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Jan 30, 2022

“The Resurrection and the Life”

Passage: John 11:17-27

Preacher: Pastor Tony Phelps

Series: John: That You May Believe

Category: John


Main Text -John 11:17-27, OT Reading - Daniel 12:1-4, NT Reading - John 11:17-27, Reading of the Law – 1 Corinthians 6:9-10


LIVING HOPE OPC ORDER OF WORSHIP for Sunday, January 30, 2022 at 10:45 AM



Opening Song – Living Hope


Gospel Greeting – Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Call to Worship Song – Reformation Hymn

Call to Worship – 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. Psalm 29:1-2

Prayer of Adoration & Invocation

Hymn of Praise – NTH 523 – My Hope Is in the Lord

Reading of the Law – 1 Corinthians 6:9-10

(Silent Confession of Sin)

Corporate Confession of Sin – Most merciful God, we confess that we have sinned against you in thought, word, and deed, by what we have done, and by what we have left undone. We have not loved you with our whole heart; we have not loved our neighbors as ourselves. We are truly sorry and we humbly repent. For the sake of your Son Jesus Christ, have mercy on us and forgive us; that we may delight in your will, and walk in your ways, to the glory of your Name. Amen.

Assurance of Pardon – And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God. – 1 Corinthians 6:11

Doxology – NTH 732

Exhortation to Give – “…Remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” Acts 20:35b

Prayer for Collection & Pastoral Prayer

Hymn of Preparation – NTH 706 – Jesus Lives, and So Shall I

Scripture Readings – OT: Daniel 12:1-4 / NT: John 11:17-27

Prayer for Illumination

Exhortation – An Exposition of John 11:17-27: “The Resurrection and the Life”

   Jesus comes to raise the dead.

  1. 1. The appearing delayed. (John 11:17-21)
  2. 2. The ultimate hope confessed. (John 11:22-24)
  3. 3. The resurrection and the life revealed. (John 11:25-27)

Prayer of Application

Song of Response – NTH 168 – I Greet Thee, Who My Sure Redeemer Art

Benediction – The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the LORD lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace. Numbers 6:24-26


ANNOUNCEMENTS – Week of 01/30/2022

  1. 1. The annual Congregational Meeting went well. It included an update on Park Church by RHM Rev. David Holmlund and passage of our 2022 Budget.
  2. 2. Women's Bible Study, Thursday, 2/3, here at the church at 10AM. Newcomers are welcome to join us as we study the glorious riches of God's grace that we have in Christ Jesus, through the book of Ephesians. Bring your Bible, a pencil and notebook. See Andie Batten if you have any questions. Future dates: 2/17, 3/3, 3/17, 4/7 and 4/21.
  3. 3. Living Hope is hosting the Philadelphia Presbytery meeting on February 5. We are asking for the bakers of the church (or anyone else) to donate muffins, coffee cakes, cookies and brownies to help fuel the work of the day. The baked goods will need to be delivered to the church on Friday, 2/4, between 1 and 7PM. Please sign up on the sheet on the bulletin board. If you have any questions, please contact Andie Batten.
  4. 4. Meal Ministry - Anyone who is willing to provide a meal for a family or individual in need should sign up. Please sign up on the sheet provided on the bulletin board in the hall. Please contact Carol Nolan for further information.
  5. 5.         5. The next Westminster Confession of Faith discussion will be on Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 6:00PM.

  6. 6. The church is in need of a Church Secretary. On average, the secretarial tasks require about 4-6 hours per week. If you are interested, please contact Pastor Phelps.
  7. 7. FLOWERS – please sign up to provide flowers for Sunday Worship. The sign up sheet is on the bulletin board in the hallway.