October 9, 2022

Confronting the Pharisee Within

Speaker: Adrian Das Series: Jonah Topic: Expository Scripture: Jonah 4:1–11

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.

—Colossians 3:1-3




Welcome and Announcements


Introit                                              Choir



Call to Worship*                                  Revelation 19:1-2a, 4-5

After this I (John) heard what seemed to be the loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, crying out, “Hallelujah! Salvation and glory and power belong to our God, for his judgments are true and just.…” And the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who was seated on the throne, saying, “Amen. Hallelujah!” And from the throne came a voice saying, “Praise our God, all you his servants, you who fear him, small and great.”


Hymn of Praise*                                             

“Come, We That Love the Lord”




Confession of Faith             Westminster Confession of Faith

Chapter 2 Section 2


God hath all life, glory, goodness, blessedness, in and of himself; and is alone in and unto himself all-sufficient, not standing in need of any creatures which he hath made, nor deriving any glory from them, but only manifesting his own glory in, by, unto, and upon them: he is the alone fountain of all being, of whom, through whom, and to whom, are all things; and hath most sovereign dominion over them, to do by them, for them, or upon them, whatsoever himself pleaseth. In his sight all things are open and manifest; his knowledge is infinite, infallible, and independent upon the creature, so as nothing is to him contingent, or uncertain.  He is most holy in all his counsels, in all his works, and in all his commands. To him is due from angels and men, and every other creature, whatsoever worship, service, or obedience, he is pleased to require of them.


Preparation for Confession of Sin                 Psalm 32:5

I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not cover my iniquity; I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the LORD,” and you forgave the iniquity of my sin.


Silent Confession of Sin


Corporate Confession of Sin


Assurance of Pardon                                  Micah 7:18-19

Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not retain his anger forever, because he delights in steadfast love. He will again have compassion on us; he will tread our iniquities underfoot. You will cast all our sins into the depths of the sea.


Hymn of Assurance*                                                       

“No, Not Despairingly Come I to Thee”


Giving of Tithes and Offerings     


Prayer of Response


Scripture Reading*                      

       Jonah 4, Luke 15:11-31


Praise God from whom all blessings flow;

Praise Him all creatures here below;

Alleluia, alleluia!

Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;

Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!


Taken from “Trinity Hymnal Revised Edition”, ©1990 Great Commission Publications, Inc. Used by permission.


Preaching of God’s Word                           Pastor Adrian Das

“Confronting the Pharisee Within”

Jonah 4


Hymn of Affirmation                                              

“Redeemed, How I Love to Proclaim It!”


Blessing*                                                        Numbers 6:24-26

The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the LORD lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.




May the grace of Christ our Savior

And the Father’s boundless love,

With the Holy Spirit’s favor,

Rest upon us from above.


Thus  may we abide in union

With each other and the Lord,

And possess, in sweet communion,

Joys which earth cannot afford.

Taken from “Trinity Hymnal Revised Edition”, ©1990 Great Commission Publications, Inc. Used by permission.




other sermons in this series

Oct 2


The Power of Proclamation

Speaker: Adrian Das Scripture: Jonah 3:1–10 Series: Jonah

Sep 25


Responding to the Grace of Discipline

Speaker: Adrian Das Scripture: Jonah 2:1–10 Series: Jonah

Sep 18


The Pursuing Heart of God

Speaker: Adrian Das Scripture: Jonah 1:4–17 Series: Jonah