August 13, 2023

In My Father's House

Speaker: Scott Edburg Series: Luke Topic: Expository Scripture: Luke 2:24–52

This is the day that the LORD has made;

Let us rejoice and be glad in it.

Psalm 118:24




Welcome and Announcements




Call to Worship*                                                         

Psalm 29:1-2

Ascribe to the LORD, O heavenly beings, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength. Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness.  


Hymn of Praise*                                                    


“A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”




Confession of Faith                            

Westminster Shorter Confession #15-16

Trinity Hymnal p. 870


Preparation for Confession of Sin                 

Isaiah 55:7

...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. 


Confession of Sin



Assurance of Pardon                                        

Isaiah 53:4-5

Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed.           


Hymn of Assurance*                                                 


“Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken”


Giving of Tithes and Offerings                        


Prayer of Response


Scripture Reading*                      

2 Kings 4:1-17

1 Corinthians 1:18-31




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.


Prayer of Intercession


Preaching of God’s Word                        

Pastor Scott Edburg

“In My Father’s House”

Luke 2:41-52


Hymn of Affirmation                                               #498

“Jesus! What a Friend for Sinners!”



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.  




(Verse 5 only)


High King of heaven, my victory won,

May I reach heaven’s joys, O bright heav’n’s sun!

Heart of my own heart whatever befall,

Still be my vision, O Ruler of all.




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The Priorities of the Heart

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Can Any Good Come From Auburn?

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