December 17, 2023

Are You the One?

Speaker: Scott Edburg Series: Luke Topic: Expository Scripture: Luke 7:18–35


Welcome and Announcements           


Call to Worship*                                                                          Hebrews 10:19-22 

Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain, that is, through his flesh, and since we have a great priest over the house of God, let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water. 

Hymn of Praise*                                                                                    #57 

“Hallelujah, Praise Jehovah, O My Soul”


Confession of Faith                                                                                WSC #42-44 p.872 

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. 

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*                                                                                   #196 

“Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus” 

Giving of Tithes and Offerings                                         

Prayer of Response 

Scripture Reading*                                                                    Malachi 3:1-15

Matthew 1:18-25 

Doxology*                                                                                                     #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. 

Prayer of Intercession 

Preaching of God’s Word                        

Pastor Scott Edburg 

“Are You the One?”

Luke 7:18-35 

Hymn of Affirmation                                                                 #214

“Angels We Have Heard On High”

Benediction*                                                                      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.            

Response*                                                                                #103C (Stanza 8)

Bless the Lord, you angel Hosts, mighty ones who do his word,

who obey his voice and word; all his servants, bless the Lord!

All his Host who do his will, all his works in all his world

bless the Lord in ev'ry place.  Come, my soul and bless the Lord.


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Apr 14


The Priorities of the Heart

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Apr 7


Can Any Good Come From Auburn?

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