Morning Service - 11:00
of Christ (2)
The Firstborn of Every
I. The Identification
II. The Meaning
III. The Lessons
104:22-29; 136:1-8; 89:23-29
Evening Service - 6:00
Defending the Walls of
I. The Meaning
II. The Application
104:30-35; 83:1-6; 127:1-5
For audio cassettes of the
worship services, contact Sean Courtney (firstname.lastname@example.org).
CPRF web site:
Quotes to Consider:
Herman Hoeksema: "Not creation, not the
fall, not the church, not the predestination of the elect, not even
the incarnation, not the cross, are first in the good pleasure of God;
but the firstborn from the dead, the glorified Christ, is first. He is
the firstborn of every creature ..." (Reformed
Dogmatics, p. 333).
C. H. Spurgeon: "We would ply the Trowel
with untiring hand for the building up of Jerusalem’s dilapidated
walls, and wield the Sword with vigour and valour against the enemies
of the Truth." (from the first issue of The Sword and Trowel magazine,
We welcome visitors from the U.S. to our worship
services today—Mr. & Mrs. DeVries from Randolph, Wisconsin, and the
Fabers and VanPuttens from Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Covenant Reformed News and Reformed Witness
Hour flyer are available today.
The revised schedule for family visitation is on
the back of the bulletin. The theme this year is Building the Walls of
Jerusalem (Nehemiah 4). Janet Napier, the Courtneys, Philip Hall, and
the Crossetts are scheduled for this week.
Nathan Buchanan will be admitted to the hospital on
Tuesday in order to have some tests to see why he isn’t growing. He
will be in the hospital for 2-3 days. May the Lord who cares for the
sparrows watch over this little one and give strength and comfort to
the Buchanan family.
The CPRF web site now has about 120 audio pieces.
Bible Study has ended for the season and will
resume (DV) in September.
Catechism: Thursday (7 PM) at the Hamills.
The Reformed Witness Hour next Lord’s Day, 23 May,
(8:30-9:00 AM, on Gospel 846MW) is "Stay Your Mind Upon Jehovah"
Our next speech in south Wales will be Friday, 4
June (DV), entitled "The Last Days."
Jennifer Hanko has moved. Her new address is 3
Balmoral Manor, 78 Balmoral Ave, Belfast BT9 6NY. Phone: (028)
Last week’s offerings: £436.59.
PRC News: Rev. DeVries has accepted the call to
Wingham PRC. Hudsonville PRC’s new trio is Rev. A. Brummel (S.
Holland), Rev. DenHartog (Singapore), and Rev. Slopsema (First)