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Cantate (4th Sunday after Easter) + St. John 16:5-15 + April 24, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15 Hymn #231 We Now Implore God the Holy Ghost Hymn #387 Dear Christians One and All Rejoice Hymn #195 Christ Jesus Lay in Death's Strong Bands
Readings Isaiah 12:1-6 James 1:16-21 John 16:5-15
Collect for Cantate, the 4th Sunday after Easter
O God, Who makest the minds of the faithful to be of one will, grant unto Thy people that they may love what Thou commandest and desire what Thou dost promise, that among the manifold changes of this world our hearts may there be fixed where true joys are to be found; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end.
Sermon on the Holy Gospel



Grace and Peace be unto you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
1)Jesus says that when the Holy Ghost comes, “He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: of sin, because they do not believe in Me; of righteousness, because I go to My Father and you see Me no…

Jubilate (3rd Sunday after Easter) + St. John 16:16-23a + April 17, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15 Hymn #204 Come Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain Hymn #523 Why Should Cross and Trial Grieve Me Hymn #201 Jesus Lives! The Victory's Won
Readings Lamentations 3:18-26 1 Peter 2:11-20 St. John 16:16-23a
Collect for Jubilate, the 3rd Sunday after Easter
Almighty God, Who showest to them that be in error the light of Thy truth to the intent that they may return into the way of righteousness, grant unto all them that are admitted into the fellowship of Christ’s religion that they may avoid those things that are contrary to their profession and to follow all such things as are agreeable to the same; 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


Grace and peace be unto you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
1)Jesus says “A little while, and you will not see me; and again, a little while, and you will se me, because I go to t…

Misericordias Domini (2nd Sunday after Easter) + Ezekiel 34:11-16 + April 10, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15 Hymn #210 The Strive Is O'er, the Battle Done Hymn #431 The King of Love, My Shepherd Is Hymn #193 Christ The Lord Is Risen Today
Readings Ezekiel 34:11-16 1 Peter 2:21-25 St. John 10:11-16
Collect for Misericordias Domini (Easter 2)
God, Who by the humiliation of Thy Son didst raise up the fallen world, grant unto Thy faithful ones perpetual gladness, and those whom Thou hast delivered from the danger of everlasting death do Thou make partakers of eternal joys; through the same 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

Grace and peace be unto you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
1)Jesus says, “I am the Good Shepherd.” This is one of the most well-known metaphors Christ uses to describe Himself and His ministry. It has been immortalized in artwork and poetry. Churches are named after the Good Shepherd. But wha…

Quasimodo Geniti (1st Sunday after Easter) + 1 John 5:4-10 + April 3, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15 Hymn #196 I Am Content, My Jesus Liveth Still" Hymn #331 Yea, as I live, Jehovah Saith Hymn #195 Christ Jesus Lay in Death's Strong Bands
Readings Job 19:25-27 1 John 5:4-10 St. John 20:19-31
Collect for Quasimodo Geniti
Grant, we beseech Thee, Almighty God, that we who have celebrated the solemnities of the Lord’s Resurrection may, by the help of Thy grace, bring forth the fruits thereof in our life and conversation; through the same 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 Epistle


Grace and peace be unto you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
1)For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world – our faith.” With these words, John highly extolls faith, heaping great praise upon our faith and ascribing to it great power over the world, even victory over the world. The world …