Thanksgiving Eve

November 26, 2014

Thanksgiving Eve

November 26, 2014

Hymn 610 “Now Thank We All Our God”

Thanksgiving Praise & Prayer


M: The grace of our Lord (†) Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you.

C: And also with you.

M: O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good.

C: For his mercy endures forever. (Psalm 136:1)

M: Rejoice in the Lord always!

C: And again I say: Rejoice! (Philippians 4:4)

M: Praise the Lord. Sing to the Lord a new song.

C: Sing his praise in the congregation of saints. (Psalm 149:1)

M: Praise the Lord. Praise God in his sanctuary.

C: Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. (Psalm 150:1, 6)

Hymn 613 “Come, You Thankful People, Come”

M: Let our prayers rise before you as incense,

C: The lifting up of our hands as the evening sacrifice. (Psalm 141:2)

Prayer of the Day

Be Seated

The Word of God

First Lesson: Deuteronomy 8:10-18

Give thanks and praise to God for all that we have. For he gives us the ability to provide for our earthly livelihood.

Psalm 145, p. 119

Our Lord opens his hands to provide all we need.

Second Lesson: Philippians 4:4-9

Thanksgiving rejoices in the Lord.

Gospel: Luke 17:11-19

True thankfulness honors Jesus

Hymn 612 “Praise to God, Immortal Praise”

Sermon: Matthew 6:9

Thankful Hearts Pray to Our Father

  1. Because of his compassionate love
  2. Because of his heavenly power

Our Response of Thanksgiving

Confession of Faith: The Explanation of the 1st Article of the Apostle's Creed from Luther's Small Catechism.



Prayer of General Thanksgiving, p. 128

Lord's Prayer & Prayer for Peace, p. 60


Hymn 609 “We Praise You, O God, Our Redeemer”


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Hancock, MN 56244
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