In essence, the first petition is a prayer for the Holy Spirit to dwell in us
Preservice Song: Psalm 149 alt: 1-4
Singing: Ps. 145:1,2
Reading: Ephesians 1:15-23; Colossians 1:1-14
Singing: Ps. 19:1,2
Text: The doctrine of the Word of God as summed up in Lord’s Day 47
In essence, the first petition is a prayer for the Holy Spirit to dwell in us.
Implied in that petition are two things, namely,
1. a prayer for illumination by the Spirit
2. a prayer for empowerment by the Spirit.
Singing: Hy. 63:2
Confession of Faith: Hy. 2
Singing: Hy. 83:1,2