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Third Sunday in Lent

1 Corinthians 1:22-25 We Proclaim Christ Crucified! Jews demand miraculous signs and Greeks look for wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified:  a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.  For the foolishness of God is wiser than man’s […]

Second Sunday in Lent

Romans 5:1-11 Lent Gives Us Reasons to Boast! Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand.  And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God.  Not only so, but we also rejoice […]

First Sunday in Lent

Romans 8:31-39 The Confidence that Conquers! What, then, shall we say in response to this?  If God is for us, who can be against us?  He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?  Who will bring any charge against those whom […]

Transfiguration Sunday

Mark 9:2-9 The Transfiguration of Our Lord= The Revelation of God’s Love! After six days Jesus took Peter, James and John with him and led them up a high mountain, where they were all alone.  There he was transfigured before them.  His clothes became dazzling white, whiter than anyone in the world could bleach them.  And there appeared before them […]

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

SERVICE OF THE WORD This service offers the congregation a form of worship that focuses on the proclamation of God’s Word.  Believers respond to this divine gift with prayer, praise, and thanksgiving.  The service begins on page 38 in the front of the hymnal. M:       We worship today in the name of our Triune God— God the Father, God the […]