MORNING WORSHIP

Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!  Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he has redeemed

 from trouble.  (Psalm 107:1-2)



Welcome

Hymn 27 – O Worship the King

Hymn 43 – Rejoice, The Lord is King 

Scripture Reading: Acts 4:34-5:11

Prayer

Choral Offering – This is My Word

Hymn 76 – O Great God

(Children may be dismissed to Children’s church during this hymn.) 

Message: A Sign in the Church for the Church, Acts 5:1-11

(outline below)

Hymn supplement – Merciful God


A SIGN IN THE CHURCH FOR THE CHURCH

Acts 5:1-11


I.   A Serious Problem (vv.1-4).

     A. A Christian couple agreed to misrepresent themselves (vv.1-2).

          Acts 4:34-37

     B. A Church leader was too intrusive (vv.3-4). Matthew 16:19,

          John 20:23, Matthew 18:18, Psalm 51:4, Matthew 18:15, 

          Rev. 3:19, John 16:8,Eph. 5:11, 13, 2 Timothy 4:2, Titus 2:15


II.  A Shocking Punishment (vv.5-10).

     A. God killed two Christians (vv.5-8, 10).

     B. Peter explained the problem (vv.7-9).


III. A Sobering Response (v.11).

     A. Great fear.

     B. Fair application. 

         1 John 5:16-17, Matthew 12:31-32, 1 Corinthians 11:27-32

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EVENING SERVICE

Welcome & Announcements

Hymn 79 – To God Be the Glory 

Hymn supplement – He Will Hold Me Fast 

Scripture Reading: Psalm 7

Prayer 

Hymn 455 – I Am Resolved

Hymn 143 – Be Thou My Vision 

Message: May God Make You Worthy, 2 Thess. 1:11-12

(outline below)

Hymn supplement – More and More Like You


MAY GOD MAKE YOU WORTHY

2 Thessalonians 1:11-12


Psalm 19:1-6

I. A God-Honoring Prayer (v.11).

    A. A prayer for God to make you worthy.

        1.  Pray without ceasing. Roman 1:9-10a, Eph. 1:16, Phil. 1:9, 

             Colossians 1:9, 1 Thess. 3:10, 5:17, 2 Corinthians 11:24-28

        2.  Pray for God’s working in individuals. Romans 8:28-30, 

             Ephesians 3:14-21, 2 Peter 1:10, 1 Corinthians 15:10

    B. A prayer that God will accomplish your good desires.

        1.  That through His power God will help you accomplish every 

             good desire.

        2.  That through His power God will help you accomplish every  

             good work.


II. A God-Honoring Objective (v.12).

    A. Mutual glorification.

        1.  Pray that Jesus will be glorified in individuals. Revelation 4:11

        2.  Pray that individuals will be glorified in Jesus.

             1 Samuel 2:30, John 12:26

    B. According to God’s grace. Romans 8:26-27

        1.  A reminder that we live by grace.

        2.  A reminder that we are the Lord’s possession.