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RECORDINGS OF THE SERVICE

Audio recordings just of Pastor Webber’s SERMONS are archived on THIS WEB PAGE. Audio recordings of the entire service are available here. The format is mp3. These recordings will be accessible for approximately one month after they are posted.

Scripture readings are from The Holy Bible: English Standard Version, copyright 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

The order of service (with some updating of language) and most hymns are from The Lutheran Hymnal, copyright 1941 by Concordia Publishing House in trust for the four synods that then constituted the Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America. The lyrics for those HYMNS in The Lutheran Hymnal that are in the public domain can be accessed from THIS PAGE in the Hymnary.org web site, or from THIS PAGE in the Christian Classics Ethereal Library web site, or from THIS PAGE in the Lutheran-Hymnal.Com web site.

The First Sunday in Lent: February 18, 2018
Hymns: 262 (“A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”); 413 (“I Walk in Danger All the Way”);
387, verses 1-2, 6-8 (“Dear Christians, One and All, Rejoice”)

Ash Wednesday, The First Day in Lent: February 14, 2018
Hymns: 324 (“Jesus Sinners Doth Receive”); Printed on Insert (“O Love, How Deep”);
329 (“From Depths of Woe”)

The Transfiguration of Our Lord: February 11, 2018
Hymns: Printed on Insert (“O Wondrous Type! O Vision Fair”); 135 (“‘Tis Good, Lord, to Be Here”);
550, verses 1-6 (“O Splendor of God’s Glory Bright”); 657 (“Beautiful Savior”); Printed on Insert (“Alleluia, Song of Gladness”)

The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany: February 4, 2018
Guest Pastor: Rev. Allen Schroeder
Hymns: 508 (“Thou Whose Almighty Word”); 425 (“All Depends on Our Possessing”);
34 (“My Soul, Now Bless Thy Maker”); 447 (“Fight the Good Fight with All Thy Might”)

The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany: January 28, 2018
Hymns: Printed on Insert (“When Morning Gilds the Skies”); 383 (“Seek Where Ye May to Find a Way”);
437 (“Who Trusts in God, a Strong Abode”); 352 (“O Savior, Precious Savior”)

The Third Sunday after the Epiphany: January 21, 2018
Hymns: 132 (“O God of God, O Light of Light”); 270 (“Jesus Calls Us O’er the Tumult”);
318 (“Before Thee, God, Who Knowest All”); 316, verses 1, 3 (“O Living Bread from Heaven”)

The Second Sunday after the Epiphany: January 14, 2018
Hymns: 539 (“Come, Thou Bright and Morning Star”); 296 (“Speak, O Lord, Thy Servant Heareth”);
409 (“Let Us Ever Walk with Jesus”); 398 (“Renew Me, O Eternal Light”)

The Baptism of Our Lord: January 7, 2018
Hymns: 131 (“The Star Proclaims the King is Here”); Printed in Bulletin (“To Christ We Pray”);
129 (“Hail, Thou Source of Every Blessing”); 130, verses 1-2, 5-6 (“O Jesus, King of Glory”)

1. To Christ we pray, who on this day Was baptized by John’s hand: Unstained by sin, you did begin Your mission, as God planned.
2. The Baptist’s call, “Repent ye, all,” Was heeded by the throng. Why did you stand on Jordan’s sand, Since you had done no wrong?
3. The Baptist, too, had asked of you The reason for this deed. “Why come to me, Lord,” queried he, “For pardon you don’t need?”
4. “We must fulfill God’s righteous will,” You said, and so we know That, by God’s grace, you will embrace As yours our human woe.
5. John does proclaim to us the same Stern words that he once said; But you we see stand willingly With us, and in our stead.
6. Forgiving Lord, to us afford Through Baptism’s promise true Your righteousness, which e’er shall bless And joins us all to you.

|– David Jay Webber|

The Epiphany of Our Lord: January 6, 2018
Hymns: 128, verses 1-4 (“Brightest and Best of the Sons of the Morning”); 126 (“Arise and Shine in Splendor”);
127 (“As with Gladness Men of Old”); 343, vv. 1-6 (“How Lovely Shines the Morning Star”)

The First Sunday after Christmas: December 31, 2017
Hymns: 99 (“Now Are the Days Fulfilled”); 139 (“In His Temple Now Behold Him”); 138 (“Thou Light of Gentile Nations”);
93 (“O Lord, We Welcome Thee”); 97 (“Let us All With Gladsome Voice”)

The Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas Day: December 25, 2017
Hymns: 102 (“Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful”); 106, verses 1, 4-7 (“The People That in Darkness Sat”); 108, verses 1-3, 5 (“We Sing, Immanuel,
Thy Praise”); 98 (“Of the Father’s Love Begotten”); 91 (“Let the Earth Now Praise the Lord”); 79 (“Rejoice, Rejoice, This Happy Morn”)

The Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas Eve: December 24, 2017
Hymns: 94 (“Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”); 647 (“O Little Town of Bethlehem”); 90 (“Come,
Your Hearts and Voices Raising”); 92 (“Now Sing We, Now Rejoice”); 646 (“Silent Night”); 87 (“Joy to the World”)

The Fourth Sunday in Advent: December 24, 2017
Hymns: 66 (“Hark the Glad Sound! The Savior Comes”); 56, verses 1-2 (“Jesus Came, the Heavens Adoring”);
274 (“Praise We the Lord This Day”); 74 (“Once He Came in Blessing”); 645 (“Behold, A Branch is Growing”)

The Third Sunday in Advent: December 17, 2017
Hymns: 68 (“The Advent of Our King”); 56, verses 1, 4 (“Jesus Came, the Heavens Adoring”); 72 (“Rejoice, Rejoice,
Believers”); Printed in Bulletin (“Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence”); 65, verses 1-4 (“When Sinners See Their Lost Condition”)

Wednesday in Advent 2: December 13, 2017
Hymns: 95 (“Savior of the Nations, Come”); Printed in Bulletin (“Lord, Have Mercy on Your People”); Printed in Bulletin
(“Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus”); 252 (“We All Believe in One True God”); 73 (“Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates”)

1. Lord, have mercy on your people, Hear us as we humbly pray. Loving Father, help us honor You in all we do and say.
Lord, have mercy on your people, Saved by you from Eden’s fall. Lord, have mercy; Christ, have mercy; Lord, have mercy on us all.
2. Christ, have mercy on your people, Rescue us from sin and strife. By your death you have redeemed us; You’re the way, the truth, the life.
Christ, have mercy on your people, Satan’s evil schemes forestall. Lord, have mercy; Christ, have mercy; Lord, have mercy on us all.
3. Lord, have mercy on your people, Holy Spirit, dwell within. Give us faith, that we may always Know God’s pardon of our sin.
Lord, have mercy on your people, Cause us e’er to heed Christ’s call. Lord, have mercy; Christ, have mercy; Lord, have mercy on us all.

|– David Jay Webber|

The Second Sunday in Advent: December 10, 2017
Hymns: 62 (“Oh, Come, Oh, Come, Emmanuel”); 56, verses 1, 3 (“Jesus Came, the Heavens Adoring”); 63 (“On Jordan’s Bank
the Baptist’s Cry”); 61 (“Comfort, Comfort, Ye My People”); Printed in Bulletin (additional verses of “Oh, Come, Oh, Come, Emmanuel”)

The First Sunday in Advent: December 3, 2017
Hymns: Printed in Bulletin (“O Savior, Rend the Heavens Wide”); 56, verses 1, 5 (“Jesus Came, the Heavens Adoring”);
64 (“Jesus, Thy Church with Longing Eyes”); 67, verses 1-2, 4, 6-7 (“The Bridegroom Soon Will Call Us”)

The Last Sunday of the Church Year: November 26, 2017
Hymns: 341 (“Crown Him with Many Crowns”); On Insert (“Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending”);
613 (“Jerusalem the Golden”); 608 (“Let Thoughtless Thousands Choose the Road”)

The Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost: November 19, 2017
Hymns: 610 (“And Will the Judge Descend”); 604 (“Great God, What do I See and Hear?”);
308 (“Invited, Lord, by Boundless Grace”)

The Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost: November 12, 2017
Hymns: 480 (“Lord of the Worlds Above”); 609 (“Wake, Awake, for Night is Flying”);
592 (“I Know of a Sleep in Jesus’ Name”); 606 (“O’er the Distant Mountains Breaking”)

All Saints Sunday: November 5, 2017
Guest Pastor: Rev. Allen Schroeder
Hymns: 463, verses 1-4, 7 (“For All the Saints”); 475 (“Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones”);
471 (“Hark! The Sound of Holy Voices”); 656 (“Behold a Host, Arrayed in White”); 468 (“For All Thy Saints, O Lord”)



A Lutheran Divine Service in Sweden in the 19th century


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