3 Everything that stands for God. What Is God’s Name?Everything that stands for God.
4 What God’s People DON’T Want To Do Use God’s name in vain, that is, uselessly, carelessly, or for an evil purpose.By cursing (wishing evil from God on someone or something)By blaspheming (mocking God)By swearing (taking an oath) falsely or unnecessarily
5 What God’s People DON’T Want To Do Use God’s name in vain, that is, uselessly, carelessly, or for an evil purpose.By turning to superstition (trusting something other than God’s Word)By teaching false doctrine (teaching against the Bible)By hypocrisy (pretending to be a believer, deceiving people)
6 What God Wants To See in His People Sincere prayerJoyful praise and thanksgivingPraising Jesus to others (witnessing)
7 Why God’s Children Love To Use God’s Name Rightly God revealed His name to save us.We therefore love Him and His holy name.We want others to love Him too.
8 Love for God’s Word and Worship The Third CommandmentLove for God’s Word and Worship
9 Words To Know Sabbath = rest Keep holy = set apart for sacred use, for God’s purposes
10 What God RequiresThat we set apart time for Him, His Word, and His worship.To get spiritual rest through forgivenessTo gladly hear and learn His WordTo assemble with fellow believersTo publicly worship and serve Him
11 Why God’s Children Love God’s Word & God’s Day We want spiritual rest in Christ.We want to grow in grace and Bible knowledge.We want to serve one another.We want to publicly praise God before others.
12 What is the Right Day for Worship? A) Saturday B) Sunday C) Any day
13 What is the Right Day for Worship? C) Any day Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration of a Sabbath day. These are a shadow of the things to come; the reality however, is found in Christ. Colossians 2:16-17
16 How can I get the most out of a sermon? PrayGet good night’s sleepEat before churchSit towards the front of churchLook at sermon text during sermonTake notesGet a copy of the sermon
17 The Order of Service GATHERING Opening Hymn Confession of Sins & Absolution“Glory Be To God On High”Prayer of the Day
18 The Order of Service THE WORD First Lesson (Old Testament Reading) Psalm of the DaySecond Lesson (New Testament Reading)GospelHymn of the DaySermonCreedPrayer of the Church & Lord’s Prayer
19 The Order of Service THE SACRAMENT (HOLY COMMUNION) Preface “Holy, Holy, Holy”Words of Institution“O Christ, Lamb of God”Distribution & Hymn(s)
20 The Order of Service SENDING “Song of Simeon” Prayer Blessing Closing Hymn
21 The Church YearAdvent = Jesus’ first coming Christmas = Jesus is here! Epiphany = Jesus reveals Himself as God’s Son Lent = Jesus suffered & died for us Easter = Jesus rose from the dead Pentecost = The Holy Spirit grows the Church End Times = Jesus’ second coming