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Order of Worship for March 1, 2020

Preparation for Worship – “They that receive the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper are, before they come, to prepare themselves thereunto, by examining themselves of their being in Christ, of their sins and wants; of the truth and measure of their knowledge, faith, repentance; love to God and the brethren, charity to all men, forgiving those that have done them wrong; of their desires after Christ, and of their new obedience; and by renewing the exercise of these graces, by serious meditation, and fervent prayer” (Westminster Larger Catechism #171).

*Call to Worship
*Hymn #100 – Holy, Holy, Holy!
*Prayer of Adoration
*Affirmation of Faith – The Nicene Creed (Trinity Hymnal p.846)

Unison Prayer of Confession

O most merciful God, Father of our Lord Jesus Christ; who pardons us when we truly repent and turn to You, we humbly confess our sins and beg Your mercy. We do not love You with a pure heart fervently, and we do not love our neighbors as ourselves. We act unjustly. We dislike mercy. We refuse to walk humbly with You, our God. Have mercy upon us, O Lord, according to Your lovingkindness, according to the multitude of Your tender mercies, blot out our iniquity. Create in us a clean heart, O God. And renew a right spirit within us. Cast us not away from Your presence, and take not Your Holy Spirit from us. Restore unto us the joy of Your salvation, and uphold us with Your Spirit.
Silent Prayer
Assurance & Comfort of the Gospel of Jesus Christ
Worship through Giving
Offertory – Lamb of God (Parris/Larson)
*Hymn #731 – Doxology
*Prayer of Thanksgiving
Children’s Worship [2’s & 3’s, Pre-K]

*Hymn – Thy Mercy My God

                John Stocker (1776), Sandra McCracken (2001)
Scripture Reading: Exodus 3
Sermon:  “I Am” The Lord
                 Pastor Dan Ledford
*Hymn #296 – All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name

The Lord’s Supper 

            Invitation to & Fencing of The Lord’s Table and Prayer 

            Words of Institution 

            The Bread & The Cup 

            Prayer 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 – By Thy Mercy

                James John Cummins (1839), Greg Thompson (2004)


*Standing for those who are able