Second Sunday of End Times: Last Judgment

November 9, 2014


O Christ, you died, and yet you live; To me account your merit, My pardon seal, my sins forgive, And cleanse me by your Spirit. Beneath your cross I view the day When heav’n and earth shall pass away, And thus prepare to meet you. (Christian Worship: A Lutheran Hymnal 208:4)

Second Sunday of End Times: Last Judgment

November 9, 2014

Worship Focus: Stand ready for Judgment Day

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

Hymns: 220, 209, LAPPY 137, 432

God’s Word

First Lesson: Daniel 7:9, 10

The Lord gives the prophet Daniel a glimpse of Judgment Day.

Psalm 90, p. 99

May we number our days aright, ready for Judgment Day.

Second Lesson: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

The Apostle Paul encourages the Christians in Thessalonica to live as children of the light, ready for the Lord to return.

Gospel: Matthew 25:31-46

Jesus describes Judgment Day. Notice that heaven is given as an inheritance. An inheritance is unearned. It’s received because of your family membership. Through faith in Jesus God is our true Father and we are his dear children. What an inheritance await all we remain faithful!

1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

Dear Christian, You Are Now A Child of Light

  1. In Christ, stand ready for Judgment Day
  2. In Christ, stand alert every day, armored with faith, love, and hope

Upcoming Kingdom Work
Week of November 9, 2014

  • Monday
    • 7:00pm Bible Class: Life of Christ
  • Wednesday
    • 3:30pm Catechism Class
  • Sunday
    • 9:15am Sunday school
    • 9:30am Youth Group
    • 9:30am Bible Class: Come Follow Me
    • 10:30am Divine Service & Lord’s Supper

News and Notes

Christian Aid and Relief: The mission of Christian Aid and Relief is to reflect Christ's love and compassion to souls suffering from disasters and hardships. Because of what Christ has freely done for us, we eagerly show we care by offering our time, talents, and treasures to those in need.

With the combining of disaster and humanitarian aid committees, the Lord is giving us new opportunities to show how much we care by bridging the gospel proclamation with acts of compassion. As we provide for people’s physical needs, we open doors for WELS missionaries to share what they know about our Savior and his good news for their lives.

Your Christian Aid and Relief committee has been enabled to give much to those in need at home and around the world because of the compassion you have demonstrated in Christ. Thank you for showing how much you care with your prayers and with your gifts of love. (From ). Christian Aid and Relief is funded through special gifts from WELS members.

November Ushers: Chad Rohloff (capt.), Caleb Bitter, Dave Joos, Sam Roth, Dick Smith

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

Today’s Greeters: Dennis & Karen Schroeder


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