Covenant Protestant Reformed Church
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Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship


Rev. Angus Stewart

Lord’s Day, 30 January, 2005


"Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him: talk ye

of all his wondrous works"

(Psalm 105:2)


Morning Service - 11:00 AM

Abraham, Father of the Faithful (1)

The Abrahamic Blessing

Genesis 12:2-3

I. As Presented in the Text

II. As Unfolded in the Bible

Psalms: 103:8-15; 123:1-4; 47:1-9; 67:1-7


Evening Service - 6:00 PM

Abraham, Father of the Faithful (2)

The Call of Abraham

Genesis 12:1-20

I. Abraham Called Out of Ur

II. Abraham Coming into Canaan

III. Abraham Departing into Egypt

Psalms: 106:1-6; 124:1-8; 105:38-45; 105:9-15


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Quotes to Consider:

Thomas Scott: "Abram was not renowned, either as a conqueror, a law-giver or an inventor of useful and ingenious arts: he was neither a monarch, a genius, a philosopher, nor so much as an author of any sort, but a plain man, dwelling in tents, and feeding cattle all his days. Yet perhaps no mere man has been so widely and permanently had in honour!"

Homer C. Hoeksema: "The Lord does not begin a totally new work with the appearance of Abram on the stage of history. It is not a new covenant that is established with Abram, but the same covenant that God had established with Shem and with Noah and with the prediluvian patriarchs, dating back to the protevangel immediately after the fall. God’s covenant is always the relation of friendship between himself and his people, and is essentially the same covenant throughout history. That covenant of God certainly passes through a history. The nature of that history, however, is not that it consists of several separate works or dispensations, totally unrelated to one another. Rather, the history of God’s covenant is characterized by the fact that the covenant advances and develops and increasingly approximates its ultimate realization as determined in God’s eternal counsel. God’s final purpose is to bring his covenant to the highest conceivable glory; toward that goal all the history of his covenant must lead" (Unfolding Covenant History, vol. 2, p. 101).

Announcements (subject to God's will):

We welcome Lindsay Williams from Leicestershire to our worship services.

A new Protestant Reformed Theological Journal is available today for those on the list to receive it.

Catechism classes: Monday at the manse at 7 PM with the Campbells and Thursday at the Hamills at 7 PM.

Midweek Bible Study will be held this week Wednesday at 8 PM at the manse. We will look at the tests for prophecy.

The church visitors, Rev. Rodney Kleyn & Elder Henry Boer, arrive this week Friday. A sign-up sheet is on the back table for those who would like to have them over for dinner.

The Reformed Witness Hour next Lord’s Day, 6 February (8:30-9:00 AM, on Gospel 846MW) is "Blessed are the Poor in Spirit" (Matthew 5:3).

Have you signed up yet for the congregational dinner at The Ramble Inn at 7:30 PM on Friday, 11 February? The sign-up sheet is on the back table.

Last Week’s Offerings: £729.15.

PRC News: Rev. Kuiper (Randolph, WI) declined a call from Doon PRC. Edmonton PRC called Rev. denHartog (Singapore). Rev. DenHartog is also considering calls from Southwest PRC and Bethel PRC. Hudsonville PRC called Prof. Engelsma. Holland has a new trio of Revs. Eriks (Loveland, CO), Key (Hull, IA) and Slopsema (First, MI).