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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Congregation at Prayer: The Second Sunday after the Ephiphany

January 20, 2019

The Congregation at Prayer

A guide for daily meditation and prayer

Second Sunday after the Epiphany 2019

 

Invocation

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

 

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

 

Psalm Psalm 67

 

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

Day

Old Testament

New Testament

Sunday

Ezekiel 47:1-14, 21-23

Romans 9:19-33

Monday

Joel 1:1-20

Romans 10:1-21

Tuesday

Joel 2:1-17

Romans 11:1-24

Wednesday

Joel 2:18-32

Romans 11:25-12:13

Thursday

Joel 3:1-21

Romans 12:14-13:14

Friday

Zechariah 1:1-21

Romans 14:1-23

Saturday

Zechariah 2:1-3:10

Romans 15:1-13

 

Catechism: The Lord’s Prayer – The Fourth Petition

 

Hymn Songs of Thankfulness and Praise LSB 394

 

Prayers

In Our Prayers This Week

Gary Sorensen, Don Mueller (Jamie Andrews’ grandfather), Dorothy Berger, David Serkowski (friend of the Sorensens), Howard Thiel, Matt Kruse, Sue Barton, Hugh Hunkeler (Bev Bartel’s son-in-law, has detached retina), Christine Stevens (Clara Higgins’ sister in law diagnosed with cancer), Caden Andrews (Jamie Andrews’ nephew diagnosed with colon cancer), Amy Pitchers (Anna Willman’s friend diagnosed with stage 4 cancer)

 

Collect of the Week

Almighty and everlasting God, who governs all things in heaven and on earth, mercifully hear the prayers of Your people and grant us Your peace through all our days; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, 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

Third Sunday after the Epiphany

2 Kings 5:1-15a

Psalm 110:1-4

Romans 12:16-21

Matthew 8:1-13

 

The Gospel of Christ is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Gentile (Rom. 1:8–17). Even in the Old Testament, the Gentiles were beneficiaries of God’s saving power. Though unimpressed at first with the Word of God, a Syrian commander is persuaded to receive that Word, and in the water he is cleansed and brought to faith in the God of Israel (2 Kings 5:1–15a). Evil is overcome by good (Rom 12:16–21). So also in the New Testament, a Roman centurion demonstrates great and humble faith in the Lord (Matt. 8:1–13). All he needs is the Word of Christ, for he trusts that Jesus’ Word of healing has authority to accomplish what it says. And indeed it does. The centurion’s faith is praised by our Lord above that of any Israelite. For the last shall be first, and the first last. Apart from faith in Christ, there is no salvation—not even for a Jew—but only weeping and gnashing of teeth.

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