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Call Out to God

December 18, 2022 Speaker: Scott Edburg Series: General Sermons

Topic: General Sermons Scripture: Psalm 77:1–20

This is the day that the LORD has made;

let us rejoice and be glad in it.

—Psalm 118:24




Welcome and Announcements


Introit                                        Choir          


“Infant Holy, Infant Lowly”


Call to Worship*                                         

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek the LORD while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the LORD, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.


Hymn of Praise*                                                #208

“O Come, All Ye Faithful”



Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil, for Thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory forever. Amen.


Confession of Faith                            

The Apostles’ Creed

Trinity Hymnal page 845

Preparation for Confession of Sin               

Jeremiah 2:9a, 13

Therefore I still contend with you, declares the LORD… for my people have committed two evils: they have forsaken me, the fountain of living waters, and hewed out cisterns for themselves, broken cisterns that can hold no water.


Silent Confession of Sin


Corporate Confession of Sin


Assurance of Pardon                            

1 John 2:1-2

My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.


Hymn of Assurance/Advent Hymn*             #218

“Angels, from the Realms of Glory”


Giving of Tithes and Offerings                      Piano

Jenny Finley

“Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus”



Prayer of Response


Scripture Reading*                      

        2 Kings 25:1-18

Matthew 11:20-28


Doxology*                                                                #733

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 Scott Edburg

“Call Out to God”

Psalm 77


Hymn of Affirmation                                 #196

“Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus”


Blessing*                                         2 Corinthians 13:14

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.


Benediction*                                                            #735

“Gloria Patri”


Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,

And to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the beginning,

Is now, and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen, amen.


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




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