Posts from May 2022

Order of Service, May 29, 2022

Introduction In Luke 21:20-24, Jesus continued his description of the global events that would come to pass because Israel rejected him. This text uses language that could apply to the destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans in 70 A.D. However, a closer look reveals that Jesus looked beyond the first century to the years immediately…

Order of Service, May 22, 2022

Introduction This Lord’s Day we continue our study of Luke’s account of the Olivet Discourse. Jesus explained that the current age that climaxes with his Second Coming will be characterized by persecution. It is not easy to follow Jesus. But the seasons of persecution bring opportunity to bear witness for the Name of Jesus. The…

Order of Service, May 15, 2022

Introduction This Lord’s Day we welcome Dr. Gerald Priest as our guest speaker. He the retired professor of homiletics (preaching) and church history at Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. He will deliver a message based on the life of Daniel contained in Daniel chapters 1, 6, and 9. PREPARATION FOR WORSHIP Prelude Call to Worship:     Psalm…

Order of Service, May 8, 2022

Introduction The sermon passage for this Lord’s Day (Luke 21:5-11) introduces Luke’s account of Jesus’ extended teaching about his Second Coming. It is known as the Olivet Discourse. It extends through 21:36. We will work our way through this important passage in a series of six messages. Each of our hymns was selected because it…