January 20, 2019                 Epiphany 2

ORDER OF SERVICE

Divine Service I (also found on page 15 in the front part of the blue worship supplement).


 

OPENING HYMN

Hymn 87, Hail, O Source of Every Blessing

 

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.

 

FIRST LESSON

Isaiah 62:1-5 (printed on back of worship folder)

Sin brings destruction and desolation to God’s people. When Jesus, the Lord of all, shines with his saving love, doom and gloom is changed to joy and gladness.


 

PSALM OF THE DAY

Psalm 133-134 (also found on page 115 of the hymnal)

 

SECOND LESSON

1 Corinthians 12:1-11 (printed on back of worship folder)

This is the first of a series of readings from the later chapters of 1 Corinthians. The Spirit gives gifts to each believer. All enjoy the spiritual gift of faith in our Epiphany Lord, but each one is also given a different set of spiritual gifts.

 

GOSPEL

John 2:1-11 (printed on back of worship folder)

At the wedding in Cana, Jesus brought joy to the wedding couple who ran out of wine for their guests. He changed water into wine and revealed his glory as Lord of all.

 

HYMN OF THE DAY

Hymn 82, Songs of Thankfulness and Praise

 

SERMON

John 2:1-11

Water to Wine

A Miracle a Gift

 

HYMN

Hymn 600, O Perfect Love

 

CLOSING HYMN

Hymn 709, Christ, Your Footprints Through the Desert