Good Shepherd Lutheran Church & School LCMS

4311 104th St. Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

Phone: 262-694-4405     Fax: 262-694-0964

Church Office Email: gslutheranoffice@gmail.com

Pastor Email: pastorwillman@gmail.com

School Email: gspreschool34@gmail.com 

 

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The Congregation at Prayer: Baptism of Our Lord

January 15, 2018

The Congregation at Prayer

A guide for daily meditation and prayer

The Baptism of Our Lord 2018

Invocation

In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Apostle’s Creed Catechism on pg. 15, and inside back cover of LSB

Psalm Psalm 85

Daily Readings (Also found in LSB on pg. 299)

Day

Old Testament

New Testament

Sunday

Ezekiel 36:33-37:14

Romans 5:1-21

Monday

Ezekiel 37:15-28

Romans 6:1-23

Tuesday

Ezekiel  38:1-23

Romans 7:1-20

Wednesday

Ezekiel 39:1-10, 17-29

Romans 7:21-8:17

Thursday

Ezekiel 40:1-4, 43:1-12

Romans 8:18-39

Friday

Ezekiel 44:1-16, 23-29

Romans 9:1-18

Saturday

Ezekiel 47:1-14, 21-23

Romans 9:19-33

Catechism: The Lord’s Prayer – The Fourth Petition

The Fourth Petition

Give us this day our daily bread.

What does this mean?

God certainly gives daily bread to everyone without our prayers, even to all evil people, but we pray in this petition that God would lead us to realize this and to receive our daily bread with thanksgiving.

What is meant by daily bread?

Daily bread includes everything that has to do with the support and needs of the body, such as food, drink, clothing, shoes, house, home, land, animals, money, goods, a devout husband or wife, devout children, devout and faithful rulers, good government, good weather, peace, health, self control, good reputation, good friends, faithful neighbors, and the like.

 

Hymn To Jordan Came The Christ, Our Lord LSB 407

Prayers

In Our Prayers This Week

Esther Crowley (Stroke), Barb Van Dyke (Knee Replacement), Shayne Warmann (newborn great grandson of Richard and Lucy Nelson), Nancy Beguhn-Duboise (friend of Pat Nelson), Alex Warmann (Lucy’s Grandson), Howard Thiel, Ashley Chrisinger, Skylah Tekemkpe, Mary Sue Baldwin, Paula Sorensen, Matt Kruse, Sue Barton, Savannah Teehan

Collect of the Week

Father in heaven, at the Baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River You proclaimed Him Your beloved Son and anointed Him with the Holy Spirit.  Make all who are baptized in His name faithful in their calling as Your children and inheritors with Him of everlasting life; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

 

 

Lord’s Prayer

Morning Prayer

I thank You, my heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ, Your dear Son, that You have kept me this night from all harm and danger; and I pray that You would keep me this day also from sin and every evil, that all my doings and life may please You. For into Your hands I commend myself, my body and soul, and all things. Let Your holy angel be with me, that the evil foe may have no power over me. Amen.

Evening Prayer

I thank You, my heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ, Your dear Son, that you have graciously kept me this day; and I pray that you would forgive me all my sins where I have done wrong, and graciously keep me this night. For into Your hands I commend myself, my body and soul, and all things. Let Your holy angel be with me, that the evil foe may have

no power over me. Amen.

Mealtime Prayer

The eyes of all look to You, O Lord, and You give them their food at the proper time. You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing.

Lord God, heavenly Father, bless us and these Your gifts which we receive from Your bountiful goodness, through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

 

Next Weekend’s Readings

The Transfiguration of Our Lord

Exodus 34:29-35

Psalm 2

2 Peter 1:16-21

Matthew 17:1-9

 

The Lord appeared to Moses in the light of the burning bush. (Ex 3:1-14) Later Moses' face would shine with the light of God's glory when he came down from Mount Sinai. (Ex 34:29-35) Now Moses and Elijah appear with Him who is the Light of Light Himself on the Mount of Transfiguration. (Mt 17:1-9) Jesus' glory as God shines with brilliant splendor in and through His human nature. By this epiphany, our Lord confirmed the prophetic word (2 Pet 1:16-21), revealing that He is the fulfillment of the Law and the Prophets. He manifested His majesty as the eternal Son of the Father. And He wonderfully foreshowed our adoption as sons. (Collect) For in this event we who have been baptized into Christ's body are given a glimpse of the glory that we will share with Him in the resurrection on the Last Day.

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