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March 29-April 5, 2020

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Welcome Audio Message:

From LCMS Reporter (LCMS Official Newspaper) Luther's letter about plague
 
 


Lord of Life Lutheran Church

 

Serving Salvation

Connecting People to Christ

Growth through God's Word

 

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11 ESV

 

Lord of Life Lutheran Church

3250 Mt. Zion Road

Stockbridge, GA 30281

470-278-5837

Grace,

Pastor Carl Morten

Wed

04/01

  Fifth Mid-Week of Lent--Audio Sermon -Click or scroll down

Sunday

03/29

  Fifth Sunday of Lent--Audio Sermon -Click or scroll down

Wed

03/25

  Fourth Mid-Week of Lent--Audio Sermon -Click or scroll down

Sunday

03/22

  Fourth Sunday of Lent--Audio Sermon -Click or scroll down

   

03/21

Open Letter to Congregation and Visiting Friends

 

Title: Image result for images: LCMSLord of Life Lutheran Church

Reverend Carl Russell Morten

3250 Mt. Zion Road

Stockbridge, GA 30281

 

Telephone: 470-278-5837

Website: www.lordoflifevision.com

 

March 21, 2020

 

Greetings to the congregation of Lord of Life Lutheran Church and to our visitors!

 

I would first like to say, “I already miss you all very much!”

 

I am in prayer daily asking the Father to grant me patience while He works this situation out, per His will, and as He answers our prayers to the question of “How does our family of followers of Christ fit into His master plan during the COVID-19 outbreak?”

 

Prayer changes all things, hear me clearly, even if we don’t like His answers. I will start here: there is something happening here that will become “our good and His glory” and I finish with “Our thoughts are not his thoughts” (Isaiah 55:8).

 

The current plan is for all of us to meet again at church for Passion Sunday Worship on April 4, 2020 at 10:00 am. In the meantime, please follow on the website, www.lordoflifevision.com, for written sermons for the following dates:

 

March 22, 2020    4th Sunday in Lent Worship

March 25, 2020    4th Mid-Week Lenten Worship

March 28, 2020    5th Sunday in Lent Worship

April 1, 2020        5th Mid-Week Lenten Worship

 

We are also working to create audio messages at the same website. Just scroll down until you find “Audio Messages” and then select the > play button to your right. We are still working on that technology, so it will be simple at first.

 

Let us end this first note with prayer.

 

Prayer:

Living God, our refuge and strength, even the wind and sea obey your voice. Put the wind back in its place, and say to the sea: Peace! Be still! Fill us with great faith and save us from the surging water so that we may tell the good news of Your saving love, through Jesus Christ, our hope in this storm.

 

Grace,

Pastor Morten

04/01

Order of Service for Wednesday

 

The 5th Mid-Week of Lent--April 1, 2020

WELCOME!

Lord of Life Lutheran Church

5th Mid-Week Lenten Worship

April 1, 2020

We are glad you have joined us.

 

Eyes on Jesus: Worldly Eyes

As We Gather

This final mid-week of Lent, we will continue to use the Mark's metaphor of eyesight to examine how the various people viewed Jesus during His Passion. Again, I repeat, they misunderstood him and who He was and what He was doing, but, sometimes by faith people did recognize Him correctly.

 

Order of Worship

Introit:  Psalm 2

Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? 2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord and against his Anointed, saying, 3 “Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us.” 4 He who sits in the heavens laughs; 5 Then he will speak to them in his wrath, and terrify them in his fury, saying, 6 “As for me, I have set my King on Zion, my holy hill.” I will tell of the decree: The Lord said to me, “You are my Son; today I have begotten you. 8 Ask of me, and I will make the nations your heritage, and the ends of the earth your possession. 9 You shall break them with a rod of iron and dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.” 10 Now therefore, be warned, O rulers of the earth. 11 Serve the Lord with fear, and rejoice with trembling. 12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, for his wrath is quickly kindled.

 

Hymn of Invocation:  "God of Grace and God of Glory" LSB 850 V.[1-2]

Confession and Absolution 

Salutation and Collect

Apostles Creed

Readings: [pre-read] Isaiah 13:9-11; 1John 2:15-17; John 18:33-38

Passion Reading: Mark 15:1-20

Hymn of Praise:God of Grace and God of Glory" LSB 850  V.[3-4]

The Gospel According to St. John

Sermon: “Worldly Eyes”  

Prayer of the Church   

Prayer from Sunday  

Prayer for Peace     

The Lord’s Prayer

Benediction

Closing Hymn: “Lord Dismiss Us with Your Blessing.” LSB 924

 

 

“I know the plans I have for your life, to give you hope and a future.” [Jeremiah 29:11]

Click here to download a copy of this order of worship.

 

  Previous Messages

03/29

Order of Service for Sunday

 

 The 5th Sunday of Lent--March 29, 2020

 

Audio Part 1

 

Audio Part 2

 

WELCOME!

 

Lord of Life Lutheran Church

Family and Friends

3250 Mt. Zion Road

Stockbridge, GA 30281

5th Sunday of Lent---March 29, 2020

WORSHIP SERVICE

We are glad that you have decided to join us.

“Grace and Peace unto you all!”

 

Introit: Psalm 130

Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord! 2 O Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my pleas for mercy! 3 If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand? 4 But with you there is forgiveness, that you may be feared. 5 I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I hope; 6 my soul waits for the Lord more than watchmen for the morning, more than watchmen for the morning. 7 O Israel, hope in the Lord for with the Lord there is steadfast love, and with him is plentiful redemption. 8 And he will redeem Israel from all his iniquities…”

 

Opening Hymn:I Will Rise” by Chris Tomlin

 

Invocation: [Lutheran Service Book]

Confession and Absolution

Salutation and Collect

Apostles Creed

Readings: Old Testament [Ezekiel 37] Epistle [Romans 8] Gospel [John 11]

Song of Praise:We Believe” by Newsboys

St. John’s Gospel

Sermon:RISE AGAIN!

Theme: Faith, Believe, Resurrection

Resurrection: anastasis--Greek word meaning: "standing up again of the dead"

 

Prayer of the Church: [response] "Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer"

The Lord’s Prayer

Benediction: "Let us bless the Lord"

Closing Hymn: “Lord Dismiss Us with Your Blessings” LSB 924

 

 “I know the plans I have for your life, to give you hope and a future.”[Jeremiah 29:11]

                

Click here to download a copy of this order of worship.

03/25

Order of Service for Wednesday

 

The 4th Mid-Week of Lent--March 25, 2020

WELCOME!

Lord of Life Lutheran Church

4th Mid-Week Lenten Worship

March 25, 2020

We are glad you have joined us.

 

Eyes on Jesus: Murderous Eyes

 

As We Gather

This mid-week for Lent, we will continue to use the metaphor of eyesight to examine how the various people in Mark’s Gospel viewed Jesus during His Passion. In most cases, they misunderstood him and who He was and what He was doing; then, sometimes by faith, people did recognize Him correctly.

 

We have these forty days, including today, as we take a look at the chief priests and scribes, who saw Jesus as an obstacle to be rid of by violence. Yet, during the Passover festival, they would unwittingly bring about the sacrifice of the ultimate Passover Lamb. How, then, should we view those who oppose the Gospel today? And how might these insights guide our prayers?

 

Worship

Introit:                                         Psalm 122, 145, 17, 25

I lift up my eyes to the hills from where does my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth. The eyes of all look to You, and You give them their food in due season. You open Your hand; You satisfy the desire of every living thing. Keep me as the apple of Your eye; hide me in the shadow of Your wings. My eyes are ever toward the LORD, for He will pluck my feet out of the net. For I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last He will stand upon the earth. And after my skin has been thus destroyed, yet in my flesh I shall see God, whom I shall see for myself, and my eyes shall behold, and not another. My heart faints within me! [Job19:25].

 

Hymn of Invocation: "Blessed Jesus, at Your Word” LSB 904   Verses [1-2].

Confession and Forgiveness

Psalmody: "Arise, O Lord; O God, Lift up Your hand; forget not the afflicted.”

 

Readings: 1st Reading: Job 24; 2nd Reading: 1John 3; 3rd Reading Matthew 23:29

 

Responsory: “Though we have not seen Him, we love Him. Though we do not now see him, We believe in Him, we believe in Him and rejoice with joy.”

 

Passion Reading: Mark's Gospel chapter 14

 

Hymn of Praise: “Thy Strong Word” LSB 578   Verses [1-2].

 

Sermon: “Murderous Eyes”

 

Salutation:   "The Lord be with you.    And also with you."

Prayer of the Church

            Prayer from Sunday        Prayer for Peace         

The Lord’s Prayer

Benediction

Closing Hymn: “Lord Dismiss Us with Your Blessing.” LSB 924

 

“I know the plans I have for your life, to give you hope and a future.” [Jeremiah 29:11]

Click here to download a copy of this order of worship.

 

   

03/22

Order of Service for Sunday

 

 The 4th Sunday of Lent--March 22, 2020

WELCOME!

 

Lord of Life Lutheran Church

Family and Friends

3250 Mt. Zion Road

Stockbridge, GA 30281

WORSHIP SERVICE

We are glad that you have decided to join us.

“Grace and Peace unto you all”

 

Introit: Psalm 142

“With my voice I cry out to the Lord; with my voice I plead for mercy to the Lord. I pour my complaint before him; I tell my trouble before him. When my spirit faints within me, you know my way! In the path where I walk they have hidden a trap for me. Look to the right and see; there is none who take notice of me; no refuge remains to me; no one cares for my soul. I cry to you, o Lord; I say, “You are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living.”

Opening Hymn: "Hail to the Lord's Anointed" LSB verses [1-2]

Invocation:  [Lutheran Service Book]

Confession and Absolution

Salutation and Collect

Apostles Creed

Readings: (ESV) Old Testament [Isaiah 4] Epistle [Ephesians 5] Gospel [John 9]

Hymn of Praise: “Hail to the Lord’s Anointed” LSB verses [3-4]

St. John’s Gospel

 Sermon

 Born In Darkness

Theme:  Darkness; Siloam; Light

Siloam: The Greek word meaning, "the One Sent."

“SENT”

Prayer of the Church

The Lord’s Prayer

Benediction

Closing Hymn: “Lord Dismiss Us with Your Blessings” LSB 924

 “I know the plans I have for your life, to give you hope and a future.”[Jeremiah 29:11]

Click here to download a copy of this order of worship.