Lord’s Day Service – February 2, 2020
20.02.02 CTK Worship Guide
This Lord’s Day’s service will remind us afresh that God alone deserves our worship, yet we regularly fail to worship him exclusively. Therefore, only through the perfect righteousness of Christ can we draw near to a Holy God in worship.
Psalm 15 – As God calls us to worship, he reminds us that only those who are blameless may enter his presence.
Hymn 58 Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven – A central theme of the service is a critical reminder that God alone deserves our highest praise and adoration.
Corporate Prayers of Praise
Glory Be to the Father (12)
Deuteronomy 9:13–19 – Just before entering the Promised Land, Moses reminded the people of Israel of their failure to worship him as God commanded them. We, too, need the reminder of our regular failures to worship God acceptably.
Hymn 84 Rock of Ages – Our only hope is to hide ourselves in the secure Rock of Ages, who offers forgiveness to those who trust in him.
1 Corinthians 1:27–31 – Even though we often fail to worship God blamelessly, if we trust in the death of Christ on our behalf, Christ’s righteousness is imputed to us.
Hymn 150 When I Survey the Wondrous Cross – Recognition of forgiveness of sins because of Christ, despite our regular sinfulness, causes us to boast only in Christ.
Hebrews 32 – Israel’s worship of the golden calf is a stark reminder to us of our own sinfulness and need of redemption.
Hymn 345 May the Grace of Christ Our Savior