Testimonies about Jesus
from Unlikely Witnesses

Lent Midweek 6 -- March 12, 2008

Prayer:

Testimonies about Jesus
from Unlikely Witnesses

Lent Midweek 6 -- March 12, 2008

Hymn 98:1-4 “Jesus, I Will Ponder Now”

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 143, p. 118 (read responsively)

Silence for meditation and prayer

Psalm Prayer

Responsive Passion Reading -- “Suffered and died”

Solo “He Was Despised”

Sermon: The centurion testifies about divinity

Mark 15:39

When the centurion who was stationed before him saw that he cried out so and breathed his last, he said, “Truly, this man was the Son of God.”

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 588:1, 2, 7 “Abide with Me”

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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