Covenant Protestant Reformed Church
83 Clarence Street, Ballymena BT43 5DR
Rev. Angus Stewart
Lord’s Day, 1 May, 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
Our Wise, True, Holy and Righteous God! (6)
God’s Holiness (I)
Scripture Reading: Isaiah 6
Text: Isaiah 6:3
I. In Himself
II. In Its Manifestation
III. In Its Operation
Psalms: 15:1-5; 140:1-6; 99:2-9; 145:15-21
Evening Service - 6:00 PM
Our Wise, True, Holy and Righteous God! (7)
God’s Holiness (II)
Scripture Reading: John 17
Text: John 17:17, 19
I. In His Christ
II. In His Saints
III. In His Church
Psalms: 97:5-12; 140:7-13; 22:1-7; 48:1-6
For CDs of the sermons and DVDs of the worship services,
If you desire a pastoral visit, please contact Rev. Stewart
or the elders
CPRC Website: www.cprc.co.uk • Live Webcast:
CPRC YouTube: www.youtube.com/cprcni
CPRC Facebook: www.facebook.com/CovenantPRC
Quotes to Consider
Herman Hoeksema: “From ... the Old and the New Testaments,
the following becomes evident. First, holiness is primarily
a divine attribute. God is holy: he is the Holy One in the
absolute sense. Second, especially in his holiness God is
God, the one who is of and by himself and who is distinct
from all creatures. The reason for this is that holiness
denotes that he is the sole good, the implication of all
perfections, and that as such he seeks himself, is
consecrated to himself, the absolutely self-centered one.
Third, as the Holy One he is also the absolute sovereign.
Being ultimate goodness in himself and consecrated unto
himself, he seeks himself and his glory also in all creation
and is its absolute Lord, having the sole prerogative to
declare what is good and to impose his will upon every
creature. Fourth, especially the revelation of God’s
holiness as divine holiness is his glory. Fifth, for this
very reason, man’s holiness can only consist in being
God-centered and consecrated with all his heart, mind, soul,
and strength to the living God” (Reformed Dogmatics, vol. 1,
Announcements (subject to God’s will)
We welcome Marilyn Adams (First PRC, Grand Rapids) and
Manuel & Sebastian Kuhs (LRF) to our worship services today.
Everyone is welcome to stay for tea after tonight’s service.
Tea rota: Group B.
The Tuesday Bible study meets at 11 AM to look at the NT
teaching on the OT food laws.
The Belgic Confession Class meets this Wednesday at 7:45 PM,
continuing Article 28 on whether it is Romish to teach that
there is no salvation outside the church. This is our last
class for this season for family visitation starts next
The Council’s next meeting is this Thursday at 7 PM.
Ladies’ Bible Study meets this Friday at 10:30 AM at the
church to consider lesson 15 of Studies in I Peter.
The Reformed Witness Hour broadcast next Lord’s Day (Gospel
846MW at 8:30 AM) by Rev. R. Kleyn is entitled “Antichrist:
The Beast from the Earth” (Rev. 13:11-15).
Family visitation begins Monday, 9 May. The schedule is on
the back of the bulletin. Changing the schedule will affect
others, but if your date and time do not work for you,
please contact Rev. Stewart. If you are not a member and
would like to be included in the family visitation, talk
with Rev. Stewart or an elder.
The Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday, 30 May,
at 7:30 PM.
S. Wales Lecture: Thursday, 12 May, 7:15 PM, Rev. McGeown on
Anyone willing to host visitors in their home the weekend
after the BRF Conference (23-25 July), please contact Mary
Offerings: General Fund: £888.85.