Liturgy – July 26

Jul 22, 2020

Sunday, July 26
Lord’s Day Liturgy

Welcome & Announcements 

Call to Worship – Isaiah 40:6-11, 26-31 

Quiet Meditation & Prayer of Preparation 

Confession:  Baptist Catechism Questions 35 & 36

Q 35 – What is effectual calling? 

A 35: Effectual calling is the work of God’s Spirit, to convince us of our sin and misery, to enlighten our minds in the knowledge of Christ, to renew our wills, and thus persuade and enable us to embrace Jesus Christ, freely offered to us in the gospel. 

Q36 – What benefits do those who are effectually called receive in this life? 

A36 – Those who are effectually called receive in this life justification, adoption, sanctification, and the several benefits which in this life accompany or flow from them. 

Response to the Confession 

Come Praise and Glorify 

NT Readings 

Epistles:  Rom. 8:28–39 

Gospels: Matt. 13:44–52 

Grace Greater Than All Our Sin 

Reading of Sermon Text 

Prayer for Illumination 

Special Music 

Sermon – Lamentations (Introduction) 

Cling to Christ