You Shall Have No Other Gods!

Jul 1, 2007
Pastor Paul D Nolting
Hymns: 252; 287:1-2,11-12; 755; 315; 45
Pre-Service Prayer:

O LORD God, my Creator, Redeemer, and Sanctifier—You have commanded me to fear, love, and trust in You above all things. You have instructed me in Your Word that You are the one and only God in heaven and on earth. As I draw close to You, cause me to do so with the utmost humility. You are holy—I am not! You are omnipotent—I am not! You are gracious—for that I am so very thankful! Receive me, forgive me, instruct me, and uplift me, O Lord, as I worship You this day. Amen.

Pre-Service Devotion: 

Psalm 27

First Reading: 

1 Corinthians 8:1-6

The apostle Paul informed the Corinthian Christians that in spite of the fact that the world is filled with idols, there is still only one, true God! While he speaks here only of God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ, Paul is referring to the Holy Trinity!

Second Reading: 

Matthew 3:13-17

The three members of the Holy Trinity were clearly revealed at the time of Jesus’ baptism. The Father spoke from heaven, the Son was baptized by John, and the Holy Spirit descended upon Jesus in the form of a dove!