,

let us find refuge in you.

Take away our sins and let us sing for joy.

Cover us with your favor as with a shield.

For the sake of our Savior, Jesus Christ.

Amen.

[Moment of Silence]

ASSURANCE OF PARDON – 1 Corinthians 6:11

But you were washed, 

you were sanctified, 

you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ 

and by the Spirit of our God.

SONGS –

Create in Me a Clean Heart” by Keith Green

Holy, Holy, Holy” by John Bacchus Dykes and Reginald Heber 

PRAYER Be seated for prayer.

SCRIPTURE READING – Malachi 2:17-3:18 Please stand for the reading. End with “This is the word of the Lord.” 

SERMON – “Where Is The God of Justice”

SONG –

Worthy Worthy” by Jacob Sooter and Mia Fieldes

LORD’S TABLE – 

SONG— 

Revelation Song” by Jennie Lee Riddle

BENEDICTION

ANNOUNCEMENTS 

POSTLUDE— “Refiner’s Fire” by Doerksen Brian Robert

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