MAY 31, 2020


LITURGY: Order of Morning Service, pg 5 in TLH

HYMNS: 224 [TLH] 503 [LSB] v 1, 3, 4 & 5 231 [TLH] 234 [TLH]

READINGS: Numbers 11:24-30; Acts 2:1-21; John 7:37-39

SERMON: “Signs of the Last Days Point to Salvation in the Lord”  Acts 2:16-21   

I.  The pouring out of the Holy Spirit was a sign that the last days had commenced.   

II.  God will give signs of the end of the last days.   

III.  All these signs point to salvation in the name of the Lord.

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MAY 24, 2020


LITURGY: Order of Matins, p 32 TLH

PSALM of DAY: Psalm 68:1-10

HYMNS: 457, 363, 399 v 1, 3, 4 & 6

READINGS: Acts 1:12-26, 1 Peter 4:12-19; 5:6-11, John 17:1-11

SERMON: “Be Humble toward One Another and God” 1 Peter 5:5-7
1. Put on humility toward one another
2. Humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God

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MAY 21, 2020


LITURGY: The Order of Vespers, pg 41 in TLH

PSALM: Psalm 47
READINGS: Acts 1:1-11, Ephesians 1:15-23, Luke 24:44-53
221  "Hark! Ten Thousand Harps and Voices"   
840 from Lutheran Service Book  "Christ, High-Ascended, Now in Glory Seated"   
212  "A Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing" (in place of the Canticle)   
216  "On Christ's Ascension I Now Build"
 Sermon:  "Witnesses to the End of the Earth"  Acts 1:8
    I.  Jesus' ascension was important for His apostolic witness to the end of the earth.
    II.  As recipients of the apostolic witness, we are now secondary witnesses in this end of the earth.
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MAY 17, 2020


LITURGY: Pg 5 in TLH – Order of Morning Service

15  "From All that Dwell below the Skies"
610  "And will the Judge Descend"   
496  "Hark! the Voice of Jesus Crying"
39  "Praise to the Lord, the Almighty"
Readings:    Acts 17:16-31    1 Peter 3:13-22    John 14:15-21   
Sermon:  "God's Command for All Men Everywhere"  Acts 17:30-31 
I.  The Athenian and American connection: ignorance of God
II.  In view of Judgment Day, God commands repentance.
III.  This command is for all men everywhere.
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May 10, 2020

Fifth Sunday after Easter

LITURGY: Pg 32 – Matins Service in TLH

Psalm 146


427 “How Firm a Foundation, Ye Saints of the Lord”  v. 1,3,5,7   

200 “I Know that My Redeemer Lives” v. 1,2,4,5,7,8   

651 “Be Still, My Soul”

Readings: Acts 6:1-9; 7:2a, 51-60    1 Peter 2:2-10    John 14:1-14

Sermon: “Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled”  John 14:1-3

  1. Troubling circumstances for Jesus’ disciples
  2. Let not your heart be troubled; rather, believe in the Father and Jesus.
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May 3, 2020

Fourth Sunday of Easter

LITURGY: Pg 5 in TLH – Divine Service w/o Holy Communion

Hymns: 203,   201,   518 v. 1,3,4,7,   210

Readings:   Acts 5:29-42   1 Peter 1:3-9   John 20:19-31

Sermon:  “In This We Rejoice, Even in Grievous Trials”  1 Peter 1:6-7   

I.  We have grievous trials for a little while.   

II.  Even so, we rejoice:       
A. because we have the living hope of the resurrection, an inheritance kept in heaven for us!       

B. because God will find our faith genuine when the trials are all over, and Jesus is revealed!

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