Therefore, Being Justified… We Are So Blessed

Therefore, Being Justified... We Are So Blessed 2

The Sermon: Romans 5: 1-5 1 Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God. 3 Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us. Therefore, Being Justified… We Are So Blessed Listen to the sermon:

Faith Is Tested – Abraham’s and Ours

Faith Is Tested - Abraham's and Ours

The Sermon: Genesis 22: 1-18 22 Now it came to pass after these things that God tested Abraham, and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.” 2 Then He said, “Take now your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.” 3 So Abraham rose early in the morning and saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son; and he split the wood for the burnt offering, and arose and went to the place of which God had told him.4 Then on the third day Abraham lifted his eyes and saw the place afar off. 5 And Abraham said to his young men, “Stay here with the donkey; the lad Read More …

Providing A Secure Foundation Of Faith And Life

Providing A Secure Foundation Of Faith And Life

The Sermon: Matthew 7:24 “Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock.” “The Stones Cry Out”: Providing A Secure Foundation Of Faith And Life Listen to the sermon: Lenten Vespers 2014 Opening Choir Chorales (Director: Cathy Augustin) April 9 – “We All Like Sheep” (Accompanist: Stephanie Mueller) The Opening The Invocation P: In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. C: Amen.  Our Lenten Expression Of Repentance & Faith (Isaiah 59 & 53) Our iniquities have separated us from our God, and our sins have hidden His face from us. All we like sheep have gone astray; We have turned, every one, to his own way; And the Lord has laid upon Him the iniquity of us all. Read More …

The Blood of Jesus Christ, His Son, Cleanses Us from All Sin

The Blood of Jesus Christ, His Son, Cleanses Us from All Sin

The Sermon: 1 John 1:7b “THE BLOOD OF JESUS CHRIST, HIS SON, CLEANSES US FROM ALL SIN.” Listen to the sermon: Fifth Sunday in Lent Saturday, April 5 (6:00 p.m.) & Sunday, April 6, 2014 (9:00 a.m.) Song by Choir – “This Is My Word” (Director: Cathy Augustin; Accompanist: Steph Mueller)  Hymn   The Invocational Prayer The Scripture Reading – Hebrews 9:11-15, 22, 26b-28 Blood-shedding was a vital part of the Old Testament Covenant sacrifices. Yet they foreshadowed a far greater divine blood-shedding by our great High Priest, Whose sacrifice would atone for the sins of all people and bring salvation to those who wait for Him. 11 When Christ came as high priest of the good things that are already here, he went through the greater and more perfect tabernacle that is not man-made, that is to say, not a Read More …

In Praise Of Savior Jesus

In Praise Of Savior Jesus

The Sermon: Luke 19:40 But He answered and said to them, “I tell you that if these should keep silent, the stones would immediately cry out.” “The Stones Cry Out”: In Praise Of Savior Jesus Listen to the sermon:   Lenten Vespers 2014 Opening Choir Chorales (Director: Cathy Augustin) April 2 – “He Shall Feed His Flock” (Accompanist: Ryan Augustin) He shall feed His flock like a shepherd; and He shall gather the lambs with His arm, and carry them in His bosom, and gently lead those that are with young. [Isaiah 40:11] Come unto Him, all ye that labor, come unto Him that are heavy laden, and He will give you rest. Take His yoke upon you, and learn of Him, for He is meek and lowly of heart, and ye shall find rest unto your souls. [Matthew 11:28-29] The Opening The Read More …