Brethren--Let Us Seek the Lord!

Sep 22, 2002
Pastor Paul D Nolting
Topic(s): Consecration
Hymns: 16; 383; 353; 48
Pre-Service Prayer:

Lord God, we come before You this day singing Your praise and seeking Your blessing. Move us, O Lord, to repent of our sins with humility, to love You always with sincerity, and to follow Your will and ways faithfully. In Jesus' name we pray. Amen.

Pre-Service Devotion: 

Psalm 33

First Reading: 

Philippians 1:19-27

St. Paul was in prison in Rome facing a possible death sentence. Still he remained filled with both hope and determination. He would continue to serve His Lord Jesus in life, knowing that upon his death he would gain eternal life.

Second Reading: 

Matthew 20:1-16

God's grace is undeserved. He gives the gift of eternal life to all who believe, whether they come to faith in their youth or in their old age. Jesus illustrates this truth with His Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard.