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General Assembly 2009 Report

Two weeks ago, Pastor Bailey and I attended the 37th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) in Orlando, Florida.  Part of our presbyterian form of government, the general assembly is an annual meeting of teaching and ruling elders representing churches and presbyteries in our denomination.  In addition to overseeing and conducting the [...]

By | 2014-08-18T23:13:46+00:00 July 2nd, 2009|Church|0 Comments

Our Response to Biblical Worship

And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit. 2 Corinthians 3:18   True biblical worship is Christ-centered and God-focused. It is an extended dialogue with God, where God [...]

By | 2014-08-18T20:44:05+00:00 April 1st, 2009|Worship|0 Comments

The Benediction

“Speak to Aaron and his sons, saying, Thus you shall bless the people of Israel: you shall say to them,  The Lord bless you and keep you;  the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you;  the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.  “So shall [...]

By | 2014-08-18T20:46:23+00:00 March 25th, 2009|Worship|0 Comments

The Lord’s Supper

So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.  Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day.  For my flesh [...]

By | 2014-08-18T20:44:29+00:00 March 11th, 2009|Lord's Supper, Worship|0 Comments

The Baptism of Covenant Children

“And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your offspring after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your offspring after you.”… “For the promise is for you and for your children and for all who are afar off, everyone whom the Lord our [...]

By | 2014-08-18T20:44:46+00:00 February 18th, 2009|Baptism, Worship|0 Comments

The Sacrament of Baptism

For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to promise. Galatians 3:27-29   [...]

By | 2014-08-18T22:23:24+00:00 February 11th, 2009|Worship|0 Comments

The Sacraments

…to make the word of God fully known,  ?the mystery hidden for ages and generations but now revealed to his saints. ?To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. Colossians 1:25-27   In [...]

By | 2014-08-18T22:23:04+00:00 February 4th, 2009|Worship|0 Comments

The Preaching of the Word of God

And Ezra blessed the Lord, the great God, and all the people answered, “Amen, Amen,” lifting up their hands. And they bowed their heads and worshiped the Lord with their faces to the ground.  Also …the Levites helped the people to understand the Law, while the people remained in their places.They read from the book, [...]

By | 2014-08-18T20:45:29+00:00 January 29th, 2009|Worship|0 Comments

The Doxology

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, who alone does wondrous things.  Blessed be his glorious name forever; may the whole earth be filled with his glory! Amen and Amen! Psalm 72:18-19   Continuing in our series on biblical worship, we come now to the singing of the doxology. The word doxology comes from the [...]

By | 2014-08-18T22:24:39+00:00 January 21st, 2009|Worship|0 Comments