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Trinity VIII - St. Matthew 7:15-23 - July 26, 2015

Order of Service - Pg. 15
Hymn #269 O Lord, Our Father, Shall We Be Confounded
Hymn #265 Thine Honor Save, O Christ, our Lord
Hymn #290 We Have a Sure Prophetic Word

Readings
Jeremiah 15:19-21
Romans 8:12-17
St. Matthew 7:15-23

Collect

Trinity VII - Romans 6:19-23 - July 19, 2015

Order of Service - Pg. 15 Hymn 41 Wondrous King, All-Glorious Hymn 437 Who Trusts in God a Strong Abode Hymn 370 My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less
Readings
Jeremiah 31:23-35 Romans 6:19-23 St. Mark 8:1-19
Collect

O God, Whose never-failing providence ordereth all things both in Heaven and Earth, we humbly beseech Thee to put away from us all hurtful things and give to us those things which be profitable for us; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end.
Sermon

1)The text for today’s sermon is the Epistle lesson from Romans chapter six. The lesson picks up in the middle of an argument so it is best if we look back a few verses, beginning with verse fifteen. Paul is answering the accusation that Christians, having died to the demands of the Law in their baptism, can go on sinning because they are no longer under the law but under grace. He writes, What then? Shall we sin because we are not under law bu…