Put Yourself in Their Shoes!

Put Yourself in Their Shoes!

Sermon: John 8:2-11 And early in the morning, He (Jesus) went again into the temple and all the people were coming to Him. And having sat down, He was teaching them. And the scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in the act of adultery and stood her in the midst and said to Him, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the very act of adultery. Now in the Law, Moses commanded us to stone such women – what then do you say?” (And this they said testing Him so that they might have something to accuse Him of.) But Jesus, having bent down, wrote with His finger in the dirt. But when they kept asking Him, He stood up and said to them, “Let the sinless one among you be the first to cast a Read More …

“Hard Sayings” of Jesus

"Hard Sayings" of Jesus

Sermon:  John 6: 60-69 60 Therefore many of His disciples, when they heard this, said, “This is a hard saying; who can understand it?” 61 When Jesus knew in Himself that His disciples complained about this, He said to them, “Does this offend you? 62 What then if you should see the Son of Man ascend where He was before? 63 It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life. 64 But there are some of you who do not believe.” For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were who did not believe, and who would betray Him. 65 And He said, “Therefore I have said to you that no one can come to Me unless it has been granted to him by My Father.” 66 From that time many of Read More …

Let Us Rejoice and Be Glad

Let Us Rejoice and Be Glad

The Sermon: Isaiah 61: 10-11 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; For He has clothed me with the garments of salvation, He has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels. For as the earth brings forth her bud, as the garden causes the things that are sown in it to spring forth, so the LORD God will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations. LET US REJOICE AND BE GLAD Rejoice in the LORD God Who Has Clothed Us With Glorious Garments His Promises Are Sure Listen to the sermon: FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST Sunday, June 16 (9 a.m.), 2013 The Service Order …………………….. Worship Supplement (Pages 12-15) The Epistle Reading Read More …

Our Pentecost Counselor, Teacher, and Truth-giver

Our Pentecost Counselor, Teacher, and Truth-giver

The Sermon: John 14: 15-20, 26 If you love Me, you will follow My Word. And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Counselor to be with You forever – the Spirit of Truth. The world cannot receive Him, because it neither sees Him nor knows Him. But you know Him, for He lives with you & will be in you. I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. Before long the world will not see Me anymore, but you will see Me. Because I live, you also will live. On that day you will realize that I am in My Father, and you are in Me, and I am in you……. For the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, Whom the Father will send in My Name, will teach you all things and Read More …

Lazarus Life Lessons

Lazarus Life Lessons

Listen to the sermon: SECOND SUNDAY AFTER EASTER April 14, 2013 – 9:00 a.m. For Pre-Service Meditation: Psalm 16, Page 125 In Front Of Hymnal Choir – “O Glorious Morn” (Finlandia – Arr. Carl Wacker) The Invocation And Prayer The Apostles Creed I believe in God the Father almighty, Maker of heaven and earth; And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead and buried; He descended into hell; The third day he rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven And sitteth on the right hand of God the Father almighty; From thence He shall come to judge the quick and the dead. I believe in the Holy Ghost; The holy Christian church, the communion of saints; The forgiveness Read More …