For the Lord’s Day 7.30.17

Dear Covenant Church Family,

I wish there was a movie based on Genesis 14!!!  What a story!!!  Anyway, you can hear a sermon about it this Sunday.  I am praying that you will come and worship the Most High God, Possessor of heaven and earth!!!

Hymns for Worship:

#2 O Worship the King

#679 ‘Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus

#310 Rejoice, the Lord Is King

Pastor Scott’s Sermon Outline:

“Faith Before the Face of a King”

Genesis 14

Main Idea:  Faith that leads to a life of service and worship to our victorious God Most High.

1)  Lot Taken Captive (vv 1-12)

2)  Abram Rescues His Kinsman Lot (vv 13-16)

3)  The King of Salem Offers a Blessing (vv17-20)

4)  The King of Sodom Offers the Plunder (v 21)

5)  Abram’s Faith Shines Brightly (vv 22-24)

May God bless you,

pastor scott

For the Lord’s Day 7.23.17

Dear Covenant Church Family,

I missed all of you last Lord’s Day.  My family and I were away to attend a family member’s wedding in Lampasas.  It was refreshing for us and we appreciate the time to get away, but we are glad to be back.  We look forward to seeing you again this Lord’s Day.  Let’s all prepare our hearts to come and worship together.

Hymns for Worship:

#16 Come, Let Us Sing unto the Lord (Psalm 98)

Psalm 14 (Nathan Clark George)

#97 We Praise You, O God, Our Redeemer, Creator

Pastor Scott’s Sermon Outline:

“Standing On The Promises of God”

Genesis 13

Main Idea:  We are daily learning to trust the Lord and to keep our hearts set upon the promises of His eternal kingdom.

1)  God’s Grace Brings Us Back (vv 1-4)

2)  Another Test of Faith (vv 5-7)

3)  A Humble Solution (vv 8-9)

4)  A Foolish Choice (vv 10-13)

5)  God Assures Us of His Promises (vv 14-18)

May God bless you,

pastor scott

For the Lord’s Day 7.9.17

Dear Covenant Church Family,

1)  We got started again in the book of Genesis last week.  We will continue this week with Genesis 12:4-9.  See the sermon outline below.

2)  Pastor Gama did not finish his General Assembly report last Wednesday evening so be ready for Part II next Wednesday evening, July 12.

Hymns for Worship:

#76 Praise, My Soul, The King of Heaven (from Psalm 103)

#460 Amazing Grace!

#600 He Leadeth Me:  O Blessed Thought

Pastor Scott’s Sermon Outline:

“We Walk by Faith, Not by Sight”

Genesis 12:4-9

Main Idea:  How the faith that we share with Father Abraham is worked out in our lives by the grace of God.

1)  Our Faith Responds to God’s Call

2)  Our Faith Impacts Others for God

3)  Our Faith is Strengthened by God

4)  Our Faith Worships God

5)  Our Faith Perseveres by the Grace of God

May God bless you,

pastor scott