For the Week of Holy Trinity (May 28 - June 2, 2018)
Invocation: In the Name of the Father and of the (+) Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
Speak the Apostles’ Creed.
Verse: 2 Corinthians 4:6 - “For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.”
Hymn of the Week: Lutheran Service Book #906 “O Day of Rest and Gladness”
Readings for the Week: [The readings for Thursday-Saturday are the Scriptures for this coming Sunday.]
Monday: Psalm 81:1-10
Who is God? What has He done? What does He ask of us? What does He fill our mouths with?
Tuesday: Hosea 2:14-20
Who is the “her” God is talking about here? What great promises does He give to her?
Wednesday: Mark 2:13-22
Why do sinners have joy in Jesus? How is that joy for you as well? Who does not have that joy? Why not?
Thursday: Deuteronomy 5:12-15
What were the people of Israel to do on the Sabbath day? How would they do this?
Friday: 2 Corinthians 4:5-12
How does God show His power in your life? Does God’s power always look powerful? What is the key?
Saturday: Mark 2:23 – 3:6
Why did God give the Sabbath day? How did some not understand this? How do we keep the “Sabbath” today?
The Catechism - The Ten Commandments: The Sixth Commandment – You shall not commit adultery. What does this mean? We should fear and love God so that we lead a sexually pure and decent life in what we say and do, and husband and wife love and honor each other.
The Prayers: Please pray for . . .
+ yourself and for all in need (remembering especially those on our prayer list).
+ God’s blessing on our outreach in the community.
+ God’s blessing, wisdom, and guidance for our congregation’s keyboardists and musicians.
+ the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil, for God’s blessing, guidance, and provision.
+ God’s blessing, wisdom, and provision for Mill Neck Manor and Lutheran Friends of the Deaf.
Conclude with the Lord’s Prayer and Luther’s Morning or Evening Prayer from the Catechism.
Now joyfully go about your day (or to bed) in good cheer, child of God!