This Week's Sermon

 

Preparation for this Week's Sermon (Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost):

 

Biblical Text:

Luke 15:1-10, Read Online: https://bit.ly/2m4W2uP

 

 

Other Texts: 

Ezekiel 34:11-24, Read Online: https://bit.ly/2lWKNEv


1 Timothy 1:12-17, Read Online: https://bit.ly/2kmnyn8


Reflect After Reading:

Jesus Christ Is the Great Shepherd of His Sheep

“The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners” (1 Tim. 1:15). As He had mercy on Paul, in order to “display his perfect patience” (1 Tim. 1:16), so also does He seek out His sheep “from all places where they have been scattered on a day of clouds and thick darkness” (Ezek. 34:12). To deliver His flock, He “will seek the lost, … bring back the strayed, … bind up the injured, and … strengthen the weak” (Ezek. 34:16), and “they shall no longer be a prey” (Ezek. 34:22). He sets over them one great Good Shepherd, the Son of David, who “shall feed them and be their shepherd” (Ezek. 34:23). For Christ Jesus is the one man who, “having a hundred sheep, if he has lost one of them,” would “leave the ninety-nine in the open country, and go after the one that is lost, until he finds it” (Luke 15:4). When He finds the lost one and brings it home rejoicing, “the angels of God” and all the company of heaven rejoice with Him, with great joy (Luke 15:7, 10).

 

 

 

Daily Devotions:

 

Lutheran Hour Ministries, Link: https://www.lhm.org/dailydevotions/default.asp

 

Special Announcements: 


 -          Reminder about inclement weather and church functions: Our policy for bad weather cancellations has been to cancel morning Bible studies, etc. when local schools close. Evening meetings and events will probably continue, as long as road crews are out and a storm is not intensifying. Sunday services, as well as Advent and Lent midweek services, are seldom cancelled. However, do not attempt to drive if your local conditions are poor and you are uncomfortable driving in the weather!


 

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Sunday the 8th

11am Service

 

Tuesday the 10th

10:30am LMWL/Quilting


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1:00pm Elders Meet

 

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8:30am Food Truck

 

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11am Service-New Member Welcome


Tuesday the 17th

9:30am Bible Study w/Pastor Joe

10:30am LMWL/Quilting


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Thursday the 19th

7:30am Men's Bible Study

8am-5pm Wellspring

 

 


 

 




 



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