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Order of Worship for Sunday, October 14, 2018
Gathering & Preparation
“Baptism is a sacrament of the New Testament, wherein Christ hath ordained the washing with water in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, to be a sign and seal of ingrafting into himself, of remission of sins by his blood, and regeneration by his Spirit; of adoption, and resurrection unto everlasting life; and whereby the parties baptized are solemnly admitted into the visible church, and enter into an open and professed engagement to be wholly and only the Lord’s” (Westminster Larger Catechism #165).
Prelude – Hymn #307: Nothing but the Blood
Call to Worship
Hymn #296                All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name
Prayer of Adoration
Affirmation of Faith – The Apostles’ Creed (Trinity Hymnal p.845)
Scripture Reading – Hebrews 13

Unison Prayer of Confession

Eternal and merciful God, you have loved us with a love beyond our understanding, and you have set us on paths of righteousness for your name’s sake. Yet we have strayed from your way; we have sinned against you in thought, word and deed, through what we have done and what we have left undone. As we remember the lavish gift of your covenant of grace, signified and sealed in baptism, O God, we praise you and give you thanks that you forgive us yet again. Grant us now, we pray, the grace to die daily to sin, and to rise daily to new life in Christ.
Silent Prayer
Assurance & Comfort of the Gospel of Jesus Christ
Worship through Giving
Offertory – Above All (Arr. Hayes)
Hymn #731                Doxology
Prayer of Thanksgiving

Baptism – Paisley Cait Veith (Daughter of Zach & Emily)

“Do we as a congregation undertake the responsibility of assisting the parents in the Christian nurture of this child?”
Children’s Worship [Toddler-Pre-K; K-3rd Grade]
Hymn #521                My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less
Scripture Reading – Numbers 31
Sermon – Vengeance is Mine
 Pastor Dan Ledford
Hymn                       God Be Merciful to Me (Psalm 51)
Prayer of Intercession for Christ’s Church & the World
Hymn                       His Mercy is More