The Transfiguration of our Lord
February 24, 2013
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)
Worship Focus: Listen to Jesus
Order of Worship: Service of Word, p. 38
Hymns: 95, 97, 283, 111
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.
Catechism Student Questions:
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