6:00 PM Worship Service at Christ Church
Welcome and Announcements
*Hymn of Praise No. 76 Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven
Hymn of Confession & Supplication Merciful God(Getty hymn)
*Hymn of Thanksgiving No. 457 Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
Lesson from the Shorter Catechism-Questions 45-48
Q. 45. Which is the first commandment?
A. The first commandment is: You shall have no other gods before me.
Q. 46. What is required in the first commandment?
A. The first commandment requires us to know and acknowledge God to be the only true God and our God; and to worship and glorify him accordingly.
Q. 47. What is forbidden in the first commandment?
A. The first commandment forbids the denial of, or failure to worship and glorify, the true God as God and our God; and it forbids giving that worship and glory to any other which is due to God alone.
Q. 48. What do the words “before me” in the first commandment teach us?
A. These words “before me” in the first commandment teach us that God, who sees all things, takes notice of and is much displeased with the sin of having any other God.
Prayer of Illumination
Scripture Reading Exodus 20 Pt. 1
Sermon Rev. Jim Wilkerson
*Closing Hymn Holy Spirit