MORNING WORSHIP

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground! For your name’s sake, O LORD, preserve my life! In your righteousness bring my soul out of trouble! (Psalm 143:10-11)

Welcome

Hymn 10 – Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise 

Hymn 76 – O Great God

Scripture Reading: John 14

Prayer

Musical Offering – Holy Spirit, Living Breath of God 

Hymn Supplement – God of Salvation

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

Message: Promise Fulfilled, Acts 2:1-13

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Hymn 100 – Love Divine, All Loves Excelling 


PROMISE FULFILLED

Acts 2:1-13


John 20:30-31

I. Filled With the Holy Spirit (vv.1-4).

    A. Christ’s followers waited. 

        1.  They were together in one place. Acts 1:13-14

        2.  The day was Pentecost.

        3.  A most fitting time.

    B. Christ’s followers experienced signs. 

        1.  The sound of wind.

        2.  The appearance of fire-like tongues.

        3.  The speaking in tongues. 1 Corinthians 12:13


II. Evidence of Holy Spirit Filling (vv.5-13).

    A. The sign (vv.5-11). 

        1.  Many kinds of people were impacted.

        2.  Most important, they heard about God’s work.

             Hebrews 2:3-4, Romans 10:17

    B. Differing Responses (vv.12-13).

        1.  Sincere interest.

        2.  Flippant rejection.


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EVENING SERVICE

Welcome & Announcements

Prayer

Hymn 33 – I Will Glory in My Redeemer

Hymn 104 – What Wondrous Love Is This 

Scripture Reading:  Proverbs 29

Psalm 119 – Your Word, a Light Unto My Path 

Hymn supplement – God Has Spoken

Message: When God No Longer Speaks, 1 Corinthians 2:12-16

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Hymn 113 – Here Is Love  


WHEN GOD NO LONGER SPEAKS

1 Corinthians 2:12-16


Deuteronomy 28:38-40, Amos 8:11, 1 Samuel 28:6, 2 Chronicles 18:6


I. Our Privilege Through the Holy Spirit (vv.12-13).

    A.     We have received the Spirit from God. John 14:26

    B.     The Holy Spirit gives us understanding of the Bible. 

             James 1:17, 1 Chronicles 29:14, John 14:26b, 2 Peter 1:21, 

             Luke 1:70, 2 Samuel 23:2, 2 Timothy 2:15


II. The “Spirit-less” Person’s Disadvantage (v.14).

    A.     The natural person rejects Holy Spirit things. James 4:4

    B.     The reason and result of rejection. 1 Corinthians 1:18-23


III. The Result of the Difference (vv.15-16).

    A.     Judgment and the spiritual person. Proverbs 1:2-5

    B.     We judge with the mind of Christ. 1 John 2:27