The Life-Blooming Desert

The Life-Blooming Desert

Sermon: Isaiah 51:3 “For the Lord will comfort Zion, He will comfort all her waste places; He will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the Lord; Joy and gladness will be found in it; Thanksgiving and the voice  of melody.” The Life-Blooming Desert Listen to the sermon:   Wednesday, March 4 – 6:30 p.m. Pre-Service Meditation – Psalm 65 Just as our mighty Creator has provided for the sustenance of His creatures by watering the earth so that it might bring forth abundantly, so in His mercy and goodness He waters the parched land of our hearts and world with the life-giving Word and Gospel of salvation – and we are satisfied. Opening Choir Chorales – “O Lord I Cry to Thee” (Director: Cathy Augustin ; Accompanist: Audra Wiste) Based on Psalms 141, 25 and 26 Attributed to: Arcadelt O Lord, Read More …

The Fearless Valley

The Fearless Valley

The Sermon: Psalm 23:4 “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I will fear no evil; For You are with me, your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.” The Fearless Valley (no service recording) Wednesday, February 25 – 6:30 p.m. Pre-Service Meditation – Psalm 116 Our prayers for deliverance will be heard and answered by our merciful Lord – deliverance of our souls from death, our eyes from tears and our feet from stumbling all so that we might “walk before the Lord in the land of the living” – here on earth and forever after in heaven. Opening Choir Chorales – “Ah, Holy Jesus” (Director: Cathy Augustin ; Accompanist: Steph Mueller) Text: Heermann/Bridges ; Arr.: Jennings © 1967 1 Ah, holy Jesus, how hast Thou offended, That man to judge Thee hath in hate pretended? By foes derided, by Thine own Read More …