Posts from March 2024

Order of Service, March 24, 2024

Introduction The church has labeled this Lord’s Day, “Palm Sunday.” It marks the beginning of Christ’s Passion Week. The sermon will consider Matthew’s account of the Triumphal Entry. The hymns chosen present a sharp contrast between the praise of the fickle crowds that welcomed him that day and the worship of those who trust him…

Order of Service, March 17, 2024

Introduction Two weeks ago (March 3), we introduced Paul’s first concern for Timothy as he set things in order in the churches in Ephesus (1 Timothy 2:1-7). The focus of the message was on the importance of corporate prayer (vv. 1-4). This Lord’s Day, we will complete the message of the paragraph (vv. 5-7) where…

Order of Service, March 10, 2024

Introduction This Lord’s Day, Mark Buhr will conclude his sermon series that has taken us through the book of Galatians. The series was lengthy because the sermons were preached whenever pastor Thomas was away. The concluding verses (Galatians 6:17-18) remind us of our mission—a calling that includes suffering for Christ. The hymns selected for the…

Order of Service, March 3, 2024

Introduction In the second chapter of 1 Timothy, the apostle Paul began to explain to Timothy the things that he should do to set the Ephesians churches. The first order of business was the practice of corporate prayer. The hymns chosen for our worship service emphasize prayer themes organized in the well-known acrostic: A-C-T-S. PREPARATION…