Outline of Service 26th August 2012
New Testament People – Dorcas, Eutychus and Elymas
Hymn 25: The Standard Bearers
The Lord’s Prayer Luke 11:2-4
Psalm 28: - The Lord is my Strength and my Shield
Extract from CI Catechism:
281. Who was Elymas?
He was a sorcerer, who was struck blind for opposing Paul when preaching the Gospel - Acts 13:8.
282. Who was Dorcas?
A kind woman, who was good to the poor, and who having fallen ill and died, was raised from the dead by Peter - Acts 9:36-42.
283. Who was Eutychus?
He was a young man who slept while Paul was preaching, and falling down was killed; but Paul raised him to life again - Acts 20:9.
A Message of good tidings – Isaiah 61:1-11
Dorcas raised to life from the dead – Acts 9:36-42
Elymas opposes the Gospel – Acts 13:8-12
An eventful Meeting – Acts 20:7-12
Hymn 117: Thy Glorious Deeds of Old
· Everyday-people of faith and works
· Examples for us to emulate whilst awaiting Jesus’ Return
· A Christian Social Conscience as well as personal obedience
· Are we obediently waiting for His return?
Hymn 79: The Light of Life