Presentation on theme: "Redeemer Lutheran Church"— Presentation transcript:
1Redeemer Lutheran Church Jesus’ Blessed BeatitudesBlessed are the MercifulRedeemer Lutheran ChurchSunday, August 7th
2Welcome to Redeemer! Welcome to worship at Redeemer. God's mercy is his most important gift to us.Today we praise him that he relented from sending the punishment we deserve, but that he punished his own Son instead in our place.
3For Our GuestsIf you have questions, let us try to help. Speak with an usher, greeter, or the person next to you.If you’d like to learn more about Redeemer and its ministry, please talk to Pastor Wolfe or a church member after the service.
4Children’s MessageEach week, our younger worshipers are invited to the front of church before the sermon hymn to hear a special message for them from Pastor Wolfe.
5Need to Know what’s going on? Our church website has the info you need right at your fingertipsCheck the church calendar,Get access to sermons,and more.
6Prayer before WorshipDear Jesus, You are worthy of praise for the sacrifice You made for us.Help us never to take our salvation for granted and fill our hearts with joy and praise.Bless our time together today. Amen.
7Please be courteous and silence all pagers and cell phones. Thank You
8Please pray for the men serving Redeemer in this special way. Church Leaders WantedIt is time to identify men to serve next year on:Leadership boardsCommitteesPlease pray for the men serving Redeemer in this special way.
92011 VBS August 8-12 This week Bible-Based Teaching Crafts Spiritual Growth in ChristFor children ages 3-5th grade
10Please speak to Pastor Wolfe if interested in helping out. Church LibraryLibrary Leader NeededOrganize what we havePromote the Church LibraryPlease speak to Pastor Wolfe if interested in helping out.
11Redeemer Lutheran Church Jesus’ Blessed BeatitudesBlessed are the MercifulRedeemer Lutheran ChurchSunday, August 7th
12Forgive Our Sins as We Forgive CW #493 Verses 1-4 Text: Rosamond E. Herklots,Setting: DETROITTune: A Supplement to the KentuckyHarmony, Harrisonburg, 1820
13Verse 1:"Forgive our sins as we forgive,"You taught us, Lord, to pray,But you alone can grant us graceTo live the words we say.
14Verse 2:How can your pardon reach and blessThe unforgiving heartThat broods on wrongs and will not letOld bitterness depart?
15Verse 3:In blazing light your cross revealsThe truth we dimly knew:What trivial debts are owed to us;How great our debt to you!
16Verse 4:Lord, cleanse the depths within our soulsAnd bid resentment cease;Then, bound to all in bonds of loveOur lives will spread your peace.
17Opening Verses Pastor: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you.All: And also with you.
18Confession of Sin Pastor: We have come into the presence of God, who created us to love and to serve him as his dear children.But we have disobeyed him and deserve only his wrath and punishment.Therefore, let us confess our sins to him and plead for his mercy.
19Confession of SinAll:Merciful Father in heaven, I am altogether sinful from birth.In countless ways I have sinned against you and do not deserve to be called your child.
20Confession of Sin All: But trusting in Jesus, my Savior, I pray: Have mercy on me according to your unfailing love.Cleanse me from my sin, and take away my guilt.
48Apostles’ Creed All: I believe in God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven andearth.
49Apostles’ Creed All: I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried.
50Apostles’ Creed All: He descended into hell. The third day he rose again from the dead.He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of God the Father almighty.From there he will come to judge the living and the dead.
51Apostles’ Creed All: I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy Christian Church.the communion of saints,the forgiveness of sins,the resurrection of the body,and the life everlasting.Amen.
52In thankfulness for our salvation, we support God’s work with our offerings.
54Lord’s Prayer All: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come,your will be doneon earth as in heaven.Give us today our daily bread.
55Lord’s Prayer All: Forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us.Lead us not into temptation,but deliver us from evil.
56Lord’s Prayer All: For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and forever. Amen
57Now I Have Found the Firm Foundation CW #386 Verses 1, 4-6 Text: Johann A. Rothe,Setting: O DASS ICH TAUSEND ZUNGEN HÄTTE (KÖNIG)Tune: Johann B. König,
58Verse 1:Now I have found the firm foundationWhich holds my life forever sure;'Twas laid before the world's creationIn Christ my Savior's wounds secure,
59Verse 1:Foundation which unmoved shall stayWhen heav'n and earth will pass away.
60Verse 4:O depth of love, to me revealingThe sea where my sins disappear!In Christ my wounds find perfect healing;There is no condemnation here!For Jesus' blood through earth and skiesForever "Mercy! Mercy!" cries.
61Verse 5:Let mercy cause me to be willingTo bear my lot and not to fret.While he my restless heart is stilling,May I his mercy not forget!Whatever comes my heart to test,His mercy is my only rest.
62Verse 6:Lord, I will stand on this foundationAs long as I on earth remain;This will engage my meditationWhile I the breath of life retain.And then, when face to face with you,I'll sing your mercy great and true.
63#386 - Now I Have Found the Firm Foundation Verse 6Lord, I will stand on this foundationAs long as I on earth remain;This will engage my meditationWhile I the breath of life retain.And then, when face to face with you,I'll sing your mercy great and true.
64Pastor:Almighty God, we thank you for teaching us the things you want us to believe and do.Help us by your Holy Spirit to keep your Word in pure hearts that we may be strengthened in faith, guided in holiness, and comforted in life and in death,through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.♫ All: Amen.
65God’s Blessing ♫ All: Amen, Amen, Amen. Pastor: Brothers and sisters, go in peace.Live in harmony with one another. Serve the Lord with gladness.The Lord bless you and keep you.The Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you.The Lord look on you with favor and give you peace.♫ All: Amen, Amen, Amen.
66Jesus Sat With His Disciples CWS #763 Verses 1-3 Text: Stephen P. Starke, b. 1955Setting: JOYOUS LIGHTTune: Marty Haugen, b. 1950
67Verse 1:Jesus sat with his disciplesOn a mountainside one day;As the crowds of people gatheredHe began to teach and say:
68Verse 1:“Blessed are the poor in spirit,Heaven’s kingdom they will share.Blessed are the sad and mourning,Joy and comfort will be theirs.
69Verse 2:“Blessed are the meek and humble,All the earth to them is willed.Those who hunger to be holy,They are bless’d and will be filled.
70Verse 2:Yes, the merciful are blessed,Mercy will to them be shown.And the pure in heart are blessed,They have eyes for God alone.
71Verse 3:“Blessed are God’s sons and daughters,Making peace wherethere is strife.Blessed are the persecuted,Who for righteousness lose life;
72Verse 3:Their reward is great in heaven,In the kingdom up above—So be glad to share my suff’ring,And rejoice to know my love.”