Rejoice in the Lord

Rejoice in the Lord

Rejoice in the Lord 1.CHRIST’S JOY IN US 2.OUR JOY IN CHRIST 3. OUR ETERNAL JOY Listen to the sermon: 23rd Sunday After Pentecost Sunday, November 16, 2014 (9:00 a.m.) Song by Choir – “Alabare”  (Director and Accompanist: Cathy Augustin) Opening Hymn The Invocation The Confessional Prayer And Absolution C: Most holy and gracious God, I have sinned against You. Some of my sins I know – the thoughts and words and deeds of which I am ashamed – but some are known only to You. Both my sinfulness and my sins condemn me before Your holy Law. Yet You are a merciful God Whose covenant of grace extends to every sinner and every sin. Have mercy on me for the sake of the redemptive and saving merits of Your Son, Jesus Christ, my Savior. The Absolution Apostle’s Creed (Cf Read More …

The Good Life in Christ

The Good Life in Christ

The Sermon: 1 Peter 3: 8-14 8 Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble. 9 Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. 10 For, “Whoever would love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from deceitful speech. 11 He must turn from evil and do good; he must seek peace and pursue it. 12 For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.” 13 Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good? 14 But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “Do not fear what they fear; do not be frightened.”  [’84 Read More …

Behold Your King!

Behold Your King!

Behold Your King! 1. Not Earthly, But Spiritual And Heavenly 2. Who Welcomes Our Faith Hosannas 3. Whose Procession Leads To The Cross 4. Who Lives And Rules Eternally Listen to the sermon: Palm Sunday April 13, 2014 (9:00 a.m.) Song by Choir – “Hosanna We Sing” (Dir: Cathy Augustin; Acc: Audra Wiste) Opening The Invocation and Confession Of Sins Lord, we come before You as sinners who are unworthy of the least of all the mercies You have showered upon us. With the Palm Sunday procession we cry out, “Hosanna” – “Save us, we pray You.” Confident of Your promises and trusting in Your atoning sacrifice on the cross, we come in repentance and faith. As we begin our Holy Week journey, lead us in faith to the cross and to the empty tomb, where we find forgiveness, life Read More …

Our Great, Go-To God

Our Great, Go-To God 1

The Sermon: Psalm 73: 25-26 (NKJV) Whom have I in heaven but You? And there is none upon earth that I desire besides You. 26 My flesh and my heart fail; But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. OUR GREAT, GO-TO GOD Listen to the sermon: Second Sunday In Lent Sunday, March 16, 2014 (9:00 a.m.) Song by Choir – “Ascribe to the Lord” (Director: Cathy Augustin; Accompanist: Ryan Augustin) Opening Hymn The Invocational Prayer Singing of Psalm 121 (Page 42 in the Supplement) ♫ Antiphon: Congregation and Choir        Psalm: Choir Only The Scripture Reading – Isaiah 43 (Excerpts) This wonderful chapter of Scripture reassures us of God’s powerful and protective hand over us, especially during those times when the rivers of life troubles threaten to overwhelm us. The Apostles Creed (Page 12 in Hymnal) I believe in God the Father almighty, Maker of heaven and earth; Read More …

The Startling Contrast Between The Godly And The Ungodly

The Startling Contrast Between The Godly And The Ungodly

The Sermon….………………………………………….… Psalm 1:4-6 4 The ungodly are not so, But are like the chaff which the wind drives away. 5 Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, Nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. 6 For the Lord knows the way of the righteous, But the way of the ungodly shall perish. The Startling Contrast Between The Godly And The Ungodly Listen to the sermon: Sixth Sunday After Epiphany Sunday, February 16, 2014 (9:00 a.m.) Song by Choir – “Brother James’s Air”  (Director: Cathy Augustin; Accompanist: Audra Wiste) 1.      The Lord’s my Shepherd, I’ll not want. He makes me down to lie In pastures green; He leadeth me The quiet waters by. 2.      My soul He doth restore again; And me to walk doth make Within the paths of Blessedness, E’en for His own Name’s sake. 3.      Yea, though I pass through shadowed vale, Yet will I fear no Read More …