Covenant Protestant Reformed Church
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Covenant Protestant Reformed Church

83 Clarence Street, Ballymena BT43 5DR
Rev. Angus Stewart
Lord’s Day, 11 September, 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

The Life of Jacob (6)
Jacob Departs for Padanaram   [download]  [youtube]

Scripture Reading: Genesis 27:41-28:9
Text: Genesis 27:41-28:9

I. The Two Reasons for His Leaving
II. The Parting Words of His Father
III. The Marital Reaction of His Brother
Psalms: 100:1-5; 9:1-9; 64:1-6; 105:6-12

Evening Service - 6:00 PM

Wholly Corrupt!  [download]  [youtube]
Scripture Reading: Ephesians 2:1-10; 4:17-24; 5:3-13
Text: Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 3

I. How Is This Truth Denied?
II. How Is This Truth Proved?
III. How Is This Truth Crucial?
Psalms: 51:1-7; 9:10-14; 58:1-6; 14:1-7

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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Announcements (subject to God’s will)

Everyone is welcome to stay for tea after the evening worship service today. Group C on the tea rota will bring sandwiches and biscuits.

We express our sympathy to Sinead on the death of her mother-in-law this past Monday. The funeral was held yesterday. May the Lord uphold and comfort her.

Philip Hall’s term as deacon has expired. Philip has been nominated for an additional 3-year term. A vote by male confessing members to approve/disapprove of this will be held after the evening service on Sunday, 25 September (Church Order 22).

Beacon Lights subscriptions are due. To renew your subscription or to become a new subscriber for just £10, speak with Susan.

Monday evening’s Catechism classes:
5:45 PM - Taylor, Josh, Corey & Katelyn (Beginners NT)
6:30 PM - Bradley & Samuel (Juniors OT)
7:15 PM - Jacob, Joseph, Alex & Nathan (Heidelberg Catechism, book 2)

The Tuesday Bible study meets at 11 AM to continue our treatment of Leviticus 15 in connection with our study of the OT ceremonial law.

Belgic Confession Class meets this Wednesday at 7:45 PM to study Article 28 with more on why there is no salvation outside the instituted church.

Ladies Bible Study meets this Friday at 10:30 AM at church to begin a study of Proverbs. Any questions, see Beth.

The Reformed Witness Hour broadcast next Lord’s Day (Gospel 846MW at 8:30 AM) by Rev. Haak is “The Sin of Lukewarmness” (Song 5:1-8).

Next Lord’s Day evening will be a preparatory service with the view to partaking of the Lord’s Supper on the morning of 25 September.

S. Wales Lecture: Rev. Stewart will speak on Friday, 30 September, 7:15 PM on “Are Unbelievers in God’s Image?”

Rev. McGeown will preach in the CPRC on 2 October, while Rev. Stewart is in the LRF.

CPRC Reformation Day Lecture: Friday, 28 October, 7:30 PM on “John Owen and the Death of Christ.” Flyers are on the back table.

Offerings: General Fund: £797.61. Building Fund: £284.31.

New translations: 1 Spanish and 1 Portuguese.

PRC news: Doon PRC’s new trio from which to call a third missionary to the Philippines consists of Revs. A. Brummel, N. Decker and R. Kleyn.