1/15/2015 9:25:13 AM
January 18, 2015 Epiphany 2
Posted under: Epiphany
Worship at 8:00am & 10:30am, Spiritual Growth Hour at 9:15am
Welcome to all worshipers of Jesus! God shows himself and calls us to serve him.
Order of Service: Service of Word and Sacrament, page 26 in front of the hymnal
Opening Hymn- The People that in Darkness Sat, #90
Prayer of the Day: Almighty God, you gave your one and only Son to be the light of the world. Grant that your people, illumined by your Word and sacraments, may shine with the radiance of Christ's glory, that he may be known, worshiped, and believed to the ends of the earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, now and forever. Amen (sung)
First Lesson- 1Samuel 3:1-10
God reveals himself at an important turning point in Israel's history and calls Samuel to the prophetic office.
Psalm of the Day- Psalm 67, page 91 in front of the hymnal
Second Lesson- 1 Corinthians 6:12-20
Paul warns Christians about perverting Christian liberty into sexual immorality. We use our bodies to show that we belong to Christ and to show that the Holy Spirit lives in us.
Gospel Lesson- John 1:43-51
As Jesus call Philip and Nathanael to follow him, he shows his divine knowledge of all things and promises his disciples that they will see even greater things. They respond by following his call and by sharing the good news with others.
Hymn of the Day- The Only Son from Heaven, #86
Sermon- Based on 1 Corinthians 6:12-20
—Everybody but God Is Doing It
Hymn- Soul, Adorn Yourself with Gladness, #311
Closing Hymn- Built on the Rock, #529