June 18, 2023

A Good Replica

Speaker: Scott Edburg Series: General Sermons Topic: General Sermons Scripture: Ephesians 5:1–10

And Jesus answered him, “It is written, ’You shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you serve.’”

Luke 4:8




Welcome and Announcements


Call to Worship*                                                         

John 4:23-24

But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.” 

Hymn of Praise*                                                   #34

“The God of Abraham Praise”


Confession of Faith                            

Westminster Shorter Catechism #3-4

Trinity Hymnal p. 869

Preparation for Confession of Sin                 

Joel 2:12-13

“Yet even now,” declares the LORD, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning; and rend your hearts and not your garments.” Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love; and he relents over disaster. 

Confession of Sin

Assurance of Pardon                                        

Isaiah 53:6

All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned—every one—to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.     

Hymn of Assurance*                           #181

“We Come, O Christ, to You”

Giving of Tithes and Offerings                                    

Prayer of Response

Scripture Reading*                      

Psalm 1

1 Corinthians 6:1-11



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.

Prayer of Intercession

Preaching of God’s Word                        

Pastor Scott Edburg

“A Good Replica”

Ephesians 5:1-10

Hymn of Affirmation                                               #455

“And Can It Be That I Should Gain”



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.           


Response*                                                                              #73

(Verse 4 only)

Our God is King of all the earth,

with thoughtful heart his praise make known;

o’er all the nations God does reign,

exalted on his holy throne.



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