The Transfiguration of our Lord

February 24, 2013

Prayer:

O Father, with th'eternal Son And Holy Spirit ever one, We pray you, bring us by your grace To see your glory face to face. (Christian Worship: A Lutheran Hymnal 96:5)

The Transfiguration of our Lord

February 24, 2013

Worship Focus: Listen to Jesus

Order of Worship: Service of Word, p. 38

Hymns: 95, 97, 283, 111

God's Word

First Lesson: Exodus 34:29-35

God's law is glorious. Moses face shown with that glory. Sinners cannot endure its brilliance. But God's saving glory does not shine from the law. It shines from Jesus.

Psalm 148, p. 121

Praise our glorious Savior.

Second Lesson: 2 Corinthians 4:3-6

God's light shines out from Jesus into our hearts bringing us the light of salvation

Gospel: Luke 9:28-36

Jesus' divine glory shines through before he hides it again in order to sacrifice himself for us.

1 Kings 19:9b-13

The Lord's Gentle Whisper
Calls Out through the Scriptures

Catechism Student Questions:

  1. How does God accomplish his work of salvation?
  2. What are some things Elijah had gone through?
  3. How does the Lord bring his grace and mercy to us?
  4. Who could you encourage?
  5. What could you say to bring them spiritual encouragement?

Upcoming Kingdom Work
Week of February 24, 2013

  • Wednesday
    • 3:30pm Catechism Class
    • 6:00pm Lenten Supper
    • 7:00pm Lenten Service: The Truth
  • Sunday
    • 9:15am Sunday school
    • 9:30am Youth Bible Class
    • 9:30am Bible Class: Matthew
    • 10:30am Divine Service and Lord’s Supper

News and Notes

Lenten Service: We continue our Lenten focus this Wednesday on the theme Names of Wondrous Love. Pastor Andrus from Mt. Olive of Graceville and Trinity of Johnson will speak to us about the name the Truth, based on John 18:37-38. A light supper will be served starting at 6:00pm.

February Ushers: Dick Lubenow (capt.), John Jepma, Barry Nelson, Dennis Schroeder, Cory Schroeder

February Cleaners: Pastor & Mary Bitter; Dick & Polly Smith

Today's Greeters: Alvin & Dorothy Nissen

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

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