God Gives a True Opposite Day

The Sermon: Isaiah 35: 3-7

Strengthen the weak hands, and make firm the feeble knees. Say to those who are fearful-hearted, “Be strong, Do not fear! Behold, your God will come with vengeance, with the recompense of God; He will come and save you.”  Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf unstopped. Then the lame shall leap like a deer, and the tongue of the dumb sing. For waters shall burst forth in the wilderness, and streams in the desert. The parched ground shall become a pool, and the  thirsty land springs of water; In the habitation of jackals, where each lay, there shall be reeds and rushes.

God Gives a True Opposite Day

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April 10, 2011: Worship Service

Fifth Sunday In Lent

April 10, 2011 9:00 a.m.

For Pre-Service Reading – Psalm 30, Page 129 In Front of Hymnal

Opening TLH 155 : Sweet the Moments Rich in Blessing Hymnary.org link

The Epistle Reading – Colossians 3: 1 – 11

The Spirit’s encouragement to in faith seek and set our mind on things above – not only looking to the great eternal hope and future secured for us in Christ, but also in living lives that seek to reflect the holy image of the  One Who redeemed us.)

The Gospel Reading – John 11: 45-54

While it was the unbelieving hearts of the Jewish that both rejected the true Messiah and brought about the tragic events culminating in His crucifixion, yet this was also the long-prophesied saving will of the Father Who sent His beloved Son as man’s atoning sacrifice for sin. Even the Jewish high priest spoke unknowingly of this great truth of redemption.

The Apostles Creed

TLH 324 (V 1-6): Jesus Sinners Doth Receive Hymnary.org link

The Sermon ………………………………………………………….. Isaiah 35: 3-7

Strengthen the weak hands, and make firm the feeble knees. Say to those who are fearful-hearted, “Be strong, Do not fear! Behold, your God will come with vengeance, with the recompense of God; He will come and save you.”  Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf unstopped. Then the lame shall leap like a deer, and the tongue of the dumb sing. For waters shall burst forth in the wilderness, and streams in the desert. The parched ground shall become a pool, and the  thirsty land springs of water; In the habitation of jackals, where each lay, there shall be reeds and rushes.

God Gives a True Opposite Day

TLH 151 (V 1-5): Christ, the Life of All the Living Hymnary.org link                                     

The Offering, Prayers And Benediction

The Closing TLH 552 (V 1 & 8): Abide With Me Hymnary.org link

Silent Prayer and Announcements