WHAT IS THE SECRET OF SANCTIFIED LOVE ? (1 Corinthians 13: 4-7)

Order of Worship:

THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
August 10, 2008 9:30 A.M.

For Pre-Service Reading: Psalm 30, Page 129 (Front Of Hymnal)

Opening Hymn 20 – “God Of Mercy, God Of Grace”

The Liturgy …………………………………….. Hymnal, Page 5ff
(Substitute Hymn 360 (V 1,3 & 7) For “Gloria In Excelsis” (P 7-9)

1. O for a thousand tongues to sing My great Redeemer’s praise,
The glories of my God and King, The triumphs of His Grace.

2. Jesus – the Name that charms our fears, That bids our sorrows cease;
‘Tis music in the sinner’s ears, ‘Tis life and health and peace.

3. Glory to God and praise and love Be ever, ever given
By saints below and saints above, The Church in earth and heaven.

(Follow Liturgy On Pages 9 In Middle – To Page 11 In Hymnal)

The Scripture Readings

The Epistle: 1 Corinthians 13 – The Greatest Of These Is Love

The Gospel: Lk 17:11-19 –The Ten Lepers: Cleansed! Thankful?

The Apostles Creed (Hymnal, Page 15)

Hymn 349 (V 1-2,5) – “Jesus, Thy Boundless Love To Me”

The Sermon ………………………………… 1 Corinthians 13: 4-7
Love suffers long and is kind; Love does not envy; Love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

WHAT IS THE SECRET OF SANCTIFIED LOVE ?

Hymn 412 – “May We Thy Precepts, Lord, Fulfill”

The Offering, Prayers and Benediction

The Closing Hymn 419 (V3) – “O, Thou Lord Of My Salvation”

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