November 29, 2020

FIRST SUNDAY in ADVENT

LITURGY: Order of Service with Holy Communion (pg 15 in TLH)

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SERMON: “Oh, That the Lord Would Rend the Heavens and Come Down”    Isaiah 64:1-2

  1. A prayer for the Lord to come down and help us.
  2. A prayer the Lord has already answered in part.
  3. A prayer the Lord will answer fully when He comes again.

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NOVEMBER 22, 2020

LAST SUNDAY OF THE CHURCH YEAR

LITURGY: Order of Matins (pg 32 TLH)

SERMON: “All His Enemies Under His Feet”  1 Corinthians 15:24-26

  1. The resurrection of the dead is real.
  2. In the end, Christ will have all His enemies under His feet.
  3. This is cause for thanksgiving, steadfastness, and abounding in the Lord’s work.

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NOVEMBER 15, 2020

TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY after PENTECOST

LITURGY: Confessional Service with Holy Communion (pg46 TLH)

Sermon“Joy for Faithful Servants”   Matthew 25:14-16, 21

  1. The Master entrusts us with His possessions.
  2. We are to use them for His interests.
  3. Faithful servants will enter the joy of the Master.
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NOVEMBER 08, 2020

TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY after PENTECOST

LITURGY: Order of Service without Holy Communion (Pg 5 TLH)

SERMON: “Watch for the Bridegroom!” Matthew 25:1-13

  1. The meaning of the parable of the ten virgins.
  2. Lessons from the parable.

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NOVEMBER 1, 2020

ALL SAINTS’ DAY

LITURGY: Order of Service with Holy Communion (pg 15 in TLH)

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SERMON: 

“Blessed Are the Meek” Matthew 5:5

1. Our meekness is a Christ-like virtue.

2. Because of Christ’s meekness we will inherit the earth.

3. Blessed are we!

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October 25, 2020

FESTIVAL of the REFORMATION

LITURGY: Special Liturgy for the Festival (see file below)

SERMON: “Relax!  The Lord Is God!”  Psalm 46:10  

  1. God is our Justifier.
  2. God is our Protector.

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OCTOBER 18, 2020

TWENTIETH SUNDAY after PENTECOST

LITURGY: Confessional Service with Holy Communion (pg46 TLH)

Sermon“For the Sake of My Servant and Chosen One” Isaiah 45:1, 4-6

  1. The Lord brought Cyrus to power for the sake of His people.
  2. The Lord continues to rule the world for the sake of His servant and chosen one, the church.
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OCTOBER 11, 2020

NINETEENTH SUNDAY after PENTECOST

LITURGY: Order of Service without Holy Communion (Pg 5 TLH)

Sermon: “Strength for Contentment in Christ” Philippians 4:10-13

  1. Content in whatever circumstances.
  2. Christ strengthens us for this.
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OCTOBER 4, 2020

EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY after PENTECOST

LITURGY: Order of Service with Holy Communion (pg 15 in TLH)

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SERMON: 

“It Is Marvelous in Our Eyes” Matthew 21:42-44.

1. The rejected Stone became the Cornerstone.

2. He has given us the Kingdom of God.

3. Let us continue to produce its fruits as we hold fast to the Cornerstone.

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SEPTEMBER 27, 2020

SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY after PENTECOST

LITURGY: Order of Matins (pg 32 TLH)

SERMON: “There Is Joy when God’s Gifts Move Us to Humble                   Unselfishness”  Philippians 2:1-4

  1. God has bestowed rich gifts on us in Christ.
  2. These gifts move us to humble unselfishness.
  3. This is the life of joy!

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