"All the paths of the LORD are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep His covenant and His testimonies" (Psalm 25:10).
Covenant Church (PCA) - Houston, TX
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Transforming Hearts, Conforming to Christ
 
Welcome!
"Forty Years of Faithful Teaching from God's Word" (1974-2014)

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We are...

  • A Bible believing, Evangelical, Presbyterian and Reformed congregation
  • Worshipers of God in the manner He prescribes in Scripture
  • Preaching and Teaching the whole Bible for today's Church
  • Undershepherds of Jesus who know and carefully tend His flock

    What's so unique about Covenant? See what Pastor Veiga thinks at  gptsnews.gpts.edu/.

Men's Breakfast Fellowship
 
3rd Saturday
8:00 AM

 
 

Tuesday Mornings - Ladies
Alternate Tuesdays - West Houston
Alternate Wednesdays - NW Houston
Alternate Thursdays - Sugar Land


   Westminster Shorter Catechism class in Spanish
 
Location:  Moreno home
For additional information, contact the church office at 281.870.0349 or covenantoffice@sbcglobal.net  
 

       
 ESL Class
 
Classes are available on Mondays
at 7:00 p.m.
For additional information, contact the church office at 281.870.0349 or covenantoffice@sbcglobal.net
 

Mr. Ben West is our Ministerial Intern.  
Mr. West completed his seminary education at Vanderbilt University a few years ago. Through this internship, he is preparing to become a minister in the Presbyterian Church of America.

 
 

 
This Sunday in History:

1961 - President John F. Kennedy held the first presidential news conference carried live on radio and television—it was beamed coast to coast via a series of broadcast tower relays.
 
Used with permission from The Christian Almanac, Grant and Wilbur, authors.

  
 

 
 This Sunday at Covenant (January 25, 2015)
 
 9:40 AM  Adult Sunday School--Eighth Week of the Winter Quarter
This winter we offer two opportunities for learning on Sunday morning:
The Epistle of James
Teacher:  Dan Gelok
James, the brother of our Lord Jesus Christ, has written a very practical letter regarding our obedience of faith. Do you have real faith? Or is yours a dead faith, one that has no good works to commend it? Join us for this important Bible study hour.
 
 
Worship at The Abbey Assisted Living--A Practicum
Intern Ben West leading
You are invited to participate in our outreach worship service at The Abbey, which is less than half a mile from Covenant. Your help is appreciated as a singer, and as an encourager to the residents there.
 
 
 
 
11:00 AM  Morning Worship Service

Sermon Theme:
  The Fall of Man
Sermon Title:   "The First Tragedy"
Sermon Text:   Genesis 3: 6-8
Preaching:    Rev. Lou Veiga, Senior Pastor
Sermon Outline:
                I.  The First Deception
               II.  The First Sin
              III.  The First Death
 
The woman, being deceived by Satan, lost sight of God's Word and by trusting to her senses, sinned by eating the forbidden fruit. She also gave some to the man, who openly transgressed the covenant, and plunged himself and his kind into ruination (that is, death). The newly acquired shame and fear of detection attests to their resultant spiritual death.
 
 
6:00 PM Evening Worship Service
 
Sermon Theme:  God Dominion Over All
Sermon Title:   "Christ Over All"
Sermon Text:   Ephesians 1: 22, 23
Preaching:    Rev. Lou Veiga, Senior Pastor
Sermon Outline:
                I.  The Triumph of Christ Over All Things
               II.  The Triumph of the Church in Christ Over All Things
 
 
Jesus Christ, the Son of God, is raised from the dead, and is ascended to the right hand of God the Father. Christ now enjoys full dominion over all things: all angels, powers, principalities, governments, nations, tribes, and peoples are under His feet and are placed under His power and authority. But Christ's power is peculiarly at work in His Church; Christ is the only Head of the church, which is His body, and directs all of His life-giving graces and energies to each believer, for their health and salvation. This makes Christ, and Christ's church in Him, utterly triumphant over all things, both now and in the age to come.
 


 
 
                          

 

 

Our Pledge to Visitors: What You Can Expect If You Visit Us Next Sunday  
We will worship God only as He has prescribed in His Holy Scriptures.  We do not manipulate consciences or levy man-made rules and practices on the people of God.  We love this liberty because the Son of God has made us free (John 8:36).
We will worship God by delivering His whole counsel to His people.  We teach the whole of the Bible, because Jesus Christ has commanded us to teach it (Matthew 28:18-20).

We will preach sermons in consecutive order through entire books of the Bible without side-stepping the difficult texts (Acts 20:26, 27).  We find harmony in the Scriptures; therefore we explain the meaning of the whole Bible and apply its teachings practically for your Christian walk.
We will not preach ourselves, but Christ Jesus and Him crucified.  We declare that we are bereft of any righteousness of our own.  We freely confess our sin every week.  But the good news is that God saves sinners and justifies the ungodly through faith in Jesus Christ (Romans 4:5).  We glory in Christ and in the righteousness that is imputed to us through faith in Him (Philippians 3:8-10; Titus 3:5).



 
 
 
 
 
 
 

  
“This is the covenant I will make ... declares the Lord.  I will put my laws in their minds and
write them on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people” (Hebrews 8:10).
 

 


 Last Update: 21-January-2015
 

"Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a cornerstone chosen and precious, and whoever believes in Him will not be put to shame." 1 Peter 2:6



  I was glad when they said to me, "Let us go into the house of the LORD."  Psalm 122:1