Scriptures: Luke 1:46-55; 1 Samuel 1:9-11, 19-20; 2:1-10
Prayer of the Day: God who answers prayers, We are blessed and humbled that you hear us when we call to you in our time of deepest longing. Receive our gratitude for your listening ear. Amen.
Sermon Audio: 1 Samuel 1, 2
Facebook Live Recording: Sunday, October 18th, 2020
Scriptures: Psalm 51:1-17; Exodus 32:1-14
Prayer of the Day: Faithful God of an unfaithful people, the people of Israel doubted your pwer and turned to other gods to fulfill their needs. We too, turn to other gods, seeking acceptance, power, and independence. Show us how to live humbly in you, and walk in your ways, in the name of the one who offered true power to all humanity, Jesus Christ our Savior and Lord. Amen.
Sermon Audio: Exodus 32:1-14
Facebook Live Recording: Sunday, October 11th, 2020
Scriptures: Luke 22:14-20; Exodus 12:1-13; 13:1-8
Prayer of the Day: Lord God of grace and liberty, On the night of the Passover the sacrificed lamb became a sign of freedom and you freed the people of Israel from slavery in Egypt. In Jesus, you sacriiced your son as a gift, thereby freeing all humanity from sin and death. Help us live into this new life, teaching us to serve you in faithfulness as you have served us. To you we offer our gratefulness in the name of the one who turned slavery into new life, Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
Sermon Audio: Exodus 12:1-13
Facebook Live Recording: Sunday, October 4th, 2020
Scriptures: Psalm 32:1-11; Genesis 37:3-8, 17b-22, 26-34; 50:15-21
Prayer of the Day: God of dreams and hopes, You spoke to Joseph in his dreams, and those dreams led him to great danger. Yet you used the challenges in his life to save the lives of others. In you, no good thing is accidental. You work in us and through us, even when we are not aware of your presence. Help us to know that you are with us, and that only you are capable of turning all evil to good. We pray all these things in the name of Jesus Christ, our Redeemer. Amen.
Sermon Audio: Genesis 37 and 50
Facebook Live Recording: Sunday, September 27th, 2020
Scriptures: Roman 4:1-8; Genesis 15:1-6
Prayer of the Day: God of the covenant, as you promised Abraham descendants as numerous as the stars, you have also promised us that we might live under those stars as your people, faithful and loved. Show us how to live as your people and how to nurture all your children with whom we share the same canopy of sky night after night. Amen.
Sermon Audio: Genesis 15:1-6
Facebook Live Recording: Sunday, September 20th, 2020
Scriptures: Luke 11:1-4; Genesis 2:4-7, 15-17; 3:1-8
Prayer of the Day: Lord God, grand architect of the universe, Your design of creation is unflawed. Yet we continue to litter your creation with defects and imperfections. Show us how not to destroy, but to create, not to demean, but to uplift, not to hate, but to love, so that your creation may be made perfect once again. Amen.
Sermon Audio: Genesis 3:1-8
Facebook Live Recording: Sunday, September 13th, 2020
Scriptures: Hebrews 10:19-25; 1 Peter 2:1-10
Prayer of the Day: Lord Jesus, as the cornerstone, you make us living stones in your house and servants of your Gospel. Bless us with a heart for the lost, that they may come to saving faith in you. Amen.
Sermon Audio: 1 Peter 2:1-10
Facebook Live Recording: Sunday, September 6th, 2020
Scriptures: Matthew 5:13-16; Titus 2:11-3:8
Prayer of the Day: Merciful Lord, we thank you that we are saved by faith and not by works. We pray now that you would adorn our lives with works that we might freely bless our neighbors and glorify our Father in heaven. This we pray in the name of your Son, Jesus Christ. Amen.
Sermon Audio: Titus 2:11-3:8
Facebook Live Recording: Sunday, August 30th, 2020
Scriptures: Romans 3:19-28; John 14:1-7
Prayer of the Day: Almighty God, gracious Lord, pour out your Holy Spirit upon your faithful people. Keep them steadfast in your Word, protect and comfort them in all temptations, defend them against all their enemies, and bestow on the Church your saving peace; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Sermon Audio: Justification
Facebook Live Recording: Sunday, August 23rd, 2020
Scriptures: John 13:31-35; 2 Corinthians 8:1-15
Prayer of the Day: Gracious Lord, you have richly blessed us not only with the riches of your grace and mercy, but with all that we have; our time, our talents, and our treasure. Show us how to care for the needs of others and convict us when we become selfish. We pray this in the name of your giving Son Jesus Christ. Amen.
Sermon Audio: 2 Corinthians 8:1-15
Facebook Live Recording: Sunday, August 16th, 2020