Then They Sat Down to Eat: Prepare for Sunday

Sermon Outline

Title: “Then They Sat Down to Eat”

TBI: God is so sovereign, he fulfills his plans for good, even as people fulfill their desire for evil.


  1. Our desires cannot be infantilized (2-24)
  2. Sin promises satisfaction but delivers mourning (25-35)
  3. Providence is often invisible, even unpleasant, but never absent (36)


Call to Worship: Psalm 147:1-5


Congregational Song #1: I Sing the Mighty Power Of God

Congregational Song #2: Be Thou My Vision

Scripture Reading: Philippians 1:12-14

Pastoral Prayer

Congregational Song #3: His Mercy is More

Congregational Song #4: He Will Hold Me Fast

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

Sermon: Text: Genesis 37:2-36

The Lords Supper 

Congregational Song #5: Doxology