Preparing for Sunday 8/13/17

Sermon Outline

Title: Confidence in Prayer

Text: Psalm 17

Big Idea: Confidence in prayer is directly linked with how we live and what we believe.

Outline: Three essentials for confidence in prayer

Confidence in prayer flows from a blameless life (1-5)

Confidence in prayer flows from a desperate heart (6-12)

Confidence in prayer flows from a hope-filled expectation (13-15)

Liturgy

Theme: Confidence in prayer is directly linked with how we live and what we believe

Call to Worship: Revelation 19:5b, 6c-7

Congregational Song #1: O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing

Congregational Song #2: I Love You Lord

Scripture Reading:  Psalm 17

Pastoral Prayer

Congregational Song #3: Dear Refuge of My Weary Soul (#52)

Congregational Song #4: I Need Thee Every Hour (#416)

Offertory/Giving: (children ages 3-5 years are dismissed to Children’s Church)

Sermon: Psalm 17

The Lords Supper

Congregational Song #5: Doxology