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Whole Service for February 16, 2020 Sexagesima
Sermon only for February 16, 2020 Sexagesima
Hymns: 13, 423, 284, and 411
Sermon Text: II Peter 1:2-9
Sermon Theme: May We Never Forget God's Grace Toward Us!
  I. God has graciously given us all things pertaining to our Christian faith and life
  II. We are to be fruitful in our knowledge of /Christ - growing in Christian virtues

Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Hebrews 2:9-18
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: I Corinthians 13:1-13
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Luke 18:31-43

Sunday School Lesson: The Good Samaritan ( Luke 10:25-37 )

Adult Bible Class
  Memory Verse: "Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father, But the very hairs of your head are all numbered" ( Matthew 10:29-30 )
  Bible Quiz: Which of the Apostles was correctly identified by the sound of his voice?
  Answer to Last Week's Quiz: A cave in the wilderness of Engedi ( I Samuel 24 ) and a hill in Hachilah ( I Samuel 26 )



Whole Service for February 9, 2020 Septuagesima
Sermon only for February 9, 2020 Septuagesima
Hymns: 23, 394, 384, and 381
Sermon Text: Romans 5:1-5
Sermon Theme: Some of the Tremendous Effects of God's Grace which We Receive by Faith
  I. It gives us peace with God and the promise of eternal glory
  II. It causes us to rejoice even in tribulations
  III. It sheds abroad His love in our hearts

Sermon Text for Next Sunday: II Peter 1:2-9
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: II Corinthians 11:19-12:9
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Luke 8:4-15

Sunday School Lesson: The Pharisee and the Publican ( Luke 18:9-14 )

Adult Bible Class
  Memory Verse: "Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your moouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers" ( Ephesians 4:29 )
  Bible Quiz: At what locations did David demonstrate his ability to kill Saul, but did not do so?
  Answer to Last Week's Quiz: He pretended to be able to "divine" (to do sorcery) with that cup ( Genesis 44:5, 15 )



Whole Service for February 2, 2020 The Last Sunday after Epiphany
Sermon only for February 2, 2020 The Last Sunday after Epiphany
Hymns: 14, 290, 135, and 343
Sermon Text: Hebrews 4:12-16
Sermon Theme: How the Omniscience of Christ Serves both the Law and the Gospel (serving both as a Warning and a Comfort)
  I. Being God, Jesus fully knows just how sinful we are
  II. Christ also truly knows the kinds of temptations that we go through, and extends grace and mercy to us

Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Romans 5:1-5
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: I Corinthians 9:24-10:5
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Matthew 20:1-16

Sunday School Lesson: Lazarus Rased from the Daed ( John 11:1-46 )

Adult Bible Class
  Memory Verse: "Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord" ( Romans 12:19 )
  Bible Quiz: When Joseph was acting like an Egyptian and treating his brothers roughly, what did he pretend to be able to do with his silver cup?
  Answer to Last Week's Quiz: So that the king of Sodom could not claim to be the one who had made Abram rich ( Genesis 14:22-23 )



Whole Service for January 26, 2020 The Third Sunday after Epiphany
Sermon only for January 26, 2020 The Third Sunday after Epiphany
Hymns: 540, 414, 396, and 373
Sermon Text: Ephesians 2:4-10
Sermon Theme: God's Grace in Christ Is Responsible for Our Faith, Our Salvation, And Our Life of Good Works
  I. God's grace in Christ brings us to saving faith
  II. God's grace in Christ saves us from our sins
  III. God's grace in Christ causes us to live a life of good works

Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Hebrews 4:12-16
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: II Peter 1:16-21
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Matthew 17:1-9

Sunday School Lesson: The Stilling of the Tempest ( Matthew 8:23-27; Mark 4:35-41; Luke 8:22-25 )

Adult Bible Class
  Memory Verse: "If ye continue in My word, then are ye My disciples indeed; and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free" ( John 8:31-32 )
  Bible Quiz: Why did Abram swear that he would not take anything from King Bera?
  Answer to Last Week's Quiz: Agabus ( Acts 11:28; 21:10-11 )



Whole Service for January 19, 2020 The Second Sunday after Epiphany
Sermon only for January 19, 2020 The Second Sunday after Epiphany
Hymns: 16, 404, 426, and 493
Sermon Text: Ephesians 4:11-15
Sermon Theme: The Effects of Christ's Prophetic Office Today
  I. Christ sends men to preach and teach His Word
  II. The blessed effecdts of that ministry

Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Ephesians 2:4-10
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: Romans 12:16-21
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Matthew 8:1-13

Sunday School Lesson: The Man Sickg of the Palsy ( Matthew 9:1-8; Mark 2:1-12; Luke 5:17-26 )

Adult Bible Class
  Memory Verse: "Every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death" ( James 1:14-15 )
  Bible Quiz: What was the name of the prophet who foretold the coming of a famine and also foretold the imprisonment of St. Paul in Jerusalem?
  Answer to Last Week's Quiz: Two daughters: Zeruiah and Abigail ( I Chronicles 2:16 )



Whole Service for January 12, 2020 The First Sunday after Epiphany
Sermon only for January 12, 2020 The First Sunday after Epiphany
Hymns: 126, 400, 348, and 292
Sermon Text: I Peter 2:1-4
Sermon Theme: Let Us Shun Sin and Cling Only to the Lord and His Word
  I. We are strengthened in our fight against sin by the Word of God
  II. Our gracious and precious Savior wants us to come to Him

Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Ephesians 4:11-15
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: Romans 12:6-16
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: John 2:1-11

Sunday School Lesson: The Wedding of Cana ( John 2:1-11 )

Adult Bible Class
  Memory Verse: "Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward" ( I Peter 2:18 )
  Bible Quiz: How many daughters did Jesse, the father of David, have, and what were their names?
  Answer to Last Week's Quiz: "The Philistines had stopped them after the death of Abraham" ( Genesis 26:18 )



Whole Service for January 5, 2020 Sunday After The New Year
Sermon only for January 5, 2020 Sunday After The New Year
Hymns: 125, 522, 65, and 395
Sermon Text: James 4:13-17
Sermon Theme: Our Lives as Christians in this New Year
  I. We must submit all of our plans to the Lord's will
  II. We should seek to serve only the Lord in humble obedience

Sermon Text for Next Sunday: I Peter 2:1-4
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: Romans 12:1-5
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Luke 2:41-52

Sunday School Lesson: The Wise Men from the East ( Matthew 2 )

Adult Bible Class
  Memory Verse: "The Word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it" ( Hebrews 4:2 )
  Bible Quiz: Why did Isaac dig certain wells a second time that he and his father had already dug in the past?
  Answer to Last Week's Quiz: Lot ( Genesis 19:38 )