June 25, 2023

It's Time to Get Ready

Speaker: Scott Edburg Series: Luke Topic: Expository Scripture: Luke 1:5–25

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*                                                         

1 Corinthians 5:7-8

Cleanse out the old leaven that you may be a new lump, as you really are unleavened. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed. Let us therefore celebrate the festival, not with the old leaven, the leaven of malice and evil, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.


Hymn of Praise*                                                    

#76  “Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven”


Confession of Faith                            

Westminster Shorter Catechism #5-6

Trinity Hymnal p. 869

Preparation for Confession of Sin                 

Psalm 11:4-5, 7

The LORD is in his holy temple; the LORD’s throne is in heaven; his eyes see, his eyelids test the children of man. The LORD tests the righteous, but his soul hates the wicked and the one who loves violence... For the LORD is righteous; he loves righteous deeds; the upright shall behold his face.  

Confession of Sin

Assurance of Pardon                                        

Isaiah 1:18

Come now, let us reason together, says the LORD: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool.      

Hymn of Assurance*                                                 

#297  “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name!”

Giving of Tithes and Offerings                                    

Prayer of Response 

Scripture Reading*                      

1 Kings 18:1-19

Matthew 17:1-13 



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

“It’s Time to Get Ready”

Luke 1:5-25


Hymn of Affirmation                                               

#499  “Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me”


Hebrews 13:20-21

Now may the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant, equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.            


#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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