Our King Has Come!

Mar 20, 2016
Pastor Paul D Nolting
Hymns: 161; LW 102 (alt. TLH 160); 162; 757
Pre-Service Prayer:

Dear Lord Jesus—my Savior, Lord, and King; as I enter into Your presence this day, may I do so with a heart filled with humility and with lips overflowing with praise.  May I join the welcoming crowds of that first Palm Sunday in crying out to You, “Hosanna to the Son of David!”  Please instruct my mind and reign within my heart, so that I might ever rejoice within Your kingdom now and forevermore.  Amen.

Pre-Service Devotion: 

Psalm 24

First Reading: 

Zechariah 9:9-12

Zechariah prophesied that the Promised Savior would come as a lowly King riding on a donkey and ultimately setting sinners free and giving them forgiveness and hope!

Second Reading: 

Philippians 2:5-11

Paul calls upon us to have the mind of Christ—to be humble and to serve others as did Christ, knowing that God has exalted Jesus above everyone and everything else.