Scripture Readings

Weekly Scripture Readings

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Date – 5/2/2021
Sunday – Easter 5
Old Testament – Isaiah 12:1-6
Epistle – James 1:16-21 (Sermon)
Gospel – John 16:5-15
Theme –James 1:19-20 the necessity of keeping this Godly practice

Date – 5/9/2021
Sunday – Easter 6
Old Testament – Numbers 21:4-9
Epistle – James 1:22-27 (Sermon)
Gospel – John 16:23-33
Theme –Jesus as the Word Made Flesh was the perfect doer and speaker of God’s Word

Date – 5/16/2021
Sunday – Easter 7/Confirmation Sunday
Old Testament – Ezekiel 36:22-28
Epistle – 1 Peter 4:7-14
Gospel – John 15:26-16:4 (Sermon)
Theme – Theologian of the Cross vs Theologian of Glory and the results

Date – 5/23/2021
Sunday – Pentecost
Old Testament – Genesis 11:1-9
Epistle – Acts 2:1-21 (Sermon)
Gospel – John 14:23-31
Theme – Our faith helps us understand the language of God

Date – 5/30/2021
Sunday – Holy Trinity
Old Testament – Isaiah 6:1-7 (Sermon)
Epistle – Romans 11:33-36
Gospel – John 3:1-17
Theme – The enteral song which is the Sanctus for us today.

8 Week Sermon Series: June 6th – July 25th:
Living in the Lord’s Prayer – Sources, Large Catechism and the Bible

Week 1 – 6/6/2021In Conversation with God – Introduction to the Lord’s Prayer/Our Father who are in heaven (The value of continually conversing with God in a sincere way)
Old Testament – Genesis 3:8-13, 22-24 – Loss of Incarnational Relationship
Epistle – Romans 8:26-30 – Restoration of the Lost Relationship
New Testament – Matthew 26:36-42 – (Sermon Text) Jesus displays perfect conversation with God in prayer at Gethsemane…a prayer we are to emulate in our lives

Week 2– 6/13/2021In Compliance with the Name God – 1st Petition/Hallowed be Thy Name (God’s Name is kept holy by keeping the 2nd Commandment and honoring His Name)
Old Testament – Exodus 3:10-15 – God gives His personal Name to Moses
Epistle – Colossians 3:14-17 – How we are to love in the Name of Jesus
New Testament – John 17:1-11 – (Sermon Text) High priestly prayer of how the Name of God is manifested through Jesus

Week 3 – 6/20/2021In the Word of God – 2nd Petition/Thy kingdom come (God’s kingdom has come through His Word, is sustained by His Word, and will come again through the Word)
Old Testament – Genesis 1:1-5 – God’s Word first displayed in creation
Epistle – 2 Timothy 3:12-17 – (Sermon Text) Value of God’s Word for His people today
New Testament – John 1:14-18 – The Word Made into Flesh

Week 4 – 6/27/2021In Allegiance with God – 3rd Petition/Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven (Understanding our will in light of God’s will through the lens of Jesus)
Old Testament – Isaiah 45:22-25 – The awesome will of God over all things
Epistle – Philippians 2:5-10 – Jesus serving the will of His Father
New Testament – Matthew 28:16-20 – (Sermon Text) God’s ultimate will for His Church

Week 5 – 7/4/2021In Need from God – 4th Petition/Give us this day our daily bread (Expositional look at Psalm 23 as it fulfills David’s desire for daily bread)
Old Testament – Psalm 23:1-6 – (Sermon Text) King David telling us what we need from God
Epistle – Philippians 4:10-13 – The Apostle Paul telling us what he has learned about need
New Testament – Luke 12:22-34 – Jesus teaching about needs being met by His Father

Week 6 – 7/11/2021In Debt to God – 5th Petition/And forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us (God’s awesome plan of forgiveness for the debt mankind brought upon themselves)
Old Testament – Genesis 3:14-19 – The curse and debt incurred upon all of creation
Epistle – Revelation 20:11-15 – (Sermon Text) A stark reminder of our debt of sin and how Christ paid it for us and put us in the Book of Life.
New Testament – Matthew 27:45-54 – The price paid by Jesus

Week 7 – 7/18/2021In the Thick of It with God – 6th Petition/And lead us not into temptation (Being led by God leads to life, both now and forever, and being led into temptation can ultimately lead to death)
Old Testament – Deuteronomy 30:11-20 – (Sermon Text) One of Moses’ great speeches about being led by God and not into temptation
Epistle – James 1:12-14 – Our sinful ability to progress through being tempted into actual sin in our lives
New Testament – Matthew 4:1-11 – Jesus combating the temptation of the devil by relying on the Word of God.

Week 8 – 7/25/2021In the Protection of God – 7th Petition/But deliver us from evil (We are delivered and set free from the kingdom of evil to serve the kingdom of God)
Old Testament – Isaiah 53:2-10
Epistle – Galatians 2:17-21 – v.20 (Sermon Text)
New Testament – John 16:12-17 – Being delivered from evil through love we are called to love in return

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