Last Sunday of End Times: Christ the King

November 25, 2012

Prayer:

Jesus, heav'nly hosts adore you, Seated at your Father's side. Crucified this world once saw you; Now in glory ou abide, There for sinners you are pleading, And our place you now prepare, Ever for us interceding Till in glory we appear. (Christian Worship: A Lutheran Hymnal 351:3)

Last Sunday of End Times: Christ the King

November 25, 2012

Worship Focus: Jesus reigns

Order of Worship: Service of the Word, p. 38

Hymns: 370, 217, 351, 341

God's Word

First Lesson: Daniel 7:13, 14

In Daniel 7, the Lord gives him a vision of nations rising and falling. During that time God's people are persecuted. But in today's reading, we see the victory belongs to Jesus, the Son of Man.

Psalm 45, p. 83

We sing for our King

Second Lesson: Revelation 1:4b-8

Jesus is the eternal King, the Alpha and Omega. He has freed us from our sins with his own blood and makes us a priestly kingdom.

Gospel: John 18:33-37

Jesus explains to Pilate that his kingdom is not of this world; rather, he reigns through the truth.

John 18:33-37

Christ's Kingdom Is Out of This World

  1. It appears weak, but Jesus alone is strong to save
  2. It appears foolish, but Jesus speaks the absolute truth

Catechism Student Questions:

  1. In what ways does Jesus' kingdom appear weak as we look at the world around us?
  2. How was Jesus strong to save?
  3. What comfort do we have as we look to Jesus?
  4. How does the world view truth?
  5. How does Jesus bring his truth to your heart so that he reigns in you?

Upcoming Kingdom Work
Week of November 25, 2012

  • Wednesday
    • 3:30pm Catechism Class
  • Sunday
    • 9:15am Sunday school -- Christmas Practice
    • 10:30am Divine Service and Lord's Supper

News & Notes

November Ushers: Justin Flaten (capt.), Jeff Flaten, Chuck Nelson, Evan Nelson, Kevin Zeltwanger

November Cleaners: Dick & Judy Lubenow, Tom & Elaine Mohr

Today's Greeters: John & Michelle Hickman

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

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