Covenant Protestant Reformed Church
83 Clarence Street, Ballymena BT43 5DR
Rev. Angus Stewart
Lord’s Day, 13 October, 2013
"But thou, O Lord, art a God
full of compassion, and gracious,
longsuffering, and plenteous in
mercy and truth" (Psalm 86:15)
Morning Service - 11:00 AM
The Power and Gentleness of the Spirit
Scripture Reading: Isaiah 61
Text: Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 20
I. In Creation and in Inspiration
II. In Christ and in Us
Psalms: 29:1-6; 48:7-14; 33:6-11; 143:5-11
Evening Service - 6:00 PM
The Man of Sin (8)
The Miracles of the Man of Sin
Scripture Reading: Revelation 13
Text: II Thessalonians 2:9
I. Their Nature
II. Their Origin
Psalms: 125:1-5; 49:1-9; 105:26-37; 109:6-12
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If you desire a pastoral visit, please contact Rev. Stewart or the elders
CPRC Website: www.cprc.co.uk •
Live Webcast: www.cprf.co.uk/live.html
Quote to Consider
J. Alexander on the Holy
Spirit: "There is something at once dreadful and
delightful in this indwelling of the Holy One in houses of
clay. It is dreadful to be so near that divine glory, before
which the seraphim veil their faces … It is, on the other
hand, delightful to consider, that the source of all
holiness and comfort is within us, if we belong to Christ.
The promised Comforter has made His shrine in our very
bodies, and possesses our souls with His presence. He cannot
be ignorant of our condition. And no trial can befall us
without His permission, as there is also no sorrow which He
Announcements (subject to God’s
We welcome Jess, Rachel,
Emma and Charlotte Higgs from the EPC in Australia to our
worship services today. Both services are being broadcast
live on the internet (www.cprf.co.uk/live.html).
Standard Bearers and
Beacon Lights are on the back table for subscribers.
Rev. McGeown’s bi-monthly letter to the PRC is also
Parents, please note that
children should not be running around in the carpark
after church. It is dangerous and we do not want any hit by
Rev. & Mary Stewart, Rev.
McGeown and Marco Barone will travel together to the U.S.
tomorrow. Rev. Stewart is to speak at the Heidelberg
Catechism Conference being held this Thursday - Saturday
in Grand Rapids. Elder Brian Crossett will lead the
worship services next Lord’s Day.
There will be no Monday
catechism classes, Tuesday morning class or Wednesday
Belgic Confession class this week. The Stewarts
return early next week Tuesday morning, so catechism classes
will be held that Tuesday evening, 22 October at the usual
times. The Wednesday class will resume 23 October.
Ladies’ Bible Study on
Rachel and Leah meets this Friday at 10 AM at church.
Men’s Bible Study meets
this Saturday at 8 PM at the Kennedys to study chapter 3 of
the Ezra study guide.
The Reformed Witness Hour
broadcast next Lord’s Day (Gospel 846MW at 8:30 AM) is
entitled "The Omnipotent and Omniscient God" (Isa.
Ballymena Lecture: Rev.
Stewart will give a lecture on "War and Peace in the
Heidelberg Catechism" on Friday, 1 November, at 7:30 PM here
at the CPRC.
S. Wales Lecture: Rev.
Stewart will speak on "Original Sin" on Thursday, 7
November, 7:15 PM, at a new venue, the Round Chapel, Margam,
Offerings: General Fund -
£858.36. Building Fund - £262.17.
Website Addition: 1
PRC News: Rev. R. Kleyn declined the call to Doon
PRC. Faith PRC’s new trio is Revs. Eriks, Koole and Van
Overloop. Pastor-elect Guichelaar successfully sustained his
exam before Classis and is to be ordained in Randolph PRC
Our Only Comfort: Celebrating the 450th
of the Heidelberg Catechism
Hudsonville Protestant Reformed Church
5101 Beechtree St., Hudsonville, Michigan, USA
Thursday Evening, October 17, 2013
7:00 p.m. Greeting and Introduction
7:15 p.m.  The History and Purpose
of the Heidelberg Catechism (Dr. J. Klautke)
8:15 p.m.  The Heidelberg
Catechism’s Theme of Comfort (Prof. R. Cammenga)
Friday Evening, October 18, 2013
7:00 p.m.  Systematic Preaching of
the Heidelberg Catechism (Prof. B. Gritters)
8:00 p.m.  The Heidelberg
Catechism’s View of the Christian Life as Gratitude
(Rev. C. Haak)
Saturday Morning, October 19, 2013
9:00 a.m.  The Irenic/Polemical
Nature of the Heidelberg Catechism (Rev. A. Stewart)
10:30 a.m.  The Heidelberg
Catechism’s Teaching Concerning God’s Covenant (Prof.
Sponsored by: Protestant Reformed Theological Seminary