For the Lord’s Day 2.26.17

Dear Covenant Church Family,

If you are like me you can always use some guidance and encouragement in your prayer life.  Take a look at the sermon outline below.  I hope and pray that this passage of Scripture will encourage you to pray for these things in your own life and for all of us at Covenant.  See you at the worship service this Sunday!

Hymns for Worship:

#369 Shout for the Blessed Jesus Reigns

Blessed Are All They – Psalm 1 (Nathan C. George)

O Love That Will Not Let Me Go (Miner)

Pastor Scott’s Sermon Outline:

“Ask Your Father”

Ephesians 3:14-21

Main Idea:  Let us ask Father for more spiritual growth.

1)  We Can Be Confident in Prayer

2)  So Ask for More Inner Strength

3)  So Ask for More of Christ Within

4)  So Ask for More Love

5)  So Ask for More of the Fullness of God

6)  Father Will Do It

May God bless you,

pastor scott

For the Lord’s Day 2.19.17

Dear Covenant Church Family,

1 Peter 2:9-10  “But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.  Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.”

Hymns for Worship:

#441 Jesus Shall Reign

How Deep The Father’s Love for Us (Townend)

O Great God (Ortega and Powell)

Pastor Gama’s Sermon Outline:

“The Ministry of the Church”

Ephesians 3:1-13

1)  The ministry of the church is a divine commission or charge

2)  The ministry of the church is the proclamation of the gospel of grace

3)  The ministry of the church is to reflect the wisdom of God

May God bless you,

pastor scott

Remember Who You Are in Christ (Ephesians 2:19-22)

February 12, 2017

Pastor Scott Floyd

Main Idea: Our God in Christ has brought us into His kingdom to make us into a holy people as He prepares us for His eternal dwelling place. 

1.) Fellow Citizens with the Saints

2.) Members of the Household of God

3.) Built on the Revelation of God 

4.) Joined and Growing Together into a Holy Temple

5.) Being Built Together into a Dwelling Place for God 

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Brought Near from Far Away (Ephesians 2:11-13)

January 29, 2017

Pastor Scott Floyd

Main Idea: Let us never forget from how far away God has brought us in Christ. 

1.) You Were Lost and Far from God (vv 11-12)

a) You Were Uncircumcised 

b) You Were Separated from Christ 

c) You Were Alienated from God’s People 

d) You Were Strangers to the Covenants

e) You Had No Hope

f) You Were Without God

2.) You Are Now in Christ (v 13)

a) Brought Near

b) By The Blood 

 

 

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Saved from What? (Ephesians 2:1-5)

January 22, 2017

Pastor Gama Pozos

Main Idea: The biblical teaching of salvation by grace through faith in Christ is one of the core doctrines of Reformed Christianity. When by the help of the Holy Spirit people understand their natural spiritual condition, they are ready to embrace the gospel of Jesus Christ.

1. From the consequences of our trespasses and sins.

2. From Satan, the world, and our flesh.

3. From the wrath of God.

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The Power of God (Ephesians 1:19-23)

January 8, 2017

Pastor Gama Pozos

Main Idea: To know the power of God in Christ gives believers assurance in the midst of today’s social issues, hope for their daily spiritual battles, and purpose in their calling. 

1. It was demonstrated in the exaltation of Christ.

2. It is the power that we need.

3. It must be the permanent message of the church.

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For the Lord’s Day 2.12.17

Dear Covenant Church Family,

Please keep in mind that we will have a brief congregational meeting after the worship service this Sunday.  We will have a 10 minute break between the service and the meeting.  We encourage all members to attend.

Hymns for Worship:

Hail to The Lord’s Anointed (Indellible Grace)

Abide With Me (Justin Smith)

#342 Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation

Pastor Scott’s Sermon Outline:

“Remember Who You Are In Christ”

Ephesians 2:19-22

Main Idea:  Our God in Christ has brought us into His kingdom to make us into a holy people as He prepares us for His eternal dwelling place.

1)  Fellow Citizens with The Saints

2)  Members of The Household of God

3)  Built on The Revelation of God

4)  Joined and Growing Together into a Holy Temple

5)  Being Built Together into a Dwelling Place for God

May God bless you,

pastor scott

For the Lord’s Day 2.5.17

Dear Covenant Church Family,

There are two new adult Sunday School classes beginning this week at 9:30 AM. Elder Tim is beginning a study through the New Testament letter of 2 Peter. Pastor Scott is beginning the “Inquirers’ Class” which is for those wanting to know more about the history, theology, and membership at Covenant Church. If you are not currently participating in the Sunday School program please consider taking advantage of these extra opportunities to learn more about the Lord through the study of His Word.

Hymns for Worship:

#2 O Worship the King (based on Psalm 104)
#455 And Can It Be that I Should Gain
#469 How Sweet and Awesome Is the Place
The Creed of Timothy (Nathan Clark George)

Pastor Gama’s Sermon Outline:

“The Message of The Cross”
Ephesians 2:14-18

Main Idea: The peace that humanity desperately needs is the peace that Jesus Christ gained on the cross.

1) The Message of the Cross continues to Accomplish its Purpose
2) The Message of the Cross continues to Produce God’s Idea

May God bless you,
pastor scott