The Day Has Come: For the Desire of All Nations Came!

Dec 14, 2014
Pastor Paul D Nolting
Hymns: LSB 353 (alt. TLH 56); CW 7 (alt. TLH 72); 94:3-4; 704:1, 4-6
Pre-Service Prayer:

O Lord God, as I leave the hustle and bustle, the glitter and the glamour of the world behind and enter into Your presence for worship this morning, help me to recognize that the most precious gifts I can ever receive flow from Your gospel and through Your hands.  Fill my heart with true peace and joy today as I sing my praises to Jesus, Your Son and my Savior and King!  Amen.

Pre-Service Devotion: 

Psalm 90

First Reading: 

1 Timothy 2:3-5

God’s desire for everyone is that they be saved!  That salvation has been effected through our “Mediator” who is “the Man Christ Jesus!”

Second Reading: 

Luke 3:15-17

Many thought John the Baptizer might be the promised Christ, but he pointed ahead to another who was to come. That individual was Jesus!