2/22/2019 6:44:57 AM
February 24, 2019 Epiphany 7
Posted under: Epiphany
ORDER OF SERVICE
Service of Word and Sacrament (also found on page 26 in the front part of the red hymnal).
Hymn 81, Arise and Shine in Splendor
PRAYER OF THE DAY
Gracious Father, keep your family, the Church, always faithful to you, that we may lean on the hope of your promises and be strong in the power of your love; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen. (sung)
Genesis 45:3-8a,15 (printed on back of worship folder)
Even though his brothers mistreated him, Joseph shows them love by forgiving them, by revealing himself them after he led them to repentance, by pointing to God’s providential care, and by providing for their needs and the needs of their families.
PSALM OF THE DAY
Psalm 103 (also found on page 105 of the hymnal)
1 Corinthians 15:35-38a,42-49 (printed on back of worship folder)
Through Christ’s resurrection, the guarantee of our forgiveness, we know that we also shall rise. Our corrupted and sinful flesh will be replaced with the glorious, holy likeness of Christ.
Luke 6:27-38 (printed on back of worship folder)
Jesus, whose life and message was one of love for sinners, instructs us to show love to others as well, even to our enemies.
HYMN OF THE DAY
Hymn 482, Forgive Us, Lord
Luke 6:36 "Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful"
JESUS REVEALS THE COMPASSION
AND GOODNESS OF HIS FATHER
Hymn 498, Though I May Speak with Bravest Fire
Hymn 459, O God, My Faithful God