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Trinity XVII - St. Luke 14:1-11 - September 27, 2015

Order of Service - Pg. 15
Hymn # 298 "Baptized into Thy Name Most Holy"
Hymn #342 "Chief of Sinners Though I Be"
Hymn #34 "My Soul, Now Bless Thy Maker"

Readings
1 Samuel 2:1-10
Ephesians 4:1-6
St. Luke 14:1-11

Collect for Trinity XVII

Lord, we beseech Thee, grant Thy faithful people grace to withstand the temptations of the devil and with pure hearts and minds to follow Thee, the only God; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee, and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

Sermon on the Holy Gospel


Trinity XVI - Deuteronomy 32:39-40 - September 20, 2015

Order of Service - Pg. 15
Hymn #522 "When in the Hour of Utmost Need"
Hymn #365 "Jesus I Will Never Leave"
Hymn #196 "I Am Content! My Jesus Liveth Still"

Readings

Deuteronomy 32:39-40
Ephesians 3:13-21
St. Luke 17:11-17

Collect for Trinity XVI

Lord, we pray Thee that Thy grace may always go before and follow after us and make us continually given to all good works; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

Sermon on the Old Testament Lesson
1)No one wants a God who will wound them. Nor do people want a God who sets out to kill them. But that is exactly how the Lord Himself describes His work in today’s Old Testament lesson. I kill and I make alive; He says. I wound and I heal; Nor is there any who can deliver from my hand. Human nature wants a God who is only comforting in times of distress, not a God who allows times of distress. The sinful flesh desires a God who wi…

Trinity XV - St. Matthew 6:24-34 - September 13, 2015

Order of Service - Pg. 15
Hymn #518 "If Thou But Suffer God to Guide Thee"
Hymn #521 "What God Ordains Is Always Good"
Hymn #446 "Rise, My Sou, to Watch and Pray"

Readings

Deuteronomy 6:4-7
Galatians 5:25-6:10
St. Matthew 6:24-34

Collect for Trinity XV

O Lord, we beseech Thee, let They continual pity cleanse and defend Thy Church; and because it cannot continue in safety without Thy succor, preserve it evermore by Thy help and goodness; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

Sermon on the Holy Gospel