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Jesus Blessed Beatitudes Blessed are the Merciful Redeemer Lutheran ChurchSunday, August 7th
Welcome 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.
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Jesus Blessed Beatitudes Blessed are the Merciful Redeemer Lutheran ChurchSunday, August 7th
Forgive Our Sins as We Forgive CW #493 Verses 1-4 Text: Rosamond E. Herklots, Setting: DETROIT Tune: A Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony, Harrisonburg, 1820
Verse 1: "Forgive our sins as we forgive," You taught us, Lord, to pray, But you alone can grant us grace To live the words we say.
Verse 2: How can your pardon reach and bless The unforgiving heart That broods on wrongs and will not let Old bitterness depart?
Verse 3: In blazing light your cross reveals The truth we dimly knew: What trivial debts are owed to us; How great our debt to you!
Verse 4: Lord, cleanse the depths within our souls And bid resentment cease; Then, bound to all in bonds of love Our lives will spread your peace.
Opening 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.
Confession 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.
Confession of Sin All: 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.
Confession 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.
(Pastor announces our forgiveness) All: Amen.
Pastor: In the peace of forgiveness, let us praise the Lord.
Oh, Taste and See All: Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good. Blessed are they who take refuge in him. Your Word, O Lord, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens.
Oh, Taste and See All: Your faithfulness continues forever. Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good. Blessed are they who take refuge in him.
Prayer of the Day Pastor: Let us pray. (The pastor says the Prayer of the Day.) All: Amen. (Please be seated)
Gods Word to His People Luke 1:46-55 Marys song
Psalm #143 All Refrain:
O LORD, hear my prayer, listen to my cry for mercy; in your faithfulness and righteousness come to my relief. All Verses:
Do not bring your servant into judgment, for no one living is righteous before you. All Verses:
My spirit grows faint within me; my heart within me is dismayed. All Verses:
Answer me quickly, O LORD; do not hide your face from me. Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. All Verses:
Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground. All Verses:
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. All:
Gods Word to His People Matthew 18:21-35 The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant
Pastor: Alleluia. The Word is very near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart so you may obey it. Alleluia. Verse of the Day
All: Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! These words are written that we may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God. Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Verse of the Day
Gods Word to His People Matthew 5:1-2, 7 Jesus Fifth Beatitude
All: Praise be to you, O Christ! (Please be seated)
Blessed Are They, Forever Blest CW #383 Verses 1-4 Text: Isaac Watts, Setting: O JESU CHRISTE, WAHRES LICHT Tune: Andächtige Hans-Kirche, Nürnberg, 1676, alt.
Verse 1: Blessed are they, forever blest, Whose guilt is pardoned by their God, Whose sins with sorrow are confessed And covered with their Savior's blood.
Verse 2: Blessed are they to whom the Lord Imputes not their iniquity. They plead no merit or reward And not on works but grace rely.
Verse 3: From guile their hearts and lips are free; Their humble joy, their holy fear With deep repentance well agree And join to prove their faith sincere.
Verse 4: How glorious is that righteousness That hides and cancels all their sins, While bright the evidence of grace Through all their lives appears and shines!
Jesus Blessed Beatitudes Compassion Takes Action
Apostles Creed All: I believe in God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth.
Apostles 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.
Apostles 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.
Apostles 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.
In thankfulness for our salvation, we support Gods work with our offerings.
Prayer of the Church
Lords Prayer All: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as in heaven. Give us today our daily bread.
Lords Prayer All: Forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us. Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
Lords Prayer All: For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and forever. Amen
Now 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,
Verse 1: Now I have found the firm foundation Which holds my life forever sure; 'Twas laid before the world's creation In Christ my Savior's wounds secure,
Verse 1: Foundation which unmoved shall stay When heav'n and earth will pass away.
Verse 4: O depth of love, to me revealing The sea where my sins disappear! In Christ my wounds find perfect healing; There is no condemnation here! For Jesus' blood through earth and skies Forever "Mercy! Mercy!" cries.
Verse 5: Let mercy cause me to be willing To 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.
Verse 6: Lord, I will stand on this foundation As long as I on earth remain; This will engage my meditation While I the breath of life retain. And then, when face to face with you, I'll sing your mercy great and true.
#386 - Now I Have Found the Firm Foundation Verse 6 Lord, I will stand on this foundation As long as I on earth remain; This will engage my meditation While I the breath of life retain. And then, when face to face with you, I'll sing your mercy great and true. Verse 6 Lord, I will stand on this foundation As long as I on earth remain; This will engage my meditation While I the breath of life retain. And then, when face to face with you, I'll sing your mercy great and true.
Pastor: 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.
Gods Blessing 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.
Jesus Sat With His Disciples CWS #763 Verses 1-3 Text: Stephen P. Starke, b Setting: JOYOUS LIGHT Tune: Marty Haugen, b. 1950
Verse 1: Jesus sat with his disciples On a mountainside one day; As the crowds of people gathered He began to teach and say:
Verse 1: Blessed are the poor in spirit, Heavens kingdom they will share. Blessed are the sad and mourning, Joy and comfort will be theirs.
Verse 2: Blessed are the meek and humble, All the earth to them is willed. Those who hunger to be holy, They are blessd and will be filled.
Verse 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.
Verse 3: Blessed are Gods sons and daughters, Making peace where there is strife. Blessed are the persecuted, Who for righteousness lose life;
Verse 3: Their reward is great in heaven, In the kingdom up above So be glad to share my suffring, And rejoice to know my love.