Covenant Protestant Reformed Church
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Covenant Protestant Reformed Church

83 Clarence Street, Ballymena BT43 5DR
Rev. Angus Stewart
Lord’s Day, 25 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

Administration of the Lord’s Supper
Two Great and Gracious Gifts  [download]  [youtube]

Scripture Reading: Philippians 1
Text: Philippians 1:29-30

I. The First Gift
II. The Second Gift
Psalms: 100:1-5; 10:7-12; 103:1-7; 44:11-17

Evening Service - 6:00 PM

Applicatory - The Life of Jacob (8)
Jacob’s Response to His Dream  [download]  [youtube]

Scripture Reading: Genesis 28:10-22
Text: Genesis 28:16-22

I. His Deep Awe
II. His Fitting Memorial
III. His Covenantal Vow
Psalms: 122:1-9; 10:13-18; 84:4-11; 116:9-19

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)

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.

On the back table are devotionals for October, as well as the September issue of the Covenant Reformed News.

After this evening’s service, there will be a short meeting at which male confessing members will vote to approve/disapprove the nomination of Philip Hall for an additional 3-year term as deacon.

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 study Leviticus 15 in connection with more passages in the rest of the Bible.

Belgic Confession Class meets this Wednesday at 7:45 PM to discuss Article 28, looking at separating from a false or departing church to join a faithful church.

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

Men’s Bible Study meets this Saturday at 8 PM at the Kennedys to look at James 3:13-18.

The Reformed Witness Hour broadcast next Lord’s Day (Gospel 846MW at 8:30 AM) by Rev. Bruinsma is “The Woman That Fears Jehovah” (Prov. 31:30).

Rev. McGeown will preach in the CPRC next Sunday, 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: £1,005.10.

New translations: 3 Hungarian, 1 Tigrinya and 1 Czech.

PRC news: Rev. Huizinga (Redlands, CA) declined the call to Holland. Rev. Decker received the call to be third missionary to the Philippines.