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Sermon: “At Ease in Zion” (Amos 6:1-14)

*A sermon delivered during Lord’s Day worship at Gethsemane Baptist Church on September 25, 2022. Introduction: We come now to the end of a section in Amos that has stretched on for about 6 chapters. This section has brought oracle after oracle concerning God’s judgment on a people who had been given so much and […]

Prayer of Confession: “Hypocrisy”

Call to Confession: Lamentations 5:15-16 15 The joy of our hearts has ceased;    our dancing has been turned to mourning.16 The crown has fallen from our head;    woe to us, for we have sinned! Prayer of Confession: Merciful God, We confess your might and your power and your greatness. There is none like you. Yet we simultaneously confess that […]

Pastoral Prayer

*This prayer was delivered during Lord’s Day worship at Gethsemane Baptist Church on September 25, 2022. Praise and Adoration O Sovereign Lord, Having been reminded once again that our sins have been forgiven in Christ Jesus, having been reminded of your holiness and greatness and majesty, we long for nothing but you. We seek you […]

Pastoral Prayer (9/18/22)

*This prayer was delivered at Gethsemane Baptist Church during the service on September 18, 2022. Praise and Adoration Heavenly Father, We come to you with wounds healed, sins forgiven, and hearts renewed by your gospel. We praise him who bore our iniquities on the tree in our stead. We praise him who has sealed us […]

Sermon: “Seek the Lord and Live”

Introduction: Why are you here? Why did you get up this morning, get fully dressed, get your kids up, dressed, fed, and packed in the car only to sit in a church service for an hour and a half? Why are you here singing these songs? Listening to really long prayers? Sitting with a Bible […]

Pastoral Prayer (9/11/22)

Praise and Adoration O Lord, You have been our dwelling place in all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God. Father, hear us as we bring our requests before you, and answer them according to your will, we […]

Confession of Sin: “9th Commandment”

*This prayer was prayed during Lord’s Day worship at Gethsemane Baptist Church on September 11, 2022. Call to Confession: Exodus 20:16 You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. Prayer of Confession: O Lord our Lord, We do confess that you are the Ancient of Days: All powerful, all glorious, all wise. We bow […]

Pastoral Prayer (9/4/22)

Praise and Adoration Heavenly Father, we praise you and thank you for all that you have done as the God of our salvation. What a love, what a cost, was the death of your only Begotten Son. That you did not spare your only Son but delivered him up for us all, we confess what […]

“The Almighty Power of God” (Amos 4:1-13)

Introduction: “When our Lord and Master Jesus Christ said, ‘Repent’ (Matt. 4:17), he willed the entire life of believers to be one of repentance.” Do you know who said that? On October 31st, 1517, the Augustinian monk Martin Luther nailed the 95 theses/propositions to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenburg, Germany. The very […]

Pastoral Prayer (8/29/22)

Praise and Adoration Heavenly Father, We come to you with hearts full of praise, sins forgiven, assurance of faith restored, and ready to follow you in faithful obedience. We come to you praising our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for all that he is and all he has done for the glory of your name. […]

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