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The Bread of God is He who comes down out of heaven and gives life to the world

November 15, 2020 Speaker: Jim Claycomb Series: John

Topic: Expository Passage: John 6:26–6:48


Welcome and Announcements

Introit                   “O How He Loves You and Me”                     Choir

Please use this time to set your hearts on Christ and pray for the Word, our worship, and that holiness and reverence will be known among us.

Call to Worship*                                                          Isaiah 40:28-31

Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth.  He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable.  He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.  Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles;  they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Hymn of Praise*           

“O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing”               #164


Confession of Faith                    

Westminster Confession—

Chapter XVII, On the Perseverance of the Saints

What does section 1 teach:

They, whom God has accepted in His Beloved, effectually called, and sanctified by His Spirit, can neither totally nor finally fall away from the state of grace, but shall certainly persevere therein to the end, and be eternally saved.

What does section 2 teach:

This perseverance of the saints depends not upon their own free will, but upon the immutability of the decree of election, flowing from the free and unchangeable love of God the Father; upon the efficacy of the merit and intercession of Jesus Christ, the abiding of the Spirit, and of the seed of God within them,  and the nature of the covenant of grace: from all which arises also the certainty and infallibility thereof.

Preparation for Confession of Sin                    Psalm 66:16-18

Come and hear, all you who fear God, and I will tell what he has done for my soul.  I cried to him with my mouth, and high praise was on my tongue.  If I had cherished iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not have listened.

Confession of Sin

Assurance of Pardon                                           Psalm 66:19-20

But truly God has listened; he has attended to the voice of my prayer.  Blessed be God, because he has not rejected my prayer or removed his steadfast love from me!

Hymn of Thanks*      

“Praise My Soul the King of Heaven”      #76

Giving of Tithes and Offerings

Prayer of Response

Scripture Reading*                      

Exodus 16:11-15, Numbers 11:4-6

John 6:1-25

Doxology*                                            #731


Preaching of God’s Word                                   Jim Claycomb, Elder              

“The Bread of God is He who comes down out of heaven and gives life to the world”

John 6:26-48

Hymn of Affirmation*    

“Lead Me Lord, Lead Me in Thy Righteousness”           #727