Covenant Protestant Reformed Church
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Covenant Protestant Reformed Church

83 Clarence Street, Ballymena BT43 5DR
Rev. Angus Stewart
Lord’s Day, 28 June, 2015

“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

Administration of the Lord’s Supper
The Sacrifice Outside the Camp  [download]  [youtube]

Scripture Reading: Hebrews 13
Text: Hebrews 13:11-12

I. The Old Testament Typology
II. The New Testament Reality
Psalms: 43:1-5; 107:10-16; 25:15-22; 103:6-13

Evening Service - 6:00 PM

Our Sacrificial Calling  [download]  [youtube]

Scripture Reading: Hebrews 13
Text: Hebrews 13:13-16

I. Where We Go
II. What We Say
III. What We Do
Psalms: 116:9-19; 107:17-25; 27:6-10; 4:1-7

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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Quotes to Consider

John Owen on Hebrews 13:11-12: “This sin-offering on the day of atonement was the principal type of Christ and his sacrifice, among all the sacrifices of the law.”

Matthew Henry on Hebrews 13:13-15: “Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp; go forth from the ceremonial law, from sin, from the world, from ourselves, our very bodies ... Let us be willing to bear his reproach, be willing to be accounted the offscouring of all things, not worthy to live, not worthy to die a common death. This was his reproach, and we must submit to it; and we have the more reason because, whether we go forth from this world to Christ or no, we must necessarily go forth in a little time by death; for here we have no continuing city.”

Announcements (subject to God’s will)

After a week of self-examination, confessing members in good standing are called to partake of the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. Your participation in the Lord’s Supper is in part a witness that you repent of your sins, believe that Jesus Christ is your righteousness and desire to live a new and godly life. As this heavenly food can be taken to one’s judgment (I Cor. 11:28-30) and as the common reception of this food is a confession of doctrinal unity (Acts 2:42), the elders supervise the partaking of the sacrament. Visitors who are members of other denominations must request permission from the Council.

The June issue of the Covenant Reformed News is available on the back table today.

The Carmichaels were blessed with the birth of a baby girl, Jorja Sarah, this past Wednesday. Cherith and the baby returned home on Thursday and are doing well.

The Council would like to remind everyone to arrive on time for the start of the Lord’s Day services in order to prepare for worship and not to distract others.

The Council meets this Monday at 6 PM at the church.

The Kennedys leave for Trinidad & Tabago this Tuesday. They will be gone untl the beginning of August. May the Lord be with them as they travel.

The Tuesday Bible study will meet at 11 AM to study Hosea on agriculture (3). This will be our last class until Tuesday, 11 August.

The Reformed Witness Hour broadcast next Lord’s Day (Gospel 846MW at 8:30 AM) by Rev. Haak is entitled “Husbands, Love as Christ” (Ephesians 5:25-27).

Upcoming Lecture: Thursday, 2 July, “The Holy Spirit” by Rev. McGeown in S. Wales.

Offerings: General Fund - £622.80. Donations: £250 (bookstore and website), £25 (bookstore), £200 (DVDs).

Website Additions: 3 Indonesian translations on marriage, divorce and remarriage.

PRC News: Doon PRC’s new trio from which they will call a 2nd missionary to the Philippines is Revs. Brummel, Eriks and Haak. Prof. and Lori Gritters are in Singapore. Rev. Andy Lanning and Elder Leong are visiting the work in Kolkata, India.