The Parable of the Loving Father

The Parable of the Loving Father

The Sermon: Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 The Parable of the Loving Father The Father Loves both: The Rebellious The Self-Righteous Listen to the sermon: Trinity Sunday Sunday, June 15, 2014 (9:00 a.m.) Opening  The Invocation And Our Confessional Prayer C: O Triune God, most mighty, we come before you as lowly creatures coming before their all-powerful Creator; O God, most holy, we come before You as law-breakers coming before a just Judge; O gracious God, we come before you as humble and repentant sinners coming before a merciful Lord. We ask Your forgiveness for our many and grievous sins –looking alone in faith to Your Son’s sin-atoning sacrifice on the cross. According to Your Gospel promises, blot out our iniquities and cast out our transgressions forever. Cover us with the spotless robes of Christ’s righteousness and grant us the true comfort Read More …

Home For Christmas

Home For Christmas

The Sermon: Matthew 18: 20 “Where two or three are gathered together in My Name, there am I in the midst of them.” Home For Christmas Listen to the sermon: Christmas Day Sunday, December 25, 2013 (9:00 a.m.) Song by Choir – “Glory to God in the Highest” (by Krapf) (Director: Cathy Augustin, Accompanist: Susi Rehm) “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among men of good will with whom he is pleased.” Luke 2:14 Opening The Invocational and Christmas Day Litany P: Lord Jesus, as we behold You lying a manger: C: Your lowliness does not make You seem a stranger. P: With eyes of faith we see true God in Thee: C: The Son begotten in eternity. P: By Thee were made all things in earth and heaven: C: By Thee our daily breath and Read More …