Testimonies about Jesus
from Unlikely Witnesses

Lent Midweek 5 -- March 5, 2008

Prayer:

Testimonies about Jesus
from Unlikely Witnesses

Lent Midweek 5 -- March 5, 2008

Hymn 103 “Glory Be to Jesus”

Invocation

M: In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.

C: (spoken) Amen.

M: O Lord, open my lips.

C: (spoken) And my mouth shall declare your praise.

M: Hasten to save me, O God.

C: (spoken) O Lord, come quickly to help me.

M: The Lord be with you.

C: (spoken) And also with you.

M: Let us pray.

The Word

Psalm 130, p. 114 (read responsively)

Silence for meditation and prayer

Psalm Prayer

Responsive Passion Reading -- “Condemned”

Hymn 127 “Stricken, Smitten, and Afflicted

Sermon: Mockers testify about Messiahship

Luke 23:35

The people were standing around watching. They and the leaders mocked him saying, “He saved others, let him save himself, if he is the Christ of God, the chosen one!”

Offering

Lord's Prayer

Blessing

M: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you.

C: (spoken) Amen.

Closing Hymn 587:3, 4 “Now Rest Beneath Night's Shadows”

Series:

Testimonies about Jesus
from Unlikely Witnesses

Feb. 6 - Caiaphas testifies about substitution

Feb. 13 - False witnesses testify about resurrection

Feb. 20 - Pilate's wife testifies about innocence

Feb. 27 - Pilate testifies about kingship

March 5 - Mockers testify about Messiahship

March 12 - The centurion testifies about divinity

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St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church
859 5th Street
Hancock, MN 56244
(320) 392-5313

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