Worship Liturgy

Published on April 18th, 2016 | by Jon Meyers

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Worship: April 24th, 2016

On Sunday, April 24th, Pastor Tony continued his sermon series in Isaiah: The Lord Saves. He reminded us that there is a high price to pay for rejecting or ignoring God’s Word and a high reward for believing and applying it.

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

Preaching: Rev. Tony Felich (Sermon Audio Page| Other Sermons)

Text: Isaiah 34-35

[34:1] Draw near, O nations, to hear, and give attention, O peoples! Let the earth hear, and all that fills it; the world, and all that comes from it. [2] For the Lord is enraged against all the nations, and furious against all their host; he has devoted them to destruction, has given them over for slaughter. [3] Their slain shall be cast out, and the stench of their corpses shall rise; the mountains shall flow with their blood. [4] All the host of heaven shall rot away, and the skies roll up like a scroll. All their host shall fall, as leaves fall from the vine, like leaves falling from the fig tree. [5] For my sword has drunk its fill in the heavens; behold, it descends for judgment upon Edom, upon the people I have devoted to destruction. [6] The Lord has a sword; it is sated with blood; it is gorged with fat, with the blood of lambs and goats, with the fat of the kidneys of rams. For the Lord has a sacrifice in Bozrah, a great slaughter in the land of Edom. [7] Wild oxen shall fall with them, and young steers with the mighty bulls. Their land shall drink its fill of blood, and their soil shall be gorged with fat. [8] For the Lord has a day of vengeance, a year of recompense for the cause of Zion. [9] And the streams of Edom shall be turned into pitch, and her soil into sulfur; her land shall become burning pitch. [10] Night and day it shall not be quenched; its smoke shall go up forever. From generation to generation it shall lie waste; none shall pass through it forever and ever. [11] But the hawk and the porcupine shall possess it, the owl and the raven shall dwell in it. He shall stretch the line of confusion over it, and the plumb line of emptiness. [12] Its nobles—there is no one there to call it a kingdom, and all its princes shall be nothing. [13] Thorns shall grow over its strongholds, nettles and thistles in its fortresses. It shall be the haunt of jackals, an abode for ostriches. [14] And wild animals shall meet with hyenas; the wild goat shall cry to his fellow; indeed, there the night bird settles and finds for herself a resting place. [15] There the owl nests and lays and hatches and gathers her young in her shadow; indeed, there the hawks are gathered, each one with her mate. [16] Seek and read from the book of the Lord: Not one of these shall be missing; none shall be without her mate. For the mouth of the Lord has commanded, and his Spirit has gathered them. [17] He has cast the lot for them; his hand has portioned it out to them with the line; they shall possess it forever; from generation to generation they shall dwell in it.

[35:1] The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad; the desert shall rejoice and blossom like the crocus; [2] it shall blossom abundantly and rejoice with joy and singing. The glory of Lebanon shall be given to it, the majesty of Carmel and Sharon. They shall see the glory of the Lord, the majesty of our God. [3] Strengthen the weak hands, and make firm the feeble knees. [4] Say to those who have an anxious heart, “Be strong; fear not! Behold, your God will come with vengeance, with the recompense of God. He will come and save you.” [5] Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf unstopped; [6] then shall the lame man leap like a deer, and the tongue of the mute sing for joy. For waters break forth in the wilderness, and streams in the desert; [7] the burning sand shall become a pool, and the thirsty ground springs of water; in the haunt of jackals, where they lie down, the grass shall become reeds and rushes. [8] And a highway shall be there, and it shall be called the Way of Holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it. It shall belong to those who walk on the way; even if they are fools, they shall not go astray. [9] No lion shall be there, nor shall any ravenous beast come up on it; they shall not be found there, but the redeemed shall walk there. [10] And the ransomed of the Lord shall return and come to Zion with singing; everlasting joy shall be upon their heads; they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

Worship Hymns:
Hymn of Adoration: # 53 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
Hymn or Spiritual Songs: # 370 Revive Thy Work, O Lord
Hymn of Response: # 358 For All the Saints
Dismissal Hymn: 441 Jesus Shall Reign (5)

Additional Reading: The Westminster Shorter Catechism Q/A’s 29-31

Q. 29. How are we made partakers of the redemption purchased by Christ?
A. We are made partakers of the redemption purchased by Christ, by the effectual application of it to us by his Holy Spirit.

Q. 30. How doth the Spirit apply to us the redemption purchased by Christ?
A. The Spirit applieth to us the redemption purchased by Christ, by working faith in us, and thereby uniting us to Christ in our effectual calling.

Q. 31. What is effectual calling?
A. Effectual calling is the work of God’s Spirit, whereby, convincing us of our sin and misery, enlightening our minds in the knowledge of Christ, and renewing our wills, he doth persuade and enable us to embrace Jesus Christ, freely offered to us in the gospel.


Full Liturgy for April 24th, 2016 (PDF)

Sermons from the Exposition of Isaiah
(click on the link for the sermon page with audio) 

Sermon Text Liturgy
An Introduction to Isaiah Isaiah 1:1-2 08/02/15
We need the Lord’s Cleansing Isaiah 1:2-20 08/09/15
He Will Restore Isaiah 1:21-31 08/16/15
The Futility of Trusting in Man Isaiah 2 08/23/15
The Branch of the Lord Isaiah 3 & 4 08/30/15
Wolf Grapes Isaiah 5 09/06/15
Seeing God and Serving Him Isaiah 6 09/13/15
God With Us Isaiah 7-8:8 09/20/15
Following God When Your Nation Does Not Isaiah 8 10/04/15
From Darkness to The Light Isaiah 9:1-7 10/11/15
God Hates Pride Isaiah 9:8-10:4 10/18/15
God’s Sovereighty & Man’s Responsibility Isaiah 10:5-19 11/01/15
A Gracious Discipline Isaiah 10:20-34 11/08/15
The Messiah brings His Kingdom by the Spirit Isaiah 11:1-2 11/29/15
The Messiah brings Righteous Judgment Isaiah 11:3-5 12/06/15
The Messiah brings Restoration Isaiah 11:5-9 12/13/15
The Messiah brings Eternal Deliverance Isaiah 11:10-16 12/20/15
Saved to Make Him Known Isaiah 12:1-6 01/03/16
6 Lessons from the Oracles Against the Nations, Part 1 Isaiah 13-23 01/10/16
6 Lessons from the Oracles Against the Nations, Part 2 Isaiah 13-23 01/17/16
Rejoicing in God’s Justice and Salvation Isaiah 24-25 01/24/16
The Song of Our Salvation Isaiah 26 01/31/16
The Great Sword and Trumpet of the Lord Isaiah 27 02/14/16
Believe in God’s Precious Cornerstone Isaiah 28 02/21/16
Wonderless Disbelief or Wonderful Faith? Isaiah 29 02/28/16
He will Surely be Gracious to You Isaiah 30 03/06/16
Waiting for Our King Isaiah 31-32 04/03/16
Rock Bottom Grace Isaiah 33 04/17/16
Seek and Read from the Book of the Lord: Judgment and Salvation Isaiah 34-35 04/24/16
Who’s Word Will We Trust? Isaiah 36-37:7 05/08/16
That All the Kingdoms of Earth May Know Isaiah 37:5-38 05/15/16
The Legacy of Betraying the Cause of God Isaiah 38-39 05/22/16
The Only Source of Real Comfort Isaiah 40:1-11 08/14/16
None Greater Isaiah 40:12-26 08/21/16
Like Eagles Isaiah 40:27-31 08/28/16
Fear not, God is with us! Isaiah 41:1-20 09/04/16
God’s Answer for the World’s Trouble Isaiah 41:21-42:9 09/11/16
The Reason to Sing Isaiah 42:1-17 09/25/16
Created and Redeemed for God’s Glory Isaiah 43:1-7 10/02/16
The Invincibility of God is the basis for our Assurance Isaiah 43:8-44:5 10/09/16
The Only God Our Savior Isaiah 44:6-28 10/16/16
The Right Response to the Sovereignty of God Isaiah 45 10/23/16
Living in a Nation under Judgment Isaiah 46-47 11/06/16
God Refines & Redeems for a Purpose Isaiah 48 01/01/17
I Am the Lord Your Savior part 1 Isaiah 49 01/15/17
I Am the Lord Your Savior part 2 Isaiah 49-50 01/22/17
Who Obeys the Voice of His Servant? Isaiah 50 01/29/17
Listen and Look! The Lord Saves Isaiah 51:1-8 02/05/17
Get Woke! Isaiah 51:9-23 02/12/17
Witnesses to God’s Salvation Isaiah 52:1-12 02/26/17
Our Suffering Servant Part 1 Isaiah 52:13-53:12 03/05/17
Our Suffering Servant Part 2 Isaiah 52:13-53:12 03/12/17
Our Suffering Servant Part 3 Isaiah 52:13-53:12 03/26/17
Our Suffering Servant Part 4 Isaiah 52:13-53:12 04/02/17
Our Suffering Servant Part 5 Isaiah 52:13-53:12 04/09/17
Our Interceding Servant Isaiah 53:1-12 04/23/17
From Redemption to Restoration Isaiah 54:1-10 05/07/17
The Lord Preserves His Church Isaiah 54:10-17 05/14/17
The Lord Preserves His Church Isaiah 55:1-7 05/28/17
Seek the Lord While He May Be Found Isaiah 55:6-13 06/04/17
The Lord’s Diverse House of Prayer Isaiah 56:1-8 08/27/17
The Curse of Bad Leaders Isaiah 56:9-12 09/03/17
The Holy One is the Merciful One Isaiah 57 09/10/17
Beyond Surface-Level Worship Isaiah 58 09/17/17
The Delight of Divine Rest Isaiah 58:13-14 10/01/17
Condemnation, Contrition & Confession, Redemption Isaiah 59 10/08/17
The Final Triumph of Grace Isaiah 60 10/15/17
The Ministry of the Anointed Messenger Isaiah 61 10/22/17
The Wrath of Christ Isaiah 62-63:6 11/05/17
Recounting the Steadfast Love of the Lord Isaiah 63:7-14 11/12/17


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