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)
Hymn 27 – O Worship the King
Hymn 43 – Rejoice, The Lord is King
Scripture Reading: Acts 4:34-5:11
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
Hymn supplement – Merciful God
A SIGN IN THE CHURCH FOR THE CHURCH
I. A Serious Problem (vv.1-4).
A. A Christian couple agreed to misrepresent themselves (vv.1-2).
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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Hymn 79 – To God Be the Glory
Hymn supplement – He Will Hold Me Fast
Scripture Reading: Psalm 7
Hymn 455 – I Am Resolved
Hymn 143 – Be Thou My Vision
Message: May God Make You Worthy, 2 Thess. 1:11-12
Hymn supplement – More and More Like You
MAY GOD MAKE YOU WORTHY
2 Thessalonians 1:11-12
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
2. That through His power God will help you accomplish every
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.