Closing Arguments: The Verdict

Closing Arguments: The Verdict

Listen to the sermon: GOOD FRIDAY WORSHIP March 29, 2013 7:00 p.m. Choir: “Were You There?” Director: Cathy Augustin The Invocation And Confessional Prayer O Lamb of God for sinners slain, this holy day brings me to the foot Of the cross. There I see the horrific consequences of my sin, for which You made the ultimate sacrifice as my Substitute. In sorrow and shame I confess my own great sin and guilt; Yet in humility and faith I see You bearing my griefs and carrying my sorrows. For this I am eternally grateful. May Your redeeming, forgiving and comforting love ever shine in my heart. Sing: If my sins give me alarm And my conscience grieve me, Let your cross my fear disarm; Peace of conscience give me. Help me see forgiveness won By Your holy Passion. If God’s Read More …

Jesus Trial Before God the Father

Jesus Trial Before God the Father

Listen to the sermon: Wednesday, March 28, 2013 – 7:00 pm Lenten Pre-Service Psalms 32, 51, 54, 56, 57, 130, 143, 22 – Hymnal Choir: “And We Remember” The Invocation and Our Confession of Sins: Lord God almighty, in this holy season, I come before You as spiritual dust and ashes – as an unworthy, judgment-deserving sinner coming before a holy and just God. Grant me a broken and contrite heart that confesses my many sins and ever turns to You for mercy and forgiveness. Lead me on my Lenten journey to the cross of Your Son. May I by faith find there what You promise – forgiveness, healing and salvation in Jesus and His atoning sacrifice for my sins. The Absolution (God’s Assurance of Forgiveness) Sing: I lay my sins on Jesus, The spotless Lamb of God; He bears Read More …

Before Pilate: A Miscarriage of Justice

Before Pilate: A Miscarriage of Justice

Listen to the sermon: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 – 7:00 pm Lenten Pre-Service Psalms 32, 51, 54, 56, 57, 130, 143, 22 – Hymnal Choir: “Darkness, Gross Darkness Did Cover the Earth” The Invocation and Our Confession of Sins: Lord God almighty, in this holy season, I come before You as spiritual dust and ashes – as an unworthy, judgment-deserving sinner coming before a holy and just God. Grant me a broken and contrite heart that confesses my many sins and ever turns to You for mercy and forgiveness. Lead me on my Lenten journey to the cross of Your Son. May I by faith find there what You promise – forgiveness, healing and salvation in Jesus and His atoning sacrifice for my sins. The Absolution (God’s Assurance of Forgiveness) Sing: I lay my sins on Jesus, The spotless Lamb Read More …

Before the Mob Jury

Before the Mob Jury

Listen to the sermon: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 – 7:00 pm Lenten Pre-Service Psalms 32, 51, 54, 56, 57, 130, 143, 22 – Hymnal Choir: “Christ The Life” (Ladies) Hymn The Invocation and Our Confession of Sins: Lord God almighty, in this holy season, I come before You as spiritual dust and ashes – as an unworthy, judgment-deserving sinner coming before a holy and just God. Grant me a broken and contrite heart that confesses my many sins and ever turns to You for mercy and forgiveness. Lead me on my Lenten journey to the cross of Your Son. May I by faith find there what You promise – forgiveness, healing and salvation in Jesus and His atoning sacrifice for my sins. The Absolution (God’s Assurance Of Forgiveness) Sing : I lay my sins on Jesus, The spotless Lamb of Read More …

Before Herod: An Ambivalent Judge

Before Herod: An Ambivalent Judge

Sermon………………………………………………………………….Luke 23: 6-12 6 On hearing this, Pilate asked if the man was a Galilean. 7 When he learned that Jesus was under Herod’s jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod, who was also in Jerusalem at that time. 8 When Herod saw Jesus, he was greatly pleased, because for a long time he had been wanting to see him. From what he had heard about him, he hoped to see him perform a sign of some sort. 9 He plied him with many questions, but Jesus gave him no answer. 10 The chief priests and the teachers of the law were standing there, vehemently accusing him. 11 Then Herod and his soldiers ridiculed and mocked him. Dressing him in an elegant robe, they sent him back to Pilate. 12 That day Herod and Pilate became friends—before this they had been Read More …