Creston 9:45am ~ September 7, 2014

Post date: Sep 3, 2014 2:42:13 PM

A SERVICE OF SCRIPTURE AND SONG

Celebrating the Life of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ

A CELEBRATION OF JESUS

Introduction

PROPHECY AND BIRTH

Reading Isaiah 9:2–7

Hymn: 357 O Come, O Come, Emmanuel sts. 1, ref, 2, 4, 7 LSB 357

Reading Luke 2:8–15

Hymn: 380 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing LSB 380

Silence for reflection on Jesus' prophecy and birth

LIFE AND MINISTRY

Reading Matthew 5:1–12

Hymn: 982 Blest Are They LSB 982

Reading John 2:1–11

Hymn: 408 Come, Join in Cana's Feast sts. 1–3 LSB 408

Reading Mark 9:2–8

Hymn: 414 'Tis Good, Lord, to Be Here sts. 1–3 LSB 414

Silence for reflection on Jesus' life and ministry

DEATH AND RESURRECTION

Reading Luke 19:28–38

Hymn: 443 Hosanna, Loud Hosanna LSB 443

Reading Luke 23:44–49

Hymn: 451 Stricken, Smitten, and Afflicted sts. 1, 3 LSB 451

Reading Matthew 28:1–7

Hymn: 480 He's Risen, He's Risen sts. 1, 4–5 LSB 480

Silence for reflection on Jesus' death and burial

Offering

Offering Hymn: 781 We Give Thee But Thine Own st. 1 LSB 781

Lord's Prayer

Luther's Morning Prayer

SECOND COMING AND LIFE EVERLASTING

Reading Matthew 25:31–36

Hymn: 508 The Day Is Surely Drawing Near sts. 1, 3–5 LSB 508

Reading Revelation 7:9–17

Silence for reflection of the Second Coming and Life Everlasting

Closing Prayer

Hymn: 677 For All the Saints sts. 1, 6–8 LSB 677