The Three Crowns of a Christian

Crown Him with Many Crowns

The Sermon: Revelation 2:8-11

“And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write, ‘These things says the First and the Last, who was dead, and came to life: “I know your works, tribulation, and poverty (but you are rich); and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan. 10 Do not fear any of those things which you are about to suffer. Indeed, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and you will have tribulation ten days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life. 11 “He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. He who overcomes shall not be hurt by the second death.”’

The Three Crowns of a Christian

  1. The Crown Of Grace.
  2. The Crown Of Thorns.
  3. The Crown Of Life.

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Crown Him with Many Crowns

23rd Sunday after Pentecost

Sunday, November 12, 2017 (9:00 a.m.)

Song by Choir – Thine Forever, God of Love” © 1978 Cantate Choral Publishers

 (Director: Cathy Augustin ; Accompanist: Steph Mueller[LSB  687]

1 Thine forever, God of Love!  Hear us from Thy throne above;
Thine forever may we be  Here and in eternity!

3 Thine forever, Lord of Life!  Shield us through our earthly strife.
Thou, the life, the truth, the way, Guide us to the realms of day.

4 Thine forever! Shepherd, keep These Thy frail and trembling sheep;
Safe alone beneath Thy care, Let us all Thy goodness share.

Opening Hymn LSB 915 : Today Your Mercy Calls Us Hymnary.org link “Today Your Mercy Calls Us”

The Liturgy …………………………………………. Hymnal, Pages 184 – 192

The Apostles Creed (Inside Back Cover Of Hymnal)

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 Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried; He descended into hell; The third day He rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven And sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty; From thence He will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy Christian Church, the communion of saints; the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body and the life everlasting. Amen.

Hymn LSB 515 : Rejoice, rejoice, believers Hymnary.org link  “Rejoice, Rejoice, Believers”

The Sermon….………………………………….… Revelation 2:8-11

“And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write, ‘These things says the First and the Last, who was dead, and came to life: “I know your works, tribulation, and poverty (but you are rich); and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan. 10 Do not fear any of those things which you are about to suffer. Indeed, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and you will have tribulation ten days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life. 11 “He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. He who overcomes shall not be hurt by the second death.”’

The Three Crowns of a Christian

  1. The Crown Of Grace.
  2. The Crown Of Thorns.
  3. The Crown Of Life.

 “Create In Me” (Hymn 956)

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me,
Cast me not away from Thy presence; and take not Thy Holy Spirit from me.
Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with Thy free spirit.

Hymn LSB 698 : May We Thy Precepts, Lord, Fulfill Hymnary.org link “May We Thy Precepts, Lord, Fulfill”

Our Offering

The Lord’s Prayer (Inside Back Cover Of Hymnal)

Benediction ♫ Amen, Amen, Amen

Closing Hymn LSB 525 : Crown Him with Many Crowns Hymnary.org link “Crown Him With Many Crowns”

Silent Prayer And Announcements