04 Epiphany, January 25 & 28 in the year of our Lord 2018

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The Spirit of the Lord is on Me; He has anointed Me to preach good news. Luke 4

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The Spirit of the Lord is on Me; He has anointed Me to preach good news. Luke 4

We extend a hearty welcome in the name of Jesus Christ! Whether you have been with us for years, or if this is your first time as guests in God’s House, W e l c o m e ! The Holy Spirit took

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Today’s Focus: Why Follow Jesus? The devil is enraged and does all that he can to hinder Jesus’ Good News. The devil proclaims truth with a twist and evil intent. Hell wants to hinder the work of the glorious gospel. Hell wants to hurt people. But God ’s Word commands demons that trouble God’s people to leave.

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Lea der : In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.

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Dear friends, let us approach God with a true heart and confess our sins, asking Him in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to forgive us.

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Pe o p l e: God, my Father, I have sinned against You. I have not obeyed Your holy commands and I have left undone the godly things You want me to do. For all of this all I deserve is punishment now and forever. Please do not look on my sins. Look at my Savior, Jesus Christ, and forgive me for His sake.

Word today. P EOPLE:

The Spirit of the Lord is on Me; He has anointed Me to preach good news. Luke 4

Lea der : Al mi ght y G od, has pr ocl ai med Yo ur debt has been r emoved by Hi s Son, J esus Chri st ! Be at peace. Your si ns ar e f or gi ven !

Le a de r: Lord God, You know we are surrounded by many dangers; we often stumble and fall. Strengthen us in body and mind; P e o p l e : Bring us safely through all temptations through Jesus Christ, Your eternal Son and our Savior. He lives and rules with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

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The Spirit of the Lord is on Me; He has anointed Me to preach good news. Luke 4

God’s Word For All Psalm 1

“A bad life is a busy life full of bluster and bustle; a good life is full of the joy of God’s Word.” Psalm One

How blessed is the man who does not walk in the advice of the wicked* or stand in the way of sinners. But his delight is in the law of the LORD,* and on His teaching he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted beside streams of water, which yields its fruit in season* and its leaves do not wither. Whatever he does prospers. R e f r ai n

Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment,* nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous. Yes, the Lord approves of the way of the righteous,* but the way of the wicked will perish. Glory be to the Father and to the Son* and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,* is now, and will be forever. Amen. R e f r ai n

The Spirit of the Lord is on Me; He has anointed Me to preach good news. Luke 4

Deuteronomy 18:15-20 “Instead, the Lord will raise up for you a prophet like me, an Israelite, a man to whom you must listen and whom you must obey. For this is what you yourselves begged of God at Mount Horeb. There at the foot of the mountain you begged that you might not have to listen to the terrifying voice of God again, or see the awesome fire on the mountain, lest you die. “‘All right,’ the Lord said to me, ‘I will do as they have requested. I will raise up from among them a Prophet, an Israelite like you. I will tell Him what to say, and He shall be My Spokesman to the people. I will personally deal with anyone who will not listen to Him and heed His messages from Me. But any prophet who falsely claims that his message is