Last Sunday of End Times: Christ the King
November 25, 2012
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)
Worship Focus: Jesus reigns
Order of Worship: Service of the Word, p. 38
Hymns: 370, 217, 351, 341
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.
Catechism Student Questions:
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