Who May Abide the Day of His Coming?

Who May Abide the Day of His Coming?

The Sermon: Malachi 3: 2-3 (KJV)

But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when He appeareth? For he is like a refiner’s fire, and like fullers’ soap: And He shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and He shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the Lord an offering in righteousness.

Who May Abide the Day of His Coming?

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Malachi 3: 2-3 But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when He appeareth? For he is like a refiner's fire.

First Sunday In Advent

Sunday, November 30, 2014 (9:00 a.m.)

Song by Choir –“But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming” (Handel) (Director: Cathy Augustin; Accompanist: Susi Rehm)

Opening Hymn LSB 814 : O Bless the Lord, My Soul Hymnary.org link

The Liturgy ……………………….. Hymnal, Pages 203-207 (As Written)

The Scripture Reading – Malachi 3 & 4 (Excerpts)

In the face of discouraging post-Exilic circumstances, God reaffirmed His covenant promises to and for His people – pointing them forward to the preparation for both His first and second comings, both of which are times of joy for those who love His appearing.

Apostle’s Creed (Hymnal Page 207 Or Back Cover)

Hymn LSB 516 : Wake, Awake, for Night is Flying Hymnary.org link

The Sermon………………………………………………….. Malachi 3: 2-3 (KJV)

But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when He appeareth? For he is like a refiner’s fire, and like fullers’ soap: And He shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and He shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the Lord an offering in righteousness.

Who May Abide the Day of His Coming?

P: And the peace of God, which passes all understanding, keep your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.

C: Amen.

Hymn LSB 336 : Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending Hymnary.org link

The Offering

Our Prayers And Our Lord’s Benediction ♫ Amen, Amen, Amen

Closing Hymn LSB 515 : Rejoice, rejoice, believers Hymnary.org link

Silent Prayer And Announcements