Catechism Lesson for the Week of August 18, 2019

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of August 18, 2019:

[I] THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

IN THE PLAIN FORM IN WHICH THE HEAD OF THE FAMILY
SHALL TEACH THEM TO HIS HOUSEHOLD

[THE TENTH]

“You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his manservant, or his maidservant, or his ox, or his ass,8 or anything that is your neighbor’s.”

What does this mean?

Answer: We should fear and love God, and so we should not abduct, estrange, or entice away our neighbor’s wife, servants, or cattle, but encourage them to remain and discharge their duty to him.[1]

8 For “or his ox, or his ass” Luther’s German text reads “or his cattle.” The Latin text employs the fuller expression.
[1] Tappert, T. G. (Ed.). (1959). The Book of Concord the confessions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. (p. 344). Philadelphia: Mühlenberg Press.
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Hymns for August 18, 2019

Sunday, August 18, 2019, Hymns
9th Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service – Setting 4)

Hymn of Invocation: LSB #905, “Come, Thou Almighty King”
Hymn of the Day: LSB #730, “What is the World to Me”
Offering Hymn: LSB #781, “We Give Thee but Thine Own”
Distribution Hymns:  LSB #714, “Who Trusts In God a Strong Abode”
LSB #718, “Jesus, Lead Thou On”
LSB #632, “O Jesus, Blessed Lord, to Thee”
LSB #523, “O Word of God Incarnate”
Evening Hymn: LSB #884, “Lord, Support Us All Day Long” (5 PM Only)

Please note the above links will open a separate window with an MP3 recording of the hymn from a shared Google folder.  You can also access additional information related to the composer history, hymn texts, scripture references, additional recordings, and much more related to the Lutheran Service Book (LSB), available at Hymnary.org.
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Scripture Readings for August 18, 2019

Scripture Readings for August 18, 2019
9th Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service-Setting 4)

INTROIT: Psalm 54:1 (Antiphon: Psalm 54:4-5)
PSALM: Psalm 51:1-12
OLD TESTAMENT: Proverbs 16:1-9
GRADUAL: Psalm 8:1
EPISTLE: 1 Corinthians 10:6-13
GOSPEL: Luke 16:1-13

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Notes from the O.B. Meeting – August 6, 2019

Those members who were present include:  Bruce, Larry, Kathy, Laura & Mike, Pastor & Marty, and Dawn.

Pastor opened with a devotion about promotions in the military, in like manner, Jesus issues “promotion orders” to those who confess Him unto death.   An example of this is the criminal hanging on the cross who gave a dying prayer of confession and hope in Jesus. So It is the job of Operation Barnabas to bring the joy of Jesus to those who feel depleted and defeated.  

We discussed the Stand Down next Thurs., Aug. 15 at Grand Lux Hotel located at 1365 W. Grant Rd.  It runs from 9:00-2:00. We will be leaving my house at 7:00 A.M. so we can be set up by 8:00. Bruce will be giving Vicar a ride and Marty will be riding with me.  Fifty adult care bags were packed along with 15 children’s bags. Thanks to Chris’s suggestion, we have a great way of packing the bags with a lot less effort. Two door prizes are being donated by our Chapter.

A $100 donation was made by a member of our congregation to purchase items for the care packages.  

Efforts are being made to connect with our active military members.  Karl who is based at Guam would like emails from our members. We have also committed to corresponding with Nathan when he goes through basic training for the Air Force.

We received a thank you letter for our past donations to the Old Pueblo Community Services.  They serve veterans who are homeless due to lasting effects of combat.  

Pastor said we can keep up with deployments and returning soldiers by going on the website-patriotguard.org.   They are a motorcycle group who honor Veterans at funerals and other events like “Wreaths Across America.”

Our next meeting will be Sept. 12 at 10:00 at the Church.

Pastor closed the meeting with a prayer.

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Catechism Lesson for the Week of August 11, 2019

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of August 11, 2019:

[III] THE LORD’S PRAYER

 IN THE PLAIN FORM IN WHICH THE HEAD OF THE FAMILY
SHALL TEACH THEM TO HIS HOUSEHOLD

THE FIRST PETITION

 “Hallowed be Thy name.”

What does this mean?

Answer:  God’s name is indeed holy in itself, but we pray in this petition that it may also be holy for us.

How is this done?

Answer:  When the Word of God is taught clearly and purely and we, as children of God, lead holy lives in accordance with it.  Help us to do this, dear Father in heaven!  But whoever teaches and lives otherwise than as the Word of God teaches, profanes the name of God among us.  From this preserve us, heavenly Father![1]

[1]Tappert, T. G. 2000, c1959. The Book of Concord : The confessions of the evangelical Lutheran church. Fortress Press: Philadelphia
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Hymns for August 11, 2019

Sunday, August 11, 2019, Hymns
8th Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service – Setting 3)

Hymn of Invocation: LSB #669, “Come, We That Love the Lord”
Hymn of the Day: LSB #745, “In God, my Faithful God”
Offering Hymn: LSB #869, “With the Lord Begin Your Task”
Distribution Hymns:  LSB #701, “Draw Us to Thee”
LSB #619, “Thy Body, Given for Me, O Savior”
LSB #586, “Preach You the Word”
LSB #691, ”Fruitful Trees, the Spirit’s Sowing”
Evening Hymn: LSB #918, “Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer” (5 PM Only)

Please note the above links will open a separate window with an MP3 recording of the hymn from a shared Google folder.  You can also access additional information related to the composer history, hymn texts, scripture references, additional recordings, and much more related to the Lutheran Service Book (LSB), available at Hymnary.org.
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Scripture Readings for August 11, 2019

Scripture Readings for August 11, 2019
8th Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service-Setting 3)

INTROIT: Psalm 48:9-10, 1
PSALM: Psalm 26
OLD TESTAMENT: Jeremiah 23:16-19
GRADUAL: Psalm 31:2b, 1a
EPISTLE: Romans 8:12-17
GOSPEL: Matthew 7:15-23

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Catechism Lesson for the Week of August 4, 2019

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of August 4, 2019:

[III] THE LORD’S PRAYER

IN THE PLAIN FORM IN WHICH THE HEAD OF THE FAMILY
SHALL TEACH IT TO HIS HOUSEHOLD

THE FOURTH PETITION

“Give us this day our daily bread.”

What does this mean?

Answer: To be sure, God provides daily bread, even to the wicked, without our prayer, but we pray in this petition that God may make us aware of his gifts and enable us to receive our daily bread with thanksgiving.

What is meant by daily bread?

Answer: Everything required to satisfy our bodily needs, such as food an clothing, house and home, fields and flocks, money and property; a pious spouse and good children, trustworthy servants, godly and faithful rulers, good government; seasonable weather, peace and health, order and honor; true friends, faithful neighbors, and the like.[1]

[1]Tappert, T. G. 2000, c1959. The book of concord : The confessions of the evangelical Lutheran church. Fortress Press: Philadelphia
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Hymns for August 4, 2019

Sunday, August 4, 2019, Hymns
7th Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service – Setting 3)

Hymn of Invocation: LSB #804, “O Worship the King”
Hymn of the Day: LSB #819, “Sing Praise to God, the Highest Good”
Distribution Hymns:  LSB #625, “Lord Jesus Christ, Life Giving Bread”
LSB #598, “*O Blessed Spring”
LSB #900, “Jesus! Name of Wondrous Love”
LSB #652, “Father, We Thank Thee”
Evening Hymn: LSB #886, “The Day Thou Gavest” (5 PM Only)

Please note the above links will open a separate window with an MP3 recording of the hymn from a shared Google folder.  You can also access additional information related to the composer history, hymn texts, scripture references, additional recordings, and much more related to the Lutheran Service Book (LSB), available at Hymnary.org.
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Scripture Readings for August 4, 2019

Scripture Readings for August 4, 2019
7th Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service-Setting 3)

INTROIT: Psalm 47:1,3
PSALM: Psalm 33:1-11
OLD TESTAMENT: Genesis 2:7-17
GRADUAL: Psalm 34:11,5
EPISTLE: Romans 6:19-23
GOSPEL: Mark 8:1-9

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