Prepare the Way of the Lord with REPENTANCE!

Dec 2, 2015
Pastor Paul D Nolting
Topic(s): Repentance
Hymns: 705; A Voice Cries Out; 61;74
Pre-Service Prayer:

O LORD God, as I enter into Your presence this Advent season may Your Spirit prepare my heart for Jesus’ coming!  May He lead me to repent of my sins, to walk humbly before You, and to rejoice in You always as my Savior and my Lord.  Yes, be with me as I worship this day.  Amen.

Pre-Service Devotion: 

Psalm 130

First Reading: 

Luke 1:68-75

The words of Zacharias

Second Reading: 

Mark 1:1-8

John the Baptizer came as prophesied of old “preaching a baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.”  Many wondered whether John might be the promised Savior, but John pointed them ahead  to the One who would baptize them “with the Holy Spirit!”