1/11/2019 1:41:00 PM
January 13, 2019 Epiphany 1
Posted under: Epiphany
ORDER OF SERVICE
Service of the Word (also found on page 38 in the front part of the red hymnal).
Hymn 87, Hail, O Source of Every Blessing
PRAYER OF THE DAY
Father in heaven, at the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan you proclaimed him your beloved Son and anointed him with the Holy Spirit. Keep us who are baptized into Christ faithful in our calling as your children and make us heirs with him of everlasting life; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
1 Samuel 16:1-13 (printed on back of worship folder)
David was anointed as the King of Israel. He was chosen for a special task. Jesus was God’s Anointed One, chosen for the special task of redeeming us.
PSALM OF THE DAY
Psalm 2 (also found on page 65 of the hymnal)
Titus 3:4-7 (printed on back of worship folder)
Through the saving merits of Jesus we are justified, that is, declared not guilty, before God. Through our baptism we have become heirs of eternal life.
Luke 3:15-17,21,22 (printed on back of worship folder)
John the Baptist points to Jesus as true God, the promised Messiah. The Holy Spirit and the Father confirm John’s testimony that Jesus is the anointed Son of God.
HYMN OF THE DAY
Hymn 89, To Jordan’s River Came Our Lord
OUR BAPTISM: GOD’S AWESOME GIFT
1. GIVING US REBIRTH/NEW LIFE
2. RENEWING US BY THE HOLY SPIRIT
Hymn 737, God’s Own Child, I Gladly Say It
Hymn 299, All Who Believe and Are Baptized