May God Open the Eyes of Our Understanding ...

May 20, 2004
Pastor Paul D Nolting
Topic(s): Consecration
Hymns: 223; 221; 216:3; 738
Pre-Service Prayer:

Dearest Jesus, our ascended Savior and Lord, we come before You this evening in worship to sing Your praises, to hear Your instruction, and to seek Your blessings. Send Your Spirit to fill our hearts with true devotion, as we seek faithfully to follow You. Amen.

Pre-Service Devotion: 

Psalm 47

First Reading: 

Psalm 68:17-20

The Psalmist David speaks prophetically of Jesus’ future ascension into heaven, His victory over all enemies, and the blessing He would give men during His eternal reign.

Second Reading: 

Acts 1:1-11

The evangelist Luke records for us the gospel commission Jesus gave His disciples, the details surrounding His ascension into heaven, and the angelic promise that Jesus would one day return.