Published on November 4th, 2013 | by Janell Zuercher0
Worship: November 10th, 2013
On Sunday, November 10th, Pastor Tony continued his sermon series in I Corinthians: Life in the Household of God. Pastor Tony used a quote from Robert Rayburn to help summarize this passage, “You can’t sincerely proclaim the Lord’s death for sinners as your hope of eternal life and, at the same time, treat your brethren with contempt.” Worship services on Sunday were at 8:30 and 11:00 AM.
8:30 am Early Worship Service
9:45 am Children’s Sunday School
10:00 am Youth and Adult Sunday School
11:00 am Late Worship Service
6:00 pm Evening Prayer & Study
Text: 1 Corinthians 11:17-34
 But in the following instructions I do not commend you, because when you come together it is not for the better but for the worse.  For, in the first place, when you come together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among you. And I believe it in part,  for there must be factions among you in order that those who are genuine among you may be recognized.  When you come together, it is not the Lord’s supper that you eat.  For in eating, each one goes ahead with his own meal. One goes hungry, another gets drunk.  What! Do you not have houses to eat and drink in? Or do you despise the church of God and humiliate those who have nothing? What shall I say to you? Shall I commend you in this? No, I will not.  For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread,  and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, “This is my body which is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.”  In the same way also he took the cup, after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me.”  For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.  Whoever, therefore, eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty concerning the body and blood of the Lord.  Let a person examine himself, then, and so eat of the bread and drink of the cup.  For anyone who eats and drinks without discerning the body eats and drinks judgment on himself.  That is why many of you are weak and ill, and some have died.  But if we judged ourselves truly, we would not be judged.  But when we are judged by the Lord, we are disciplined so that we may not be condemned along with the world.  So then, my brothers, when you come together to eat, wait for one another—  if anyone is hungry, let him eat at home—so that when you come together it will not be for judgment. About the other things I will give directions when I come.
Hymn of Adoration: #45 Now unto Jehovah, Ye Sons of the Mighty
Hymn or Spiritual Songs: #461 Not What My Hands Have Done
Hymn of Response: #420 At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing
Dismissal Hymn: #103 Holy God, We Praise Your Name vs 4
Additional Readings: The Westminster Shorter Catechism Q/A’s 96 & 97
Q. 96. What is the Lord’s Supper?
A. The Lord’s Supper is a sacrament, wherein, by giving and receiving bread and wine, according to Christ’s appointment, his death is showed forth; and the worthy receivers are, not after a corporal and carnal manner, but by faith, made partakers of his body and blood, with all his benefits, to their spiritual nourishment, and growth in grace.
Q. 97. What is required for the worthy receiving of the Lord’s Supper?
A. It is required of them that would worthily partake of the Lord’s Supper, that they examine themselves of their knowledge to discern the Lord’s body, of their faith to feed upon him, of their repentance, love, and new obedience; lest, coming unworthily, they eat and drink judgment to themselves.
Full Liturgy for November 10, 2013 (PDF)
Sermons from the Exposition of I Corinthians
(click on the link for the sermon page with audio)
|God’s Promises at Covenant Crossing||Joshua 3||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|Stone Signs: Memorial to the Children||Joshua 4||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|Is God on our side or our we on God’s side||Joshua 5||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|Doing Things God’s Way Brings Victory||Joshua 6||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|Doing things your own way brings Defeat||Joshua 7||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|Covenant Curse and Covenant Blessing||Joshua 7||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|Ambush at Ai||Joshua 8||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|Covenant Renewal Service||Joshua 8||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|Hasty Decisions||Joshua 9||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|The Day the Sun Stood Still||Joshua 10||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|The Battle Belongs to the Lord||Joshua 10||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|Hardened Hearts||Joshua 11||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|Following with your Whole Heart||Joshua 14:1-15||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|We all need a Refuge||Joshua 20:1-9||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|Our Faithful Promise Keeper||Joshua 21:43-22:9||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|When Alter-Cation Arise||Joshua 22:10-34||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|No God But God||Joshua 23:1-16||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|Everything Heart and Soul||Joshua 23:1-16||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|History 101||Joshua 24:1-13||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|Who Will You Serve||Joshua 24:14-28||Rev. Nathan Currey|
|Go the Distance||Joshua 24:19-33||Rev. Nathan Currey|