Posts from June 2021

Order of Service, June 27, 2021

Introduction The sermon text for this Lord’s Day is Luke 14:15-24. In it, Jesus tells a story about a great feast. Those invited made foolish excuses and refused to attend. The host brought in an unexpected crowd to fill the banquet hall. The story rebuked the religious leaders of Israel who refused to respond to…

Order of Service, June 20, 2021

Introduction In Luke 14:1-14, Jesus attended a Sabbath feast at the home of a prominent Pharisee. As soon as Jesus arrived, he performed a miracle to the consternation of the host and his friends. He then proceeded to tell two stories set against the backdrop of a feast, each aimed at the pride of the…

Order of Service, June 13, 2021

Introduction In the sermon text for the Lord’s Day (Luke 13:31-35), the opposition to Jesus intensifies. Jesus continues toward the cross with unwavering resolve, but grieved, he laments Israel’s squandered opportunity to repent and believe. PREPARATION FOR WORSHIP Welcome Prelude Call to Worship     Sanctus Choir Invocation PROCLAMATION Hymn 42     Praise Ye the Lord! Hymn Insert    …

Order of Service, June 6, 2021

Introduction This Lord’s Day our guest speaker is Ryan Martin, pastor of First Baptist Church, Granite Falls, MN. He will preach from Exodus 18, a text that tells a story of Moses’ interaction with his father-in-law, Jethro. Of this passage, Dr. Martin says: The story of Jethro is primarily given to us to make this…