July 25, 2021, 5 p.m.

Preparing for Worship

Prelude

*Call to Worship:  Psalm 96:1-4

Minister: Oh sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth!
People: Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day today.
Minister:
Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples!
All: For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised!

*Hymn: "King of the Nations" Songbook #14

All: Come let us worship Jesus
King of nations, Lord of all
Magnificent and glorious
Just and merciful

Women: Lavish our hearts’ affection
Deepest love and highest praise
Voice, race, and language blending
All the world amazed

Chorus – Jesus, King of the nations
Jesus, Lord of all
Jesus, King of the nations
Lord of all

Men: Bring tributes from the nations
Come in joyful cavalcades
One thund’rous acclamation
One banner raised

All: Come Lord, and fill Your temple
Glorify Your dwelling place
'Til nations see Your splendor
And seek Your face

Chorus – Jesus, King of the nations
Jesus, Lord of all
Jesus, King of the nations
Lord of all

All: Fear God and give Him glory
For His hour of judgment comes
Creator Lord Almighty
Worship Him alone

*Prayer of Adoration and Invocation

Hymn - "He Is Exalted" Songbook #29

He is exalted, the King is exalted on high
I will praise Him
He is exalted, forever exalted
And I will praise His name

Chorus – He is the Lord,
Forever His truth shall reign;
Heaven and earth, rejoice in His holy name;
He is exalted, the King is exalted on high

Catechizing of the Congregation  - WSC Questions 55-56

Q. 55. What is forbidden in the third commandment?
A. The third commandment forbids all profaning or abusing of anything whereby God makes himself known.

Q. 56. What is the reason annexed to the third commandment?
A. The reason annexed to the third commandment is, that however the breakers of this commandment may escape punishment from men, yet the Lord our God will not suffer them to escape his righteous judgment.

Prayer of the Church - Elder Dean Abbott

The Hymn:  “I Have Been Crucified with Christ” Songbook #36

I have been crucified with Christ
And I no longer live
I have been crucified with Christ
And I no longer live
But Christ lives in me
And the life I live in the body
I live by faith in the Son of God
Who loved me and gave himself for me
Who loved me and gave himself for me

*Sermon Text: 1 Peter 3:18-22

Sermon: "That He Might Take Us Back" by Pastor M. Connor Underseth

*Doxology: “To Him Who Sits on the Throne” Songbook #94

To Him who sits on the throne, and unto the Lamb
To Him who sits on the throne, and unto the Lamb
Be blessing and honor and glory and power forever!
Be blessing and honor and glory and power forever!

*Benediction

Postlude