“My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?”

Jesus Trial Before God the Father

Listen to the sermon:   Wednesday, March 21 LENTEN VESPERS 2012 For Pre-Service Reading March 21 – Psalm 130, Page 153 In Front Of Hymnal March 21 – “Jesu, Joy Of My Desiring” (Ladies Choir) Jesu, Joy of my desiring, Thou my One, my All, shalt be; Drawn by Thee, my soul aspiring, soars to joys but known by Thee; Thou art wisdom’s noblest treasure, Thou my Hope and purest Pleasure; Jesu, Thou art my salvation, Fill my soul with joy and peace. Teach me e’er this One thing Needful, Keep this One Thing in my mind; With Thy Word to guide and feed me, Thy eternal joys to find, O Thou Son of God most holy, Word made flesh to save the lowly; Jesu, Joy of my desiring, Thou my One, my All shalt be. The Invocation Our Confession Read More …

I Thirst

Before Annas: An Unnecessary Inquiry (John 18:13, 19-24)

Listen to the sermon:   Wednesday, March 14 LENTEN VESPERS 2012 For Pre-Service Reading March 14 – Psalm 116, Page 148 In Front Of Hymnal March 14 – “Father, O Hear Me” (Psalm 13 Paraphrase) Father, O hear me! In mercy hear me and turn not, O Father,and turn not from me. How long in darkness, wilt Thou forget me? When daily sorrows compass me, lighten mine eyes lest sleeping, O Father, I slumber in death. But I have trusted in Thy compassion; My heart shall rejoice in Thee, rejoice in Thy salvation. Thou hast dealt kindly with me. Hear me, O Father, O hear me! In mercy hear me, and turn not, O Father, and turn not from me. The Invocation Our Confession Of Sins Great Redeemer, strong to save, in this holy season we again see the depth of Your mercy and Read More …