Lord’s Day Service – January 19, 2020
20.01.19 CTK Worship Guide
This Lord’s Day, as we do each week, we will draw near to God in his heavenly temple, joining our voices and hearts with adoration, confession, thanksgiving, and praise with the angels and saints who forever surround his throne. We come, not through our own efforts or merit, but only through the atonement of Christ on our behalf.
Psalm 40:1–3 – As the Scripture which calls us to worship reminds us, we come as a people whom the Lord drew up from the pit of destruction, and in whose hearts he put a new song, a song of praise to our God.
Hymn 62 Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart – This hymn gives voice to our new song of praise to God, wherein we give thanks and sing with all the angel choirs.
Glory Be to the Father (12)
John 1:29–34 – On this second Sunday after the Epiphany, this text from John’s gospel reminds us of John the Baptist’s identification of Jesus as “the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.” It is only because Christ took away our sin on the cross that we are able to draw near to fellowship with him.
Hymn 83 I Lay My Sins on Jesus – Because of who Christ is and what he has done, we lay our sins on him, “the spotless Lamb of God.”
1 Corinthians 1:9 – It is by God’s grace that through Christ’s sacrifice he calls us into the fellowship—literally “communion”—of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
Hymn 211 Amazing Grace
Proclamation & Dedication
Hebrews 1:5–14 – The fact that we are joining in praise of Christ with the angels of heaven who are also worshiping him reveals that Christ is superior to the angels.
Hymn 29 O Worship the King
Celebration of the Lord’s Supper is one of the most beautiful pictures we have that Christ welcomes us into his presence for fellowship with him and with one another because of his shed blood and broken body on our behalf.
Hymn 191 All Hail the Power of Jesus’s Name – We are sent back out into the world with the declaration, “All hail the power of Jesus’s name! Let angels prostrate fall!”