Covenant Protestant Reformed Church
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Covenant Protestant Reformed Church

83 Clarence Street, Ballymena BT43 5DR
Rev. Angus Stewart
Lord’s Day, 3 July, 2016

“And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed
by the renewing of your mind ...” (Rom. 12:2)

Morning Service - 11:00 AM

Complete in Christ (8)
Food Laws and Holy Days   [download]  [youtube]

Scripture Reading: Colossians 2
Text: Colossians 2:16-17

I. The Ceremonial Laws
II. The Forbidden Judgment
III. The Foreshadowed Body
Psalms: 122:1-9; 148:1-6; 81:1-8; 40:6-10

Evening Service - 6:00 PM

Concluding the Model Prayer   [download]  [youtube]
Scripture Reading: II Corinthians 1:18-2:17
Text: Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 52

I. The Preservation
II. The Reason
III. The Certainty
Psalms: 86:11-16; 148:7-14; 103:13-19; 115:1-11

For CDs of the sermons and DVDs of the worship services, contact Stephen Murray
If you desire a pastoral visit, please contact Rev. Stewart or the elders

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Quote to Consider

Belgic Confession 25: The Abolishing of the Ceremonial Law
We believe that the ceremonies and figures of the law ceased at the coming of Christ, and that all the shadows are accomplished; so that the use of them must be abolished amongst Christians; yet the truth and substance of them remain with us in Jesus Christ, in whom they have their completion. In the meantime we still use the testimonies taken out of the law and the prophets, to confirm us in the doctrine of the gospel, and to regulate our life in all honesty to the glory of God, according to His will.

Announcements (subject to God’s will)

We welcome Carolyn and Briana Prins from Trinity PRC to our worship services.

Since it is the first Lord’s Day of the month, there are two offerings this morning: the first for the general fund and the second for the building fund.

The June issue of the Covenant Reformed News is on the back table. An RFPA Update and the BRF Conference Programme are also available.

If you are not booked in for the BRF conference (16-23 July), you are welcome to come to some of the lectures. However, if you want to stay for meals, the conference centre needs to know ahead of time. Meals are £7/adult and £5/child. Please contact Mary Stewart ASAP.

The Council meets tomorrow evening at 7 PM.

The Tuesday Bible study meets at 11 AM to discuss a new topic in our treatment of the Old Testament laws: leprosy.

The Reformed Witness Hour broadcast next Lord’s Day (Gospel 846MW at 8:30 AM) by Rev. Haak is “To God, My Exceeding Joy, I Will Go” (Ps. 43).

The baptism of Sophie Lyn daughter of David & Kristin Crossett is scheduled for next Sunday, 10 July.

Everyone is invited to a barbecue at the manse on Friday, 15 July, at 6:30 PM or as soon as you can come thereafter. Some saints from the US, Australia and the Philippines will be joining us. Please let Pastor or Mary know if you are able to come.

Rev. McGeown will preach for the CPRC at both services on 17 July. This is the Sunday of the BRF Conference. Note that, if you are not booked in for the conference but would like to come to Castlewellan on Sunday, the worship services there start at 10 AM and 7 PM (not 11 AM and 6 PM, as in the CPRC).

Offerings: General Fund: £699.31.

New translations: 3 Indonesian and 1 Hungarian.

PRC news: The new congregation in Pittsburgh will call a pastor from a trio of Revs. Bruinsma, Griess and R. Kleyn.