SARDIS: MORE DEAD THAN ALIVE (Revelation 3: 1 – 6)

Click here to listen: 20090906.mp3 Order of Worship: For Pre-Service Reading: Psalm 116, Page 148 (Front Of Hymnal) Opening Hymn 11 – “Safely Through Another Week” The Invocation and Pastoral Prayer The Nicene Creed (Hymnal, Page 22) The Sermon (I) ……………………. Revelation 3: 1 – 6 To the angel of the church in Sardis, write: “These are the words of Him Who holds the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars. I know your works; You have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead. Wake up! Strengthen what remains and is about to die, for I have not found your works perfect in the sight of my God. Remember what you have received and heard; Hold it fast, and repent. For I will come at an unknown time like a thief. Yet I have a few in Read More …

PRAY TO BE A CHURCH FAITHFUL IN DOCTRINE AND LIFE (Revelation 2: 18 – 29)

Click here to listen: 20090816.mp3 Order of Worship: For Pre-Service Reading: Psalm 25 (Hymnal, Page 128) Opening Hymn 293 –“O Holy Spirit, Grant Us Grace” The Invocation & Responsive Reading Of Psalm 143, Page 155 The Absolution And Order Of Matins – Page 32 Only P: O Lord, open Thou my lips. C: And my mouth shall show forth Thy praise. P: Make haste, O God, to deliver me. C: Make haste to help me, O Lord.Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy ghost: As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be: world without end. Amen. Hallelujah! The Scripture Reading – 1 Thessalonians 4: 12 – 24 (An Encouragement To To Follow Our Lord With Faithfulness To His Word In Our Confession And Our Lives.) The Apostles Creed I believe Read More …

BIBLICAL BALANCE IN CHRISTIAN CONCERN (Revelation 2: 12 – 17)

Click here to listen: 20090726.mp3 Order of Worship: For Pre-Service Reading: Psalm 26, Page 128 ((Front Of Hymnal) The Service Of the Word …………………… Pages 1 – 5 (Supplement) The Scripture – Galatians 6: 1 – 10 It is well to be reminded that each of us has a spiritual responsibility to those who are around us – especially to those within our earthly and spiritual families. In Christian love, this involves reflecting the spirit of Christ by helping and doing good as we have opportunity; But it also in loving concern means gently and humbly dealing with those who are caught up in sin, all for the welfare of precious souls. The Nicene Creed (Supplement, Page 5) The Sermon ………………………… Revelation 2: 12 – 17 To the angel of the church in Pergamum write: These are the words of Read More …

BE FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH (Revelation 2: 8 – 11)

Click here to listen: 20090712.mp3 Order of Worship: For Pre-service Reading: Psalm 28, Page 129 (Front Of Hymnal) Opening Hymn 480 – “Lord Of The Worlds Above” The Invocation And Confession Of Sins C: Merciful Father, we have erred and strayed fromYour ways like lost sheep. We have followed too much the desires of our own hearts. We have been faulty in the performance of Your will. Many indeed are the things we ought to have done and did not do; Many the things we have done wrong. Be merciful unto us, most gracious Lord. Restore the penitent, O God, according to Your promises declared to mankind in Christ Jesus, our Lord. Empower us by the Holy Spirit that we may live godly and righteous lives of faithful service, to the glory of Your holy Name. Amen. The Absolution And Read More …

BEWARE OF LOSING YOUR FIRST LOVE ! (Revelation 2 : 1 – 7)

Click here to listen: 20090419.mp3 Order of Worship: Opening Hymn 30 (V 1,4-6) –“O That I Had A Thousand Voices” The Invocation And Scripture Reading – Ephesians 3: 14 – 21 (A Pastor’s prayer for a deeper appreciation of Christ’s great love and a corresponding strengthening of their own faith and love.) Hymn 399 – “Thee Will I Love, My Strength, My Tower” The Sermon ……………………… Revelation 2 : 1 – 7 To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: These are the words of Him Who holds the seven stars in His right hand and walks among the seven golden lampstands: I know your works, your labor, your perseverance and that you cannot tolerate those who are evil. You have tested those who say they areapostles and are not, and have found them false. You have persevered and Read More …