October 3 – Rev van de Wall

We welcome you to this service of worship on the Lord’s Day.

This morning we welcome the Rev. Willem van de Wall to lead us in worship.

 Welcome and Announcements

The Call to Worship:
L: O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you;
P: My soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as a dry and weary land where there is no water.
L: So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary, beholding your power and glory.
P: Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you.
All:  So I will bless you as long as I live; in your name I will lift up my hands.

Hymn:  Praise to the Lord, the Almighty              #321(verses 1-4)

Prayer of Adoration, Confession and Assurance of Pardon

Scripture Readings:  OT:  Joshua 3:1-17;  NT:  1 Peter 2:1-12

Responsive PsalmPsalm 16

Sermon:  Take the Step

Prayers of the People

The Lord’s Prayer
Our Father, Who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name,
Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever and ever.  Amen.

Hymn:  Take My Life, and Let it Be           #637(verses 1, 3&5)

Doxology & Dedication

Hymn:  Guide me, O Thou great Redeemer    #740(verses 1-3)

May the Lord, mighty Lord, Bless and keep us forever.
Grant us peace, perfect, peace, Courage in every endeavour.
Open your eyes and see his face, Know his grace forever.
May the Lord, mighty Lord, Bless and keep us forever.