November 23, 2011
Hymn 612 “Praise to God, Immortal Praise”
M: The grace of our Lord (†) Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you.
C: And also with you.
M: O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good.
C: For his mercy endures forever. (Psalm 136:1)
M: Rejoice in the Lord always!
C: And again I say: Rejoice! (Philippians 4:4)
M: Praise the Lord. Sing to the Lord a new song.
C: Sing his praise in the congregation of saints.
M: Praise the Lord. Praise God in his sanctuary.
C: Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.
(Psalm 150:1, 6)
Hymn 609 “We Praise You, O God, Our Redeemer”
M: Let our prayers rise before you as incense,
C: The lifting up of our hands as the evening sacrifice. (Psalm 141:2)
Prayer of the Day
First Lesson: Deuteronomy 8:10-18
Give thanks and praise to God for all that we have. For he gives us the ability to provide for our earthly livelihood.
Psalm 145, p. 119
Our Lord opens his hands to provide all we need.
Second Lesson: Philippians 4:4-9
Thanksgiving rejoices in the Lord.
Gospel: Luke 17:11-19
True thankfulness honors Jesus
Hymn 613 “Come, You Thankful People, Come”
Sermon: Psalm 136:1
What Mercy Comes from the Lord, Our God!
1. Remember his goodness
2. Proclaim your thankfulness
Confession of Faith: The Explanation of the 1st Article of the Apostle's Creed from Luther's Small Catechism.
Luther’s Small Catechism: A Contemporary Translation-Enchridion Only © 1979 Northwestern Publishing House, Wauwatosa WI. Used by permission.
Prayer of General Thanksgiving, p. 128
Lord's Prayer & Prayer for Peace, p. 60
Hymn 610 “Now Thank We All Our God”